Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The New Ford Police Interceptor is now being offered on the Oregon State Purchasing Contract


The Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility offers a portfolio of choices for law enforcement.  Ford’s new Police Interceptor utility is designed to complement the sedan introduced earlier this year and give law enforcement agencies a comprehensive choice for pursuit vehicles. 

Gresham Ford has been servicing the needs of municipal fleets of Oregon since 1942.  The Oregon Ford Fleet Dealership has been awarded multiple levels of distinction from Ford Motor Company.  Gresham Ford is also a proud President's Award Dealer.  This award recognizes and rewards Dealers who have excelled in achieving superior Customer Satisfaction and are Blue Oval Certified.  Customers are surveyed throughout the calendar year regarding a wide variety of their expereinces at the dealership.  The President's Award recipients exemplify commitment and resolve. Gresham Ford understands what it takes to attain the distinction of a leader and can consistently exceed that level.What makes this award even more significant is that Customers are the judges. Through a comprehensive survey, Customers rate Dealers on the basis of their Sales and Service experiences.Yearly only 340 Dealerships out of more than 5,000 are awarded this high honor."  Gresham Ford is proud to be one of the few Oregon or Washington Ford Dealerships to receive the Ford Motor company Presidents Award. 
Both of these vehicles are provided by the State Procurment Office Oregon Cooperative Procurment Program through contract #0434 facilitated by McRobert Motor Company dba Gresham Ford.   The ORCPP provides municipalities the best value to the taxpayers from knowledgeable professionals.  Gresham Ford Municipal Fleet Manager, Annette Wetzel-Ramirez, has been awarded the contract for all Ford vehicles #0434.  For more information about the Oregon Cooperative Purchasing Agreement contact Nancy Ahlbin at 503-378-2497.  For pricing and or product information Annette can be contact at 503-489-1605 or by email at Annette@GreshamFord.com.  
     The Oregon Cooperative Procurment Program offers more than 400 contracts that are specific to the state of oregon and have been legally advertised.  These contracts maximize volume price discounts by utilizing the purchasing power of the entire state.  The Western States Contracting Alliance includes multiple states cooperative contract opportunities and may also be a benefit to your municipality; for more information contact the State of Oregon Procurment Department located in Salem Oregon on Ferry Street

State of Oregon Purchasing contracts can be accessed at the on-line ORPIN E-Procurement System. This online purchasing tool also offers an electronic advertising option if necessary.  With over 50,000 vendors and suppliers listed the OCPP provided on ORPIN by the State of Oregon Procurment Department is a turn-key opportunity for cities, counties and other Oregon municipalities. 

The purpose-built sedan and utility Police Interceptors will deliver at least 20 percent better fuel economy than the current Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.  Ford’s utility and sedan Police Interceptors debuted simultaneously when the production of the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor ceased in 2011.  Price and Order guides are now available, contact the Gresham Ford Government Fleet Department to receive your copy. 
The New Police Interceptor is the only police pursuit vehicle available that continues to pass a 75 mph rear crash test in turn continuing the tradition of upholding the highest level of expectation for officer safety

On Sept. 1, 2010 Ford Motor Company revealed its newest pursuit-rated vehicle.  Ford’s first-ever specially designed Police Interceptor utility built for the rigors of police work.    This vehicle has significantly impressed many law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon and Washington.  20 percent better fuel economy than the current Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.  Ford’s utility and sedan Police Interceptors debuted simultaneously when the production of the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor ceased in 2011.  Price and Order guides are now available, contact the Gresham Ford Government Fleet Department to receive your copy. Fleet Managers and Directors will also be pleased that both these models use many interchangable parts and equipment inturn reducing the amount of items that need to be kept in stock in order to maintain the vehicle.  Technican Service Bulletins and Parts Manuals are also available on order through the Gresham Ford Wholesale Parts Department.     

     The new vehicle is designed to complement Ford’s all-new Police Interceptor sedan, which was introduced earlier this year. Combined, the two vehicles provide law enforcement agencies the ultimate in versatility and choice, something no other police vehicle on the road today can match.
     Orders for the 2013 Police Pursuit Vehicles are now being accepted and built; contact the Gresham Ford Fleet Department to expedite your order and check available stock.