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July 8, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Recalls 101K Vehicles

Photo of 2014 Ford Flex courtesy of Ford.

The automaker issues six separate recalls involving models such as the Edge, Flex, Police Interceptor and Lincoln MKS.

Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Ford Transit Connect, Lincoln MKZ, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, 2014-MY, Ford Flex, Canada

May 23, 2014 - Industry News

Calif. Police Vehicle Test Results Released

Photo by Paul Clinton.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has released its final report of its two-week evaluation of 2014 model-year law enforcement vehicles.

Tags: Vehicle Testing, Chevrolet Caprice, Motorcycles, Ford Police Interceptor, Los Angeles County, Dodge Charger, 2014-MY

March 25, 2014 - Industry News

Ford P.I. Utility Now America's Top Police Vehicle

The Chicago Police Department is one agency that has adopted the P.I. Utility. Photo: File

The police version of Ford's Explorer SUV has become the top-selling police vehicle among the crop of law enforcement vehicles competing to fill the void left by the retirement of the Crown Vic Police Interceptor.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Caprice PPV, Dodge Charger

December 26, 2013 - Industry News

NYPD's Next-Gen Cruiser Gets High-Tech Tools

The NYPD began using Ford P.I. sedans in the fall. Vehicle shown is not "smart car." Screenshot via Acepilot2k7/YouTube.

The high-tech tools were outlined in a long-term strategic plan known as NYPD2020 presented to Commissioner Ray Kelly in November by consultant McKinsey & Co.

Tags: NYPD, Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, New York City

December 23, 2013 - Industry News

Oakland Police Get 82 Ford P.I. Utility Vehicles

Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police.

The Oakland Police Department has unveiled its new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. The department is receiving 82 of the new vehicles, marking the largest fleet purchase in more than a decade.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, City of Oakland

December 9, 2013 - Industry News

New Orleans' 100 New Police Vehicles Arriving

Photo courtesy of NOPD.

The New Orleans Police Department began issuing the first batch of new patrol vehicles to officers in four years, after the City Council provided vehicle replacement funds.

Tags: Police Vehicles, City of New Orleans, Ford Police Interceptor

November 26, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Police Sedan Gets EPA-Best 24 MPG

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford's Special Service Police Interceptor sedan is now the most fuel-efficient police car sold in the United States, following official ratings from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tags: Ford Police Interceptor, EPA, Special Service Vehicles, Fuel Economy, Mid-Size Sedans, Police Vehicles

November 20, 2013 - Industry News

Video: L.A. County Sheriff Completes Police Vehicle Tests

Photo by Paul Clinton.

This year, the sheriff evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics.

Tags: Vehicle Testing, Los Angeles County, Police Vehicles, Motorcycles, Ford Police Interceptor, Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Caprice, Chevrolet Tahoe, Harley-Davidson, Victory Motorcycles, BMW, Honda

November 19, 2013 - Industry News

Baltimore County Gets 50 Ford Police Interceptors

The Baltimore County Police Department will begin replacing its aging fleet of patrol vehicles with Ford Police Interceptor sedans in December when 50 new vehicles hit the streets.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Baltimore County

November 13, 2013 - Industry News

Iowa Troopers Weigh SUVs vs. Sedans

Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade PD.

The Iowa State Patrol is leaning toward replacing half of its fleet of 380 marked enforcement vehicles with Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs to replace aging Ford Crown Victoria sedans.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Iowa State Patrol, Dodge Charger, Vehicle Purchasing, Vehicle Testing

October 28, 2013 - Industry News

Calif. City Replaces 37% of Marked Police Fleet

Photo courtesy of Thomas Shiosaka.

The Daly City (Calif.) Police Department added 12 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and P.I. Utility vehicles to its marked enforcement fleet and plans to purchase up to six more before the end of the year.

Tags: Vehicle Purchasing, Ford Police Interceptor, Police Vehicles, Ford Crown Victoria, Havis, Upfitting

October 23, 2013 - Industry News

LAPD Unveils Next-Gen Ford Police Interceptors

LAPD showed its next-gen Ford Police Interceptors at the IACP Conference. Photo by Mark W. Clark.

The Los Angeles Police Department showed off versions of Ford's Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility at a police chiefs' conference in Philadelphia this week with an in-dash display that would de-clutter a patrol car's cockpit.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Crown North America, Upfitters, Havis

September 18, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Introduces Taurus-Based, Non-Pursuit Special Service Police Sedan

Ford now offers a non-pursuit-rated sedan based on its Taurus platform for police agencies. Photo courtesy Ford.

The new special service police sedan features a 2.0L EcoBoost engine that Ford expects will achieve 30 highway mpg.

