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Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

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Smith is one of the world’s leading of all-electric commercial vehicles, are zero-emission and less expensive to own and when compared with diesel trucks. The company trucks for multiple industries, food and beverage, utility, retail, grocery, parcel and delivery, school transportation, and government.

Mayor Rahm and Smith Electric Vehicles announced that Smith open an electric vehicle facility in Chicago, creating of direct and indirect jobs and the already rapidly growing and electric vehicle sector in the

Smith’s decision to locate a in Chicago is influenced by the Mayor’s voucher system created to the conversion from diesel to all-electric commercial vehicles, the number of fleets interested in electrification, and the development incentives available to Smith.

I’m proud to welcome growing company with a mission to Chicago. Soon of Chicagoans will be able to put skills to use providing businesses with high-quality, zero-emission, vehicles, said Mayor Smith Electric Vehicles is an company in a forward-looking, essential that is a central part of economic future.

Smith is one of the leading manufacturers of all-electric vehicles, which are zero-emission and expensive to own and operate when with traditional diesel The company produces trucks for industries, including food and utility, telecommunications, retail, parcel and postal delivery, transportation, military and government. customers include many of the largest fleet operators, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, Staples, TNT, Sainsbury’s, DHL, and the U.S.

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Chicago will be third location in the United joining their headquarters in City, Mo. and a manufacturing facility in New City.

Additionally, the Chicago of Transportation (CDOT), under the leadership, has announced a comprehensive, $15 incentive program that encourage companies and individuals to their fleets and convert to vehicles. The first of its kind in the US, plan rewards fleets on an scale for replacing their diesel-consuming vehicles.

The program’s $15M is funded by resources the federal Congestion Mitigation Air (CMAQ) program and will vouchers to assist companies in the costs of converting their to electric. The City is also additional incentives such as loading zones and decreased costs to complement the voucher

Fleets can stack the State of Alternative Fuel Vehicle and EV Station Rebates on top of the City’s Through similar federally incentive programs, the City has deploy 404 cleaner vehicles, 159 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles and 223 alternative fuel including 17 CNG and 202 electric vehicle stations — the densest of any major city. These and stations have displaced barrels of oil and reduced greenhouse gas by 2,850 tons.

A mass deployment of commercial electric is an important next step in mainstream adoption, said CEO Bryan Hansel.

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Chicago’s location, commitment to in municipal fleets, concentration of vehicles, talented workforce and to the global business community it a perfect choice to grow our and this industry. The leadership shown with the mayor’s voucher program is a prime of how Chicago is creating the template for a new city.

In addition to the announcement of the facility, Smith provided an on two of its global fleet customers. Express has initiated the deployment of 100 vehicles in the U.S. Europe and adding to the electric vehicles in service throughout the company’s fleet.

FedEx continually toward goals to increase efficiency and reduce emissions of its vehicle fleet in big and small FedEx Express has deployed than 100 electric vehicles in its fleet said Dennis Vice President of Global at FedEx Express. Electric are conducive to operate on routes in environments like Chicago, FedEx introduced the first parcel delivery trucks in the States in 2010.

Coca-Cola’s pilot deployment of Electric Vehicles has been The Company plans to deploy electric vehicles in 2013.

electric vehicles meet our needs while significantly direct greenhouse gas emissions, Steven Saltzgiver, director of operations, Coca-Cola Refreshments. Emanuel’s incentive program is of his commitment to building a more Chicago. We are proud to support effort by deploying electric in Chicago as part of Coca-Cola’s alternative fuel vehicle

Smith Electric Vehicles is considering locations for its manufacturing in conjunction with City The company expects to begin efforts immediately and announce new location when the incentive and packages tied to the site are

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