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Ford Develops New Way Of Tracking Police Actions To Save Lives & Boost Public Confidence
Ford Develops New Way Of Tracking Police Actions To Save Lives & Boost Public Confidence

America's police have an image problem. As kids, many of us are introduced to Officer Friendly, and we're taught that police are forces for good. But as we get older, we read headlines about racial profiling, we see officers set up speed traps, we hear about entire departments outsourcing traffic...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Ford Gives U.S. Police Their First 30 MPG Car

For most motorists, having a car that earns 30 miles per gallon isn't such a big deal. In fact, in some segments, 30 mpg is average or even below average. But for police officers in the U.S., 30 mpg is a very big deal, indeed, and according to Detroit News, the dream will soon become a reality...Read More»

Surveillance Mode and other features developed by Intermotive
New In Safety: Ford 'Surveillance Mode' Locks Car Doors When People Approach

Are we imagining things, or are automakers really stepping up to the plate when it comes to safety technology? It seems as if every other day, another company debuts an upgraded adaptive cruise control or a new pedestrian-detection system -- or an animal-detection system, for that matter. Mind you...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
Best & Worst Sellers, Ford Escape Recall, Police Car Of The Future: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you the best and worst of August’s new vehicle sales, tell you about (another) recall for the new Ford Escape and speculate on what the police car of the future may look like. Here’s Thursday’s car news that’s fit to print, as covered by...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV)
GM Unveils Chevrolet Caprice PPV: The New Face Of Patrol Cars

Chronic speeders, it's going to take a little retraining. As the Crown Vic-based Ford Police Inetrceptor begins to fade away, GM has unveiled official details and specs for the Chevy Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV). The 2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV is closely related to the Pontiac G8 and takes...Read More»

Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia
AZ Switches Off Speed Cameras For Privacy, Revenue Reasons

Last fall, we wrote about citizen initiatives to ban the use of traffic enforcement cameras in three small towns in Ohio and Texas. Now, the backlash has intensified, with the state of Arizona switching off its 76 cameras altogether last Friday, when its contract expired with the private operator...Read More»

Carbon Motors E7
Carbon E7 Turbodiesel Police Cruiser: More Than 14,000 Orders

With the imminent death of the Ford Crown Victoria, automakers have readied a new set of contenders for the cop-car business, including Ford's Police Interceptor based on the Taurus SHO, the Chevrolet Caprice Cruiser, and the Dodge Charger. But only one company offers a car designed from the ground...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car
Zeta-Based Chevrolet Caprice Cop Car Coming in 2011

An all-new Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) will join the ranks of law enforcement departments across North America in 2011. General Motors confirmed the news today at the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police convention, in Denver, Colorado. The announcement also ends...Read More»

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