EVs & Hybrids
car theft Articles
Man chases down his stolen Lamborghini on a scooter
... and catches it!
16 June 2021
Toyota UK offers tracking kits to combat catalytic converter theft
Here's to hoping that this service rolls out globally.
14 May 2021
See armoured car driver stay cool under fire, foil would-be robbers
Jason Bourne would be proud.
03 May 2021
Catalytic converter theft at 'record high', insurer claims
Admiral says thefts were up 44 percent in 2020.
29 April 2021
Drivers urged to protect cars amid rise in catalytic converter theft
Insurer Ageas says catalytic converter theft accounts for almost a third of all theft claims.
27 April 2021
Rare KTM motocross bikes stolen from UK collector
The four motorcycles are worth more than £80,000.
23 April 2021
Tesla Sentry Mode camera scares off would-be thief
The look on his face when he realises he’s on camera is utterly priceless.
06 April 2021
Watch burglar steal from one car, try to break Tesla double pane glass but fail
We’re happy thieves and burglars have no idea Teslas have cameras covering all angles, because that’s how they get caught.
30 March 2021
Spike in Range Rover thefts as gangs target luxury 4x4s, says Tracker
Police have reported making nine arrests as part of an ongoing case involving a gang suspected of stealing more than 70 Range Rovers.
26 March 2021
Bank robber uses BMW loaner for heist, tries to buy it afterwards
No prizes for guessing the end result.
18 March 2021
Police recover 250 stolen catalytic converters, arrest 19 in bust
Police valued the converters at over £500,000.
15 March 2021
Ford's compact SUVs get new key tech to help reduce risk of theft
The technology is already offered on the Fiesta and Focus models.
04 March 2021
Land Rovers dominate list of most stolen vehicles in 2020
The high-end Range Rovers were particularly popular among car thieves.
17 February 2021
UK cities where catalytic converter theft is most common
London had the most catalytic converter thefts in the last three years, while Warrington experienced the most dramatic rise.
15 December 2020
UK motorcycle theft victim charged with murder after ramming thieves
Two wrongs don't make a right.
09 November 2020
Thieves scramble to export stolen cars before Brexit
Even criminals are starting to emerge from lockdown.
28 August 2020
Data shows vehicle thefts rose by more than 50 percent in four years
Figures show the south-east of England is a theft hotspot.
11 July 2020
Canadians and Italians discover 40 stolen cars in shipping containers
Mostly luxury and sports models heading to Turkey and Libya.
26 June 2020
London leads UK's most-stolen league table
Followed by Essex and the West Midlands.
08 May 2020
This bloke pulls stolen motorcycles out of canals for fun
Watery grave exhumed!
01 May 2020
Vehicle theft up by more than a fifth since 2016
Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire have seen especially large increases.
24 April 2020
Vehicle tracking firm highlights the problem of keyless van theft
It's not just cars that are being targeted by opportunistic, tech-savvy crims.
17 April 2020
Thief steals BMW M2 using signal amplification relay device
Gone in five minutes.
15 March 2020
The Ford Fiesta is Britain's most stolen car
Most popular to buy, most popular to steal.
09 March 2020
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