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And The Most-Stolen Vehicle In America Is...

And The Most-Stolen Vehicle In America Is...

In movies, car thieves often favor exotic, rare rides like Lamborghinis, Bugattis, and vintage Mustangs. But according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (and our own personal experience), real-life thieves usually opt for more mundane targets. ALSO SEE: 5 Car Brands That Customers Don't Buy... read more

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Subject ready for EEG recording (photo by Petter Kallioinen)

Forget Fingerprint Scanning: New Anti-Theft System Identifies Drivers' Brain Waves

It's hard out there for a thief -- and it's getting harder. Once upon a time, all the bad guys needed to do was find an unlocked vehicle. Now, they've got to fight their way... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class

The 10 Luxury Rides That Car Thieves Love

The Highway Loss Data Institute recently reported on the Ford F-250 pickup's popularity among car thieves. But as nice as the F-250 can be, the National Insurance Crime... read more July 31, 2013 by  1


 
Thief Stealing a Car

And The Most-Stolen Vehicle In America Is...

Summertime is busy season for car thieves. From July 4 through the end of August, baddies shift into high gear, nabbing vehicles left at home during long summer vacations and... read more July 10, 2013 by 


 
NICB Hot Spots 2012

Car Thefts Are Rising, With California Leading The Way

After eight straight years of declines, vehicle thefts are on the rise in the U.S., not good news to car owners hoping to hold on to their vehicles. Thefts rose 1.3 percent... read more June 27, 2013 by 


 
2011 Ford Escape

5 Crossovers & SUVs That Car Thieves Love

Crossovers and sport-utility vehicles are big business in the U.S. -- not just among shoppers, but also with car thieves. Could your ride be targeted next? The National... read more February 6, 2013 by 


 
Thief Stealing a Car

New Year's Day Is The 2nd Most Popular For Car Thieves

Crime never takes a holiday. In fact, popular holidays can be a bonanza for bad guys (and gals), and one of their favorites is coming up tomorrow. According to the National... read more December 31, 2012 by 


 
NICB's 2012 Hot Wheels list

Most-Stolen Car In The U.S.? 1994 Honda Accord...Again

The singling out of the 1994 Honda Accord as the most-stolen car in the United States last year isn’t exactly music to the ears of owners of the popular family car... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
Thief Stealing a Car

Four Things Car Thieves Love To See

Car theft is on the decline--and today, the chances that your vehicle will be stolen are lower than any time in the past 15 years. The FBI estimates that in 2010, some... read more July 18, 2012 by 


 
car thief

Car Theft Season Shifts Into High Gear On July 4

Earlier today, we told you that July 4 is an especially deadly day for teen drivers. Well, we hope you're sitting down, because July 4 is also the start of the busy season... read more June 27, 2012 by  2


 
NICB - 2011 Hot Spots

California Has Seven Of 10 Car Theft Hot Spots: NICB

Vehicle thefts continued to decline for the eighth consecutive year, with preliminary FBI estimates of 2011 vehicle thefts showing a 3.3-percent drop from the year before... read more June 20, 2012 by 


 
Stealing a car

Don't Be A Statistic: 6 Tips To Prevent Car Theft

Worried about car theft? Well, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that auto theft continues to be a major problem. According to the most recent FBI data, 737,142... read more May 22, 2012 by  2


 
2011 Toyota Camry LE

Lojack: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry Among Most Stolen

Lojack is in the business of keeping your car in your driveway, and the vehicle tracking company recently released its third-annual vehicle theft report. In 2011, the company... read more March 20, 2012 by 


 
Car thief

Holidays Are Big For Car Thieves: Watch Out This Season

With Christmas right around the corner, and New Year’s Eve and Day quickly following, it’s a good time to be extra vigilant about car thieves on the prowl. Data... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
Thief Stealing a Car

6 Ways To Protect Yourself From Car Thieves This Holiday Season

The holidays, as we all know, are for sharing. But what we might not have picked up from all those Christmas specials on TV is that the holidays are also for stealing --... read more December 12, 2011 by  1


 
2009 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry Most Stolen Vehicle In 2009: NHTSA Report

When you think of the type of cars most likely to get stolen, a family car like the Toyota Camry doesn’t usually come to mind. But the fact is that the Camry has been... read more November 4, 2011 by 


 
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