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After announcing earlier this year that it would spend over half a billion dollars over the next decade to put 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles into its fleet, AT&T has added its first electric vehicle. The telecommunications giant is one of six big companies adding the Smith Electric Vehicles Newton to their vehicle fleets. This first Newton for AT&T will be put into regular use to evaluate operating costs and performance. Maintenance and repair costs of the electric powertrain (particu

Smith Electric Vehicles (now in the U.S.!) took advantage of their appearance at The Work Truck Show to allow some industry professionals a chance to try out their all-electric Newton. Luckily for us, several of them agreed to stand up in front of a camera and give their views about the vehicle. The candid three included award-winning trucking industry journalist Paul Abelson, Larry Polas from the American Fleet Managers Buyers Guide and Ken Kalen, a fleet management consultant. All seemed impre