GM looks to combat high theft rates on SUVs with added tech

Security Top of Mind for 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Anti-theft advances and 360 degrees of safety designed for owners’ peace of mind

DETROIT, 2013-12-19 – Customers of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe will get a vehicle that offers a new level of security and one designed to deter thieves who target vehicle parts.

Thwarting theft was a design focus of Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs. New standard features include a steering column lock that deters push-away and tow-away theft – a significant portion of today’s stolen vehicle incidents; side cut keys that deter lock picking and more robust door lock cylinders and shields to prevent access with slim jims and other tools.

Also new for 2015: Creative and hidden storage, such as a compartment behind the available infotainment screen; and third-row seats that are bolted down, all but eliminating theft of third-row seats, which are removable in the current generation full-size SUVs. In 2015 models, the second and

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