[Prospective] A remote control to stop cars

Read in the guardian:

A hi-tech device that can bring speeding cars to a halt at the flick of a switch is set to become the latest weapon in the fight against crime. Police forces in Britain and the US have ordered tests of the new system that delivers a blast of radio waves powerful enough to knock out vital engine electronics, making the targeted vehicle stall and slowly come to a stop.

Is this the future: simpsons-like cops eating muffins and clicking on button to stop cars? Funny. But it is a pity the cars slowly stop, it would be better with a brutal ejection of the evil guys...