The Micro Machine Gets Smarter
The 2016 Smart ForTwo finally ditches that horrible automated manual transmission. But even beyond that, the new car is vastly improved in many ways, as we found out during a test in Portland, OR.
Smart reveals the 2016 Fortwo Cabriolet with a new, larger "tritop" folding canvas top, three trim lines, two available engines, and a tweaked design.
Brabus And Electric Drive Will Debut Next Year
Smart USA officials confirmed that the new Fortwo Cabriolet will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We'll see the Brabus and Electric Drive models next year.
Daimler is trying to convince employees at its Hambach factory in France to accept a 39-hour workweek as opposed to the current 35 hours.
By-The-Minute Carsharing Now Reaches Into Queens
Car2Go is growing from Brooklyn into several areas in the borough of Queens to expand the car-sharing service's reach in the Big Apple. It's also adding 100 more Smart Fortwos to the fleet to cope with the additional users.
So Much For The 'Late 2016' Timeline
Smart has an Electric Drive version of the new ForTwo in the works, but it won't arrive until 2017. Until then, the turbo two-door will have to suffice.
JD Power's latest APEAL Study hasn't changed much on the premium side, although Mini is the new champ for non-premium brands, besting Hyundai.
Warning: Little kids will be using some very foul language in this amusing spot from Smart, promoting the new ForFour.
Think your car handles like its on rails? This one actually does. Smart and British train-builder Interfleet converted a Forfour into a tiny locomotive, shot this video, then converted it back again.
Smart and JBL are teaming up in Europe for a custom ForTwo called the Forgigs with a 5,720-watt, 16-speaker sound system. It's going on tour this summer.
Eager to make the most of their investment, Daimler and Renault are reportedly looking at spinning a crossover off of the rear-engined platform underpinning the Smart Forfour and Renault Twingo.
Plus: Quick Hits On The Chevy Malibu, Subaru's STI Plans, Volkswagen's CC And More
We curate news and notes from the floor of the New York Auto Show, with a focus on how the Continental name inspired Lincoln's designers.
South Korean Company to Officially Be World's Largest Auto Battery Maker
LG Chem gets contract from Daimler to make batteries for the Smart ForTwo ED electric vehicle.
Video Shows That The ForTwo Fits Guitar In Back
Car2go adds bike racks to about half of its Smart ForTwo fleet in Portland.
Smart and eyeglasses specialists Moscot have teamed up for a special edition of the Smart Forwo.
Smart teams up with eyewear label Moscot to send off the outgoing Fortwo Cabrio with a special edition, unveiled in Milan and at the Geneva Motor Show.
After the Swiss National Bank suddenly changed its foreign exchange policy, Daimler is adjusting its prices in Switzerland by 18 percent, while Peugeot SA slashes a thousand francs off its prices.
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