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July 7, 2016 - Industry News

LoJack Issues Warning About 'Connected Car Thieves'

LoJack launched a campaign this month to educate and alert vehicle owners about the sophisticated techniques employed by today's 'connected vehicle thief.' The information shared can be used by F&I managers to educate consumers about the need for vehicle-recovery systems.

Tags: identity theft, LoJack, theft protection, Vehicle Theft

July 16, 2015 - Industry News

Spireon Targeting Dealer Market With Inilex Acquisition

With its acquisition of Inilex, Spireon plans to market the company's flagship GPS tracking service to the automotive retail market. Officials said dealers will be able to upsell the system's vehicle-recovery services and other add-on consumer applications that rely on GPS-tracking technology.

Tags: F&I products, GPS, Inilex, Spireon, Vehicle Theft

January 29, 2015 - Industry News

N.Y. Dealer Settles Insurance Fraud Suit for $1.6 Million

The lawsuit alleged that Fuccillo Hyundai in Upstate New York illegally sold insurance without a license to customers under the guise of an anti-theft warranty.

Tags: car insurance, fraud, lawsuits, Vehicle Theft, vehicle warranties

January 6, 2015 - Industry News

AT&T to Power LoJack's Telematics Solutions

Officials with both companies say the collaboration will provide new machine-to-machine technology solutions for the connected car industry.

Tags: AT&T, Internet of Things, LoJack, Vehicle Theft, Vehicle-Recovery Device

August 21, 2014 - Industry News

Nissan Altima Tops List of Most Stolen 2013 Models

The Nissan Altima was the most stolen 2013 model last year, while the Honda Accord and Civic took the top two spots on the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s list of most stolen vehicles.

Tags: NICB, Vehicle Theft

January 21, 2014 - Industry News

SkyLINK, NAE Partner to Offer $5,000 Guarantee on Recovery Device

Under the agreement, Inilex will train and support agents on the variety of SkyLINK offerings, while NAE will administer the SkyLINK $5,000 theft guarantee.

Tags: National Automotive Experts, SkyLINK, theft recovery, Vehicle Theft

January 2, 2014 - Industry News

Dealer Convicted of Auto Theft, Forgery

The operator of King City Enterprises will be sentenced this month for buying cars with counterfeit stamps from finance companies and then submitting the forged documents to the DMV.

Tags: DMV, identity theft, Vehicle Theft

December 31, 2013 - Industry News

9 Vehicles Stolen From 3 Calif. Dealers

The vehicles of nine customers at three different dealerships disappeared before being detailed or serviced, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

Tags: Vehicle Theft

July 2, 2013 - Industry News

California Remains Hot Spot for Vehicle Theft, NICB Reports

California is listed again in the NICB’s annual ‘Hot Spots’ report, which shows that eight out of the Top 10 vehicle theft areas lie in the Golden State.

Tags: annual report, California, National Insurance Crime Bureau, NICB, Vehicle Theft

December 11, 2012 - Industry News

LoJack Inks Deal With Galpin Ford

Galpin Ford signed a deal this week to install LoJack’s vehicle-recovery system on its entire fleet of vehicles. LoJack officials said the agreement is the largest in company history.

Tags: Bert Boeckmann, Galip Ford, LoJack, theft protection, theft recovery, Vehicle Theft

September 20, 2012 - Industry News

Theft-Recovery Product Offers Early Warning Alerts

Users of Inilex’s new SkyLINK early theft detection service are alerted through their smartphone or by e-mail when their vehicle moves without their knowledge.

Tags: Inilex, SkyLINK, theft recovery, Vehicle Theft

November 17, 2011 - Industry News

New F&Idol Videos Available Now

The magazine has posted new video footage of the five F&Idol category winners running through their product pitches.

Tags: F&I products, GAP, key replacement, Service Contracts, Tire and Wheel, training, Vehicle Theft

October 27, 2011 - Industry News

Uptick in Dealership Theft Prompts LoJack to Release Protection Advice

LoJack shares a list of theft protection tips to help dealers protect their inventory.

Tags: LoJack, Tips for Success, Vehicle Theft

October 6, 2011 - Industry News

G.P. Anderson Named 2011 F&Idol Winner

Readers of F&I and Showroom voted Greg Paul “GP” Anderson the winner of the magazine’s inaugural F&Idol contest. The F&I manager for Thielen Motors, Park Rapids, Minn., was honored during a special ceremony at the publication’s Industry Summit 2011.

Tags: FandIdol, GAP, Industry Summit 2011, key replacement, Service Contracts, Tire and Wheel, training, Vehicle Theft

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

IAS and DataDot Partner to Provide Theft Deterrent System

IAS, a provider of F&I aftermarket programs, has partnered with DataDot Dealer Services and will add its microdot theft deterrent system to the IAS anti-theft product portfolio, effective immediately.

Tags: IAS, Vehicle Theft

May 17, 2010 - Industry News

Car Thefts Continue Downward Spiral in 2009

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reported that 2009 marked the nation’s sixth consecutive year of declining vehicle thefts in the United States.

Tags: National Insurance Crime Bureau, Vehicle Theft

August 18, 2009 - Industry News

Auto Theft Decreases, Car Owners Still Need Protection

Auto theft has been on the downturn for the past few years, but four vehicles are still stolen every two minutes, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III).

Tags: Vehicle Theft

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