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Carbon Motors Shuts Down

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.

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Carbon Motors Denied Federal Loan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.