Friday, January 28, 2011

The last days to order a 2011 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

The Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (CVPI) Final Order period has arrived.  This rear wheel drive sedan has proven to be a mainstay for the police sector.  With its roomy interior and sturdy safe frame the Crown Victoria has served our peace officers as well as Ford Motor Company well through the years.  Gresham Ford supplied and continues to supply many citites, counties and other municipal offices with police pursuit vehicles at a great value to the tax payer.  Gresham Ford is dedicated to the East County community and has utilized their local officers and police as a sounding board to hone the Ford Police Pursuit vehicles options and accessories to best suit the public sector.  Gresham Ford is proud to hold the State of Oregon Contract for all Ford vehicles including the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.  Ford Municipal and Government Fleet sales has also awarded Gresham Ford the highest volume government sales dealership for upwards of 5 years in a row.  Annette Wetzel-Ramirez assumed the position as Government and Municipal Fleet Manager as Earl Day departed in 2009.  The two had worked in tanduem for over five years building strong and lasting relationships with fleet managers around the state.  Providing the taxpapers the best value for their dollar is the driving force behind their detailed and responsive customer service. 
     The purpose of today's announce from Ford Motor Company and the Government Sales Division specifically is to inform Oregon Auto Dealerships like Gresham Ford to provide guidance on the final submission of CVPI orders for the 2011 model year.  This information is being forwarded the Fleet and Operation Managers and professionals responsible for procuring and maintaining government vehicles. 

The current situation of the crown victoria production is that there are approximately 5,000 CVPI orders in the Unscheduled Order Bank.  These orders will fill production through late March 2011 for the police pursuit vehicles.  Currently there is production available for 22,000 more order of this Police sedan.  The final CVPI order date is March 1, 2011.  You are invited to contact Annette directly at 503-489-1605 with your questions or to receive a full order guide including detailed descriptions of the police preparation packages. 
     Orders must be submitted with an order receipt date of March 1, 2011 or earlier to be clean and buildable.  Late orders will receive a balance out message from Ford Motor Company.  Gresham Ford will forward this information to any Oregon government agencies that the message applies to that hold a standing purchase order for the Police sedan.  The final production week for the 2011 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor is scheduled to be August 29, 2011.  The earlier you order the better.  Gresham Ford's Government Fleet Sales Department is in the process of contacting all law enforcement customers and advising them of the final order date of the Crown Victoria.  If your agency is wanting to order a 2011 CVPI before production moves to the all new platform - Don't wait, contact the Oregon Ford Dealer with the State of Oregon Contract for ALL Ford Vehicles now.  The earlier orders are submitted, the better so act today.  Gresham Ford will also be determining whether they will place stock (unsold) orders and how many to place to serve the Oregon law enforcement community.  Ford Motor Company will not provide any special floor plan assistance - please keep this in mind while considering time lines of accessory installation.  There will not be an additional order incentive program as well.  The production for new Ford Police Interceptors is currently scheduled to begin by the end of 2011, with deliveries in 1st Quarter, 2012.  You may also receive an order guide by contacting Annette at 503-489-1605 or by faxing your request to the Gresham Ford Government Fleet Sales Department at 503-665-0497.

Fleet Priority Codes may be used, but may need to be adjusted based on order volume and selected months The end of the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor is coming.  The Future Situation will include assessing  the order bank on March 2, 2011.  If there are more orders than production: Sold Orders will be given priority.  In order to be treated as a "sold order," an order must be accompanied by a customer Purchase Order.  If sold orders exceed remaining production, units will be allocated based on each dealership's CVPI 3-year sales history applied to CVPI sales.  Gresham Ford has one of the highest Sales Hisotries in the State of Oregon allowing you to get your 2011 Crown Victoria.  If stock (unsold) orders exceed remaining production, units will be allocated based on each dealership's CVPI 3-year sales history applied to CVPI sales. If you have unanswered questions or concerns please contact the Gresham Ford Government Fleet Sales Department at503-665-0101 or Annette Wetzel-Ramirez Master Certified Government Fleet Sales Manager.