Crime

Vandalized Toyotas stall car-sharing program in France

Jan. 11, 2015 06:01 CET

Toyota's electric car-sharing experiment in Grenoble, France, hit problems after several of the carmaker's i-Road vehicles were vandalized. The difficult start illustrates some of the challenges automakers face as they enter the electric-car market, where local support for infrastructure is key....
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Technology winning the war on auto theft, report shows

2:31 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2014

Vehicle security technology and communication with law enforcement have been standing between thieves and their targets, with last year's vehicle theft rate at its lowest since 1960, a National Insurance Crime Bureau report said....
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U.S. charges former dealership salesman, other man in California with odometer fraud

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2014

Two California men, one a former salesman at a Los Angeles Ford dealership, were charged with rolling back odometers, the Justice Department said today....
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AvtoVAZ mulls in-house parts production to halt monopolies, corruption

Aug. 30, 2014 10:06 CET

AvtoVAZ, the Russian carmaker controlled by Renault-Nissan, may bring some parts production in-house to gain more competitive pricing and stamp out corruption in its local supply chain....
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