SAO PAULO – Argentina’s economic crisis and increase in crime have resulted in a unique phenomenon: The number of cars stolen in Argentina so far this year is 86% higher than the volume of cars sold by dealers. A total of 74,500 vehicles have been stolen to date, averaging 276 units per day. Dealers, however, recorded one of their worst years in history, with only 40,000 units sold. In comparison, a total of 192,000 cars were stolen in the state of Sao Paulo in 2001. As a ...

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