Smith Electric Vehicles is a commercial truck manufacturer that manufactures and markets all-electric commercial vehicles, battery powered vans, and trucks. The company’s vehicle designs leverage more than 80 years of experience in selling and servicing electric vehicles in the United Kingdom.
Smith Electric Vehicles partners with global professionals across multiple industries, including food and beverage, utility, telecommunications, retail, grocery, parcel and postal delivery, school transportation, military, and government. Its customer base is comprised of many of the fleet operators worldwide, including PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, Staples, TNT, Sainsbury’s, Coca-Cola, DHL, FedEx, and the U.S. Military.
Smith Electric Vehicles currently designs, produces, and sells two vehicle platforms, the Smith Newton and the Smith Edison, both of which can be configured for multiple applications. It is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and has manufacturing facilities in Kansas City, Missouri, New York City, New York, and outside of Newcastle, the U.K. The company was founded in 2009 by Robin Mackie.
Funding Rounds (2) - $67MUpdate
Current Team (8)Update
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder, President and Chief Technology Officer
Managing Director, Smith Europe
Chief Marketing Officer
Vice President, Legal and Commercial Affairs
Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
|Feb 17, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - Cost Efficiency to Propel Global Electric Vehicle Market to US$271.6 bn by 2019: Transparency Market Research|
|May 12, 2014||Boston Tech Flash - Smith Electric Vehicles finds $42M investor - Kansas City Business Journal|
|Feb 18, 2014||Gigaom - Chinese auto giant Wanxiang wins Fisker bid|
|Feb 19, 2013||Gigaom - Chinese companies slowly collecting discounted U.S. electric car assets|
|Dec 19, 2012||Gigaom - The 10 best and worst things to happen to cleantech in 2012|
|Sep 21, 2012||Gigaom - Smith Electric Vehicles halts IPO plans|
|Aug 24, 2012||Gigaom - How a Chinese conglomerate became a cleantech powerhouse|
|Aug 8, 2012||Gigaom - Chinese auto firm Wanxiang swoops in to rescue (& own) A123|
12200 N.W. Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO 64163