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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."

History of America's First Motorized Patrol Vehicle

May 18, 2010
The Akron Police Department claims this historic distinction with an electric-powered patrol wagon produced in 1899.

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.

Go Rhino Introduces Wrap-Around Brush Guards

March 3, 2010
The public safety division of Go Rhino has introduced a pair of wrap-around brush guards for the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (CVPI) and the Dodge Charger patrol car, the company announced.

The Next Generation of Patrol Cars

February 25, 2010

The police patrol vehicle market is not known for revolutionary innovation. But that business model is now metamorphosing in response to a rapidly evolving automobile market. This means that the once staid patrol car market is becoming turbulent and more innovative.

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.

2011 Chevy Caprice PPV

January 5, 2010

General Motors previews its 2011 Chevy Caprice patrol vehicle in this clip. That's Jim Campbell of GM's Commercial Fleet Operations division discussing the car's features, which include purpose-built seats for officers. Video provided by GM.

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.

Dodge Charger Patrol Car

December 18, 2009

Dodge Charger patrol car photos from a variety of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

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