Drive Wire: The LAPD Adds 100 BMW i3s To Their Fleet

In other electric car news, Los Angeles has settled on the BMW i3 as their non-emergency police vehicle. The city has ordered a hundred of the husky little German EV’s, citing their cost efficiency over the competing Tesla Model S. Since the i3 will be used mostly in officer transport and community outreach, absolute performance wasn’t really a factor. We look forward to seeing these issuing a parking ticket near you.