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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 urban maneuverability and a very positive image have all contributed to the sales success, but now that the NHTSA's first round... read more

April 3, 2008 by
 
Smart ForTwo supermini scores 4-star rating in Euro NCAP crash test

Smart ForTwo supermini scores 4-star rating in Euro NCAP crash test

Despite its diminutive size the Smart Fortwo supermini has achieved a four out of five star rating in the latest Euro NCAP’s Adult Occupant crash tests, putting it in... read more October 24, 2007 by


 
Smart ForTwo creator plans second car

Smart ForTwo creator plans second car

The man originally behind the concept of Smart cars, Swatch chairman Nicolas G. Hayek, has said he’s planning to build a new, greener car. Hayek's previous auto... read more September 6, 2007 by


 
Smart Fortwo poses safety fears in US

Smart Fortwo poses safety fears in US

DaimlerChrysler’s tiny Smart car is a popular model for tackling Europe’s tight inner-city streets and exorbitant fuel prices, but in the US, where it’s... read more July 13, 2007 by


 
Smart Fortwo to get stop-start technology

Smart Fortwo to get stop-start technology

Daimler will be testing the waters with its own automatic stop-start fuel-saving technology when it introduces an updated Fortwo minicar later this year. Already introduced... read more June 1, 2007 by


 
BRABUS smart fortwo and Xclusive

BRABUS smart fortwo and Xclusive

Popular Mercedes Benz tuner BRABUS will be displaying two new modified versions of the second-generation smart fortwo at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The German... read more February 22, 2007 by


 
Smart goes electric

Smart goes electric

Despite the disappointing sales of Smart globally, DaimlerChrysler is pushing ahead with its plan to equip the petite city cars with electric motors. The lightweight and... read more July 12, 2006 by


 
 

 
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