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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 world’s smallest cars, the two-seater Smart Fortwo. The Pakistani girls set a new world record for the ‘Most people crammed... read more

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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


 
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... 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


 
BYD e6 electric crossover, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

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


 
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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