Milestone marks transition into commercial manufacturing phase
Kansas City, Mo., June 11, 2013 – (Business Wire) – Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. (‘Smith Electric’ or ‘the Company’), the leading global producer of all-electric medium-duty commercial vehicles, today announced that it has now produced over 700 of its all-electric Edison™ and Newton™ trucks, which have cumulatively generated over five million miles on the road. This is a significant milestone for the Company and shows that the adoption rate of commercial electric vehicles by major global blue chip corporations continues to expand.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., November 30, 2012 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. (Smith), a leader in all-electric commercial vehicles, released the following statement today from CEO and Chairman Bryan Hansel in response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s selection of Argonne National Laboratory as the home of the Joint Center of Energy Storage [...]
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 – Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Smith Electric Vehicles announced today that Smith will open an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Chicago, creating hundreds of direct and indirect jobs and boosting the already rapidly growing battery and electric vehicle sector in the City. Smith’s decision to locate a facility in Chicago is influenced by the Mayor’s innovative voucher system created to accelerate the conversion from diesel to zero-emission..