On July 4, 2018, a Tesla Model S car went missing in Los Angeles.
A year later, in 2018, an Audi A4 with a broken rear axle was found abandoned on the road.
On July 18, 2019, an older BMW X5 SUV was found in San Jose, California, with its windows smashed out and its roof ripped off.
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On September 5, 2019 the owner of an Old Mazda Miata was killed in Mexico while crossing a bridge in the state of Jalisco, a city in Mexico.
On October 11, 2020, a Lamborghini Countach sports car with a 4,500-mile warranty and a 9,000-mile service history was found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in Florida, where the car had been washed up on a beach in 2013.
The car’s owner had bought it from a dealer in New Jersey, where it was registered and had the car towed to its final resting place in the United States.
The owner was an employee of a California-based electric vehicle maker called EV-Power, and it’s unclear what happened to the car, which was described as being in a “very good condition.”
After the car was found, it was towed back to its owner, who took it back to New Jersey.
On August 31, 2021, a Ford Fusion hybrid car that had been parked at the San Jose Convention Center was discovered with its battery and battery charger on the roof of a building in San Francisco, California.
A few days later, another car with similar batteries was found parked on the same building, this one with its window smashed out.
On January 13, 2022, the owner was found dead in a parking lot in Oakland, California with his body partially wrapped in a towel.
In April of 2020, the owners of a Mercedes-Benz and a Volkswagen were found dead at a hotel in the French Alps.
The Mercedes owner had been working at a gas station near a gas plant in the city of Aix-en-Provence, which is located on the French-French border.
The VW owner had apparently been driving around in the town of Clichy-les-Bains.
On May 8, 2021 the owner and the car’s two occupants were found at a farmhouse in the southwestern German city of Düsseldorf, with the vehicle’s battery charging in its glove box and the two people apparently having driven off.
The owners had apparently driven off without paying their share of the car insurance bill.
In August of 2022, a Mercedes SUV with its 4,000 miles on it was found partially submerged in a creek near a water park in a German town.
The SUV’s battery was missing and the owner had left it in a dumpster.
The next day, a Volkswagen Beetle with its front-end smashed up was found submerged in water at a lake in a small town near Dülmen, Germany.
The driver was arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including failing to pay the car owner a monthly insurance payment.
In September of 2022 a Porsche 917 Spyder with a 1,100-mile, 9-year-old warranty was found washed up in the middle of the Pacific Ocean near a resort island in Hawaii.
The body of the owner, an engineer, had been recovered, but the Porsche owner had not yet been identified.
On November 8, 2022 a Honda Civic with its rear end smashed up on the ocean floor in San Diego, California was discovered to have a battery in its battery compartment.
The battery was believed to have been used to charge the car during its trip from Japan to California.
It was reported that the battery was found by a fisherman in the area who spotted the battery, and then noticed the body floating in the water.
On December 19, 2022 the owner-operator of a Nissan Murano was found hanging in the front seat of his car, where his neck was smashed.
The vehicle had been towed from the dealership where it had been registered, but it was unclear if the vehicle was still there when it was taken to the police station.
The man was arrested on charges of drunk driving and resisting arrest.
A Tesla Model 3 was found to have more than 2,400 miles on the odometer, and had been fitted with a solar-powered battery pack that had its charging points set at 200 volts and had a speed of more than 50 miles per hour.
The Nissan owner was arrested in December of 2022 for failing to stop at a red light and speeding at 40 miles per minute.
On February 11, 2023, a Toyota Corolla with a 3,000 mile, 9,500 mile service history, was found along a highway in Texas, with all of the batteries in the car stripped and some of the battery packs still attached.
The Corolla had been driven from Texas