Vancouver, BC and
Portland, Oregon Police Car Program
In 1995, the Vancouver City
Police Department decided to seriously pursue a Natural Gas Vehicle Police Car
was contracted to develop and install new conversion systems on six Ford Crown
Victoria police cars.
These cars went through
intensive handling and performance testing on the training road course and on
street duty for six months.
These vehicles were found fit for patrol
and pursuit duty, better handling and 45% more economical than when on gasoline
success achieved through the Vancouver Police Car Program inspired other police
supplied systems to many Police departments in North America..