In an interview with Autoblog, Smart USA General Manager Tracey Matura, stated the smart electric drive may be the first electric vehicle in the United States to provide a battery lease: http://smart.cr/WdfRuu. This would set a precedent for American EVs, addressing the prospective driver’s concern on battery life.
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