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    Spy Shots: Smart ForFour prototype spotted alongside next-gen ForTwo

    Smart is continuing to test its upcoming ForFour (seen above) model and the replacement for the ForTwo (pictured at the right), this time doing some cold-weather work in Sweden. As we've reported previously, the ForFour is an all-new vehicle, and it will have more in common with the smaller ...

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    Report: Next-gen Smart lineup growing to three models

    Still in the testing phases of the next-generation Smart Fortwo and the new Forfour model, Smart could also be planning a new crossover to reach into a more mainstream vehicle segment. According to Auto Express, soon after the redesigned Fortwo arrives in 2014, the Smart lineup will grow to ...

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    Spy Shots: 2015 Smart ForFour caught in early testing

    In the U.S., we've come to know the Smart brand just for its ForTwo, but other markets have seen a wider variety of models from the Daimler brand including the Smart ForFour that was produced from 2004 through 2006. This bigger vehicle from Smart added two extra doors and a rear seat for some ...

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    Report: Daimler, Renault-Nissan alliance could be announced Wednesday

    According to an unnamed source speaking to Reuters, the Renault board of directors has called an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, April 6th, to discuss plans to enter into an agreement with German automaker Daimler. As was the case when Renault teamed up with Japanese automaker Nissan, there ...

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    Smart move? Daimler reportedly teams with Renault for next-gen minicar

    2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Daimler brain trust of Dieter Zetsche and Thomas Weber has reportedly struck a deal with Renault/Nissan to develop its next generation of minicars due out in 2014 or so. As you would expect, Daimler will get a new Smart Fortwo ...

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    Mercedes partnering with Renault to develop new-gen Smart Forfour?

    According to Germany's Manager-Magazin, Mercedes-Benz has approached Renault about cooperating in the development of a new small car. Although conversations have just started, it seems that Smart could once again have a four-seat car in its lineup. This would be the second attempt to develop such a ...

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    DCX to redo SMART car before U.S. debut

    The SMART car lineup has been trimmed from three models to just one after the cancellation of the forfour and roadster models. So the future profitability of the brand rests on the tiny fenders of the fortwo, which will be coming to the U.S. in 2008. WhatCar? is reporting that the tiny two-seater ...

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    SMART forfour production ends - Mitsubishi and DaimlerChrysler part ways

    The end of June saw the end of production for the SMART forfour that was produced through a joint collaboration between Mitsubishi and DaimlerChrysler. The forfour was produced at Mitsusbishi's facility in the Netherlands where the Colt will continue to be made. An engine plant in Germany that was ...

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    DaimlerChrysler wants Smart fourfour engines all to itself

    DaimlerChrysler intends to take full ownership of the joint-venture plant with Mitsubishi that produces engines for the Smart forfour and the Mitsubishi Colt. As it stands, ownership of the eastern Germany facility is a 50-50 split between DCX and Mitsubishi, but it is likely that plans to stop ...

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    SMART ForFour to be around no more?

    DaimlerChrysler has felled the axe on the SMART ForFour. The Netherlands-assembled four door built in conjunction with Mitsubishi Motors will go by the wayside as part of the brand's 1 billion Euro ($1.2B USD) restructuring effort. The unusual-for-a-Saturday announcement heralding ...


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