Smart testing all-electric Smart Ed in London

Across the pond in London, England, Smart is testing its new Smart Ed, an all-electric version of the tiny Smart ForTwo.

The Smart Ed testing in London.
The Smart Ed testing in London. Daimler

Across the pond in London, England, Smart is testing its new Smart Ed, an all-electric version of the tiny Smart ForTwo. While the name, Smart Ed, doesn't make much sense to us, the formula does. Take a small, fuel efficient vehicle, yank out the engine and gas tank, and pop in an electric motor and a heap of batteries.

The Ed is electronically limited to 60 mph and can travel up to 72 miles between 8 hour charges. Smart says that with a midday top-up charge at any three-pin electric socket the range can be extended to 100 miles for an equivalent of 300 mpg.

Charging station
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