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Latest Motor vehicle theft Stories

2014-02-13 12:20:15

H.E.A.T. Cautions Drivers as Related Crimes Increase Statewide LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sixth consecutive year, thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan, according to the 2013 Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) Annual Report. Despite the decrease, H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program, is warning the community that auto theft-related crimes continue to rise. "It's good to see the number...

2013-12-30 08:20:07

LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System Continues to Outwit Sophisticated Criminals and Thwart Theft CANTON, Mass., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Year's Day is the holiday with the highest number of vehicle thefts, which means there's no better time for LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) to release its top stolen vehicle and equipment recoveries of 2013. From recovering stolen vehicles concealed in shipping containers bound for overseas exportation, to the closing of local "chop shops" and...

2013-12-12 08:21:02

Tips to Help Car Owners Avoid Vehicle Theft During Cold-Weather Months and Holiday Season CANTON, Mass., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To better prepare car owners for the rigorous winter driving months, the LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) has announced its best tips to protect vehicles and assets this season. Car thieves have been known to target the winter months, notably because owners often start their vehicles on cold mornings and leave holiday gifts in plain sight - making their...

2013-12-10 08:22:44

Tracking Devices Assist Law Enforcement Detain 16 Criminals and File 236 Charges Against Suspects CANTON, Mass., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), which delivers vehicle-related safety and security through a broad suite of products, services, and timely and relevant information, announced today its participation with the international crime ring investigation Project Windows. The operation included collaborative efforts between Canadian Law Enforcement,...

2013-12-09 12:20:25

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season is upon us and shoppers throughout the state are in search of the perfect gift. But this hectic season often attracts opportunistic criminals, as distracted holiday shoppers are easy targets for vehicle break-ins, carjackings and other auto theft-related crimes. Help Eliminate Auto Thefts (H.E.A.T.) is Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program that coordinates citizen action with law enforcement agencies through a 24/7,...

2013-11-25 12:21:16

Conference Will Feature More Than 50 Presentations from Global Vehicle Theft Prevention Experts LYON, France, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation's (NASDAQ: LOJN) Senior Director of Global Government Regulatory Affairs, Diego Tebaldi, will be the opening keynote speaker at this week's INTERPOL Global Conference on Vehicle Crime. Following Secretary General Ronald Noble's welcome address, Tebaldi will speak to auto theft experts, attendees and representatives from...

2013-11-25 08:20:12

Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki Are Top Stolen Brands DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau today released a report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2012. The report is based on National Crime Information Center (NCIC) motorcycle theft data for 2012. A total of 46,061 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2012 compared with 46,667 reported stolen in 2011--a decrease of 606 thefts or 1 percent. American Honda Motor...

2013-11-07 23:30:21

On The Fly Diagnostics, LLC joined The National Automotive Service Task Force in order to support and help its clients succeed while attempting to diminish vehicle theft in the future. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Let's face it; motor vehicle theft is an ongoing problem in this country and it has been for many years. According to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, in 2012 there were an estimated 721,053 motor vehicle thefts nationwide. Vehicle theft...

2013-11-01 08:30:04

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department and other area agencies conducted a one-day sweep of Sacramento County using its license plate recognition (LPR) systems and historical LPR data to yield impressive results. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131101/DA08760) Operation Trick or Treat was conducted on Wednesday, October 30(th), to demonstrate the effectiveness of license plate...

2013-10-29 23:32:57

A revolutionary security and safety window film utilized for years by Military and law enforcement agencies across the globe is now available for purchase as a self-installation kit. Global Security Experts is excited to introduce VehicleGARD to everyday citizens, allowing them to prevent carjacking and car theft while protecting themselves from dangerous shards of glass in the case of an accident. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Global Security Experts’ VehicleGARD Do It Yourself Glass...