Cops want to track cars but privacy details sketchy.
Police say they want every vehicle in the state to be fitted with a tracking device to stamp out motor vehicle theft.
While the numbers are coming down, Victoria has the highest number of car thefts in the nation.
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Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill has told Melbourne Radio's 3AW that tracking devices will be fitted to about 1000 cars under a 12-month trial beginning in September.
They will then evaluate the best technological option before a statewide roll-out.
Tracking itself is not new technology – in fact phones allow Uber users to track their cars.