Carbon Motors Buys 240K BMW Diesel Engines For New Cop Car

Carbon Motors announced they'll purchase 240,000 BMW six-cylinder diesel engines for its purpose-built E7 police car, allowing it to potentially return 28 MPG and 155 MPH top speed. Now they just need buyers, capital and production. [WSJ] » 3/22/10 11:00am 3/22/10 11:00am

Carbon Motors Releases Actual Photos Of Their E7 Police Car

Carbon Motors finally released non-computer generated pictures of their E7 purpose-built police car » 10/08/08 5:20pm 10/08/08 5:20pm, countering concerns that the vehicle was merely vaporware. The company has been claiming for at least a year now that the E7 will be the police car of the future but hasn't provided much in the way of proof. These…

Electric Peugeots Trying To Edge Out London Taxis

At the upcoming British International Motor Show, an electric competitor to the familiar old London Cab will be launched. Based on the Peugeot MPV, the Allied Vehicles E7 is designed for cabbies considering cutting costs. Despite its lithium-ion batteries, range is still limited to 100 miles, which we're guessing is… » 7/17/08 4:40pm 7/17/08 4:40pm