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Kia Rolls Out New Theft Deterrent Device for Vehicles Not Eligible for Software Upgrade to Fix Theft Vulnerability

Kia Rolls Out New Theft Deterrent Device for Vehicles Not Eligible for Software Upgrade to Fix Theft Vulnerability

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Kia has taken proactive steps to address the rising threat of vehicle theft, specifically targeting models susceptible to theft methods publicized on social media. The latest addition to Kia’s security  Full Article »

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Hyundai, Kia to Face Insurers’ Lawsuits over Media-Inspired Vehicle Thefts

Hyundai, Kia to Face Insurers’ Lawsuits over Media-Inspired Vehicle Thefts

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Hyundai and Kia are set to face lawsuits filed by several hundred insurers seeking to recover over $1 billion in connection with a wave of vehicle thefts inspired by social  Full Article »

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Hyundai, Kia Urge US Court to Reject Lawsuits filed by Cities over TikTok-inspired Thefts

Hyundai, Kia Urge US Court to Reject Lawsuits filed by Cities over TikTok-inspired Thefts

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Hyundai and Kia are currently facing a legal challenge in the United States as 17 cities have filed lawsuits against them. These legal actions stem from allegations that the companies  Full Article »

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Dodge Muscle Cars Are The Most Stolen Vehicles

Dodge Muscle Cars Are The Most Stolen Vehicles

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In the realm of auto theft, one name stands out like a notorious ringleader: the Dodge Charger. It has once again claimed the dubious honor of being the most stolen  Full Article »

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Chicago Suing Hyundai, Kia Over Car Theft Surge from Vehicle Vulnerability

Chicago Suing Hyundai, Kia Over Car Theft Surge from Vehicle Vulnerability

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The City of Chicago has recently taken legal action against automakers Kia and Hyundai, accusing them of being responsible for a significant increase in vehicle thefts in the city. Chicago alleges  Full Article »

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Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the USA – Chevrolet & Ford Full-Size Pick-Up Trucks Top List

Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the USA – Chevrolet & Ford Full-Size Pick-Up Trucks Top List

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In a recent annual Hot Wheels vehicle theft report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), it was revealed that full-size pick-up trucks from Chevrolet and Ford have once again  Full Article »

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Hyundai & Kia Sued by New York City Over Vehicle Thefts

Hyundai & Kia Sued by New York City Over Vehicle Thefts

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New York City has taken legal action against Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp, alleging negligence and the creation of a public nuisance due to the sale of easily stealable  Full Article »

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Insurers Suing Hyundai & Kia Over Vehicle Hot-Wiring Theft Costs

Insurers Suing Hyundai & Kia Over Vehicle Hot-Wiring Theft Costs

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The theft of older models of Hyundai and Kia that lack critical anti-theft devices could result in losses of up to $600 million for the U.S. insurance industry. Liberty Mutual,  Full Article »

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Thefts Among Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Keep Rising Despite Security Flaw Software Fix

Thefts Among Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Keep Rising Despite Security Flaw Software Fix

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Hyundai and Kia’s updated software designed to prevent the theft of their vehicles, which was unveiled three months ago, has failed to solve the problem. Despite efforts by the company  Full Article »

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Porsche Owners Face A New Threat To Their Headlights

Porsche Owners Face A New Threat To Their Headlights

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Porsche Cayenne and Panamera owners have long known that theft of xenon headlight assemblies is a big risk, big enough to generate a class-action lawsuit in south Florida against the  Full Article »

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Steal My Car: Infographic on How to Get Your Car Stolen
Jul 18, 2012 Ξ Comments Off on Steal My Car: Infographic on How to Get Your Car Stolen

Steal My Car: Infographic on How to Get Your Car Stolen

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From time to time we all do stupid stuff when it comes to securing our automobile. You can probably think of a time where you left your keys in the  Full Article »

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The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Won’t Be So Easy To Steal
Dec 30, 2011 Ξ Comments Off on The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Won’t Be So Easy To Steal

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Won’t Be So Easy To Steal

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While the Cadillac Escalade has racked up plenty of awards (and legions of fans) since launch, one that doesn’t sit in the front of the trophy case is “Top Ten  Full Article »

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NICB’s ‘Hot Wheels’ Lists The Most Stolen Cars In The U.S.
Aug 3, 2011 Ξ Comments Off on NICB’s ‘Hot Wheels’ Lists The Most Stolen Cars In The U.S.

NICB’s ‘Hot Wheels’ Lists The Most Stolen Cars In The U.S.

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If I asked you to name the most stolen car in the U.S., what would you pick? The Cadillac Escalade? The BMW 3 Series? Maybe the Ford Mustang or the  Full Article »

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$25 Million ‘Car Cloning’ ring broke up by FBI

$25 Million ‘Car Cloning’ ring broke up by FBI

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  You probably have heard the controversy over cloning living beings but probably not about car cloning. The FBI will be announcing about 17 arrests in a huge ‘car cloning’  Full Article »

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