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March 25, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor SUVs Recalled

Photo of Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle courtesy of Ford.

The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.

Tags: Ford Explorer, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs

February 12, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Updates P.I. Utility Pursuit-Rated SUV

Photo of 2016 P.I. Utility courtesy of Ford.

Ford is introducing an updated Police Interceptor Utility for the 2016 model year with a more rugged, truck-like look and several new features requested by its Police Advisory Board of law enforcement officers and police fleet managers.

Tags: Ford Police Interceptor, Mid-Size SUVs, Chicago Auto Show, Police Vehicles, 2016-MY, Ford

February 3, 2015 - Industry News

Ford to Update Police Interceptor Utility

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford will unveil a redesigned version of its Police Interceptor Utility at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 12, Ford has announced.

Tags: Ford Police Interceptor, Police Vehicles, Chicago Auto Show, Ford Explorer

January 30, 2015 - Industry News

Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Ford P.I. Utility in Development

Photo courtesy of Alliance AutoGas.

Vehicle modifier Blossman Services, Inc., is developing a bi-fuel propane autogas Ford Police Interceptor Utility model that will be available to law enforcement agencies in the spring.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Ford Police Interceptor, Blossman, Propane Conversion, Bi-Fuel Propane

January 28, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Police Interceptors for Door Springs

Photo of Ford Police Interceptor courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

The recall, which affects certain 2010-2013 models, will allow dealers to address a problem that can lead to doors becoming unlatched during side-impact crashes.

Tags: Police Vehicles, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford

October 27, 2014 - Industry News

2015-MY Mich. Police Vehicle Testing Results Released

Photo of Tahoe PPV courtesy of MSP.

The Michigan State Police has released preliminary results of its performance tests of 2015-MY patrol vehicles in a field with an increasing number of SUVs for law enforcement agencies.

Tags: Vehicle Testing, Michigan State Police, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, Police Vehicles, Dodge Charger, Ford Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Caprice, Chevrolet Tahoe

October 15, 2014 - Industry News

Ill. City PD Opts Out of Alternative Fuel

Photo courtesy of Elgin Police Department.

The Elgin Police Department considered integrating natural gas vehicles into its fleet, but the lack of infrastructure led them to different vehicles according to Elgin Police Commander Dan O’Shea.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor

September 10, 2014 - Industry News

Calif. City Acquires Police SUVs After Delivery Error

Photo courtesy of Ford.

The City of Hemet (Calif.) was able to acquire eight Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs for a lower price than expected after an ordering error involving a local dealership.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor, Mid-Size SUVs, Dealers

August 27, 2014 - Industry News

NHTSA Probing Reported Defect in Police Interceptors

Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

The federal agency's investigative office responds to a police department's report of 13 brake hose failures involving 11 2013-MY Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicles.

Tags: Police Fleets, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, NHTSA, SUVs

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, 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