Tyneside's Smith tailors electric vehicle to US market

April 2008
Professional Engineering;4/23/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the production of Faraday II, the first electric vehicle of Smith Electric Vehicles to be sold in the U.S. market at a plant in California. The vehicles have a speed of 50 miles per hour (mph) and 100 miles one battery charge which are similar to the Smith Newton trucks marketed in Great Britain and Europe. Smith declines to give details on the number of units to be produced.


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