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Car Thieves Storm GM's Lansing Plant, Can't Enjoy the Chevy Camaros They Stole
Car Thieves Storm GM's Lansing Plant, Can't Enjoy the Chevy Camaros They Stole

9 May 2022, 08:37 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Car thieves have broken into GM's Lansing plant and stole several Chevy Camaros, police recovered five of them after a wild chase

 
How Stolen Canadian Cars Are Finding Their Way Into the West African Market
How Stolen Canadian Cars Are Finding Their Way Into the West African Market

6 Apr 2022, 09:31 UTC · By: Humphrey Bwayo / According to Canadian authorities, a car gets stolen in the country every six minutes. Most of these cars find their way into the west African car market

 
Judge Claims Hertz Filed Several Bogus Stolen Car Reports, Customers Arrested at Gun Point
Judge Claims Hertz Filed Several Bogus Stolen Car Reports, Customers Arrested at Gun Point

11 Feb 2022, 20:19 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / As many as 230 different people are accusing the Hertz company of having them falsely imprisoned. After Hertz, themselves accused them of stealing rental cars.

 
The C8 Chevy Corvette Has a Convenience Feature That Makes It Easy to Steal It
The C8 Chevy Corvette Has a Convenience Feature That Makes It Easy to Steal It

7 Feb 2022, 10:57 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A famous Youtuber shows how easy is to steal a C8 Corvette thanks to a convenience feature many customers appreciate and what you can do to prevent the theft

 
Apple GPS Tracker Thwarts New-Generation Truck Double Theft Attempt
Apple GPS Tracker Thwarts New-Generation Truck Double Theft Attempt

25 Jan 2022, 23:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The AirTag can sometimes come in handy: someone discovered an AirTag in the truck they just purchased, turns out the vehicle was stolen

 
Tips From the Pro: How To Keep Your Vehicle Safe From Car Thieves
Tips From the Pro: How To Keep Your Vehicle Safe From Car Thieves

8 Jan 2022, 05:24 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Coming from a car insurance expert, these are the best tips on how to keep your car secure in a time when car theft is on the rise

 
These Are the U.S. States Where It's Most Likely To Have Your Car Stolen
These Are the U.S. States Where It's Most Likely To Have Your Car Stolen

4 Jan 2022, 08:17 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Car thefts are on the rise in the past five years in the U.S. and Colorado is the state with the highest rate of vehicle theft in the whole of the United States

 
Australian Couple Fights Off Land Cruiser Thief, It's All on Video
Australian Couple Fights Off Land Cruiser Thief, It's All on Video

25 Dec 2021, 14:08 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Home security cameras have caught a thief while he was attempting to steal a Toyota Land Cruiser pick-up truck. Its owner had a different thought

 
New-Gen Thieves Turn to Apple’s Tracking Device to Steal Expensive Cars
New-Gen Thieves Turn to Apple’s Tracking Device to Steal Expensive Cars

3 Dec 2021, 22:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Canadian police warn that more and more car thieves turn to Apple AirTags to keep an eye on their targets and then steal their vehicles

 
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy

6 Oct 2021, 13:26 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / A merry band of British thieves was arrested this week on suspicion of stealing cars. In their possession was an electronic hacking device

 
NYPD Bust High-Tech Car Theft Ring, Used Forged Electronic Keys
NYPD Bust High-Tech Car Theft Ring, Used Forged Electronic Keys

22 Sep 2021, 19:08 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / These robberies were no mere window-smash and hotwiring jobs. The ring is accused of using bootleg computer code to spoof car owners’ electronic keys,

 
New Android Feature Comes in Handy If Your Car Gets Stolen
New Android Feature Comes in Handy If Your Car Gets Stolen

13 Aug 2021, 07:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google quietly working on a new Android feature that would come in handy if a car powered by Android Automotive ends up being stolen

 
Police Track Down Car Break-In Suspect, a Lot Furrier Than Expected
Police Track Down Car Break-In Suspect, a Lot Furrier Than Expected

23 Jun 2021, 07:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Law enforcement officers in Thornton, New Hampshire, have managed to track down the suspect of a series of car break-ins, and surprisingly, it has four legs

 
How Chevy-Unlucky Can You Get, Wonders Dallas Resident With Two Stolen Corvettes
How Chevy-Unlucky Can You Get, Wonders Dallas Resident With Two Stolen Corvettes

28 May 2021, 08:47 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / According to NBC5 DWF, a Dallas woman saw her prized Chevy Corvette possessions get taken from the parking garage over a period of just three months

 
Ford Fiesta Is UK’s Most Stolen Car for the Second Year in a Row
Ford Fiesta Is UK’s Most Stolen Car for the Second Year in a Row

26 Jan 2021, 09:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / There were 3,392 Ford Fiestas stolen in the UK last year, making the model the most desirable target for car thieves for the second year in a row

 
Someone Stole a Humvee From the National Guard Armory and Dumped It in the River
Someone Stole a Humvee From the National Guard Armory and Dumped It in the River

22 Jan 2021, 12:31 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Five days later, the combat vehicle was recovered but authorities are still looking for the thief; the upfitted Humvee was estimated at $120,000

 
The Future of Car Hacking Is Almost Here
The Future of Car Hacking Is Almost Here

20 Dec 2020, 21:30 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / Old-school vehicles, especially those in which the smartest piece of technology on board is the driver's smartphone, will probably become the least stolen

 
This Personal GPS Tracker Could Be the End of Car Thefts
This Personal GPS Tracker Could Be the End of Car Thefts

29 Aug 2020, 10:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / New device promises to protect your car, providing permanent monitoring and generating real-time data for the police if it gets stolen

 
Car Thieves Turned Hackers Need Less than a Minute to Steal a Nissan
Car Thieves Turned Hackers Need Less than a Minute to Steal a Nissan

12 Jun 2020, 14:45 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Police claim a single ring managed to steal no less than $1.2 million worth of cars using a tactic that has long been used by thieves worldwide

 
Thief Breaks Into C8 Corvette, Owner Quotes More Than $5,000 In Damages
Thief Breaks Into C8 Corvette, Owner Quotes More Than $5,000 In Damages

6 Apr 2020, 20:01 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Stealing a C8 Corvette is a little more complicated than hotwiring the car, but on the other hand, thieves can damage the car even if they can't steal it