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.
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.
The average fleet loses around £16,000 per year as a result of vehicle or equipment theft, according to Verizon Connect.
Police were unable to find a suspect in 58% of the 375,001 vehicle crimes that were reported this year in the United Kingdom.
Car thieves are stealing some of the most desirable cars and selling them on the black market for as little as £1,000
Criminals exploiting messaging app are fuelling vehicle theft ‘epidemic’, says report
The number of claims for catalytic converter thefts has increased tenfold from the beginning of the year, says AA insurance services.
Teletrac Navman Automotive has launched a new AI automated voice assistant.
Kia has introduced a Faraday case for customers that purchase a new or used Kia model with a keyless entry system.
Anti-terrorism and anti-theft devices are foremost in fleet managers’ minds – particularly those operating vans and trucks - when it comes to technology priorities.
Lack of protection against theft from keyless entry ‘relay attacks’ results in ‘Poor’ security ratings for DS3 Crossback, Mazda 3, Toyota Rav-4 and Volvo S60
The 5Stars consortium has released a consultation paper to seek feedback on a new framework to assess the cybersecurity of vehicles.
Thatcham Research updates security rating after new information around the specification of a motion sensor function on the key fob is provided by Porsche Cars (GB).
Thatcham Research has revealed which cars do not offer adequate protection against theft from keyless entry manipulation.
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.
The AA has released an anti-theft video and top 10 tips as research revealed that 1 in 10 members think modern cars are theft-proof.
Tracker has revealed the 2017 league table of top 10 most stolen and recovered vehicles, placing the Mercedes-Benz C Class in poll position.
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.
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