Posts Tagged ‘car stereos’

Economist: why car stereos aren’t stolen much anymore

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Graph below fold.

Mark Perry:

Criminologists and industry experts say the biggest reason stereo theft has declined is that car manufacturers started installing good stereos. In the late 1990s, companies realized that they could charge more for their cars if they installed a high-quality factory sound system. And that, it turns out, made them theftproof.