People buy hybrids because they think the “H” word is synonymous with fuel savings. While that’s true, hybrid appeal leaves a wide grey area between mildly improved mpgs and real returns at the pump, not to mention the higher cost of entry into the gasoline-electric segment. Toyota’s success with the Prius often leads people to… Continue Reading...
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Denver will become the 10th North American city with car2go service on June 8 when the Daimler subsidiary begins offering its car sharing service there. Continue Reading...
Hatchbacks have a ton of versatility and use, and they’re also quite affordable, not to mention fuel efficient. When it comes to the most affordable hatchback, there’s quite a few options out there. Unlike the Honda GEAR concept pictured above (which could preview a new affordable subcompact for the Japanese brand) all the cars on… Continue Reading...
The crazy smart forjeremy, which may have drank one too many Red Bulls, is heading to production – wings included. Continue Reading...
Eyeing BMW’s success with MINI, Daimler might be hoping to cash in on small car appeal even more with a product line to take on it’s rival’s smaller series of products. Continue Reading...
Mercedes’ engine tie-up with Nissan might yield a new car for the German brand if a report proves to be true. Continue Reading...
What’s the most important step a manufacturer undertakes when creating a new car? Building a great chassis? Getting the interior ergonomics right? Providing the perfect drivetrain to complement the new product? Nope. All wrong. The really, really important factor for any new car is getting the name right. All joking aside, a vehicle’s name is… Continue Reading...
Smart is rumored to be working on its first ever crossover model, which could launch by 2016. Continue Reading...
Today is the 1st of March and that only means one thing… February is rapidly fading into the rear-view mirror. How well did automakers fare in the second month of the year? Here’s a look at some of the big sales stories from the last 28 days. Continue Reading...
Daimler’s smart brand has partnered with BoConcept, a Danish interior design company to produce special furniture and accessories. A jazzed up fortwo cabrio is also a result of their cooperation. Continue Reading...
The 2013 Geneva Motor Show will be playing host to some of the world’s greatest vehicle debuts of the decade, including the successor to the Ferrari Enzo. Continue Reading...
Spy photos of the next generation Smart ForTwo are showing the car undergoing cold weather testing. Continue Reading...
In an effort to jazz up its lame lineup, the folks at smart showed off a new special-edition model at the Detroit Auto Show today. The cityflame package is the latest in a long line of special models from Daimler’s economy-minded brand. Continue Reading...
When the next generation Smart fortwo is unveiled, its proportions will be growing to help improve both safety, and passenger usability. Continue Reading...
The number-crunchers have been earning their keep the last few weeks. With their mathematical weapon of choice in hand, be it a calculator, tally counter or even a trusty abacus, they’ve kept an exacting total of how many vehicles automakers sold over the past 12 months. How did things shake out? Which brand nearly doubled… Continue Reading...
Christmas is all but here and with the end of the year at hand, many dealerships are in full swing with their holiday sale events. Continue Reading...
Daimler announced today that it is investing 200 million euros into the plant that currently builds the Smart Fortwo to make room for Europe’s first series production electric vehicle. Continue Reading...
After 13 consecutive months of increased sales, Smart is on track to double its 2011 U.S. sales. Continue Reading...
Recently, the new Smart Forfour mule was spied testing, and the automaker plans to release its new compact four-seater by 2014. Continue Reading...
Gas sippers were popular this week – even with those hunting for all-wheel drive options. Continue Reading...
There’s nothing worse in a salesman’s world than having a product almost nobody wants, which is why GM and Nissan are offering slashed lease rates on the Volt and Leaf. Continue Reading...
Smart just announced pricing for its ForTwo Electric Drive, making it the cheapest electric car on the market today at $25,825 Continue Reading...
Preparing to expand its lineup once again, a test mule for the new Smart ForFour was spotted by our spy photographers today. Continue Reading...
Looking almost mean, Smart unveiled its latest concept at the Paris Motor Show today, but will it ever see production? Continue Reading...