And now for a little look inside the recently announced the SMART
. DaimlerChrysler's tiny SMART EV will be powered by an electric drivetrain developed by British company
. The drivetrain uses rare-earth magnet technology, a DC motor, and regenerative
for a claimed range of 72 miles. The maximum speed of the SMART EV will be electronically limited to 70 mph. Zytek claims the SMART EV "provides all the safety features and dynamic ability of the standard
, but with zero vehicle emissions" and slashed fuel costs. Initially, about 200 SMART EVs will be built and will be
to selected corporate customers starting in November.