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BMW Wins LAPD Electric Car Contract, Beating Tesla

German automaker BMW has beaten California-based Tesla Motors Inc. by winning a contract to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 electric cars. BMW is leasing 100 of its i3 all-electric plug-in vehicles, which the LAPD plans to use for community … Continue reading

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New Electric Motorcycles Patrolling the Streets of Burbank

Burbank police have added a new electric motorcycle to its patrol fleet. Not only does the Zero motorcycle look different, it sounds different. “Our Burbank Water and Power had some grant money, some funds for alternate-fuel vehicles,” Burbank Police Sgt. … Continue reading

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LAPD Testing Electric Motorcycles

They’re quiet, lightweight and eco-friendly. Never words used to describe a police cruiser — or even the Los Angeles Police Department’s fleet of Harley-Davidson and BMW motorcycles. But the LAPD is now testing two versions of electric motorcycles that are … Continue reading

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San Diego’s New Mobile Communication Centers

San Diego Gas & Electric rolled out two mobile command centers and three satellite communications systems Monday to be used for emergencies like earthquakes or widespread power outages. The new equipment has up-to-date technology to help maintain communications in emergency … Continue reading

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