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Carbon Motors Shuts Down

May 2, 2013
A year after the Obama administration denied Carbon Motors a loan to produce its specialty patrol car, the company has shut down the program and left its Indiana facility.

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.

Bosch and Inteva To Develop Electrical Architecture and Cockpit of Carbon's E7

June 22, 2010
Bosch will lead the development of the electrical architecture for the Carbon E7 including integrating emergency lights, communications equipment, WMD threat detection capabilities, automatic license plate recognition systems, radar, and sirens.

Manufacturers Debut Next Generation of Police Cars

June 15, 2010

Increased comfort and convenience, improved vehicle ingress and egress, advanced technology, and improved officer safety mark the next generation of police cars.

Carbon Motors E7 Patrol Car

June 7, 2010

Firefighters, the military, paramedics, even postal carriers, drive vehicles built for their jobs. The Carbon Motors' E7 would give law enforcement officers such a vehicle. Time will tell whether it becomes the "patrol car of the future." But here's a closer look at its purpose-built (mostly interior) features that have made an impression with officers.

Carbon Motors Reports 14,000 Reservations for E7 Patrol Car

June 7, 2010
Carbon Motors announced in its "Carbon Chronicle" newsletter that the reservations "were made by over 400 law enforcement agencies in 48 U.S. states, representing each functional area of law enforcement."

BMW Will Supply Diesel Engines For Carbon Motors' E7 Patrol Car

March 22, 2010
The BMW Group will supply 240,000 clean-diesel engines to Carbon Motors Corp. for the E7 patrol car under a partnership announced Monday in Washington D.C.

Carbon Motors Gets Tentative Approval On Federal Loan

January 22, 2010
Carbon Motors Corp. has been officially advised by the U.S. Department of Energy that its application has been deemed "substantially complete," which clears the first major hurdle in the process of obtaining a $310 million loan, the company has announced.

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.

Carbon Motors Raises $100 Million To Open First Factory

November 25, 2009
Carbon Motors Corp. has announced it has secured $100 million in private financing that will allow it to open its first factory in Connorsville, Ind., to build its E7 patrol car.

Snap-on Tools Will Help Carbon Motors Develop Service Plan For E7

November 12, 2009
Snap-on Tools will help Carbon Motors develop service strategies for the first-ever purpose-built law enforcement patrol vehicle, the company has announced.

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.

Building a Better Patrol Car: Carbon Motors E7

July 16, 2009

The Carbon Motors E7 prototype patrol vehicle looks something like a cross between an exotic sports car and a prop vehicle from a science fiction film. As collaboration between law enforcement officers and forward-thinking auto executives, the car is scheduled to be produced in 2012. A 3.0-liter clean-diesel engine powers a vehicle the company says may deliver 300 hp. Listen to our interview with Stacy Dean Stephens, the former Texas patrol officer who envisioned the car. We featured the car in the February 2009 issue.

Five U.S. States on Short List for Carbon Motors Plant

March 3, 2009
Carbon Motors Corp. announced today that five U.S. states have made the short list for the location of the Carbon Campus, which will house the entirety of the company’s operations.

The True Believers of Carbon Motors

February 24, 2009
POLICE Magazine's editor spoke with founding partners Stacy Dean Stephens and William Santana Li about the past, present, and future of Carbon Motors and the development of its E7 patrol car.

Coming Attraction: Carbon Motors' E7 Patrol Car

February 1, 2009

The Carbon Motors E7 prototype patrol vehicle looks something like a cross between an exotic sports car and a prop vehicle from a science fiction film. Its body styling is dynamic, muscular, almost startling, and it has the ability to visibly excite police audiences.

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