Wednesday, May 03, 2006 Brings First Smart Car to Pennsylvania

Fun and Fuel-efficient vehicle gets 40-55 miles per gallon
WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- today announced that they have acquired the first officially legal Smart car in Pennsylvania, a 2006 SMART ForTwo Coupe. It is estimated that only approximately 50-70 of legally converted Smart cars have been sold in the United States. plans to utilize the vehicle as part of an Internet marketing campaign titled " the SMART career choice!". The vehicle will be officially unveiled to the public on Thursday, May 4th, 2006, at the company's "Nurses Night at the Ballpark" event, a nursing career fair at the Citizens Bank Phillies Ballpark in Philadelphia, PA.
The Smart car, manufactured by smart GmbH, a division of DaimlerChrysler, is the most fuel-efficient gas-powered car on the road today, and is the third-most fuel-efficient vehicle in the U.S., with hybrid vehicles holding the first two spots. The Smart car gets an estimated 40-55 miles per gallon, and is powered by a 3-cylinder gas engine. The gas tank holds 8.67 gallons, and the vehicle possesses both an automatic or manual mode of operation. At only 8.2 feet long, and weighing in at just 1,588 pounds, it is the smallest vehicle on the road today. The vehicle comes with air, power windows, and driver and passenger airbags.
"There is nothing like it on the road today," says Joseph Stubblebine, president of Human Capital Solutions, the parent company of "This car attracts crowds of people because of its unique design and its extremely small size, and it is an absolute blast to drive!" paid $24,900 for the vehicle.

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