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Dodge Durango New Special Service Vehicle

By PFM Staff

The NextGen Durango is now available as a Special Service Vehicle. It has many police-specific parts like special brakes, heavy-duty alternator and lock cylinder liftgate. The Durango SSV is available in AWD or RWD and with a V6 or V8.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2012)
 

Los Angeles Sheriff Tests 2012 Police Vehicles

By John Bellah

Every year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) conducts performance and fuel economy tests on police package vehicles. Held at Auto Club Raceway in Fontana, the LASD vehicle testing protocol emphasizes braking and handling characteristics.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2012)
 

2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit

By PFM Staff

The 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit now offers 360 degrees of visibility. Its new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine has more total torque at all engine speeds. The new Charger also includes an Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering (EHPS) and wider-opening doors.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2011)
 

New for 2012 Charger Pursuit

By Law and Order Staff

The 2011 model year was a very short one for Dodge, running from just March to July. As such, you would expect the changes for 2012 to be few in number. Not so! A bunch of upgrades – all important to law enforcement – were made for 2012.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2012)
 

Dodge Charger Pentastar V6

By Staff LAW and ORDER

The new Dodge Charger Pursuit features improved visibility, better handling and more ergonomic gear-shift arc. The new 3.6L Pentastar V6 sports more power and torque than the old V6, and gets better mileage. The new Charger V6 was voted as one of Ward’s Ten Best Engines. Many of the V6 maintenance items are good for 100,000 miles.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2011)
 

Police Fleet Expo West

By John Bellah

The second annual Police Fleet Expo-West attracted more than 250 fleet managers and technicians from various parts of the country. Attendees learned about the new police vehicles coming out this year, as well as fleet maintenance and repair tips. Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez delivered the keynote address.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2011)
 

The Double Edged Sword

By Ed Sanow

Research local dealers and fi nd one who knows what a police vehicle is.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Costs to Convince the Chief

By Scott Coy

Approach the purchase of vehicles in the same manner as a crime scene investigation; information gathering and methodology will help you through the process. This article offers the tools to help you make your decision as well as sell it to the chief.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

NextGen Dodge Ram

By PFM Staff

The new version of the Dodge Ram has the same performance and capabilities of the traditional 4x4 Ram, but it is a little improved and refined all around.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Concept Police Cars and Future Drivetrains

By PFM Staff

Three new prototypes were tested at the MSP testing: the Ford CVPI powered by a version of the Marauder DOHC V-8, the standard CVPI fitted with a more aggressive rear gear ratio, and a pursuit-rated Chevrolet Tahoe.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2002)
 
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