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Thieves Make Off With $1.2 Million Worth of Cars from Alabama Dealership

Thieves Make Off With $1.2 Million Worth of Cars from Alabama Dealership

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Thieves targeted North Country Ford in Arab, Alabama, making off with a staggering $1.2 million worth of vehicles in a brazen burglary. The heist, reported by AL.com, unfolded in the  Full Article »

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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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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
Jun 27, 2023 Ξ Comments Off on 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
Jun 7, 2023 Ξ Comments Off on 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
May 11, 2023 Ξ Comments Off on 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
May 9, 2023 Ξ Comments Off on 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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Car Thefts Plummet To 1967 Levels
Jun 22, 2011 Ξ Comments Off on Car Thefts Plummet To 1967 Levels

Car Thefts Plummet To 1967 Levels

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There’s good news for car owners: the last time vehicle thefts were this low was 1967, when there were a whole lot less cars on the roads to steal and  Full Article »

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