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Latest Motor vehicle theft Stories

2013-07-02 08:20:41

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators and LoJack Team Up to Educate Consumers about Auto Theft and Safe Driving Trends CANTON, Mass., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) will team up to promote National Vehicle Theft Protection Month. Throughout July, which is the top month of the year for vehicle theft, IAATI and LoJack will collaborate on a number of national...

2013-06-26 08:20:11

California Still a Hotbed for Hot Cars DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Spots vehicle theft report and California dominates once again. Hot Spots is a per capita review of vehicle thefts from the nation's metropolitan statistical areas (MSA). NICB data is in line with preliminary FBI vehicle theft data for 2012 which appears to end an eight-year downward trend in vehicle theft. To view the...

2013-06-07 12:20:14

Carjackings, insurance fraud and vehicle cloning on the rise in Michigan LIVONIA, Mich., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto thefts in Michigan are in a five-year decline, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are on the rise, according to Help Eliminate Auto Thefts (H.E.A.T.), a statewide insurance industry-funded theft prevention program and confidential tip line. "As technology in vehicles increases, and law enforcement continues to successfully put criminals behind bars,...

2013-06-04 08:20:46

31-Year Law Enforcement Veteran Philip Cappitelli Joins LoJack to Support, Train & Collaborate with Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies CANTON, Mass., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a leading provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that veteran Chicago Police Sergeant Philip Cappitelli has joined the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team. Bringing more than 30 years of experience to LoJack,...

2013-05-20 16:21:07

Driveit, a vehicle tracking and recovery tool from ITURAN, helps drivers and police force locate and recover stolen automobile thefts. FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Any event of a stolen vehicle is truly daunting to automobile owners--but thanks to ITURAN and its innovative Driveit solution, motorists have unparalleled opportunities for protecting themselves against theft outcome, and for tracking and recovering stolen cars, trucks, and motorcycles. ITURAN has...

2013-05-10 23:04:49

GetInsuranceQuotes.ca unravels false beliefs that individuals have regarding car insurance. GetInsuranceQuotes Canada Ltd. decided to publish a comprehensive list of the top 10 car insurance myths along with an explanation of whether they are true or false to help enlighten consumers. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 In publishing this article, GetInsuranceQuotes.ca hopes people will get clarity on these false assumptions and avoid pitfalls. Many people have second thoughts about purchasing car...

2013-04-10 08:21:22

Stylish Icon Remains a Collector's Dream Car DES PLAINES, Ill., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The '57 Chevy is instantly recognized by auto enthusiasts the world over and equally cherished by discriminating auto thieves as well. Last August, none other than television therapist Dr. Phil McGraw had to be consoled after learning that his '57 Chevy, valued at $100,000 was stolen from a repair shop in Burbank, Calif. It was one of 42 thefts of '57 Chevys reported to law...

2013-03-21 08:21:46

Honda Accord Most Stolen and Recovered Vehicle in 2012; Nearly $125 Million in Vehicle Value Successfully Recovered by LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System CANTON, Mass., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) today released its fourth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report*, which reviews auto theft trends over the past year that are specific to vehicles equipped with a LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System. In 2012 alone, law enforcement...

2013-02-09 08:20:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), the company that created the stolen vehicle recovery market, today announced at NADA several recent and significant stolen vehicle recoveries in the United States, Canada and Italy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080512/NEM054LOGO) During the month of January 2013 alone, police departments around the world utilized the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System to locate more than 60 stolen...

2013-01-22 08:22:04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All over the country law enforcement agencies are reporting significant increases in the sale of stolen cars for scrap. Thieves steal disabled, abandoned or unattended vehicles and take them to salvage yards where they attempt to sell them to unsuspecting recyclers. Because many states do not require a title for the sale of older model vehicles, it can be easier for car thieves to try to pass those stolen vehicles on. Auto Data Direct (ADD)...