UK News article: Highway robbers hitting tourists in Spain. Gangstarget rental/ British cars.
"Highway robbers hitting tourists in Spain: Crime gangs targeting hire cars and British number plates
Thieves typically trick their victims with loud noises, apparent accidents, or supposed vehicle problems
Foreign Office has warned British-registered cars are 'an easy target' for motorway thieves
Gang hotspot is the AP7 motorway between the French border and the Alicante region in southern Spain"