Listers Group's Toyota dealership in Nuneaton was targeted by thieves who stole the catalytic converters from five Prius hybrids and an Auris hatchback over the weekend.
Nine vehicles were targeted in a £30,000 vandalism spree at Thurlow Nunn’s Great Yarmouth Vauxhall dealership described as “really severe” by the business’ general manager.
Car salesman Christopher Michael was caught after he pinched £2,200 from the Cardiff Ford dealership where he worked.
A trader who handled stolen luxury cars and keys pinched from Jaguar Land Rover's plant in Solihull has been ordered to repay £1.3 million in proceeds of crime or face an extra 10 years in jail.
A Pendragon accounts assistant whose £250,000 fraud was discovered while she was on maternity leave has been jailed.
Criminals are using WhatsApp groups to plan and execute car thefts, according to vehicle protection specialists at AX.
An accounts assistant ripped off the Evans Halshaw Ford car dealership she worked for and was only caught after she went on maternity leave.
There’s a saying in the cyber security industry about cyber attacks: “It’s not personal’’.
Toyota has highlighted the extra protection hybrid car owners can take to combat a rapid rise in catalytic converter thefts.
A car dealer in the Midlands has been found guilty of possessing an illegal stun gun.
The boss of independent dealer Karden (Europe) has been banned from running a company after misappropriating £77,000 of customer’s funds. Andrew John Austin ran the used car dealership in Sevenoaks.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a late night raid on Evans Halshaw’s Altrincham Ford dealership which resulted in the theft of five cars.
A suspected hammer attack has caused an estimated £25,000 worth of damage to more than 30 vehicles on a used car retailer’s forecourt.
Police are searching for nine cars after a police dog helped them to track down of of three suspects following a 15-car raid on a Blackburn car retailer’s forecourt.
Three high performance Audi saloons worth £75,000 were stolen from a West Lothian car dealer in an overnight raid which left other vehicles and the property with “significant damage”.
Used car dealers who charged customers a £395 ‘re-stocking’ fee for sub-standard part-exchanges have been ordered to repay thousands of pounds or face a jail term.
Taggarts Land Rover in Motherwell has suffered approximately £850,000 of damage following an arson attack.
The roll-out of standard-fit keyless entry systems on Ford Fiestas has been blamed for a rise in thefts of Britain’s best-selling car by thieves who can exploit the technology.
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is warning businesses to be aware of a new advertising scam.
Seven vehicles were stolen and a number vandalised during a raid on Westover Group’s Poole Peugeot facility.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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