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Michigan Police Commander Drives 2011 Chevy Tahoe

November 3, 2010

The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV is driven by Lt. Keith Wilson, commander of the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit, in this video. Wilson explains why the automaker's addition of StabiliTrak will help officers drive in more adverse weather conditions.

Detroit 3's Next Generation of Police Vehicles Tested

September 20, 2010
About 300 fleet purchasing representatives and law enforcement officers arrived at Chrysler's proving grounds in Chelsea, Mich., on Saturday to watch drivers from the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit put the Detroit 3 police vehicles through acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests.

Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit

September 17, 2010

On the eve of testing of the 2011 model year patrol vehicles, Lt. Keith Wilson of the Michigan State Police precision driving unit sat down with POLICE in Lansing to review the five new patrol vehicles, explain testing proceedures, and discuss officer safety during high-speed pursuits. Listen for Wilson's explanation of how Ford plans to get a "sneak peek" of the performance of its new police interceptors while it continues to develop the replacement for the Crown Vic.

2012 Ford Police Interceptors

September 1, 2010

The Ford Motor Co. released this "b roll" of its new 2012 Police Interceptor sedan and SUV. The clip shows the vehicles in motion and gives a tour inside the SUV, which was unveiled Sept. 1.

2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit Arrives By End of Year

August 26, 2010
The 3.6-liter Pentastar engine is expected to offer a sizable boost in horsepower for the six-cylinder police Charger. Chrysler is not giving details at this time, but the same engine is currently available in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and it generates 290 horsepower.

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Models Available In October and January

July 27, 2010
Law enforcement agencies can begin placing orders for the detective version of the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) in October and the police package in January, General Motors has announced.

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."

Dodge Will Challenge Ford, GM With New Charger

April 28, 2010
Chrysler executives attending the NAFA fleet expo in Detroit said their new Dodge Charger will challenge new Ford and Chevrolet patrol cars when it is released in November.

Ford Patrol: Through the Years

April 19, 2010

The Ford Motor Co.'s March announcement that it will introduce a new patrol car has been met with a high level of interest from officers who have been driving the Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor since the 1990s. Ford has been producing vehicles for law enforcement for almost 100 years. Here's a look at photos and ads through the years that feature the company's vehicles, beginning with a Model T police truck produced in 1919.

Raging Bull

April 8, 2010

Can the police version of the Taurus sustain Ford's domination of the patrol car market? What we can say now is that the NGPI is a fine-looking automobile with the sleek lines of a luxury sports sedan; it performs like a muscle car; and it was designed from the ground up for police duty.

Chevrolet Offers Full Line of Police Vehicles

April 2, 2010
When the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) begins production later this year, Chevrolet will be the only brand to offer a full line of police vehicles, including the front-wheel-drive Impala, the Tahoe PPV, the industry's only SUV designed for police, including high-speed emergency vehicle operations, and the V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive Caprice PPV.

Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation

March 31, 2010

Each year, the Michigan State Police driving unit evaluates law enforcement vehicles from the new model year. The unit evaluates patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles using a series of tests that test each vehicle's performance, ergonomics and mechanic-friendly qualities. The results are tallied and included in a report that's used by police fleet managers to aid in the decision to purchase patrol vehicles.

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.

Ford's Police Interceptor Sedan

March 12, 2010

Ford's new Taurus-based police interceptor will replace the aging "Crown Vic" in late 2011. Like the civilian version of the 2010 Taurus, the new full-sized patrol car will arrive in all-wheel and front-wheel drive versions and a pair of powertrain configurations. The V-6 engines will deliver better performance than many current V-8s, according to Ford.

Ford Unveils 2012 Police Interceptor

March 12, 2010
The Ford Motor Co. unveiled its new Police Interceptor in Las Vegas today and provided details about the patrol car that will replace the "Crown Vic" in late 2011. Ford also confirmed it has begun production on a second new Police Interceptor that will be a utility vehicle.

Officers Praise Safety Features and Ergonomics of Sleek New Ford Patrol Vehicle

March 12, 2010
Ford unveiled the vehicle at a private fleet event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Law enforcement fleet managers who attended the event were impressed by the vehicle's power, safety features, and ergonomics.

Sergeant's Patrol Car Stolen While He Served Warrant

March 8, 2010
A New Carrollton (Md.) police officer returned to a missing patrol car, after he left it unlocked and running while serving a warrant at an apartment building early Sunday.
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