Stolen car recovered in 12 minutes

* Car breaks recovery record * Stolen at 2:47am in Oldham * Recovered at 2.59am...

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What Car? Staff
13 Oct 2010 12:38 | Last updated: 14 Jun 2018 00:03

A stolen Land Rover Defender was recovered by police just 12 minutes later, thanks to a tracking device.

The Skytag-equipped Defender was stolen today at 2.47am in Oldham, Manchester, but was successfully recovered at 2.59am after police were guided to within five metres of the car's location.

Skytag says it's the fastest time in which a stolen car has ever been recovered using its GPS system, which also boasts a 100% success rate. The system costs 234 to install followed by a 6.99 monthly subscription.

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