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Smart For-Us Pickup Concept: Detroit Auto Show Preview

Smart For-Us Pickup Concept: Detroit Auto Show Preview

It's not easy being small. You go unnoticed in crowds and have to ask taller people to reach objects on high shelves for you. With cars though it's not always a bad thing, or at least that's what Smart will tell you. When your business is making small cars, you extol the virtues inherent in lack of... read more

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Hertz electric-car rental press event, New York City, September 2010

Hertz, Marriott Bring Electric Cars And Hotels Together In San Francisco

Popular airport rental car firm Hertz has been working alongside Hotel chain Marriott for 30 years to unite weary travelers with a set of wheels while they’re away from... read more August 25, 2011 by 0


 
car2go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Windansea Beach La Jolla CA

San Diego Gets Smart, Hosts 100% Electric Car Sharing Scheme

City car-sharing schemes have become more popular in recent years as the cost of owning a car rockets, but until now they’ve focused on traditional gasoline-engined... read more July 15, 2011 by 3


 
Dieter Zetsche

Daimler CEO: 1 Million Electric Cars in Germany by 2020? Not Likely

It may only be two weeks since Germany’s Chancellor Merkel announced that her government would help bring 1 million plug-in vehicles to the roads of Germany by 2020 but... read more May 31, 2011 by 10


 
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Urban Stage, London

2011 Smart Electric Drive On The Streets Of London: Driven

What makes the perfect city car? Compact dimensions are a good place to start, so you can sneak into small parking spaces on a crowded street and squeeze through gaps that... read more May 19, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Wheego Whip LiFe at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tough To Be Wheego: Germany Crushes Electric Car From 'Hand-To-Mouth' Startup

It's hard to start a car company. Really, really, really, really, really hard. Which is why little Wheego Electric Cars is having a tough time of it at the moment. Last week... read more May 3, 2011 by 2


 
Smart ForTwo ED

Daimler Adds Bosch To Electric Car Collaborative Projects

You’d be forgiven for thinking that German automaker Daimler was trying to build its own little electric car empire. Not only does it have active electric car projects... read more April 13, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Wheego Whip LiFe at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Wheego Electric Vehicle Featured At 2011 Denver Auto Show

In the electric car realm there are many players, a lot of them small. So if we asked you if you had heard of a Wheego, you wouldn’t be alone if your answer was no... read more March 29, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Smart electric drive

Want An Electric Car? Be Quick, Get Smart With ForTwo EV

The 2011 Nissan Leaf has a waiting list. So does the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, and as for the Tesla Roadster, well, it's probably too expensive. So what do you do if you want to... read more March 29, 2011 by 5


 
Smart Forspeed Concept

Smart Debuts the Forspeed Concept In Geneva

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show is quickly approaching with the opening day being on March 3rd. As with most shows, manufacturers are using the show as a springboard for their... read more February 21, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2011 Smart Electric Drive: Will Fewer Dealers Cut Electric-Car Access?

Yesterday we heard the news that Mercedes-Benz will take over Smart car distribution in the United States from Penske Automotive Group. The independent dealer network had... read more February 15, 2011 by 5


 
First 2011 Nissan Leaf delivered to buyer, San Francisco, Dec 2010, photo by Eugene Lee

Which Is Selling Better: 2011 Chevy Volt Or 2011 Nissan Leaf?

The first business day of every month is when automakers release sales data for the previous month. Today, we got January's sales figures, which are an improvement over last... read more February 1, 2011 by 12


 
First Smart ForTwo Electric Drive with Roger Penske and Smart USA president Jill Lajdziak, Jan 2011

Electric Smarts: The First ForTwo Electric Drive Delivered

Electric car are getting a lot of attention in the media as of late and for good reason; the electric car represents the future of American motor—of a sorts anyway... read more January 27, 2011 by 0


 

Smart Makes It Three: First Smart Electric Drive Delivered

And the entry of electric cars into the U.S. market continues apace. The first 2011 Nissan Leaf was delivered in San Francisco on December 12, and the first 2011 Chevy Volt... read more January 26, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Smart electric drive  -  first drive

The Missing Electric Car Segment: Minicars At $15,000 Or So?

For the past few years, we’ve witnessed the success of low-volume, high-priced, highway-capable electric vehicles in the Tesla Roadster. We’ve also just recently... read more December 20, 2010 by 9


 
Think City electric vehicle

2011 Think City Electric Car Approved For Sale in California

Add another entry to the growing list of electric vehicles going on sale in the next year or so. Think North America, maker of the two-seat City electric car, announced that... read more December 13, 2010 by 4


 

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