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The BMW 3 Series and Tesla Model S Are the Least Stolen Cars in the U.S.
The BMW 3 Series and Tesla Model S Are the Least Stolen Cars in the U.S.

1 Aug 2019, 15:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Highway Loss Data Institute says the Dodge Charger HEMI and Challenger SRT Hellcat are the most stolen cars in the U.S., BMW 3 Series the least stolen one

 
Utah Teen Arrested For Car Theft is Viral Star Because no One Believes He’s 19
Utah Teen Arrested For Car Theft is Viral Star Because no One Believes He’s 19

28 Dec 2018, 12:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Murad Mansurovich Kurbanov from Salt Lake City was arrested after failing to return a U-Haul truck he rented, other motoring offenses

 
smart App to Help Owners Recover Stolen Cars
smart App to Help Owners Recover Stolen Cars

29 May 2018, 08:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / smart to add a theft recovery feature in the official app starting this June, complete with tracking function and police notification.

 
Bystanders Turn To Car Thieves In Worst Example Of An Anti-Samaritan
Bystanders Turn To Car Thieves In Worst Example Of An Anti-Samaritan

26 Jan 2017, 15:17 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / What's the worst thing that can happen when people try to mug you? Well, you could get killed. If you don't get harmed, other things may happen

 
High-Tech Thieves Steal Multiple Jeep And Dodge Vehicles In Houston
High-Tech Thieves Steal Multiple Jeep And Dodge Vehicles In Houston

5 Aug 2016, 17:43 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Houston's Police Department has managed to apprehend two suspects linked to multiple thefts of Jeep and Dodge vehicles. They used laptops to hack the cars

 
ADAC Video Reveals How Easily Keyless Cars Can Be Stolen
ADAC Video Reveals How Easily Keyless Cars Can Be Stolen

21 Apr 2016, 14:59 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Do you still want your car to be smart? Because the more things the electronics do, the easier it seems to be for thieves to mess with you

 
How to Prevent Your Car From Being Broken Into in Five Easy Steps
How to Prevent Your Car From Being Broken Into in Five Easy Steps

11 Mar 2016, 17:38 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Car thefts happen and are almost unpreventable. Thieves can steal your car altogether, or just the stuff you have inside. Here's an easy guide to lower the risk

 
A Job Application Is Quickly Followed by Grand Theft Auto of the Real Kind
A Job Application Is Quickly Followed by Grand Theft Auto of the Real Kind

8 Feb 2016, 16:26 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / That moment when you leave from a job application and realize you have to walk back home unless you climb into a random car that happens to be there

 
Letter Written to the Thief Stealing a Car Seems to Have Worked, Goes Viral
Letter Written to the Thief Stealing a Car Seems to Have Worked, Goes Viral

28 Jan 2016, 12:16 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Since direct communication with the person stealing your car isn't an option, a girl from Portland took to the old technique of writing letters

 
New Car Owner Has It Stolen, Gets It Back Customized, and Thanks Thieves for the Job
New Car Owner Has It Stolen, Gets It Back Customized, and Thanks Thieves for the Job

4 Apr 2015, 13:37 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Stay positive and try always to look at the bright side of things is what people tell you whenever there’s a bad thing happening. It worked for Becky Schoenig

 
German Dealer Reports Major Theft of Car Wheels: Tiguans, A1s and Leons
German Dealer Reports Major Theft of Car Wheels: Tiguans, A1s and Leons

14 Nov 2014, 12:37 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / If you're currently waiting on delivery of your brand new Volkswagen Tiguan, Audi A1 or SEAT Leon in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia region, we have a feeling that we know why. A deale...

 
Precocious Two-Year Old Steals And Crashes His Father's Mercedes-Benz
Precocious Two-Year Old Steals And Crashes His Father's Mercedes-Benz

15 May 2014, 09:53 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / What is arguably the oddest car accident we have heard about all year happened last week in Berlin, where Germany's and quite possibly the world's youngest car thief stole his father'...

 
Brazilian Government Struggles to Stop Car Theft
Brazilian Government Struggles to Stop Car Theft

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Car theft is a global problem, but when a car is stolen every 12 minutes the matter must be urgently solved. Actually, this is what happens in Rio de Janeiro every day. In Sao Paulo, the situation i...

 
Car Theft Crash Course for Little, Innocent Kids
Car Theft Crash Course for Little, Innocent Kids

26 Jan 2011, 10:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / It's a dangerous world the one we live in. Criminals, terrorists, dead fish popping all over the planet, birds falling from the sky and now the threat of a second sun rising from the heavens......

 
LoJack Presents Auto Theft Recovery Report
LoJack Presents Auto Theft Recovery Report

19 Feb 2010, 08:50 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / LoJack, a company that invented the stolen vehicle recovery market more than 20 years ago, released its first 2009 Theft Recovery Report. Last Year, LoJack had a success rate of 90 percent, recoveri...

 
Car Thefts Drop Thanks to Low Scrap Metal Prices
Car Thefts Drop Thanks to Low Scrap Metal Prices

12 Jun 2009, 08:22 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Who could have thought the financial crisis can also bring benefits? A recent Australian study made by the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council showed that car thefts have decreased in the...