Ford's New Interceptor Is The Quickest Police Car In The Fleet

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/17/13 9:29am 10/17/13 9:29am

Ford Police Interceptors get their badges

Thanks to the extensive tests done by the Michigan State Police, the forthcoming Taurus-based Ford Police Interceptors have won a "pursuit rating," meaning they're ready for law enforcers across America to trade in their Crown Vics. Tick tick tick... » 9/21/11 12:30pm 9/21/11 12:30pm

2012 Ford Police Interceptor: The Crown Vic's Robocop Replacement

Ford's Crown Victoria-based police interceptor will finally end production late next year. This is its replacement — the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor. Other than the movie Robocop, it's the first time Ford's Taurus has served as a purpose-built patrol car. » 3/12/10 9:30am 3/12/10 9:30am

Bearded Genius Creates Tric-Vic To Slow Speeders

Jim Hunt has channeled the power of the beard for good. Miffed at speeding motorists in front of his home in Summerville, South Carolina, Jim decided to build what has come to be known as the "Tric-Vic", a fake-out cop car which he says works to slow down the speeders. The clever lawn ornament is constructed of expanded… » 3/25/08 5:45pm 3/25/08 5:45pm