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U.S. Marine Corps Adds Electric Trucks to its Fleet

by Michael Graham Richard, Ottawa, Canada on 12.14.10

The U.S. Marine Corps has just bought two electric Newton trucks from Smith Electric. The photo above shows the prototype (which the USMC will repaint to their liking), which is a bit different from the Smith Electric Newton trucks that we're more used to see (see the other pic below). The trucks will be delivered to Camp Pendleton, CA, the Corps' largest West Coast training facility, and home of the First Marine Expeditionary Force.

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