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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 reserved cars are now backing out. With the economy still circling the drain and a great deal of uncertainty in many people's... read more

March 16, 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


 
Hermes Smart ForTwo

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


 
Brabus Smart ForTwo

Brabus Smart ForTwo Confirmed For U.S.

The Smart ForTwo has proven to be a runaway success for Mercedes-Benz in the United States, with the official distributor Penske Automotive Group forced to boost sales... read more October 23, 2008 by


 
BMW prototypes smart key that doubles as a credit card

BMW prototypes smart key that doubles as a credit card

Using your car key as a payment method may not be something you've always wanted, but BMW and technological partner NXP are betting it will become a must-have feature once... read more October 21, 2008 by


 
Daimler considering U.S. production for Smart ForTwo

Daimler considering U.S. production for Smart ForTwo

The once financially stricken Smart brand is now struggling to keep up with demand for its iconic ForTwo minicar, with managers considering building a second plant and adding... read more August 24, 2008 by


 
Daimler updates its smart fortwo, adds micro hybrid start-stop

Daimler updates its smart fortwo, adds micro hybrid start-stop

Starting in October, smart's fortwo will get an update that includes a new micro hybrid drive (MHD) system to aid a pair of petrol engine variants. The micro hybrid system... read more July 11, 2008 by


 
Impressive results for Smart ForTwo in IIHS crash-test

Impressive results for Smart ForTwo in IIHS crash-test

Following the results of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash testing of the Smart ForTwo last month, which showed the tiny two-seater only achieved... read more May 14, 2008 by


 
Smart sets out to prove safety of ForTwo with wrecking ball ad

Smart sets out to prove safety of ForTwo with wrecking ball ad

Smart has set out to quash the perception that its diminutive ForTwo runabout is unsafe by launching a new advertising campaign in the UK where the car is hit with a one-ton... read more May 2, 2008 by


 
Video: IIHS crash-testing the Smart ForTwo

Video: IIHS crash-testing the Smart ForTwo

Earlier this month the NHTSA revealed concerns about the safety of the new Smart ForTwo minicar after conducting a number of safety tests on it. The results showed that the... read more April 29, 2008 by


 
Smart to sell fortwo in China by mid-2009

Smart to sell fortwo in China by mid-2009

The speed of growth in the Chinese auto market is difficult to comprehend because the scale of it is beyond anything known in Europe or North America, especially coupled with... read more April 19, 2008 by


 
Crash tests show ForTwo not so smart

Crash tests show ForTwo not so smart

Incredible demand has created a waiting list for buyers trying to get their hands on a Smart ForTwo in its first year of official U.S. sales. Strong fuel efficiency, easy... read more April 3, 2008 by


 
Smart unveils 'limited two' fortwo

Smart unveils 'limited two' fortwo

Smart has unveiled its 'limited two' model at the Geneva Motor Show. The limited two is a special edition version of the Smart fortwo and will only be produced as a limited... read more March 4, 2008 by


 
Comeback planned for Smart ForFour

Comeback Planned For Smart Forfour

The Smart brand has just been launched in the U.S. and with preorder sales already beating expectations Mercedes officials think it’s time to bring back the ForFour... read more January 31, 2008 by


 
Chinese Smart ForTwo knockoff stirs up Bologna

Chinese Smart ForTwo knockoff stirs up Bologna

Martin Motors, the European importer of the Bubble, decided to show the car at Bologna - in the parking lot - despite a court order prohibiting its attendance. The import... read more December 10, 2007 by


 
 

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