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12Report: BMW, Mercedes experiment with upscale car-sharing

If you think that joining in on the car-sharing party means that you'll be stuck behind the wheel of a low-buck auto, prepare to be amazed. According to AutoWeek, both BMW and Mercedes-Benz are diving into the car-sharing world with programs designed to allow users to experience a slice of luxury without having to foot the hassles associated with car ownership. BMW on Demand will provide drivers with a 1 Series for as little as €16 per hour in Europe (around $21 USD/hr). Those wanting a lit

AddVideo: 19 teenage girls cram into Smart ForTwo for new world record

19 girls in a Smart Fortwo – Click above to watch the video after the break

48Video: 19 teenage girls cram into Smart ForTwo for new world record

19 girls in a Smart Fortwo – Click above to watch the video after the break

21Video: Banned Smart ad sells using fear of back seats?

Smart ForTwo preys on your back-seat fears – Click above for video after the jump

AddSmart's problems mean sales will likely be under 100,000 units for 2010

Smart ED – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddFocus Group: Just 8.1% of NY Smart Fortwo owners would buy again. San Francisco? 19.8%

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

77Focus Group: Just 8.1% of NY Smart Fortwo owners would buy again. San Francisco? 19.8%

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddDaimler updates Smart Fortwo line, lowers CO2 emissions

2010 Smart ForTwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddReport: Smart to reveal electric scooter at Paris Motor Show

When a company is known for producing what is basically the smallest car currently available, what do you do for an encore presentation? Go even smaller, of course. In the case of the Smart brand, that means cutting the total wheel count in half. That's right, Smart's making a scooter.

11Report: Smart to reveal electric scooter at Paris Motor Show

When you're already known for producing what basically amounts to the smallest vehicle currently available for public consumption, what do you do for an encore presentation? Go even smaller, of course. In the case of the Smart brand, that means cutting the total wheel count in half. That's right, a scooter.

AddFortwos gets a $9.99 Smart Drive iPhone app (and a $300 cradle for your iPhone)

The all-electric Smart EDs may not be here yet, but a companion app for the little city cars is already available in the iTunes App Store [$9.99 for the U.S version, $11.99 for the EU version]. Called Smart Drive, the app is one half of the Smart Drive Kit (the other is a holder that connects your iPhone to the dashboard and to the Fortwo's entertainment system) and is suitable for use in non-electric Fortwos as well. Heck, you could probably use this app in any car you wanted with limited funct

AddSmart Fortwo coupes brave Artic Circle, truckers and journalists

If this isn't the coolest thing in the Smart car world since the Batsmart, it's at least the coldest.

AddPenske holds positive outlook for Smart brand amidst dwindling sales

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddReport: Smart Forfour, when it comes, will probably come to U.S.

Daimler chief executive officer Dieter Zetsche admitted yesterday that his company's Smart brand was in trouble without a small car partner. Luckily, that's just what he got in the Nissan-Renault announcement. Now that Smart's future is protected, speculation is turning to the revived Smart Forfour (previous generation pictured), which we've heard about for years. Zetsche has told Automotive News that a four-seat Smart will likely be sold in the U.S. once the new triangular partnership develops

AddZetsche admits Daimler couldn't have financed Smart revival without Renault-Nissan deal

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

8"Style your Smart" contest elicits 50,000(!) design ideas

Daimler rang in the new year with an online design contest called "Style your Smart." Apparently, the idea of decorating a virtual Smart Fortwo appeals to a lot of people, since 50,000 design ideas we submitted by over 8,000 people from 100+ countries. The winner, pictured above, was submitted by Tamir Shefer from Jaffa, Israel. For his entry, Shefer will get €1,500 (about $2,000 USD) and had his car described on the contest website as:

Add"Style your Smart" contest elicits 50,000 (!) design ideas

Daimler rang in the new year with an online design contest called "Style your smart." Apparently, the idea of decorating a virtual smart appeals to a lot of people, since 50,000 design ideas we submitted by over 8,000 people from over 100 countries. The winner, pictured above, was submitted by Tamir Shefer from Jaffa, Israel. For his entry, Shefer will get €1,500 and had his car described on the contest website as:

8Smart move? Daimler reportedly teams with Renault for next-gen minicar

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

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