Catalytic Converter Theft: Why 1 in 5.8 BMW Cars Are Being Targeted
Catalytic converter theft has become an epidemic in the UK, especially in London. In 2021, car thieves sighted out specific models like the Honda Jazz and Toyota Prius. Although you might think that more than half of the 5,000 reports from 2021 were made for minor thefts stolen, the truth is incredibly different. Thieves are motivated by the precious metals inside each converter – palladium, rhodium, and platinum – which can fetch hundreds or even thousands of pounds on the black market. Let’s see how Brits can protect their cars and what brands are rather ignored by fraudsters.