A stolen ford ranger has been found and safely recovered in Swindon, within a matter of hours of first being reported as stolen. The vehicle is protected with AMI’s Asset+ system that gives the customer full asset management and after theft recovery in one system utilising a hard-wired VT unit and an AT5 battery operated unit. The client called the AMI out of hours number to notify the team that a Ford Ranger had been stolen from a driveway in the night following a break-in.
The unit was placed into its alarm state which initiates more frequent positions. Both AMI Group and the customer concerned can log on to the AMI Nexis web-based portal or AMI Nexis app to establish the exact GPS destination of the asset in real time thanks to the wired-in solution. Carrying out minute-by-minute monitoring, AMI could see that the stolen Ford Ranger had been taken to a yard in Swindon.
A member of the Nationwide finder team was dispatched and attended the location given from the Nexis software. Once on site the finder was able to give positive identification of the vehicle and the customer was notified that their Ford Ranger has been located at a yard in Swindon.
The customer decided to attend site and successfully recovered their vehicle within a matter of hours of it first being stolen. Car theft is an ever-increasing issue across many parts of the UK with thieves frequently entering properties to steal keys to enable the theft of a vehicle.
AMI Group have seen significant demand for vehicle tracking within recent months and thanks to their Asset+ solution they provide complete peace of mind to their customers by ensuring their vehicle is covered with award winning technology and multiple devices.
Asset+ is a revolutionary hybrid solution which offers the ultimate in after theft protection, whilst providing you with total visibility and control over your assets in real-time. Whether you’re protecting construction plant, commercial vehicles or other valuable assets, you have complete peace of mind. With an industry-leading battery life, Asset+ essentially combines two tracking systems in one, comprising of an AT solution (self-contained GPS/GSM battery operated unit) combined with our VT solution (a wired-in GPS asset management system). Essentially offering double the theft protection with a range of immobilisation features and after theft recovery technology, whilst also providing a wealth of information such as; GPS positional information, utilisation history, journey history, hours used reports, out of hours usage, speed, direction of travel and miles covered.
AMI Group was established in 2004, offering state-of-the-art telemetry and tracking systems and technology to a wide range of markets including construction and plant hire. To date, more than £353 million worth of customer assets have been protected with AMI tracking devices, and AMI systems are utilised by many of the UK’s leading plant hire organisations, commercial fleet operators, and small – medium sized businesses nationwide.