September 2009
Access International;Sep2009, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p7
The article focuses on the first Smith Newton electric trucks from Smith Electric Vehicles that were delivered to several U.S. companies on July 28, 2009. The trucks include the truck-mounted boom lift for Pacific Gas & Electric Co., another similar truck for utility company Kansas Power & Light, plus conventional trucks for Coca-Cola Co., Staples Inc., and AT&T Inc. The trucks are powered by lithium-ion batteries, a 120 kilowatt electric motor, and have a top speed of 50 miles per hour.


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