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New San Francisco Sport: Smart Tipping (Cows Are So Passe)

New San Francisco Sport: Smart Tipping (Cows Are So Passe)

There aren't many cows in San Francisco, so cow-tipping is rare. But a few creative citizens seem to have found a substitute. Flipping over Smart cars has apparently emerged as a new sport in the city, according to NBC Bay Area. The station found three Smart ForTwo minicars tipped onto their noses... read more

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2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive  -  Quick Drive, May 2013

2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive: Yes, Better Without Gasoline

If you’re still smitten with the design and styling of the Smart Fortwo, you’re probably going to be happier with the version that never needs a gas station... read more May 29, 2013 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible first drive

Summer, Sensibly: Four 2013 Convertibles With Good Gas Mileage

Many things can signify summer--the weather finally being warm enough to ditch those outer layers of clothing; TV ads taking a distinctly more cheery tone; maybe simply... read more May 24, 2013 by  4


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2015 Smart Electric Drive: Both ForTwo & ForFour Models

Smart is doubling up on electric vehicles with its next generation small cars--as its Electric Drive will come in both two- and four-seat formats. It's been known for a while... read more April 10, 2013 by  12


 
2011 Scion iQ at 2010 New York Auto Show, with Scion's Jack Hollis

Now We Know: U.S. Buyers Don't Much Want Tiny Two-Seat Cars

It was always a big question whether Americans would buy very, very small cars. When the Smart ForTwo launched in 2008, right into the teeth of gas prices that soared to $4 a... read more January 4, 2013 by  28


 
2011 Smart Forvision Concept

2014 Smart ForTwo: More Details, Renault Version Nixed

Smart's tiny Fortwo city car is being replaced in early 2014, and more details are emerging on the next generation small car. Changes include new engines, new transmissions... read more January 3, 2013 by  6


 
2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar, New York City, Aug 2012

Ultimate Guide To Gas-Sipping Minicars On Sale In The U.S.

Which side are you on? Bigger is better? Or perhaps 'No replacement for displacement'? Or do you think more along the lines of 'small is beautiful' and 'good things come in... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Iceshine Special Edition

That Smart Electric-Car Fire? Never Mind; It's Not Electric At All

Our hearts sink a little every time we discover news of an electric car fire. Will others also go up in flames? Will the media turn it into an anti-EV frenzy, like they did... read more October 11, 2012 by  12


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Iceshine Special Edition

2013 Smart ForTwo: Strong Enough To Wear A Full-Size SUV As A Hat

You either like the 2013 Smart ForTwo minicar, or you don't. Few are ambivalent to a shape and a concept so divisive as the Smart, but U.S. sales would suggest that rather... read more September 13, 2012 by  13


 
2015 Smart Fortwo test mule spy shots

Next-Generation Smart ForTwo Caught Testing In Spy Shots

The next generation of Smart's ForTwo minicar can't come along too soon. The current model is out of its depth in the U.S. and even getting a little long-in-the-tooth in its... read more August 31, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Fun Cars With Good Gas Mileage To Suit Every Budget

It's not difficult to find cars with high gas mileage these days. Car manufacturers have made a stirling effort in recent years to push economy up, without sacrificing... read more August 30, 2012 by  2


 
2011 Suzuki SX4 sedan

Five Small Cars That Should Get Better Gas Mileage

Sometimes, the search for greener cars might lead you down the path to smaller cars. After all, with less weight to carry, smaller engines and usually fewer power-sapping... read more July 11, 2012 by  3


 
2012 MINI Cooper Roadster

Top Down, Tunes Up: Five Summer Cars With High Gas Mileage

As anyone who owns one will tell you, there's nothing quite like driving with the top down on a sunny day. It may be clichéd, but having the wind in your hair, sun on... read more June 27, 2012 by 


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Iceshine Special Edition

2013: Smart ForTwo Iceshine Brings Exclusivity To Niche Market

How do you make a niche market car with low sales figures more attractive to buyers? By releasing a limited-edition, of course. Enter Smart, Mercedes-Benz’s microcar... read more June 19, 2012 by  2


 
daimler smart car2go 001

New European Trend: Renting Tiny Cars...By The Minute

We're all familiar with daily car rental. Even hourly car rental is becoming a growing trend, with car-sharing services allowing you to pick up a car somewhere in a city and... read more May 21, 2012 by  3


 
Renault Twizy first drive, Ibiza

Will Open-Air Renault Twizy Electric Car Threaten New Smart ForTwo?

Smart might have just unveiled the 2013 Smart ForTwo, but it doesn't take a genius to work out it's little more than a facelift with some new trim materials. While the car is... read more May 9, 2012 by  3


 
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