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Toyota Camry Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

2009 Toyota Camry hybrid – click above for high-res image gallery

Police detectives in Indianapolis will soon be tooling around to crime scenes using considerably less fuel. The city has purchased 85 Toyota Camry Hybrids for use by the department. The cars won't be used for pursuit purposes since, frankly, any Camry would be wildly inappropriate for that task. The primary reason for choosing the Camry was its 33 mpg EPA city fuel economy rating which is expected to save the city a significant amount in operating costs.

Steve McGarrett, your new hybrid awaits. Well not exactly, but the Honolulu police department has started a 6-month pilot program testing a half dozen Toyota Camry hybrids. The department is evaluating the gas-electric sedans to determine their suitability as patrol cars on the island of Oahu. According to Major Frank Fujii of the Honolulu police, the traditional Ford Crown Victorias get about 10-15 mph while the Camrys are expected to get about 33 mpg. Because the smaller Toyotas don't have the