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CAR THEFT ON THE RISE!

During the busy Christmas period your vehicle is at high risk of being stolen, could your vehicle be one of them?

Drivers are being warned that criminals are targeting cars on their driveways and can gain access to a car within seconds using a unique device that looks like a black box.

This device is widely available and can reportedly be used to hack up to 30 cars.

Now the list of the UK’s most hackable cars have been revealed by German Automobile Club (ADAC).

It shows that BMWs and Audis are among those at risk and now it appears that Mercedes are too.

In the UK 85,000 cars have been stolen in 2017 and 70 percent of the owners of these vehicles still had the key on them.

Advice:

“Get your vehicle fitted with a tracking system or keep it in a garage overnight”

“It is always worth speaking to your main dealer, to ensure that your car has had all the latest software updates and talk through security concerns with them.”

Relay boxes are capable of receiving signals through walls, doors, and windows, but not metal, police say.

Keep your vehicle safe!


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Thanks to Ryan at Westwood’s for helping me out and quick service for a van at short notice much appreciated and very helpful from Sg removals

Stefan Grimshaw @ 19/11/2019 22:02

Was seen by Ryan…. Very polite and friendly, will definitely go there again and would definitely recommend!!!!!!

Andy Hodson @ 14/11/2019 16:43

Hired a Luton van from Westwoods. Dealt with salesman Ryan. Helped me with anything I needed very friendly and professional also received a great price. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Brad Smith @ 11/11/2019 19:41

Just picked up my new Toyota Proace Been using Westwood for over 15 years and never had any problems whatsoever Nice pleasant transaction from ordering to collection Highly Recommended
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Always a superb service. Kate and the team are always on hand to help to make sure we have what we need.
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My 1st time hiring the 3.5 tonne horse box this weekend and the box itself was brand new top spec, lovely to drive and very spacious for me and my horse and all his belongings. The box has a camera which gives you lots of reassurance that your horse is safe and allows you to have a calm drive transporting your horse. The staff at Westwood were very professional and friendly from start to finish with nothing being any trouble. We made use of the living area; fridge, gas stove and bunk beds which were also another great benefit. Very well priced for the high standard of customer service and the vehicle itself. I will definitely be hiring from here again. We loved travelling in style. Kirsty

Kirsty @ 21/10/2109 20:50

Fantastic horse box, brilliant customer service, arrived with our pony safely and in style.will definitely recommend and already booked the next outing 🐎😁

Lee-ane Hazza @ 14/10/2019 15:12

Great staff, friendly service.

Alex Bibby @ 08/10/2019 15:05

This company speedily got me into a new van following my old one being beyond repair. The sales team was great knowing i needed to be back in work & couldn’t have more than one day off. This resulted in me having a new van on the road within 5 hours of choosing one off their forecourt. Cannot fault their service & will definitely be using them again.

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