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By Peter Neilson on October 9, 2023 - 5:44PM
Unlock your hybrids secrets with PIDs! Dive deep into real-time diagnostics and understand every beep and signal.
By Will Maley on February 14, 2017 - 3:31PM
Smart has never really had any luck in North America. Their best year in sales was in 2014 when they sold 10,453 vehicles. Since then, sales have been steadily declining thanks to low gas prices and consumers going to crossovers and SUVs. Because of this, Smart is making a drastic decision.
By Marc Stern on December 21, 2016 - 9:13PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun to look into eight reports that 2008-09 Smarts ForTwo have erupted into flames.
By Will Maley on June 30, 2016 - 9:01AM
Want a convertible, but don't have much cash to spend on it? Smart has the vehicle for you.
By Luke Ottaway on August 11, 2014 - 11:36PM
Could the pint-sized electric vehicle from smart possibly defeat iconic performance cars in a drag race? No, of course not. But it makes for one entertaining advertisement with a great knockout punch at the end.
By Denis Flierl on October 20, 2013 - 7:31AM
Mercedes-Benz collaborates with BoConcept to create the new 2014 smart fortwo BoConcept edition that raises the bar to a new level in the small compact segment.
By Denis Flierl on October 14, 2013 - 2:44PM
The little two-seat Smart has lost a total of about $5 billion over the lifetime of the project. But does this mean the electric vehicle is doomed?
By Denis Flierl on July 19, 2013 - 7:26AM
Subaru Impreza owners and the Subaru brand in general have the safest drivers according to an independent research group in the UK.
By David Herron on April 16, 2013 - 1:08PM
SmartUSA is touring the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive around the U.S. starting this weekend with an appearance in Los Angeles, and ending in Chicago in July.
By David Herron on April 15, 2013 - 4:23PM
Leased battery packs reduce the up-front purchase price while insulating electric car buyers from worries down the road.
By David Herron on January 28, 2013 - 7:25PM
The new alliance pledges to work together to develop a common fuel cell stack and other items that will lead to volume production of fuel cells, cost savings through economy of scale, and make an affordable fuel cell vehicle a reality.
By Anthony Faccenda on October 10, 2012 - 10:29AM
The Florida fire reportedly caused $200,000 worth of damage to a couple's home.
By Nicolas Zart on October 4, 2012 - 12:53PM
The war on electric car price is where it’s happening at the moment. Find out how the Smart ForTwo electric car is reclaiming the entry-level price from Mitsubishi.
By Denis Flierl on September 17, 2012 - 7:47AM
Smart is unveiling a unique Sports Utility Coupe concept called Smart ForStars that offers a first-ever integrated video projector.
By John Goreham on August 2, 2012 - 3:32PM
This example makes one wonder if self-driving cars are the solution to chronic drunk driving.
By Patrick Rall on April 25, 2012 - 10:55AM
Late last night the folks behind the scenes of Forza Motorsport 4 announced the contents of the May TopGear car pack – adding 10 new vehicles to the incredible driving simulator including vehicles like the 2012 Chrysler 300C SRT8, the 1992 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4, the 1977 AMC Pacer X, the 2012 Hennessey Venom GT and more.
By John Goreham on April 4, 2012 - 8:34AM
The new 2013 smart will be offered in coupe or convertible bodies with a choice of electric or gasoline drive and custom packages add distinction
By David Herron on March 11, 2012 - 4:09PM
Launched in November 2011, the San Diego car2go service boasts 6000 members (and growing) after 100 days of service, in the only all-electric car sharing service in America.
By Nicolas Zart on February 23, 2012 - 1:52PM
Rinspeed has always been innovative and their latest bolt on addition to the electric Smart pushes range and cargo space to unheard of territory with its Dock+Go concept.
By Nicolas Zart on January 26, 2012 - 10:31AM
You can now have an affordable way to lease the Smart car you have always wanted.
By Aaron Turpen on January 11, 2012 - 1:21PM
If you are Smart, what do you do when your cars are a complete flop in the North American market? Why, you produce a concept for the area's largest car show of the year that snootily tells your market why they suck. That's what.
By David Herron on January 2, 2012 - 2:25PM
The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt were just the beginning, we take a look at the electric cars coming in 2012.
By Keith Griffin on November 22, 2011 - 8:43PM
The Los Angeles Design Challenge has been won with a car that most Americans have learned to ignore: the smart, which is made by Mercedes-Benz. This is the second year in a row designers for smart have won the competition.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on October 15, 2011 - 10:28PM
Smart, the company that makes the fun small city car the Smart ForTwo, is heading to Austin's Fun Fun Fun Festival for three days of great bands that are changing the way people think about music.
By Keith Griffin on February 22, 2011 - 7:03AM
A lot of the concept vehicles being presented at the Geneva Motor Show are just steps away from production but common sense indicates the smart forspeed electric vehicle may never get the green light.
By Don Bain on February 15, 2011 - 1:10PM
Daimler and the Penske Auto Group are in the process of transitioning the distribution rights, management, sales and marketing activities of smart USA from Penske Automotive Group to Mercedes-Benz USA. The transition should be completed by the end of June.
By Keith Griffin on January 18, 2011 - 11:59AM
Daimler, the parent company of smart, Vito and Mercedes-Benz, is showcasing its electric vehicles at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. It is the first European automaker to show its wares at the summit.
By Keith Griffin on January 4, 2011 - 7:51AM
Smart it reaching out to the Apple lifestyle with the launch of its first iPad app. Called “Ideas in Motion,” the app presents an interactive history of great visions and visionaries for the brand that seems to be somewhat lacking vision for its future in the United States.