April 2018

26 April 2018

Keyless entry set to drive up motor premiums

Thatcham to include keyless entry vulnerability as part of NVSA rating from 2019

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23 April 2018

Africa: Illegal waste trafficking: how to make EUR 1.8 million from 200 000 used tyres

The Spanish Guardia Civil, with the support of Europol and Ameripol, dismantled a criminal group illegally trading used tyres in several countries across Africa, America and Europe.

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19 April 2018

Bid for unified car security standard on cellphone keys

INTERNATIONAL - Allianz, Europe’s largest insurer, called yesterday for a unified security standard to be used when cellphones supplant keys as the means to open and start cars.

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16 April 2018

A big part of Europe’s ambitious recycling plans has gone missing.

Every year, only about two-thirds of the 10 million end-of-life cars in Europe are recorded as having been deregistered and scrapped. The rest disappear, according to a European Commission report published this week. 

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10 April 2018

12 years’ prison for “cocaine cowboys” pilot for stolen cars

MIAMI (AP) - A smuggler who flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for using his old talents in a sophisticated auto theft ring.  

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