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Tracker locates stolen Aston Martin in 20 minutes

Tracker locates stolen Aston Martin in 20 minutes

Tracker, the expert in stolen vehicle recovery (SVR), has helped police in East London jump into action to recover the rare and distinctive Aston Martin.

Cars targeted by thieves and vandals revealed

Cars targeted by thieves and vandals revealed

Owners of Smarts, BMWs or Maseratis are the most likely to be targeted by thieves and vandals new research has revealed.

Freezing weather bring rise in car thefts

As some forecasters suggest the freezing ‘beast from the East' weather system heralds a winter matching 2009's ice and snow, AA Autowindshields has warned that the season's first sharp frosts have already led to cars being spirited away.

Audi security is lauded yet again in Thatcham

Audi security is lauded yet again in Thatcham

Six Audi models have been the recipients of coveted category trophies in the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards, held at the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre in Thatcham, Berkshire.

Three in a row for Volkswagen as Thatcham names most secure cars

Three in a row for Volkswagen as Thatcham names most secure cars

Volkswagen has claimed the award for selling the most-secure cars for the third year in a row, having won not only a number of category titles, but also the top accolade for the best car manufacturer at the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards (BIVSA), presented by Thatcham, the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre, in Berkshire.

Protect your BMW with Tracker

A BBC Watchdog investigation has revealed that thieves are now using a device readily available on the internet to steal BMWs and other high end cars without the need for the owner’s keys.

Innovative Ford Easy Fuel system counters rising fuel thefts

Innovative Ford Easy Fuel system counters rising fuel thefts

Ford’s Easy Fuel system which prevents the expensive mistake of misfuelling is also proving a deterrent to petrol and diesel thieves.

New Autoglym Super Resin Polish outperforms all rivals

New Autoglym Super Resin Polish outperforms all rivals

Autoglym has launched an all-new formulation of Super Resin Polish, the UK’s most popular car polish. In development for more than two years, the new product raises the bar for retail car polishes, significantly out-performing all known rivals.

Cobra wireless alarms for new and used vehicles

Cobra UK has launched a range of new high tech wireless alarms which will reduce fitting times and drive down security costs for new and used cars and light commercials.

Car crime creating a nervy nation

Britain's motorists are living in fear of having their car stolen or broken into according to a new poll, even though car crime numbers have fallen over the years.

Ford vehicle security experts ho-ho-home in on Christmas car crooks

Ford vehicle security experts ho-ho-home in on Christmas car crooks

Ford, working closely with police agencies, has developed technologies that help thwart car thieves bent on cashing-in this Christmas season.

New car this September? Focus on security

As excited buyers of new cars take charge of their investment this September plate change, stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) expert TRACKER is urging them to ensure it is fully protected against theft.

Over 90% of stolen cars fitted with a tracker are recovered

The first half of 2011 saw TRACKER recover nearly £7.5 million worth of stolen cars,resulting in 64 arrests across the UK.

How to avoid car theft - Cars which are most likely to be stolen

The least stolen car, based on Confused.com's customer data, is the Ford Ka3 with no incidences of theft among 9,070 owners between 2004-2011.

Audi locks away five more Thatcham Security Awards

Audi locks away five more Thatcham Security Awards

New and existing Audi models, including the already highly feted A1 premium sub-compact, have made off with a total of five category trophies in the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards, held yesterday at the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre in Thatcham, Berkshire.