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10 popular pickups and SUVs among thieves

While the number of stolen cars is declining, largely due to an increased number of vehicles with ignition immobilizers that prevent hot wiring, car thieves target large pickups and sport utility vehicles more frequently than other car types, since fewer of these cars have immobilizers.

Here are 10 most commonly stolen pickups and SUVs, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute's latest study of 2010 to 2012 model-year vehicles. The institute's data differ from other rankings because they are based on the number of insured cars versus the most frequently stolen vehicles.

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Brand’s perfume: Essence of Lincoln

Lincoln has developed its own perfume fragrance and no, it's not "new car smell," despite being named Essence of Lincoln. Used in the ventilation system of Lincoln dealerships and on scent cards available in showrooms, the scent was developed as a way to create more luxury and warmth for customers visiting the dealerships as they  ... Read more


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