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    Video: Police dash cams catch crook driving stolen cop car
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    This past Friday, police officers form the unfortunately named White Settlement, TX responded to a break-in at an antique store. The police arrived to catch Darren Porter in the act, arrested him, and put him in secure custody in the back of a cruiser... or so they thought. In a scene more ...

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    Report: Hybrid taxi drivers find fuel efficiency paying off after Sandy
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    One of the major side effects of the power outrages in New York and New Jersey following hurricane Sandy is gas stations' difficulty getting fuel to customers. Shortages have led to seemingly endless gas lines, and in all of this, hybrids have shown their inherent value. Business Insider says ...

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    Report: NHTSA probing 2005-2008 Ford Crown Victoria police cars over steering issue
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into complaints involving steering column shafts that can separate on Police Interceptor versions of the Ford Crown Victoria. An official recall has not been issued yet, but a separated steering column could be dangerous in that it ...

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    Official MSP Numbers: Chevy Caprice is quickest, fastest police car... barely
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    2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV -– Click above for high-res image gallery
    The numbers are in, folks. This year's Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation pitted Ford's Jurassic Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (the new Taurus-based Police Interceptor was reportedly on hand, but its numbers ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Ex-Bondurant Cobra-engined Roush Ford Crown Victoria [w/video]
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    Ex-Bondurant Cobra-engined Roush Ford Crown Victoria – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're aching for some seat time in the the new Ford Police Interceptor, but given our choice of flogging one of the new-school bruisers or one of the old-school cruisers, we know which one we'd ...

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    Surprise! New York cabbies prefer Crown Vics to hybrids
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    If it weren't for the somewhat obsessive and frankly narrow-minded love by taxi drivers and police officers for the body-on-frame Ford Crown Victoria, we'd imagine the old Panther platform would have been put out to pasture a very long time ago. As it stands, though, New York cabbies especially ...

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    BREAKING: Ford announces it will build all-new Police Interceptor for 2011
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    In a surprise move, Ford has announced that it will pursue the development of an all-new Police Interceptor model. The move comes on the heels of General Motors' announcement that it plans to challenge the Crown Victoria's law enforcement dominance with its own heavy-duty Chevrolet Caprice sedan. ...

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    REPORT: Ford preparing cops for life after Crown Vic, has police sample Taurus
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    Quick quiz: What vehicle transported Paris Hilton to prison? If you answered Ford's Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, you took the easy route and you were correct. The older than thou Crown Vic accounts for about 85% of the 75,000 police vehicles sold each year – a market where styling, ...

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    New York City shops for next generation taxi at Detroit Auto Show
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    Click image for a gallery of the '07 Ford Escape Hybrid TaxiAs capable a taxi as the Ford Crown Vic has been for New York and other big cities, the big sedan is nearing the end of its run, and since it makes up the majority of NYC's taxi fleet, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is on the prowl, ...

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    Crown Vic prepares to give up its scepter
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    click above image to view more pics of the Ford Crown Victoria According to Ford sources who gossiped to Ward's Auto, the Ford Crown Victoria won't be available on retail lots after 2008. From 2009, the only folks who can buy one are police and taxi drivers. Even that frontier is being threatened, ...

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    New York Auto Show: It's donktacular! RIDES does up a taxi, skyscraper style
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    var digg_url = http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/Don_t_deny_the_donk_a_lifted_NYC_Taxi_on_30_inch_rims/; Say that you're RIDES Magazine and you want to celebrate the 100th anniversary of taxi cab service in New York City - what to do? Simple - take a 1996 Crown Vic (arguably better looking than ...

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    Not all resale values are created equal
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    Buying a new car or truck can be a very expensive endeavor. Style, safety, and reliability are usually at the top of shopper's lists, but the one area that will get you in the end is the all-important resale value. Some vehicles, like the Honda Odyssey, hold their value extremely well, even ...

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    A Crown Vic that probably won't be seen in your rear-view mirror
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    Ford's SOHC 4.6L V8 isn't exactly known for its potential to make big power, and saddling it with over two tons of mass means that Crown Vics aren't exactly feared on the streets unless they're being driven by a police officer. Sal Mennella from Power Surge Performance (a shop specializing in Ford ...

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    Young drivers going after "grandpa cars"
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    The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a rather disturbing trend among younger buyers of new and used cars - the tendency to buy outside of the culturally acceptable boundaries of age and generation. Why, there's an absolute epidemic of young adults, some not even yet out of their teens, cruising ...

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    Ford Australia investment could spawn next Crown Vic
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    As we reported earlier today Ford's Australian arm has announced a big investment that includes aid from the Australian government. It will result in the development of an engineering and design "centre of excellence" for the Asia Pacific and Africa region, as well as new product plans that may, ...

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