Smith Electric Vehicles (also known as Smiths) is a manufacturer of zero emission commercial electric vehicles. The company was founded in 1920 in the North of England but in 2011 moved its headquarters to Kansas City, MO. Smith manufactures the largest range of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles in the world, with Gross Vehicle Weights (GVWs) from 3,500 kg – 12,000 kg. It was formerly based in Washington, Tyne and Wear, Smith produces vehicles for the US, Canadian, European and South-East Asia markets. It was formerly part of The Tanfield Group Plc, which trades on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.