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The 10 most-stolen vehicles in the U.S. are...
The 10 most-stolen vehicles in the U.S. are...

Every summer, the National Insurance Crime Bureau publishes a list of the most-stolen vehicles in America for the previous calendar year. This summer is no exception. As in previous years, the NICB compiled its list by gathering data submitted by law enforcement agencies to the Federal Bureau of...Read More»

Vehicle thefts caused by owners leaving their keys inside (via NICB)
The #1 way to protect your car from thieves: don't leave your keys inside

When car thieves cruise through town looking for targets, certain things get their attention--things like unlocked doors, or vehicles parked on dark, deserted streets. But you know what really turns their heads? A glimpse of a key or key fob left inside a car. It's an increasingly common sight...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150
The 10 Most-Stolen Vehicles In America

Everybody loves a "top ten" list. At work, at home, in the dentist's office, we happily tumble into slideshows of the world's Top Ten Vacation Spots, America's Top Ten Entrepreneurs, or for the meta-minded, David Letterman's Top Ten Top Ten Lists. ALSO SEE: Report: Jeep Cherokee, Infiniti Q50...Read More»

OnStar Theft Alarm Notification
Chevrolet Adds Theft Alarm Feature: Now Your Car Can Text You If It's Being Stolen

General Motors' OnStar service debuted in 1996, just as cell phones were evolving from expensive, ugly, shoe-sized appliances into sleeker, trimmer accessories that could easily be stowed in a pocket or purse. OnStar's premise of embedding that kind of anytime, anywhere communications technology in...Read More»

Thief Stealing a Car
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»

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 Bureau knows that some brand-conscious baddies have a taste for high-end marques. And so, it's published a list of the ten luxury...Read More»

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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 for America's car thieves. The news comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which has found that July and August are...Read More»

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