The U.K. automotive industry urges authorities to collect more detailed data about how vehicles are being stolen as a way to help reduce theft rates. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says the number of vehicles stolen in the region has fallen 70% in the past decade with 69,547 thefts last year, compared with 231,323 in 2004. It cites Office for National Statistics figures showing 842 fewer thefts last year than in 2013, a 1.2% decline, and the crime now is at its lowest point ...

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