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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, and today, SXSW (as it's now known) is a jumble of music, film, and interactive technology. For the traveler, SXSW is also a... read more

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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 


 
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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 


 
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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 


 
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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 


 
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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 


 
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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... read more December 8, 2010 by 


 
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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 


 
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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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Report: Renault Considering Revival Of Alpine Badge

The Alpine name is one fondly remembered by vintage sports car enthusiasts. Originally an independent carmaker/coachbuilder using Renault vehicles as its platforms, the... read more September 21, 2010 by 


 
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Smart Fortwo Says: 'OMG YOU GUYS I'M IN A PIC WITH GOLDIE HAWN II'

HOLY CRAP, YOU GUYS! DO YOU KNOW WHO THAT IS? Don't stare, stupid monkeys. Just be quiet and act naturally.... Now pretend you're looking at something else -- that fire... read more June 28, 2010 by 


 
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Ford’s Sporty Start Concept To Debut At Beijing

 Ford’s Sporty Start Concept To Debut At Beijing The sub-compact Fiesta isn’t even out yet, but at the 2010 Beijing Motor Show, Ford is going to introduce a new concept... read more April 22, 2010 by 


 
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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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Calling All College Students: Tell Us Your Automotive Campus Event

As you may notice from our CollegeCarGuide.com archives we are just starting up for 2010. As part of being a good guide to college students on automotive news, events and... read more January 31, 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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