Smart Electric Drive

Smart Electric Drive

The Smart Fortwo electric drive (or smart ed) is a battery electric vehicle version of the Smart Fortwo city car. This electric car was formerly known as Smart Fortwo EV. Field testing began in London with 100 units in 2007, and the second generation, with a total of 2,000 units, was introduced in 2009 and available in 18 markets around the world for leasing or through the Car2Go carsharing service in selected cities.

Deliveries of the third generation Smart began in in the U.S. May 2013, The European release was scheduled for the second quarter of 2013, and Smart plans to mass produce the electric car with availability in 30 markets worldwide. A near production version was unveiled at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. A total of 1,721 units were registered in Europe through October 2012 and 531 second generation units in the U.S. through January 2013.

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