The Sun reporters ‘steal’ 10 keyless cars in seconds with legal gadget


Reporters from The Sun newspaper managed to steal 10 cars in "a few moments" using a legal gadget than can unlock the doors and start the engines
Keyless theft and other ways thieves steal cars, and how to prevent it

Six ways thieves can break into a car and how to prevent...


The days of hotwiring cars are long gone. Today’s thieves use a variety of sophisticated techniques to gain access to cars and start the engine...

Car thefts up 49% in five years


New data from the Home Office shows 111,999 vehicles were stolen in the UK in the period 2017-18, up 49% in five years.

Video: Car thief detained in citizens arrest


A neighbourhood community in Alaska detained a suspected car thief who was apparently trying to make off with a local resident's SUV.
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The best motoring gifs in the world part 1


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Blight van man: huge rise in van theft as crooks defeat keyless systems

Huge rise in theft of vans with 'smart keys'


It’s being called the blight of van man, or woman. Figures reveal there has been a staggering 100% rise in the theft of vans taken without the ow
High-tech thieves use radio trick to unlock and start your car

Hi-tech thieves use radio trick to steal cars


Criminals are stealing cars with “keyless” entry systems by holding radio transmitters close to the walls of the owner’s home to amplify the...
Reader Letters: Diesel pollution, car theft and Honda praise

Reader Letters: Diesel pollution and Honda praise


Letters to Sunday Times Driving this week include a question over whether buyers should have financial incentives to move away from diesel...
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It's the latest Range Rover anti-theft device...


A surge in the number of car thefts has forced manufacturers to return to an invention that is almost a century old
It used to be that only luxury models with keyless entry were targeted by tech-savvy car thieves. Now, as crooks realise how easy they are to crack, all vehicles with such systems are at risk — and thefts are rocketing

The great hatchback heist: keyless thieves are now...


It used to be that only luxury models with keyless entry were targeted by tech-savvy car thieves. Now, as crooks realise how easy they are to crack...
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Ford joins the race to foil the keyless car thieves


CAR companies are attempting to plug a serious security flaw in modern cars that allows thieves to steal them in a matter of seconds...
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News: BMW X5 named most stolen premium car for sixth...


THE BMW X5 is one of the most popular posh SUVs in the UK, thanks to its stylish design, gadget-packed interior, advanced diesel engines and solid...
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News: Police stop all luxury car drivers in west London...


After a surge in thefts of high-end cars including Range Rovers, BMWs and Audis police are taking drastic action in central London. From this week...