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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so Cadillac is rolling some new anti-theft technology into it's flagship Escalade. While the 'Sclade is pretty long-in-the-tooth these days, it's still one of the most stolen vehicles extant.

The new security features include a new encryption system for the key, key cylinder and ignition system, a beefier steering column lock, an inclination sensor to sound an alarm when the vehicle gets towed, a shock sensor, and a new wheel lock system. And of course, Escalades already come with OnStar, which is capable of remotely locking the ignition and tracking the vehicle if it does go missing.

Read the full release after the jump.Continue reading GM addresses Escalade's most-stolen status with new security features

GM addresses Escalade's most-stolen status with new security features originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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