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CEOs of Renault-Nissan and Daimler

Official: Daimler And Renault-Nissan Announce Partnership

Renault-Nissan and Daimler today announced a broad strategic cooperation to share everything from engines, platforms and even procurement services, and in the process potentially save billions of dollars for all parties involved. The two groups also announced an equity exchange that will give... read more

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Tesla Roadster

Tesla delivers 500th Roadster

Having recently formed a partnership with German auto giant Daimler, Tesla this week has announced more good news with the company delivering its 500th all-electric Roadster... read more June 3, 2009 by 

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Smart offering free upgrade to fix balky ForTwo transmissions

Questions about safety, affordability, ultimate value and even performance are all well-worn topics for fans of the Daimler-built Smart ForTwo minicar, but to date mechanical... read more May 21, 2009 by 

Mercedes Benz C-Class versus Smart ForTwo

Small cars rated poorly in new IIHS crash test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just come to a conclusion that we suspect many motorists have known for years - when it comes to car safety, size does... read more April 14, 2009 by 

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Daimler bringing car2go vehicle sharing program to Texas

Daimler commenced trials of a new mobility concept called the ‘car2go project’ in Ulm, Germany, in October last year in an attempt to provide a solution for... read more March 26, 2009 by 

smart 4door

Report: Smart planning new 'ForTwo +2' four-seat city car

Tiny, economical, yet stylish and trendy, the Smart ForTwo has proved a mammoth success in the U.S., with actual demand far outstripping projections. Toyota's iQ, Audi's A1... read more March 9, 2009 by 

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Green With Envy: Brabus Mods The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

The production-destined Smart ForTwo EV showed its stuff at the Detroit Auto Show in January, and now Brabus has taken its turn to give a 'near production' variant the custom... read more March 4, 2009 by 

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Smart unveils Edition Limited Three ForTwo

No one anticipated the smashing success the Smart ForTwo would have in the U.S., despite its warm reception in Europe, making the car one of parent company Daimler's biggest... read more February 25, 2009 by 

Smart ForTwo EV

Smart exploring opportunities for U.S. ForTwo EV trial

In July last year Smart unveiled three new concept versions of its second-generation ForTwo minicar, all based around an ultra-efficient electric drivetrain. The trio... read more January 13, 2009 by 

Shuanghuan's Bubble at the 2007 Bologna Motor Show

Daimler on verge of settling Smart ForTwo clone car suit in Europe

For more than a year now, Mercedes' parent company Daimler has pursued a copyright infringement case against Chinese carmaker Shuanghuan for its Bubble, a blatant knock-off... read more January 5, 2009 by 

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Daimler expands ‘car2go’ vehicle sharing program, considers adding EVs to fleet

Daimler commenced trials of a new mobility concept called the ‘car2go project’ in Ulm, Germany, on October 24 in an attempt to provide a solution for increasing... read more December 8, 2008 by 

Hermes Smart ForTwo

Hermès Releases Custom Smart ForTwo

French design house Hermes is known in the fashion world for its premium leather goods, and now the luxury label has used its unique sense of style and material for the Smart... read more November 14, 2008 by 

Brabus Smart ForTwo

Brabus Smart ForTwo Confirmed For U.S.

The Smart ForTwo has proven to be a runaway success for Mercedes-Benz in the United States, with the official distributor Penske Automotive Group forced to boost sales... read more October 23, 2008 by 

Daimler considering U.S. production for Smart ForTwo

Daimler considering U.S. production for Smart ForTwo

The once financially stricken Smart brand is now struggling to keep up with demand for its iconic ForTwo minicar, with managers considering building a second plant and adding... read more August 24, 2008 by 

Daimler updates its smart fortwo, adds micro hybrid start-stop

Daimler updates its smart fortwo, adds micro hybrid start-stop

Starting in October, smart's fortwo will get an update that includes a new micro hybrid drive (MHD) system to aid a pair of petrol engine variants. The micro hybrid system... read more July 11, 2008 by 

Impressive results for Smart ForTwo in IIHS crash-test

Impressive results for Smart ForTwo in IIHS crash-test

Following the results of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash testing of the Smart ForTwo last month, which showed the tiny two-seater only achieved... read more May 14, 2008 by 


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