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the violent theft of an occupied car

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According to the Telegraph, two armed men carjacked a Volkswagen Golf in Honeydew, northwest Johannesburg, on Saturday and locked the driver into the boot of the car before speeding.
ON November 14, a woman in her 20s was carjacked at gunpoint in Anfield after she pulled over on Windermere Street to make a phone call.
In spite of all this, carjacking to derive a profit from the resale of the vehicle or its parts is considered one of the less significant motives, and this is supported by the fact that more than 90% of carjacked vehicles are recovered, compared to approximately 62% of those stolen while unoccupied.
Chief Justice David Maraga has asked IG Joseph Boinnet to beef up security to judiciary staff after thugs carjacked Kwale chief magistrate Doreen Mulekyo.
London, Aug 28(ANI): In an attempt to escape a driving ban, England and Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole has revealed that his wife Carly had been left 'severely traumatized' after being carjacked outside their townhouse in Chelsea.
A UNAMID vehicle was carjacked on 24 August 2009 by two armed men in El Fasher.
MOTORISTS are increasingly locking their car doors while at the wheel over fears of being carjacked, it was revealed yesterday.
Owens, who had a prior manslaughter conviction, allegedly fired three shots at pursuing officers at Waverly and Coral streets, set fire to the rental car he was driving and carjacked a pizza deliveryman's vehicle on Franklin Street before being taken into custody.
SYLMAR - Authorities were looking for four teens Thursday who escaped from Sylmar Juvenile Hall through the ceiling and carjacked and kidnapped a man before demanding that they be dropped off in South Los Angeles.
Kimberly Boyd, a Paulding County, Georgia, woman, was carjacked when she was heading to work on September 12.
Last month a Cardiff social worker was carjacked by a gunman in Bristol.
A MAN has been arrested after a woman was carjacked at gunpoint and taken on a terror ride across Liverpool.
July 1, 2009 (EL-FASHER) -- Unknown gunmen carjacked two vehicles belonging to an International Non Governmental Organization working in West Darfur state, the hybrid peacekeeping reported today.
Last week's Hollywood movie involving a carjacked child, ``Freedomland,'' was a melodramatic mess that fumbled every psychological, racial and class observation it clumsily tried to make.
NEARLY a third of women drivers (30pc) are afraid of being carjacked.