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    Report: Mercedes leads in US luxury car thefts
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    Mercedes-Benz makes some fine automobiles. The Silver Arrow'd cars are so good, apparently, that thieves can't help but try to steal them. The German brand is at the top of the charts for luxury car thefts in the US, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, with New York City leading the ...

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    Opinion: Grand Theft Auto goes high-tech in the digital age
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    Modern Car Thieves Outsmart The Law By Cloning

    Car thieves are adopting depressingly creative ways to clone cars.
    When it comes to car theft, the good news is that law enforcement has become so good that theft rates have dropped for a decade. The bad news is that this is forcing car thieves to ...

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    Report: Thieves swipe $140K BMW 7 Series in Detroit during auto show *UPDATE
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    The 2011 Detroit Auto Show is proving to be more eventful for BMW than the automaker had originally intended. As workers were preparing to load a BMW 7 Series onto a transport truck near Detroit's Westin Book Cadillac hotel, a pair of ...

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    Lock Those Doors: New Year's Day the worst holiday for stolen cars?
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    Maybe it's the mass inebriation that makes it easier, but New Year's Eve is apparently hottest holiday for car theft. If the whole world is already sleeping it off, there's no way anybody is going to pay heed to your stupid alarm, perhaps. As proof, our corporate cousins at AOL Autos breaks down ...

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    Protect your sound system with smarts
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    One of the easiest ways to customize a car is to yank out that factory radio and stick in something with more snazzy looks and more jazzy sound. Unfortunately, thieves know how easily your new stereo can be yanked out.There have been many variations on the concealment method of stereo protection ...

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    Thailand gov't delivers crushing blow to Ferrari
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    In Thailand, exotic car theft is a pretty common occurrence, and thieves are pretty sophisticated about it, too. First, they make off with the vehicle's important components. Then, after the police seize what's left, the criminals purchase it at auction at about 15% of its value. This is "car ...

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