Footage from CCTV cameras has been made public in a bid to help track down an arsonist pictured pouring flammable liquid over several vehicles at a Northumberland car dealership before setting them alight.
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.
Thatcham Research has revealed which cars do not offer adequate protection against theft from keyless entry manipulation.
Dragon2000 has warned dealers and their customers against being targeted with phishing and email scams as problems increase.
A used car supermarket boss has offered a £20,000 reward for any information that leads to a conviction or return of "more than a dosen" vehicles stolen in a raid on his Sheffield forecourt.
A gang of more than a dozen car thieves have carried out a late night raid on an independent used car dealer in Sheffield – making off with 14 vehicles worth around £120,000.
Seven vehicles were stolen along with the keys and log books for a further 50 vehicles in a raid on the Motorcity independent used car dealership in Walsall.
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.
Concerns about security and hacking has led to 70% of motorists saying they would think twice before buying a keyless car.
Victims of keyless car thefts should sue car manufacturers who kept quiet about technology flaws and return the vehicles to dealers, the lawyer known as Mr Loophole says.
Hackers have been targeting a security flaw in Fiat Chrysler’s cars, but IT security experts have said the threat to owners is “slim”.
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