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    Report: James Bond Spectre movie cars stolen before filming in the Alps
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    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. Hmm, sounds like something a real-life Bond villain would do, right? The vehicles, five of which were Land Rover Range Rover ...

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    Report: Most stolen cars in Canada
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    There are plenty of lists on which consumers love to see their vehicles, but the list of Most Stolen Cars is not one of them. Each year, automobile thefts costs Canadians close to $1 billion, and worst of all, this will lead to higher insurance premiums on the cars targeted by thieves. To ...

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    Report: In the future, you might be able to stop car thieves with a text message [w/video]
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    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 ...

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    Featured: Top 10 most stolen crossovers and SUVs
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    Each year, automobile thefts costs Canadians close to $1 billion, including $542 million alone for insurers to fix or replace stolen vehicles. While versatile crossovers and SUVs continue to be in high demand with consumers, it seems they're just as equally popular among car thieves ...

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    Report: Stolen '57 Chevy returned after 30 years with complimentary restoration
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    Stories like this are too rare. Skip Wilson, 65, took delivery of his fully restored, 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air last Monday. That's not the cool part - he hadn't seen the car in over 30 years. Wilson's two-door Bel Air (not shown above) was purchased in 1975 for US$375, and after years of work on ...

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    Report: Teen who stole Guy Fieri's Lamborghini gets life in prison [w/video]
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    If you're currently on a crime spree, we'd recommend against stealing the Lamborghini of a popular, bleached-blonde chef, lest you end up getting sentenced to life in prison. That's not to say 19-year-old Max Wade's life sentence was simply due to pilfering Guy Fieri's Lambo - an attempted murder ...

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    Video: Key-swapping thieves steal Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT from dealer lot
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    Just a few weeks back, we reported on the theft of an Audi RS5 by a pair of creative thieves who managed to swipe the car's keys when the salesperson stepped away from their desk. Now, a Florida dealership is missing a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 after some crooks switched the Jeep's keys with an ...

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    Video: Audi RS5 test drive ends with potential buyer stealing car
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    Two men are wanted in the Houston area tonight after they stole an Audi RS5 from a local dealership. The brazen theft happened in the middle of the business day, when a salesperson stepped away after letting the one of the men take the car for a test drive, while the other sat in the (getaway) ...

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    Report: Theft of third-row SUV seats on the rise? [w/video]
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    Thefts of third-row seats are on the rise, according to a report by KABC-TV 7, a trend highlighted by the recent burglary of third-row seats from 16 sport utility vehicles at a Chevrolet dealership in Simi Valley, California. According to the Los Angeles ABC affiliate, thieves stole the seats in ...

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    Followup: Stolen first production Volvo P1800 recovered
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    Late last month, we told you about a 1961 Volvo P1800 that had been stolen in Sweden. The thought of losing a classic coupe to an unscrupulous thief is troubling enough, but this wasn't just any P1800 – it was the very first production example minted, and the restored red-over-white ...

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