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NAIAS 2013: …And The Best Of The Rest

January 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The North American International Auto Show is huge, and there were not enough hours in the day to see everything, talk to everyone, or to cover all the green cars that have come to dominate these shows. That said, we did manage to snap some pictures of some of the cooler green concepts and cars scattered about the show. Consider this our “wrap-up” post, with a return to our regularly-scheduled news stories tomorrow

Video: Smart Buggy 4×4 Wants To Run The Dakar Rally

January 3rd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

When we think of Smart cars, we generally think of cramped, underpowered city cars with no performance ambitions whatsoever. But people more creative than us have come up with some unique solutions to the Smart’s lack of performance prowess, including a team who built a Smart 4x4 Buggy’s that they had hoped to bring to the Dakar Rally

Smart EVs Used For Italian Soccer Video Game

December 14th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

There is something inherently geeky about electric cars, and as a geek, I can’t help but appreciate the similarities between EVs and video games. Apparently I’m not the only one. At the recent Bologna Auto Show, two Smart ForTwo Electric Drive EVs were linked to a soccer simulator. Simple, but effective, and perhaps in the future an even more viable marketing tool

“Smartville” Is Where The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Is Born

December 13th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

New tactics in production efficiency aren’t just cutting emissions; they’re cutting costs. Mercedes-owned Smart is currently ramping up production of its Smart ForTwo Electric Drive EV, and the company has given the press a sneak peek at one of Europe’s greenest factories, affectionately-dubbed “Smartville.”

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