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The new Passat police cars are racking up the kilometres as they put state-of-the-art Volkswagen plug-in hybrid technology to the test in round-the-clock crime-fighting deployment
Blue is the colour: the blue GTE lettering not only goes excellently with the police vehicles' blue light – it also identifies the Passat as a pioneering plug-in hybrid
The cars can travel up to 50 kilometres on electric drive alone
The characteristic light signature is another unmistakable feature of the Volkswagen Passat GTE models
A different way to fill up the car: the batteries in the plug-in hybrid are charged at a police force wallbox. Superintendent Oliver Suckow demonstrates the new refuelling method
A project with high daily use potential: the police officers are gathering valuable experience in their round-the-clock crime-fighting activities
The pilot project ‘lautlos&einsatzbereit' (silent and ready for deployment) is supported by Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
The power reserve and handling of the Volkswagen Passat GTE Variant meet the high demands made by the police