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Smart ForJeremy Concept Live

2012 LA: Smart ForJeremy Concept will enter limited production in 2013

I just returned from a party held in Hollywood on the eve of the 2012 LA Auto Show by Smart. That’s right – Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand had something exciting planned for us upon our arrival to the City of Angeles at the Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles, with music provided by the artist M.I.A. […]

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2013 Smart ForTwo Electric

2013 Smart ForTwo Electric price starts at $25,000

Smart has announced the pricing details on the ForTwo Electric Drive, which is on its way to dealerships now. The price tag starts at $25,000, making it the most affordable production electric vehicle in the U.S. The convertible model will start at $28,000 and will hit the U.S. market in spring of 2013. Smart is […]

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Tesla Model S

Report: Tesla to team up with Daimler on an electric Mercedes

Although Tesla has the upcoming release of both the Model S and the Model X, the up and coming automaker has been producing components for some more established brands in the meantime. During the automaker’s fourth-quarter earning report, which revealed that the Model X unveiling earned about $40 million from preorder deposits, and the latest […]

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Daimler and Bosch setup electric-motor joint venture for future electric-cars

Daimler AG announced that Robert Bosch GmbH have signed an agreement to establish a 50:50 joint venture for electric-motors. The venture, which is still subject to approval by antitrust authorities, is to be set up under the name EM-motive GmbH. EM-motive GmbH will develop and produce innovative electric-motors for future Mercedes-Benz and Smart vehicles. The joint […]

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Smart ForStars Concept Top View

cars2go to launch first EV car sharing program in North America with Smart ForTwo electric

cars2go, a subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, has announced that San Diego will be the first North American city to get a 100 percent electric-vehicle carsharing program. “We’re proud that car2go has chosen to launch the first North American all-electric carsharing service in San Diego,” said San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders. “car2go’s launch here […]

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2011 New York: Smart ForTwo Discoball makes you think ‘What da Funk?’

“Harder, better, faster, stronger…” – the irony that I’m listening to Daft Punk as I write this…anyway. The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Discoball made an appearance at the 2011 New York Auto Show yesterday. The one-off model designed by Apparatjik for the new film Pixel City, will be displayed for public viewing for the duration […]

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Smart Discoball: A one-off electric-car inspired by Saturday Night Fever

I’m sure a good amount of you will remember the disco years, because I sure as hell don’t…simply because I wasn’t even born yet. But don’t worry, disco has yet to find itself left in the pages of history permanently because, well, DISCO IS BACK BABY! *cue the John Travolta scene from Saturday Night Fever* […]

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2011 World Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car finalists announced

The 2011 New York Auto Show is right around the corner (well press days start on April 21, 2011, but you know how we feel about shows). At the show in New York, a jury of 66 distinguished auto journalists from around the world will name the 2011 World Car Award winners including the 2011 […]

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Smart delivers its first electric-car in the United States

Smart has officially entered the EV game, and in dramatic fashion, Smart USA executive and racing legend Roger Penske personally made the first delivery.  The car was delivered to Army Major Mindy Kimball, a big believer in the potential of EVs.  The body of the vehicle is the same as those already in production, but […]

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Hertz to offer Smart ForTwo electric in three major U.S. cities

Hertz Corporation and Smart USA announced today that they will bring the Smart ForTwo electric drive vehicles to Connect by Hertz car sharing program and Hertz Rent A Car locations in New York, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. “Hertz’s partnership with smart USA is another strategic element of our long term plan to provide consumers […]

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