July 17, 2006
Electric Smart vehicles to launch in England
London, England – DaimlerChrysler will launch the Smart Fortwo electric vehicle (EV) in a commercial trial at the British Motor Show in London next week. The fully-electric Smart will be available by lease only to selected U.K. corporate customers, starting in November.
The company says it wants to do analysis into different applications for the cars before considering selling them to the general public. The lease will cost about