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Auto Theft in New Orleans

In New Orleans, one car is stolen every three hours, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Thefts Spike in New Orleans

Since January, 914 vehicles have been stolen in the city of New Orleans. That's about equal to the total vehicle thefts (913) in the state of North Carolina in 2017.

GMB Offers Tips on Spotting Counterfeit Auto Parts

In an effort to protect both customers and retailers from potential safety and financial risks, GMB North America, an auto parts manufacturer, recently released information and an infographic on how to detect counterfeit auto parts.

Albuquerque Lowers Auto Theft Rate by 33%

Albuquerque, N.M., which ranked as the top metro area in the nation for per-capital vehicle theft rates in 2016 and 2017, has thefts by 33% for the first nine months of 2018, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Ghosn, Nissan Indicted in Japan

Nissan Motor Co. and its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, have been formally charged with financial crimes in Japan. Authorities also indicted former representative director Greg Kelly, who was arrested along with Ghosn on charges that resulted from an internal investigation at Nissan.

Video: Key Fob-Enabled Thefts Increasing

Fobs only work within a close range. But even if a driver's fob is inside his or her home, hackers can use an amplifying device to grab the signal, send it to another device and ultimately, gain access to a vehicle.

Key Fob-Linked Thefts

Auto thefts are on the rise partly because thieves are finding innovative ways to hack key fobs, reports CBS News.

Top Vehicle Theft Hot Spots Named

Albuquerque, N.M., recorded the highest rate of vehicle thefts in the U.S. in 2017 as vehicle thefts increased 4.1% across the nation, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Each year, the bureau analyzes thefts reported to law enforcement and releases a top 10 list with its "Hot Spots" report.

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