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AddCar2go bringing 300 electric vehicles to car-sharing in Amsterdam

How much would you pay to drive an electric vehicle? How about 29 cents a minute? That's the rate that Car2go will charge for its EV car-sharing service in Amsterdam that will kick off by the end of November.

AddHertz will rent all-electric Smart EDs starting next week

Smart ED – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSmart ForTwo sales drop dramatically, can electric version lift the brand?

2009 Smart ForTwo Cabriolet – Click above for high-res image gallery

Add250 Smart EDs coming to U.S. this fall with $599/month leases attached

Smart ED – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddAFVI 2010: Smart ED makes its U.S. debut

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AddDetroit 2010: Smart USA's Jill Lajdziak says lifestyle message can boost sales

During the blur of the Detroit Auto Show this week, we checked in with fresh Smart USA president Jill Lajdziak to see what the boss has to say about her new job, sales of the fortwo in the U.S. and what's up with the all-electric Smart Ed. Lajdziak only recently joined up with Penske Automotive and Smart after spending time as general manager at Saturn. She was named to the top post just last week.

AddSmart Ed's cell phone connection; RWE offering 22 kW home chargers

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Add2nd-gen Smart Ed driven, still not ready for its close-up

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AddElectric Smart Fortwo gets shot in Berlin

The next-generation Smart Ed, which just started production in France this week, is out and about on the streets of Berlin being filmed for some sort of promotional video, we think. Treehugger spotted the little all-electric city car zipping around the famous Siegessäule (victory column) landmark with a lens pointed at it. Berlin is home to other electric vehicles, including the Mini E and the first-gen Smart Ed.

AddSmart ED production kicks off at Hambach plant

Smart ED production - click above for high-res image gallery

AddPics Aplenty: second-gen smart ed goes extra green

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Addsmart gives electric drive version the green light

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AddAll-electric smart ed gets green light in UK for 2012

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AddDetroit 2009: smart ed moving to production, will come to the US

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Addsmart ed coming to Detroit 2009

We know that smart sold over 20,000 units of the fortwo in the US this year, so it's proven to be a popular car for its market. In LA last month, we saw the new Brabus edition and now we can get our own pics of an electric smart fortwo when the doors to the Detroit Auto Show open in about two weeks. The details of this vehicle, which debuted in second-generation form at the Paris Motor Show, will likely be exactly the same, but 150 miles from a full charge of the lithium-ion battery pack isn't s

AddElectric Smart possibly spotted at Tesla HQ!

It's beginning to appear more and more likely that my previous speculation about the nature of the relationship between Tesla Motors and Daimler may have been accurate. In a Fox Business News interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk in June, he mentioned the company has deal of some kind with the parent company of Smart and Mercedes-Benz. Since then I have looked at the possibilities and determined that Tesla may be supplying lithium ion batteries and other hardware for the second-generation Smart ED

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