Bharat Book Bureau announces inclusion of latest report on “Car theft and security trends in North America”( report provides analysis of the market status in the USA and Canada. Recent legislative changes allowing the deletion of the steering lock when an electronic immobiliser is fitted gives vehicle manufacturers cost saving opportunities. This research is essential for any company focused on North America, providing a comprehensive and cost-effective guide to the world’s biggest market.

Table of Contents:

1. Executive summary
1.1 Introduction
1.2 USA market status
1.3 Canadian market status
1.4 Background to theft in North America
1.5 Current situation
2. North American market
2.1 Overview
2.2 Theft in the USA
2.3 Theft in Canada
3. Theft methods
3.1 Obtaining keys fraudulently
3.2 Sophisticated theft methods
3.3 Theft of parts
4. Theft reduction strategies
4.1 USA
4.2 Canada
5. Insurance in USA
5.1 Background
5.2 Insurance structure
5.3 Influence of security
5.4 Fitment of security in USA
6. Insurance in Canada
6.1 Background
6.1.1. Private motor insurance companies
6.1.2. Public (Provincially owned) insurance companies
6.2 Insurance structure
6.3 Influence of security
7. Legislation
7.1 USA legislation
7.2 Canadian Legislation
7.3 Parts marking exemption
7.4 Deletion of steering lock

List of Figures
Figure 1. Illustration of car theft rates by market (2007 data)
Figure 2. Countries with highest vehicle ownership (vehicles per 1,000 people)
Figure 3. Population density of the USA
Figure 4. Map of Canada

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