Under the Wire: York police seize 161 stolen vehicles set for international shipments

Toronto, Ontario — York Regional Police announced Friday that its Auto Cargo Theft Unit seized 161 vehicles, valued at more than $10 million, following a months-long investigation in Toronto’s north end. The police press release did not identify the location or locations these allegedly stolen vehicles were seized from; however, a video published alongside the […]

West-end Repo: Toronto police recover 556 vehicles, more than 100 charged

Toronto, Ontario — Toronto police recently recovered 556 stolen vehicles, representing a combined value over $27 million according to a district commander, however, not all of these vehicles will be returned to their original owners it would seem. According to a Toronto Police Service announcement on Wednesday, these vehicles were recovered in an ongoing investigation into […]

Mission Accomplished: Halton, Peel police and CBSA recover 24 stolen vehicles in Morocco

Oakville, Ontario — Halton and Peel police, alongside the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), have recovered 24 stolen vehicles, following a month-long investigation that intercepted stolen vehicles bound for Dubai. According to a press release from the Halton Regional Police, these vehicles are valued at a total of approximately $2.1 million. Many were stolen in […]

EV/AV Report: Advancing autonomy while solidifying cybersecurity

Toronto, Ontario — The University of Windsor partners with a national telecomms provider to spearhead development in autonomous vehicle (AV) connectivity, the director of the FBI warns about the potential use of AVs by terrorists and a Japanese town begins large-scale testing for Level 4 autonomous vehicles. This is the latest in electric and autonomous […]

Chop Stop: More than $350,000 in stolen vehicles seized from Vaughan auto shop

Vaughan, Ontario — Yet another chop shop operation has been shut down in the GTA this week, as York Regional Police (YRP) shed light on an investigation into an auto repair shop in Vaughan that was allegedly re-VINing and selling stolen vehicles. The YRP’s Auto/Cargo Theft Unit has charged four people in connection with the […]