£11.5 Million + Recovered within the first quarter of 2022

 

Quicker than a blink of an eye the first quarter of 2022 has already come and gone. 2022 is looking to be the busiest year for asset recovery in Global Telemetrics 13 year history and highlighting a worrying trend of vehicle theft being massively on the rise across the UK. 

For the first month of the year, the top 5 recovered vehicles were: Land Rover / Range Rover, Audi, Volvo, Mercedes and then in joint fifth position Ford and Volkswagen. 

Land Rover / Range Rover models equaled 45% of all recovered vehicles in the first quarter of 2022. Our recently released short film highlights the ease of stealing keyless vehicles and shows the process of recovery for Global Telemetrics. This can be found here: 

Audi’s in second place equalled 15% of all recoveries with Volvo’s being 10%, Mercedes being 9% and Fords and Volkswagen’s being 4% each.

The highest value car recovered for the first quarter was a Mercedes GT AMG R PRO, other notable high value recoveries were a Bentley Continental GT, a Range Rover Westminster, a Range Rover Sport SVR and an Audi RS 6. 

It’s not just high value assets that Global Telemetrics recover, a number of lower and mid-range value vehicles have also been recovered this quarter including a Lexmoto Diablo, Ford Transit, Audi S3, Abarth 595C Tourismo and Mercedes Sprinter 313. 

Analysing theft data for the first quarter Global Telemetrics were able to highlight the 5 biggest hotspots for thefts so far in 2022. These are: London, West Midlands, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Kent. London and Birmingham with London especially were the biggest hotspots for our recovered vehicles so far this year, with almost half of all our recoveries being from these two locations. 

To help avoid your asset being one of our figures for the next quarter of the year visit our blog on top tips to avoid your vehicle being stolen which can be found here: https://smartrack.uk.net/helpful_tips_to_keep_your_vehicle_safe/ 

We have also recently highlighted the benefits of both our No Tag No Start Immobiliser system https://smartrack.uk.net/why_choose_a_no_tag_no_start_system/ 

Plus our Fleet management systems further information can be found: https://smartrack.uk.net/why-a-fleet-tracker/

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15 Nov: October Recovery Highlights – £2.9m Recovered

Clocks have gone back and dark nights are here. Soon cars will start to freeze over and the age old problem of people leaving their vehicles unattended will begin to arise. Meanwhile Spooky Season was lively as the ghouls and goblins were out stealing cars.

Recovery totals have now hit £30 million for the year as October’s recovery totals hit just under £2.9 million. This was £1 million more than the same period last year. Car theft is showing no signs of slowing down as the year comes to a close.

07 Nov: Quarter 3 Recovery Highlights – £28 million in recoveries so far this year

Three more eventful months have passed and we now find ourselves at the end of Q3 and into Q4.The football season restarted and the World Cup isn’t far away, a Tennis legend retired, Kylie and Jason revisited Ramsay Street as we said goodbye to Neighbours. We now have a new King after a historic world record reign from Queen Elizabeth II.

For Global Telemetrics, we have now surpassed last year’s recovery total. 2021 saw £23 million pounds worth of vehicles recovered but now at the end of September 2022 this figure sits at £28m

22 Nov: Theft Case Study – Dover and Out

2022 has been a successful year when it comes to recoveries for Global Telemetrics, not only did we surpass our total from 2021 as early as September, we have seen a number of our recoveries lead to other vehicles being recovered at the same time, allowing us to reunite more customers with their vehicles. The following case is one of those incidents.