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Smart Makes It Three: First Smart Electric Drive Delivered

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 came three days later in New Jersey. Now, Smart has delivered the first example of its own electric car, the 2011 Smart ForTwo... read more

January 26, 2011 by - 3
 
Smart Electric Drive at Hertz Global EV rental launch, New York City, December 2010

Hertz To Launch Electric-Car Rentals in NYC, Add Smart To Fleet

As it gears up to offer electric cars in selected rental fleets across the country, Hertz has dribbled out details of how its Global EV program will actually work. Today we... read more December 6, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

We took a look a few weeks ago at the five electric cars we reckoned you should do your best to see at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Our list included the 2011 Nissan Leaf... read more November 20, 2010 by 4


 
Audi A1 e-tron Concept

VW, Daimler: There’s a Future in Electric Cars, Not Quite Yet

Can there ever be such a thing as too much honesty when it comes to frank discussions about your company policy? Normally we’d say no, but when you start to sow the... read more November 15, 2010 by 7


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Touring Tesla: Electric Car Startup Struts Its Green Stuff

It's debatable whether Tesla Motors should even be called a startup. It's five years old, it has almost 1,400 cars on the road, and it has 700 people working for it globally... read more October 7, 2010 by 1


 
2010 Smart Electric Scooter and Bike Concepts

2010 Paris Auto Show: Electric Scooters from MINI, Smart

The 2010 Paris Auto Show proved there's serious energy going into electric cars, but even EVs with two wheels were well represented at the show--and by major auto brands, at... read more October 1, 2010 by 2


 
Motive Industries Kestrel EV

Motive Industries Reveals Design For Hemp-Bodied Kestrel

Sit back, relax, and take in the official design and specifications for the Kestrel, the hemp-bodied EV engineered by Canadian firm Motive Industries. We looked at the... read more September 16, 2010 by 4


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell: Full Details on Electric Hatchback for Europe

Joining the electric-vehicle party, Mercedes-Benz has released final details of its first mass-produced all-electric car, which will start coming down the line in October at... read more September 15, 2010 by 1


 
2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive: Quick Drive

It's fair to say that Smart haven't had quite the success they were probably hoping for in the U.S. with their diminutive Fortwo. Gambling on consumers 'downsizing' due to... read more September 6, 2010 by 3


 
2011 Smart Fortwo

More Smart ForTwo Trouble: Owners Least Likely To Buy Another

As regular readers know, we've never been big fans of the Smart ForTwo minicar. It's not that we dislike small two-seaters; in fact, we think they're cool (unlike most U.S... read more August 27, 2010 by 0


 
50 Kw Leaf Charger

Charging Your Electric Car At Home: What You Need To Know

One of the most important aspects of electric-car ownership might not be how they drive, or how far you'll go on a charge, but how you'll actually charge it in the first... read more August 13, 2010 by 13


 
2011 Smart electric drive  -  first drive

Smart Fortwo Goes Greener With Electrification

The Smart Fortwo is one of the smallest cars on sale in the United States and in North America for that matter. Making its debut in 2008, right in time for the skyrocketing... read more June 26, 2010 by 0


 
Smart Drive app, for iPhone and 2011 Smart Electric Drive

Smart Drive App For iPhone: Who Needs COMAND or iDrive?

Forget the pricey color screen and COMAND interface of Smart's upmarket cousin, Mercedes-Benz. For the upcoming 2011 Smart Electric Drive, which we drove at The Car... read more June 17, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Smart electric drive  -  first drive

2011 Smart Electric Drive: Mercedes Price, Maybach Exclusivity?

Want to be among the first to lease a 2011 Smart Electric Drive? You’re probably too late, as the brand only plans to make 1,500 of them available globally. At least... read more June 11, 2010 by 5


 
2011 Smart electric drive

2011 Smart Electric Drive: Better Than The Gasoline Fortwo?

The electric revolution is underway. With testbed vehicles including the Mini E, and big-name models like the Ford Focus EV and Nissan LEAF on the way within a year or two... read more June 10, 2010 by 1


 
2011 Smart electric drive

Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Goes Stateside, But Is It U.S. Ready?

 Forget the 2010 Nissan Leaf or the 2010 Chevy Volt. A small, chic electric vehicle is set to be trialled in the U.S. this fall that has the potential to redefine inner city... read more June 10, 2010 by 13


 

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