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Italy's Crisp Carabinieri Get New Patrol Cars: Tiny Electric Minicars

Italy's Crisp Carabinieri Get New Patrol Cars: Tiny Electric Minicars

Befitting a country full of supercar-makers, Italy's police are known for driving some very exotic patrol cars. Instead of nondescript sedans, officers sometimes cruise around in Lamborghinis. However, the latest addition to an Italian police fleet emphasizes efficiency over sex appeal. Italy's... read more

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Local Cop Misuses Orlando Electric Car Charging Station

Police Spotted In Electric Car Charging Space: Nobody Charged

Many town and city councils across the U.S. are introducing legislation to enable electric car owners to park for free as a way of encouraging more people to make the switch... read more October 21, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Chevrolet Impala Police

2012 Chevrolet Impala Improves Police Fleet Gas Mileage By 3 MPG

As we reported earlier this year, gas mileage is increasingly becoming a concern for not only individuals but corporations and government agencies as well, including most... read more June 8, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

High Gas Mileage: Now It's Even Crucial For Cop Cars

Not too long ago, acceleration and top speed may have been the most crucial criteria when picking a new police car but with gas prices continuing to creep higher requirements... read more March 28, 2011 by  2


 
Toyota Prius driver slams into police car, in reverse, during traffic stop. Video: Break.com

Video: Really Bad Prius Driver Slams Police Car, Then Tree

For all the grief Toyota Prius hybrid drivers get, you'd think they were some deranged combination of green storm troopers and mentally defective traffic impediments. But... read more November 22, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Ford Escape Hybrid used by NYPD traffic unit, by Samuel Smith from NYCPDcars.50webs.com

Ford Hybrids: Tough Enough To Be Police Cars in New York City

As New York City works aggressively to reduce its carbon footprint and cut exhaust emissions, it has encouraged large fleets to switch to hybrids. From utility ConEd to the... read more April 28, 2010 by  8


 
Carbon Motors E7

Carbon Cop Cars To Go Green With BMW Clean Diesel Engines

Many European countries use BMW sedans as patrol and pursuit cars. Now, BMW says it will sell more than 240,000 engines to U.S. police-car startup Carbon Motors for that... read more March 23, 2010 by  0


 
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