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2016 Smart ForTwo Makes North American Debut

Can European-style micro-cars make it here in America? While many would say no, the Daimler Corporation is saying yes with the all-new, totally redesigned 2016 Smart ForTwo that debuted yesterday at the North American International Auto Show. Can this pint-sized people-mover strike a better chord with urbanites the second time around? Daimler certainly has done […]

Smart's Electric eScooter is a Go!

Mercedes’ Smart brand has had its starts and stumbles in the US market, but it’s finding a niche among the alternative transportation crowd that just wants to get around town and get in and out of a parking space with minimal cost and minimum hassle … just like America’s scooterists. Smart’s next move, then, seems […]

May 12th

IAA EV Rundown

The IAA 2011 is fast approaching – it starts Thursday, Sept. 15th in Frankfurt and will go on until the 25th. This year, electric cars get their own display – all of Hall 4. The usual suspects – Opel Ampera, Citroen C-ZERO, Renault Twizy, Peugeot iOn and the BMW prototype i3 and i8 – will all be there. Visitors can not only get information, but sign up to test drive a variety of electric cars.

September 12th

Artist Inks Visions of Future From Twitter to Smart Car

What does the future hold? One artist turned to Twitter to find out, and then went about illustrating the collective Twittersphere’s vision of the future on to a Smart ForTwo automobile. The future…in motion! A collaboration between illustrator Johanna Basford and Smart saw the car company ask Twitter to envision, in 140 characters or less, […]

Renault-Nissan-Daimler Officially Announce Cooperation on Electric Cars, Smart EV coming in 2013

Yesterday I brought you rumors of an impending tie-up announcement by Renault-Nissan and Daimler. Surprise, surprise. The companies have today made it official… and provided some more tidbits about what the cooperation actually means. Chief interesting bits among them: technology sharing on upcoming fully electric versions of the Renault Twingo (very popular in Europe) and […]

April 7th