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LoJack Recovered $112 Million in Stolen Vehicles in 2015

The most targeted vehicles were those worth more than $30,000. However, the average value of recovered vehicles in 2015 was $10,287. Thieves are also targeting specific vehicle colors, with black and white cars accounting for 20% and 18% of vehicles recovered, respectively.

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Former Larry H. Miller Group CEO Acquires California Dealership

Greg Miller, who stepped down as CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group in March 2015, has acquired Bob Baker Toyota in San Diego, Calif. The dealership will be renamed Greg Miller Toyota and will be operated under his new enterprise, Greg Miller Automotive San Diego.

Dealertrack Rolls Out Registration and Titling Solution to California Dealers

Dealertrack's new web-based registration and titling solution is equipped with new features designed to streamline the registration and titling process for California dealers.

California on Track to Sell 1.8 million New Units in 2014

California continues to outpace national new-car sales growth, according to a report from the California New Car Dealers Association. The state’s sales are on track to approach 1.8 million new units.

Calif. Proposes Ban on the Sale of Unrepaired Recall Vehicles

Senate Bill 686 would make it illegal for used-car dealers and rental car companies to sell used cars with unrepaired recalls issues. Senator Hannah Beth Jackson held a press conference about the bill this week.

Calif. DMV Targets ‘Curbstoners’ in Sting

Investigators issued nearly 100 citations and made several arrests during an operation aimed at thwarting unlicensed auto dealers who sell unsafe used vehicles.

Tesla Feeling the Heat in Ohio, California

On the same day a Tesla sedan is revealed to have been the possible cause of a garage fire, a group of Ohio dealers, The Columbus Dispatch reports, is suing Tesla Motors and two state agencies. The suit charges that the electric carmaker’s license violates state law.

Calif. New-Vehicle Registrations Rise 13.8 Percent in Q3

New-vehicle registrations were up 13.8 percent in the third quarter vs. one year ago, the largest increase this year, according to the CNCDA.

Calif. Vintage-Car Dealer Sentenced for Embezzling $200K

Orange County car dealer was sentenced to 16 months in jail for embezzling $200,000 in proceeds from customer vehicles sold on consignment.

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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.