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Carbon Motors to use BMW diesel in new police car

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Mar 22nd, 2010 at 10:30AM

– Back in 2007 when Carbon Motors announced it would build the first purpose-designed police vehicle, the spec sheet called for a twin-turbocharged inline-six cylinder diesel engine. As any existing automaker will tell you, certifying a diesel engine to meet current U.S. emissions regulations is no trivial matter, so Carbon Motors would likely have to find a supplier with an engine already certified. But the number of companies currently selling passenger car diesels in the U.S. can be counted on one hand with some fingers to spare. At a press conference in Washington D.C. on... Read More

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