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Car2Go Smart ForTwo in Austin, Texas

Daimler’s Car2Go Car Sharing Scheme Spreading Across North America

Daimler’s Car2Go car sharing scheme is expanding in North America after trials in Austin and San Diego, among other locations, proved quite successful. The next locations for the scheme are Miami, Florida, and Calgary and Toronto up in Canada. Car2Go is essentially a car sharing program that... read more

June 14, 2012 by
 
2013 Smart ForTwo facelift spy shots

2013 Smart ForTwo Facelift Spy Shots

The current Smart ForTwo, the second-generation of Mercedes’ quirky minicar, is starting to get a little long in the tooth, having been on the market for almost five... read more January 30, 2012 by


 
2012 Smart For-Us electric urban pickup concept

Smart For-Us Pickup Concept Debuts At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Fresh from its win in last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, Smart has unveiled a funky electric urban pickup concept at this week’s 2012 Detroit... read more January 9, 2012 by


 
Simon Cowell

X Factor Judge Simon Cowell Swaps Bugatti Veyron For Smart

We know he has a Bugatti Veyron. And he’s also been spotted in a Rolls-Royce Ghost and probably a dozen or so Range Rovers over the years. But X Factor judge and former... read more January 4, 2012 by


 
2012 Rinspeed Dock+Go Concept

Rinspeed Dock+Go: Making The Smart Smarter, Due At Geneva

If you wanted a great deal more space in your car we're not sure why you'd buy a Smart. That's not to say the little Smart isn't great at what it does - nipping around city... read more December 7, 2011 by


 
Smart 341 Parkour concept

Smart 341 Parkour Concept Wins 2011 L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge

Annie and her Smart 341 Parkour Concept have taken top honors at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, which this year focused on the theme of... read more November 23, 2011 by


 
Smart 341 Parkour concept

Smart 341 Parkour Wins Los Angeles Design Challenge 2011

Whatever you think of the Smart brand and its diminutive two-seater city cars you have to commend its bold, fresh take on modern motoring. It's easy to get the impression... read more November 22, 2011 by


 
GreenSight City online Facebook game

GreenSight City: Daimler's Green Sim City Coming To Facebook

Urban planning games are nothing new - the seminal Sim City title has been around since 1989 and we've probably been playing it all that time. Facebook games are a more... read more September 19, 2011 by


 
Smart Ball at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Smart Brings Back Gaming Classic Pong... With Two Fortwos!

All the attention on Smart at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show might have been directed at the Forvision electric drive concept and the latest, third-generation 2012 Smart Fortwo... read more September 16, 2011 by


 
2011 Smart Forvision Concept

2011 Smart Forvision Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Smart is about to embark on an ambitious new marketing campaign to promote its ForTwo minicar in the U.S., and hopefully get the brand into mainstream after the failed... read more September 1, 2011 by


 
2011 Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe

Daimler Works To Relaunch Smart In The U.S. Market

The adage goes that you never get a second chance to make a first impression, but Daimler AG isn’t buying into that. In fact, they’re betting that most Americans... read more August 31, 2011 by


 
2012 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2012 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

When it comes to cars that are fully electric, the Tesla Roadster and Nissan Leaf seem to grab all the attention, but there are a handful of other zero-emission cars... read more August 16, 2011 by


 
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... read more July 11, 2011 by


 
Volkswagen starts car sharing project “Quicar – Share a Volkswagen” in Hanover

Three's A Trend: Volkswagen Enters The Ride-Sharing Game

Today, roughly 50% of the world's population lives in urban environments, and by 2030, the figure is expected to hit 60%. This presents an interesting challenge for... read more May 17, 2011 by


 
Smart glass changes at the touch of a button

Video: Smart Glass, Pick Your Tint Whatever The Weather

Glass roof panels are becoming a popular option in modern cars. Taking the old sunroof and moonroof a step further, you can enjoy all the view you'd get in a convertible with... read more May 12, 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


 
 

 
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