Ford plans changes to police cars after crashes

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By Michael Ellis DETROIT, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. on Friday detailed plans to make Crown Victoria police cruisers safer in high-speed, rear-end crashes that have been blamed in the fiery deaths of at least 12 police officers across the United States. Ford announced its plans to begin adding in October, at its own cost, rubber and plastic shields around the gas tanks of 350,000 Ford Crown Victoria police cars in use in the United States, and offer an optional trunk package to ...

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