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Smith Electric Vehicles Newton – Click above for high-res image gallery

Smith electric vehicles Newton - click above for high-res image gallery

Ford Transit Connect BEV - click above for high-res image gallery

While lithium ion battery maker, Valence Technology has had a relationship with Smith Electric Vehicles since 2005 and were pursuing contracts with the newly-created Smith Electric Vehicles US Corp (SEV-US), we thought they might seem the logical choice of supplier for the American venture. We thought wrong. It has been announced that Kokam America will be the "partner of choice" for Smith Electric Vehicles US. With a strong market presence in the U.S. for the past 8 years, Kokam is a partner in

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