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A woman in Virginia experienced a mother's worst nightmare when her car was stolen with her young son inside.


Police have arrested six individuals who are believed to be involved in the theft of three collector cars during this year's Woodward Dream Cruise weekend.


The lack of a physical deterrent in keyless-ignition cars has opened them up to vulnerabilities. We may be trading security for convenience.

Car thefts are down overall, but in the arms race between carmakers and car-takers, the more determined thieves still make off with a prize now and then.


On a holiday that's supposed to celebrate mothers, one mom was panicking. Her son was inside her car when it was stolen. Then, 4-year-old Peyton jumped out.


A Chevrolet Corvette stolen over 40 years ago might be on its way to a police auction, but the original owner is trying to get the car back.


There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.


There's already been a setback for the latest James Bond film, Spectre, as nine customized vehicles built for the new flick were stolen from a garage near Düsseldorf.


Still 3 times New York's rate with tenth of the population

Detroit has a serious problem with carjackings. Even with police programs improving matters, there's still bad news about the numbers for the citizens of the Motor City.


As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Faced with a family member's carjacking, entrepreneur Kelvin Macharia Kuria wanted to do something to stem the massive problem with vehicle thefts in Nairobi, Kenya. Still in his early 20s, he founded a company called Sunrise Tracking in 2012 to do just that, and Macharia has come up with a novel way to potentially get people's cars back, according to CNN.


It's a nightmare for anyone who loves their car: you return to your parking spot, only to find it empty. You flash the lights or honk the horn with your key fob just to make sure you didn't forget where you parked, but nothing happens. What do you do? If you're a Tesla Model S owner, you get out your phone, open your Tesla app and track that baby.


Texas led the nation with 752 claims

According to a study from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, truck tailgate theft is becoming more of a problem. From January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013, the number of instances of this type of theft jumped a remarkable 31 percent.


Car was found 750 miles away in Washington state

A California man was at a loss for words when he was reunited with his prized 1964 Ford Thunderbird on Tuesday, 33 years after it was stolen from a bar parking lot.


GM is the latest to plan for cameras to watch drivers actions

General Motors is taking the fight against distracted driving from billboards and public-service announcements into its cars, deploying new technology that keeps an eye on where the driver's are glancing.


Youngster hailed as a hero after calling for help

Last week, a 9-year-old boy in Houston, Texas, saved himself and several other kids from a car-jacking criminal by calling 911.


New York sees car thefts dramatically drop over past 25 years

New York is experiencing a dramatic drop in car thefts thanks to new laws and technology that make stealing cars unprofitable. Car thefts have dropped over 95 percent in the last two decades in the city.


ASAP Towing hauled off more than a hundred cars over four days

The owner of a tow truck company in Orange County, Florida was arrested last week for targeting and illegally towing gay pride participants' cars.


Cars can be as easily hacked as a computer

Today's new cars come equipped with dozens of microcomputers connected by a network and run everything from infotainment systems to the engine itself. Like any other computer system, the units inside our cars are vulnerable. Hackers can infiltrate these systems. Once they're inside, they can do anything from steal your data to control your car.


Model S snapped in half in joy-riding incident

The most dramatic of two Tesla Model S crashes over the July 4th weekend happened when the electric car was apparently stolen and taken for a joy ride. Tesla told Bloomberg that the company is eager to take a closer look at what's left of the crashed vehicle, which snapped in half.


GM shipping the car back to its original owner

A Detroit man had his stolen Corvette returned to him on Friday 33 years after it disappeared while parked on one of Detroit's main drag.


The Ford Escape leads the NICB's list with 1,421 examples stolen.

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