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Report: Renault Engines To Power Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz A-Class And B-Class

Last April Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, and Renault-Nissan formerly signed an agreement to purchase shares in each other’s company and cooperate on future products. The deal would guarantee access to Renault’s range of compact gasoline and turbodiesel engines for... read more

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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... read more April 7, 2010 by


 

2010 Smart ForTwo: Tall Store, Small Car

Smart's Lilliputian fortwo rolled into Milwaukee's spiffy Smart Center at Hwy. 45 and Good Hope Rd during 2008.  Ironically, there's a former Hummer test track in front. ... read more March 6, 2010 by


 
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Daimler Launching car2go Smart ForTwo Rental Program In Texas

We first brought you news of Daimler's plans to launch its car2go short-term rental service for the Smart ForTwo in Austin, Texas back in March. Now that the date is drawing... read more November 17, 2009 by


 
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Brabus electric Smart car features electronic exhaust noise simulator

It's often cited as an advantage of electric cars, but it's also one of the biggest potential danger zones: silence. It makes for peaceful - if somewhat eerie - cruising at... read more June 17, 2009 by


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
 

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