2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel

Would-Be Porsche Thief Foiled By Locked Doors

It's comforting to know that not all criminals are the masterminds depicted in movies and Jaguar commercials. A would-be car thief in Cologne, Germany was foiled by the very vehicle he meant to steal, The Local reports. Once he was inside, the Porsche Cayenne's doors locked themselves, and the... read more

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GM's OnStar smartphone app technology

"New Message: Your Car Has Been Stolen"... With A Text

Getting text messages from friends or loved ones is always welcome. Spam messages from companies can be a nuisance. Having someone unlock and start your car with a text... read more July 28, 2011 by

Lenny Dykstra mug shot

Former Mets Star Dykstra Charged In Luxury Car Scam

Former New York Mets baseball star Lenny Dykstra was charged with dozens of felony counts today in relation to a luxury car theft ring. Drug charges were also levied. Dykstra... read more June 6, 2011 by

Duff Goldman's 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Find Duff Goldman's 1962 Corvette & Your Birthday Cake Problem Is Over

Duff Goldman is a pastry chef, reality show star, and auto enthusiast. Now, he can add one more descriptor to his resume: car theft victim. Goldman parked his prized 1962... read more May 10, 2011 by

Guy Fieri

Cat Burglars Steal Guy Fieri's 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo

Guy Fieri: chef, TV personality, bona fide gearhead, consummate bro, and now, sadly, victim of supercar theft. As we understand it, Fieri's prized 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo... read more March 9, 2011 by

2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo

Phillies Pitcher J.C. Romero's Porsche Panamera Stolen

So you've spent over a decade the big leagues, you're a reliever for the Phillies, and you arrived at spring training camp in a $190,000 2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo. Life is... read more March 4, 2011 by

2010 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalades Easy To Steal Due To Security Flaw? Not So Fast

You just parked your shiny new Escalade at the curb 15 minutes ago. You walk back outside to see an empty stretch of asphalt where your Cadillac should be. What happened?... read more October 29, 2010 by

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Jesse Jackson, Stripped

Everyone loves to bash a hypocrite. Outspoken finger-pointers like Newt Gingrich, John Edwards, and any number of Baptist ministers have been caught with their pants down... read more September 7, 2010 by

'Theft proof' car graphic

Infographic: High-Tech Combo Could Yield "Theft-Proof" Car

GPS tracking, cell-network tracking, immobilizers, and secure key fobs are all common these days, but what if you were to roll all of the anti-theft technology available on... read more August 23, 2010 by

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Cadillac Escalade Once Again Tops America’s Most Stolen Vehicle List

The Cadillac Escalade is undoubtedly popular with a wide range of people, but especially so with car thieves, who made the luxury SUV and pickup their number one choice for... read more August 3, 2010 by

2007 GMC Yukon SLE

Usher Goes To Mall, Someone Steals $1 Million In Stuff From His 2007 GMC Yukon

You know what, Usher? You're kind of awesome. Not, like, awesome-awesome, but still: we're into you. You've managed to dodge the Kanye ego-bullet, you've avoided name issues... read more January 18, 2010 by

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Volkswagen sues California Lamborghini dealer for theft of $12 million in cars

Volkswagen has filed a lawsuit against Lamborghini Orange County for what it terms 'outright theft' of $12 million worth of Lamborghini vehicles. The dealership, owned by Vik... read more January 13, 2009 by


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