Top 5 Worst Cities for Car Theft in the U.S.

Top 5 Worst Cities for Car Theft in the U.S.

dmccarty@connecteddealerservices.com Blog

In the United States, a vehicle is stolen every 43.8 seconds. While the majority of cars are recovered due to the efforts of local law enforcement, individuals still face the emotional and psychological effects of experiencing theft. We’ve provided a list of the worst cities for car theft according to county and city as well as some safety tips to …

IoT-Based Technology for Stolen Vehicle Recovery

IoT-Based Technology for Stolen Vehicle Recovery

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Car theft remains a huge problem for auto dealerships across the United States. In 2020, 873,080 vehicle thefts were reported to authorities, an almost 10 percent increase from the year before. Thieves regularly exploit vulnerabilities in keyless entry systems using sophisticated technology and can drive automobiles away in a matter of minutes. However, the emergence of the Internet of Things …

How Inventory Tracking Software Streamlines Dealership Audits

How Inventory Tracking Software Streamlines Dealership Audits

Joanna Lawrence Blog

It’s a familiar scenario. You’re going about your daily business when your bank’s floor plan associate walks through the floor. Your heart starts racing as you unnecessarily crunch numbers in your head, hoping all inventory is in place and accounted for. While a dealership audit is nerve-wracking, advanced technology has made it easier than ever to streamline audits and ensure …

What Is Geofencing Technology? How Businesses and Consumers Can Leverage Virtual Perimeters

What Is Geofencing Technology? How Businesses and Consumers Can Leverage Virtual Perimeters

Joanna Lawrence Blog

Have you ever been shopping in a mall only to later receive an ad on Facebook for the exact store you entered? How about when you attend a public event and get a notification prompting you to download their featured app? If you answered yes to either of these – or simply have a smartphone – you likely have already …

5 Ways a GPS Location Tracking Device Can Monitor the Safety of Drivers

5 Ways a GPS Location Tracking Device Can Monitor the Safety of Drivers

Joanna Lawrence Blog

Millions of drivers are on the road, all with varying degrees of spatial awareness, reaction times, and attention. While you can’t predict or control the behavior of other drivers, you can take preventative measures in your own life. Installing a GPS vehicle tracking device can assist in analyzing various driving metrics to monitor how your loved one’s safety and driving …