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COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh and the cityâs Board of Works weighed their options on both new and old squad cars at last weekâs meeting.
For the three new squad cars that will be purchased early next year, Longenbaugh offered a money-saving option for the next purchase of Dodge Chargers â a six-cylinder engine instead of a V8.
âV6 engines get better gas mileage, are cheaper cars and we really donât lose that much â especially for driving in town,â Longenbaugh said.
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