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”.
A pair of test-drive car-jacking incidents just a few miles apart left one trader with “life-changing injuries” and another reviewing CCTV footage in an effort to catch the culprit.
Around £10,000 worth of damage has been caused to vehicles which were targeted by a key-wielding vandal in a “reckless act of vandalism”.
Wessex Garages have supplied seven electric Nissan Leafs to the Gloucestershire Constabulary after the force vowed to reduce its emissions.
The UK's car industry, led by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, has called on the police to improve how it tracks car thefts.
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 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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