The next time you get attracted over in Michigan, it could be by a officer in an electric SUV — at least if Ford has anything to say about it. The American automaker is strengthened in its Police Interceptor program, which revises existing simulates for implement by law enforcement officers, commonly with beefed up expulsions, restraint and added horsepower.
The company has sloped the relevant recommendations to law enforcement agencies in the UK, while the city of Ann Arbor, MI already has two such vehicles on order. On Friday, Ford announced that it, in short order, will deliver one of its Mustang Mach-E Interceptor prototypes — which appears to be based on the Mach-E GT variant — to the Michigan State Police as well, where it will undergo real-world testing to see if the EV can handle the rigors of police work.
Ford hopes to “use the pilot program testing as a benchmark while it continues to explore purpose-built electric police vehicles in the future” as part of its $30 billion multi-year investment in EV technology.
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