Tags: Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Special Service Vehicles, Mid-Size Sedans

August 20, 2013 - Industry News

Ford to Offer 365 Hp EcoBoost V-6 for Police Interceptor Utility

Ford plans to offer the EcoBoost V-6, used in the F-150, for its Police Interceptor Utility. Photo courtesy Ford.

Ford plans to offer its 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine for its Police Interceptor Utility. This engine can deliver 365 hp and produce 350 lb.-ft. of torque, Ford stated. Ford’s Police Advisory Board identified this engine as their “No. 1 want,” said Ford’s Gerry Koss, fleet marketing manager for the automaker.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Police Fleets, Ford Police Interceptor, EcoBoost V-6, Ford

August 12, 2013 - Industry News

Eugene P.D. Switching to Ford Police Interceptor Utility

The City of Eugene, Ore.’s police department is switching to the Ford Police Interceptor Utility and is planning to purchase 23 new SUVs. After replacing the vehicles, the City’s PD expects to save more than $150,000 in fuel costs each year.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Police Fleets, Oregon, Ford Police Interceptor, City of Eugene

July 19, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Offers InterMotive's In-Vehicle Warning System for Officers in Police Interceptors

Ford's new surveillance mode technology makes use of driver assistance systems on the Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility to warn officers of approaching individual(s). Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.

Ford collaborated with a company called InterMotive Inc. to develop a new technology that the company is calling “surveillance mode,” which is designed to help reduce the risk of individuals approaching a Ford Police Interceptor from behind the vehicle without the officer being aware.

Tags: Driver Safety, Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor

July 15, 2013 - Industry News

New City of Brookhaven Unveils Its First Fleet of Police Cars

The City of Brookhaven unveiled its new police cars on July 9. Photo courtesy of the City of Brookhaven.

The City of Brookhaven, Ga., unveiled its first fleet of 57 police cars - 46 Ford Police Interceptors, three Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, seven Chevrolet Impalas, and one Chevrolet Caprice. The new city, previously an unincorporated area in DeKalb County, was formed in December 2012.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, City of Brookhaven

July 1, 2013 - Industry News

Yonkers, N.Y. Buys Mix of New Vehicles for Police Fleet

The City of Yonkers, N.Y., has purchased new patrol cars for the Yonkers Police Department (YPD), which includes a mix of Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars (23 of them) and Ford Interceptor Utility vehicles (nine of these), plus a new Emergency Service Unit Patrol Truck.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Emergency Response Vehicles, Police Fleets, Ford Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Caprice PPV

June 17, 2013 - Industry News

LAPD Purchases 188 Dodge & Ford Patrol Vehicles

LAPD Sgt. Joel Miller poses next to an LAPD Dodge Charger Pursuit. Photo by Blake Bobit.

Earlier this year, the Los Angeles Police Department ordered 100 Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol cars, 50 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and 38 Ford P.I. sedans.

Tags: Ford Police Interceptor, Dodge Charger, LAPD

June 3, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Recalling Multiple 2013 Models, Including Police Interceptors

In the biggest recall of the three, Ford is calling back 2013 model-year Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, and Police Interceptor vehicles as well as Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles.

Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, Ford Explorer, Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKT, Recalls, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Ford Flex, NHTSA

May 29, 2013 - Industry News

Amarillo, Texas, to Buy Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs

The City of Amarillo, Texas, plans to purchase 10 new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles to replace existing patrol cars in its fleet.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Texas, Ford Police Interceptor, City of Amarillo

April 19, 2013 - Industry News

Fort Collins, Colo., Orders 27 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Patrol Vehicles

One of the new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles purchased by the City of Fort Collins, Colo. Photo courtesy City of Fort Collins.

The City of Fort Collins, Colo., has ordered 27 new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, with two planned to go into service in April and the rest scheduled for delivery in July.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Colorado, Police Fleets, Ford Police Interceptor, City of Fort Collins

February 27, 2013 - Industry News

Las Vegas Chooses Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

One of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. Photo courtesy Brandon Qualls.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department chose Ford's Police Interceptor Utility as its new standard patrol vehicle, after more than two years of research, testing, evaluation, and feedback.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Police Fleets, Ford Police Interceptor, Nevada, City of Las Vegas

January 28, 2013 - Industry News

Cedar Rapids Reconsidering Patrol Car Choice

The City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is re-evaluating its decision to go with the Chevrolet Caprice PPV as its primary patrol car and is looking at other available vehicles.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Caprice PPV, City of Cedar Rapids, Dodge Charger

December 21, 2012 - Industry News

Chicago Receives First Group of New Ford Police Interceptors

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department has taken delivery of 51 new Ford Police Interceptor Utility and sedan vehicles from its initial order of 500 patrol vehicles built within city limits.

Tags: Police Vehicles, City of Chicago, Ford Police Interceptor

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