After the King’s speech on 7 November included a proposal to outlaw electronic devices that are used for keyless car thefts, Autocar has discovered that they are still being openly advertised for sale on the internet.

The proposed law will make it illegal to produce, modify, supply, import or possess such devices, with a penalty of up to five years in jail.

Police believe these are behind the majority of vehicle thefts in the UK, which rose by 25% from 104,435 in 2022 to 130,389 last year.

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UK Moves To Ban Electronic Devices That Are Used In Keyless Car Thefts

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