Tire wheel sales that do not meet safety standards or president arrested November 13 12:02
The Aichi police headquarters arrested the presidents of automotive parts sales companies in Fukuoka on suspicion of violating the Unfair Competition Prevention Law for selling tire wheels for cars that did not meet safety standards. This company has a top-class sales record nationwide in the field of online shopping for car parts, and the police intends to clarify the actual situation.
Arrested were Susumu Kuramoto, 58, president of Autoway, an automotive parts sales company in Kamata Town, Fukuoka Prefecture.
According to investigators, President Kuramoto and others last year sold to a man in Hyogo Prefecture a tire wheel with a mark certifying that it did not meet the safety standards, but the unfair competition prevention law Suspected violation.
Wheels, which are important parts of cars, have safety standards from the country and must be marked to prove that they meet the standards when sold by manufacturers after strength testing. The police appraised this wheel and found that it did not meet the standards.
“Autoway” has a top-class sales record nationwide in the field of online mail ordering of imported tires and other parts of the car, and the police are planning to clarify the actual situation.