Chevrolet Caprice Returns To Police Car Market

U.S. customers haven't been able to buy a new Chevrolet Caprice since 1996. The 2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV and Detective goes beyond the old black and white. Its computer system is voice-activated Knight Rider style.

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American customers have not been able to buy a new Chevrolet Caprice since 1996. Now the car is back, as a police car. The 2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV and Detective goes beyond the old black-and-white. Its computer system is voice activated, "Knight Rider"-style. It has eight cameras positioned to scan thousands of license plates per shift, which police computers can then check against a database to find if drivers have outstanding warrants or tickets.

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