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2010 GM EN-V Concept

General Motors Picks U.K. For EN-V City Car Euro Manufacture

Small cars are becoming big business. The smart fortwo, Scion iQ, Gordon Murray's upcoming T.25, the Renault Twizy... more and more carmakers are developing tiny vehicles to provide our city transportation of the future. General Motors has jumped on the bandwagon too. GM showed the cleverly named... read more

July 11, 2011 by 
Geely McCAR

McCAR With Free Happy Wheels: Geely Car And Scooter Combo

If your idea of a vehicle with another attatched to the back is a Winnebago with a Smart ForTwo strapped behind it, you need to start thinking about downsizing. Chinese... read more April 26, 2011 by 

2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible

BMW Reveals Downsized 3 Cylinder Engine, U.S-Bound?

Home of the Ultimate Driving Machine and bringer of Joy to drivers, BMW has revealed its latest powerplant and to the casual observer or diehard enthusiast neither corporate... read more April 14, 2011 by 

Banana car

Going Bananas: Bio-Plastics Could Mean Fruity Future Cars

Plastic is one of mankind's great inventions. It's more or less impossible to get by in the modern world without owning or using something made from one type of plastic or... read more March 30, 2011 by 

UberCab app

Packing For SXSW? Grab These Two Apps For Motoring Around Town

Back in the late-mid-80s, South By Southwest was a humble music festival. Then someone -- possibly Al Gore -- invented the internet, Austin became a second Silicon Valley... read more March 11, 2011 by 

Renault R-Space Concept

2011 Geneva Motor Show: Technology And Design At Swiss Show

The Geneva Motor Show is one of the top auto shows each year for new cars, concepts and car technology, and 2011 was no exception. Under the shining lights and amongst the... read more March 8, 2011 by 

SF Bay Area Wussies, or, Ultra-Urban Mobility In Action. Photo by Matt H.

Reader Pic: When Your Segway Isn't Enough, Get Smart

This driver's urban ultra-mobility cocktail is made of one part Smart car and one part all-terrain Segway. It also has a dash of crazy, for flavor. We're not exactly sure... read more March 2, 2011 by 

2011 Smart Forspeed Concept live photos

Smart Forspeed Concept Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Lately, the Smart brand has been focusing more on electrified vehicles, releasing its Smart Fortwo Electric Drive minicar and following this up with concept versions of an... read more March 1, 2011 by 

2012 Fiat 500

The Virtues of Being Small

The other day I was driving with a friend when they pointed at the Lincoln Town Car in front of us and said "Hah, look at that boat." Granted, he was really talking about a... read more February 21, 2011 by 

Smart Forspeed Concept

Smart Forspeed Concept: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Following on from its Escooter electric two-wheeler concept at last year’s Paris Auto Show, Smart has rolled out a new open-top ‘speedster’ based on the... read more February 20, 2011 by 

First Smart ForTwo Electric Drive with Roger Penske and Smart USA president Jill Lajdziak, Jan 2011

Mercedes-Benz Taking Over Smart Distribution In U.S.

Penske Automotive Group has, until now, been the exclusive distributor of the Smart brand (consisting entirely of the Fortwo minicar and its new electric variant) in the U.S... read more February 14, 2011 by 

Smart Expressions Valentine's wraps

Nothing Says Romantic Like A Valentine's Day Smart Car

Whilst the rest of the world is either swooning in love and chocolate or shuffling around cursing all the happy couples and entertaining thoughts that Al Capone probably had... read more February 14, 2011 by 

19 teenage girls squeeze into Smart Fortwo

Video: 19 Teenage Girls Set World Record By Squeezing Into Smart Fortwo

If you’ve ever complained about having to ride around in a cramped car, spare a thought for the 19 teenage girls in this video who squeezed into one of the... read more December 19, 2010 by 

2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spy shots

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... read more December 8, 2010 by 

2010 Cadillac Aera Concept

Cadillac Aera And Smart 454 Take Out 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge

This past week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show saw the Cadillac Aera and Smart 454 concepts take out the annual event’s competitive Design Challenge, which every... read more November 20, 2010 by 

2010 Smart Escooter Concept

2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: Smart Escooter Concept

Last year we saw the C1-E electric scooter concept from BMW, and just yesterday MINI dropped images of its new Scooter E, and now rival company Daimler has released details... read more September 24, 2010 by 


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