cars and likely contributed to the jump in thefts. Car manufacturers are facing a class action lawsuit as a result. "They are very easy to steal, unfortunately," Buffalo Police Chief Joseph Gramaglia said after a group of teenagers died in a crash after stealing a Kia Sportage.
"You can look at the information that was released there," Gramaglia continued. "There are numerous cities across the country that want to sue or have already sued Kia because it's so easy to steal these cars.
According to the St. Louis Dispatch, two teenagers were shot and killed on Halloween when they allegedly stole a woman's Kia from her north St. Louis home.
The woman tracked her car to two different locations before finding it. It is unclear who actually shot the teens. That same night, another man used GPS,
to track down a family member's stolen vehicle. He eventually got into a firefight with the theft suspects before police arrested the entire group.