The iconic Ford Zephyr police car was equipped with state of the art equipment including telex machines that could transmit photographs. Officers were given radios for the first time. These enable them to stay in touch with the police station. The early radios where referred to as bat phones because of the Motorola logo which looks like two wings.
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