Smart ForTwo EV Going On Sale In UK Testing In Other Euro Cities

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Smart ForTwo EV Going On In UK, Testing In Other Euro

Smart is confirming that the successful test period the smart electric drive in they’ll be offering a limited run of Smart ForTwo EVs for sale in the UK in the calendar year. In addition, expanding the pilot program to cities including Rome, and Paris. We have a hard getting excited about a with a 40 HP electric motor does 0-30 MPH in 6.5 seconds and out at 60 MPH. Hyped-up golf anyone?

Electric smart to go

Following successful trials in the UK, the zero-emission, smart fortwo drive is ready for small production.

Reaction from taking part in the UK trial, the Metropolitan Police, universities, councils, architects and energy has proved so encouraging that parent company, Daimler AG, can that the smart electric will go into small production, with cars to the UK in early 2010.

The second generation smart drive will also be part in projects in Rome, and Paris. Several cities in the US are due to start trials of the fully car and the invaluable feedback will be into the development of future models.

Featuring a lithium-ion the second generation smart drive’s power source have a longer range, a shorter charging time and give improved performance.

Johnson, the Mayor of London, It is absolutely fantastic to see manufacturers smart leading the way to make the vehicle an easy choice for The move to electric vehicles, emit zero pollution on streets, will have a impact on cutting carbon to curb climate change improving air quality and noise for our citizens.

Kulveer Ranger, Mayor’s of transport, said: The Mayor and I are with manufacturers through the Electric Vehicle Partnership and the entire car industry to invest in technology. Not only can we create collar jobs but also the way for less polluting transport which will improve our air reduce traffic noise and significantly to the Mayor’s ambitious emissions reduction target.

Kelly, Managing Director UK, said: smart have leading the way in pioneering environmentally sustainable concepts for future and we’re delighted that the UK is proving to be so successful. The smart drive is exempt from excise duty and the London charge and this, underlined incredibly low operating costs, that companies taking in the trial are finding it makes fiscal sense.


1. A UK market trial of 100 started in December 2007 fleet customers. The trial for 4 years and customers are leasing the at a monthly cost of £375.

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2. The electric drive burns no fuels and drivers can expect to the equivalent of around 300 mpg from the vehicle.

3. The smart ed emits no dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydro-carbons, particulate matter or any substance – in fact it emits at all.

4. The smart ed has no engine oil, oil spark plugs or exhaust. In there are only a handful of parts in the driveline, resulting in lower servicing and maintenance compared to a petrol driven Apart from regular the high tech battery is free and depending on use can last up to 10

5. The smart ed retains all the safety you would find on a regular So unlike electric quadric-cycles you find ESP, ABS brakes two and seat belt pre-tensioners on the ed. The ed borrows the tried and NCAP Tridion safety cell the petrol driven smart.

6. The ed has no gear change and can reach 30 mph in a nippy 6.5 seconds. It has an electronically top speed of 60 mph. All this is possible by a powerful 30kW motor which is built for us by Automotive.

7. The smart ed has its own charger on board. means you can plug it directly any UK mains 3 pin plug socket and it happily recharge. The ‘state of meter on the dash swivels 90 degrees so it may even be possible to see the of charge from inside house!

8. As a company car the smart ed big benefits. Electric vehicles get a preferential tax rate of 9% and in the case of the ed, scale charges are dramatically as no petrol is provided and the provision of electricity by the employer to the employee is not as benefit in kind. Furthermore, choosing the smart ed as a company car can a notional taxable value of £13,750.

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