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NYPD Deploys Lithium-Powered Vehicles At 9/11 Memorial

September 12, 2012
The New York Police Department has deployed Vectrix VX-1 lithium-powered law enforcement vehicles at the 9/11 Memorial Site. The vehicles join NYPD's fleet of VX-1s already patrolling Manhattan.

Tampa PD Gets 4x4s for Republican Convention

April 17, 2012
The city of Tampa, Fla., purchased 13 Bobcat 3400XL 4x4 utility vehicles (UTVs) for use by the Tampa Police Department during the Republican National Convention from Aug. 27-30.

Carbon Motors Denied Federal Loan

March 8, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) won't provide $310 million in loans to Carbon Motors to produce the purpose-built E7 patrol car. The company is "actively examining its strategic and financing alternatives."

Carbon Motors Appeals To Obama Administration for Loan

December 20, 2011
More than two years after submitting a federal loan application to build its concept police cruiser, Carbon Motors has asked President Obama's cabinet to help move the stalled project.

Stealth Introduces Night Hawk 4x4

July 29, 2011
The Night Hawk features a 72-volt, 30-hp electric motor that generates 130 ft. lbs. of peak torque. The high-capacity, 12-volt deep-cycle batteries provide a 30-plus-mile range on a full charge. The vehicle arrives with a dash-mounted battery fuel gauge.

Washington Agency Adds T3 for Downtown Patrol

July 14, 2011
The Bellevue (Wash.) Police Department has added a T3 Motion Law Enforcement vehicle to more effectively patrol the city's downtown core. The Bellevue Police Foundation donated the $13,166 to fund the purchase.

Glide Cruisers for Campus Patrol

February 11, 2011
The Defender is the base cruiser with a 48-volt motor, 15Ah Lithium battery, and 25-mile range. The Enforcer adds a higher-capacity battery (20Ah Lithium), extending the range to 30 miles. Both can reach a top speed of 32 mph.

Zero Upgrades Electric Motorcycles for 2011

February 9, 2011
The Zero S and Zero DS have been given a new look; and the street and dual sport models will become the world's first production electric motorcycles to feature a maintenance-free belt drive system. Zero has also increased the capacity of the power packs by 12.5% to extend the motorcycles' range.

Vectrix VX-3 Electric Vehicle

November 22, 2010

The Los Angeles Police Department is now field-testing the Vectrix VX-3, a unique three-wheeled electric patrol vehicle that will be available in the spring. The LAPD is testing the scooter-type vehicle at the city's LA Live entertainment complex that includes Staples Center. The vehicle was debuted at the 2010 COPSWEST trade show. Photos by Paul Clinton.

MAXscooter

June 30, 2010
The MAXscooter is sturdily built with a 500w motor that will travel 20 miles on a charge at up to 15 mph. Safe to operate and easy to store and maintain, the fully electric vehicle will fit in the trunk of your auto.

Maxsell Corp. Will Distribute EV Rider Scooters

May 5, 2010
EV Rider's MAXscooter is powered with a 500-watt motor and can travel at speeds of up to 15mph for 20 miles before needing a charge. The removable battery can be re-charged on board or in another location.

Asheville PD's Bicycle Patrol Training

December 29, 2009

This video shows bicycle training on cone patterns by the Asheville (N.C.) Police Department. The department offered the training on maneuvering techniques in June 2008, as it rejuvenated its bicycle patrols in the city.

IACP 2009: Best of Show

December 22, 2009

Here's a quick look at some of the latest and greatest products that caught the eyes of our staff as they walked the aisles of the show.

Carbon Motors' E7 Arrives In D.C.

December 18, 2009

Carbon Motors was invited to spend a few days at the U.S. Capitol with federal legislators. The company is seeking a $310 million federal loan to help finance the development of the E7 patrol car that's set for 2012 production.

Italian Police's Prized Lamborghini Damaged in Crash

November 30, 2009
Today, a bandaged and bruised police driver may have had a tough time explaining how he managed to write off one of the force's prized Lamborghinis when he rammed it so hard into a line of parked cars that one of the stationary vehicles ended up on the police car's roof.

Police Version of Electric Zero DS Motorcycle Arrives

October 21, 2009
Zero Motorcycles has introduced a law enforcement version of its Zero DS, a fully electric dual-sport motorcycle for patrol, the company has announced. It will ship in mid-2010.

T3 Demonstrates Electric Stand-Up Vehicle For Policymakers

August 17, 2009
As a way to bring further awareness of its electric patrol vehicle to city and state policymakers with budget oversight, T3 Motion Inc. displayed its flagship T3 Series electric stand-up vehicles (ESV) for public and private sector leaders at a event in Beverly Hills in late July.

Carbon Motors Arrives In Indiana

August 1, 2009
Carbon Motors Corp.'s decision to produce its clean-diesel E7 patrol vehicle in Connorsville, Ind., has understandably brought hope to a town with a 60 percent unemployment rate. It also means the vehicle takes another step toward becoming a tangible option for forward-thinking law enforcement agencies.

Carbon Motors Will Produce E7 In Indiana

July 30, 2009
Carbon Motors Corp. has announced it will use a former Visteon manufacturing site in Connorsville, Ind., to produce its E7 patrol car.

NYPD to Retrofit New Hybrid Patrol Cars

July 30, 2009
The New York Police Department's trial program of using 58 hybrid Nissan Altimas as patrol vehicles has hit a minor snag, as officers are reporting their duty handguns catching on the seats as they exit the vehicle, the New York Times reports.
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