More cars were stolen and recovered in London than in any other region across 2020, latest data analysis from Tracker, has revealed.
New data from Tracker also shows keyless vehicle theft has risen to an all-time high.
Thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in England and Wales were six times higher in 2019 than the previous year.
The latest from the fleet industry, including MotoFix becomes a member of the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) and DriveTech launches its redesigned website.
Vehicle thefts have risen to highest level in four years, as more than 150,000 cars, vans and motorcycles were reported as stolen in 2018-19.
A £120,000 Range Rover Autobiography was stolen by thieves taking advantage of weaknesses in the keyless entry system.
Company car drivers and fleets are being warned to be wary of opportunistic criminals looking to steal cars to fill a replacement parts gap caused by COVID-19.
The Range Rover Sport was the number one choice for thieves in 2019, jumping from eighth place in the Tracker Most Stolen and Recovered League Table in 2018.
CalAmp has announced that Mark Rose has been appointed as the new managing director of its stolen vehicle recovery division Tracker.
Tracker leads the charge against vehicle theft with a 95% recovery rate
The new owners say the tracking and telematics business will be aligned with its Italian operation, LoJack Italia.
Tracker has published its 2018 league table of the most stolen and recovered vehicles, revealing the BMW X5 to be the most desired model by thieves.
Tracker says 80% of all vehicles stolen and recovered by the firm in 2017 were stolen without using the owner’s keys.
Greater Manchester has moved up the league table from seventh place in 2016, to third place in 2017 according to Tracker’s Top Ten Most Stolen and Recovered Vehicles.
Tracker has revealed the 2017 league table of top 10 most stolen and recovered vehicles, placing the Mercedes-Benz C Class in poll position.
Tracker has launched its S5 Plus stolen vehicle recovery system which is designed to protect motorists from the rising threat of GPS/GSM 'jamming' technology.
Redtail Telematics and Tracker are celebrating their 25-year collaboration with telematics and stolen vehicle recovery.
Ninety-six percent of motorists could be at risk of having their car stolen by criminals using a relay attack.
A new trend in vehicle theft termed ‘relay attack’, is allowing criminals to overcome existing vehicle security technology, such as immobilisers and keyless entry systems.
The average value of a stolen vehicles recovered by Tracker in 2016 was £16,000, a drop in value of 13% compared to 2015.
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