Thursday, July 25, 2013

Ford Interceptor 'Surveillance Mode' For Police

Ford Interceptor 'Surveillance Mode' For Police

FLUSHING, Mich.- While our country's police force work to keep us safe and protect us from crime day in and day out, they could use some backup of their own every once in a while, and the new Ford Interceptor 'Surveillance Mode' for police is doing just that! The latest safety technology is a new kind of protection for police officers that is being tested on the new Ford Police Interceptor! The breakthrough technology, which is the first of its kind, will work to keep police safe while on the job.

Ford Motor Company's new 'Surveillance Mode' safety technology will alert police officers in the event someone approaches their vehicle from behind. Should someone approach the vehicle from behind, the system detect the person and automatically sound an alert, lock the doors, and roll up the windows. Officers can also see what is going on behind the vehicle with the projected backup camera image on the rearview mirror.

While backup cameras and sensors generally only work when the car is in reverse, Ford's new technology works even when the vehicle is parked, detecting activity behind the vehicle with the rear sensors. As you probably guessed the system works during both the day and night, however it can be turned off in high traffic areas where there are a lot of pedestrians.
“It’s like insurance. You hope you never need it. But if you do, it gives the officer a few extra seconds of warning,” says Marc Ellison, vice president of operations at InterMotive Inc., the company which helped Ford develop the system.
The new Ford Interceptor 'Surveillance Mode' For Police is currently only available on the automaker's Interceptor. But, Ford's passenger vehicle's also employ countless safety features to keep you and your family safe every day. Stop by Delehanty Ford to see how a new Ford can keep you and your family safe. We're located at 1510 E. Pierson Road, Flushing, MI 48433. Feel free to give us a call at (810) 659-5688 with any questions you may have. Family-owned and operated, Delehanty Ford has been serving the Greater Genesee County area for over 65 years with customer satisfaction as our top priority. Our sales and service departments are dedicated to providing the best experience for every customer.

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