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car theft Articles
Police recover 13 F-150 Raptors stolen from Ford Dearborn plant
The trucks were valued at $1 million, but all were damaged to some degree.
23 June 2022
Five Chevy Camaros stolen from GM plant lead police on wild chase
Nine people were arrested after the failed boost.
03 May 2022
Thieves in Italy are starting to target electric scooter batteries
It’s a growing problem, particularly in Italy.
18 April 2022
Police recover Porsches, BMWs, more in £1.7m luxury car theft bust
Police allege that the cars were "fraudulently purchased."
30 March 2022
Thieves steal 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel from petrol station
They stole it from the underground tanks.
16 March 2022
Races and Chases
Four Mustang Shelby GT500s stolen from factory in Hollywood-style heist
One crashed through a gate and the others followed.
15 December 2021
UK: £20,000 gadget disguised as Game Boy used to steal cars worth £180k
This Game Boy cracks a different kind of code.
11 October 2021
French study finds most common reasons for bike theft in France
Prevention is the best protection.
28 September 2021
UK: Unofficial BMW M3 estate built from stolen parts crushed by police
The estate had parts from four different BMW models.
15 September 2021
Celebrity / Entertainment
UK: Someone stole Tom Cruise's BMW X7 while filming 'Mission Impossible 7'
The crook stole thousands of pounds worth of his possessions.
28 August 2021
Bikers Guardian: The ultimate solution to motorcycle theft?
An innovative motorcycle parking solution, or just a pipe dream?
20 August 2021
Rider credits Apple AirTag with stopping a would-be bike thief
Use whatever works, right?
20 August 2021
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
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