Car thieves target Cadillac Escalade SUV

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DETROIT, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The Cadillac Escalade, the sport utility vehicle made popular by rap stars and athletes, also has a big following among car thieves. The large General Motors Corp. SUV had the highest rate of theft claims among U.S. vehicles over the past three model years, according to a study released on Thursday by a U.S. auto safety research organization funded by car insurance companies. The Escalade had 10.3 theft claims per 1,000 vehicles over a year, compared with an ...

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