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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 car that it tout is fun-to-drive. The car, called the Start, is a design study in urban transportation. The little upright... read more

April 22, 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 


 
Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Report: BMW, Daimler to end hybrid partnership

BMW and Daimler have been working more and more closely together over the past several years, especially since the need to share costs and improve bottom lines has become so... read more July 15, 2009 by 


 
2009 Lexus LX 570

Lexus tops J.D. Power Initial Quality study, Porsche and Cadillac close behind

When it comes to luxury-car quality, taste often plays as big a role as fact, but J.D. Power tries to boil the issue down to a simple metric: problems per 100 cars. The... read more June 22, 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 


 
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 


 
Smart ForTwo

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 


 
Daimler car2go

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 ForTwo

Smart dealers left holding the bag on canceled orders

News of blockbuster sales and pre-orders of the Smart ForTwo in the U.S. last year is being tempered today with the revelation that a large number of depositors that had... read more March 16, 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 EV

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 


 
Daimler car2go Smart ForTwo

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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