Despite new anti-theft devices, the car theft industry costs motorists and insurers $6 billion a year Older Honda Civics are the most likely to be stolen, but Nissan Altimas are the most-favored new model by thievesAlaska is a new hot spot for car thieves, with thefts in the state jumping 40 percent in one yearThe Nissan Altima is billed as an intelligent, all-wheel vehicle, but it doesn't stand a chance against car thieves who are intent on stealing it. The Altima is the most stolen new model car, according to a study by driving-tests.org. Despite a diverse array of anti-theft devices – horn alarms, flashing lights, wheel-locking, immobilizing and electronic tracking technology – car thieves stole 773,139 vehicles in 2017, or about a 1 percent increase from the prior year, driving-tests.org found in its review of the latest available data. Driving-tests.org helps drivers get their state motor vehicle licenses by taking practice tests and working with an online … [Read more...] about Nissan Altima earns a dubious distinction: Most stolen new car model
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SOME of the UK's most trusted cars are vulnerable to keyless theft, a new study has found. The Ford Mondeo, Hyundai Nexo and Kia ProCeed have been labelle "poor" in defending against the rising rate of connected car crime. Security experts Thatcham Research recently introduced a new scaling system to rank the degree of theft protection new cars offer. A recent investigation into 11 popular models saw six labelled "poor" due to their inability to protect a car against keyless attacks, including the popular Toyota Corolla Hybrid and Lexus UX. And the Suzuki Jimny SUV was labelled "unacceptable" - the lowest available rating on the scale. Each car was ranked on its ability to defend itself from a range of digital and physical attacks. Thatcham Research's ratings on level of security against keyless theft for popular models Audi e-tron - Superior Jaguar XE - Superior Land Rover Evoque - Superior Mercedes B-Class - Superior Ford Mondeo - Poor Hyundai Nexo - Poor Kia ProCeed - Poor … [Read more...] about The new cars most vulnerable to keyless theft as popular models are rated ‘poor’ for security
Sales of new cars fall by 5% in Northern Ireland BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New car sales in Northern Ireland are down by over 5% on the same time last year in an indication that consumer confidence here is "stuck in the doldrums," an economist has said. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/sales-of-new-cars-fall-by-5-in-northern-ireland-37881624.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37884356.ece/71a90/AUTOCROP/h342/car.jpg Email New car sales in Northern Ireland are down by over 5% on the same time last year in an indication that consumer confidence here is "stuck in the doldrums," an economist has said. Weekly Business Digest Newsletter The report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said there had been 9,547 new cars sold in January and February, a fall of 5.27% on the first two months of 2018. And the number of new cars driven off forecourts in February alone had fallen by 3.52% on the year before to hit 3,887 - … [Read more...] about Sales of new cars fall by 5% in Northern Ireland
RICHARD Madden is rumoured to be the new James Bond. Despite facing tough competition from the likes of Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston, word on the street is the Bodyguard star will be taking-over from Daniel Craig. In 2018 he scooped a Golden Globe and followed it up with an NTA in 2019 for Best Drama Performance, so there's no question as to whether he's up to the challenge. Is Richard Madden the new James Bond? Richard Madden and Tom Hiddleston are currently among a very long list of contenders to replace Daniel Craig. However, Richard is now the favourite after receiving praise from the film's producer Barbara Broccoli. Richard's Bodyguard co-star Keeley Hawes has also shared her thoughts on the matter, which may also help give him that extra push. Keeley commented: "I said to Richard while we were shooting,'This is like James Bond! I would love to see Richard playing James Bond; I would love that. I think he would be phenomenal." Other actors still in the running are Tom Hiddleston … [Read more...] about Is Richard Madden the new James Bond and what has his Bodyguard co-star Keeley Hawes said?
New car sales drop 3.35% in Northern Ireland as consumer confidence buffeted BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New car sales in Northern Ireland fell by almost 3.4% over the past year due a "perfect storm" of issues facing motorists. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/new-car-sales-drop-3-35-in-northern-ireland-as-consumer-confidence-buffeted-37688512.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/article37688962.ece/ca1cb/AUTOCROP/h342/PANewsBT_P-ebb9a927-7cb7-4029-91b4-e75a982fc96a_I1.jpg Email New car sales in Northern Ireland fell by almost 3.4% over the past year due a "perfect storm" of issues facing motorists. And the decline is set to continue during 2019, according to an expert. Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey said car dealers here ended 2018 with "subdued sales volumes" as 52,533 new cars were sold, down 3.35% from 2017's sales figure of 54,356. And according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which compiles the … [Read more...] about New car sales drop 3.35% in Northern Ireland as consumer confidence buffeted