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NYC fleet adds 70 plug-in vehicles, including Chevy Volt cop cars

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Jul 13th, 2011 at 3:01PM

NYC Chevy Volt Police Car – Click above for high-res image gallery As much as the average driver doesn't really have to worry about "range anxiety" during a normal driving day, we will grant you that an electric police car that could run out of juice during a car chase is a bad idea. That last scene in Blues Brothers wouldn't have been all that impressive and crash-y had all those cop cars shifted into limp mode at some point. On the other hand, pure EVs can work wonders in reducing a city fleet's fuel use, and so can most certainly find a home in urban areas. Yesterday, NYC's... Read More

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