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Car-Sharing, Car-Wash Locators May Also Be In The Works

Two-seat vehicle owners will be able to sound the horn for really small parking spots.


New Vehicles In Canada Follow European Car2go Black Service

The Car2go car sharing service is getting a little more roomy by offering Mercedes-Benz B-Class in pilot program in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver, Canada. It's the first time in North America the company is renting a model with a rear seat.


The Smart Fortwo Cabrio, which just debuted in Frankfurt, may be the perfect car for those who love the sunny outdoors but find themselves trapped in the big city.


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.


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.


Mercedes-Benz head of sales and marketing Ola Kallenius says that a Maybach SUV when the next-gen GLS arrives is the "more likely scenario" if it ever comes into being.


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.

Want Cheap Insurance? Consider A Jeep.

Some cars cost more to insure than others, and you'll be surprised at which car has the cheapest insurance in the US. See the ten cheapest to insure here.


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.


400 2014 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Vehicles Will Replace Carsharing Fleet

Car2go is replacing all of its EVs in San Diego with new 2014 Smart Fortwo EDs, ahead of the refreshed model's arrival in the US in 2016 or 2017.


Smart Fortwo equipped with the 71-horsepower naturally aspirated engine can now be ordered (in Germany anyway) with a six-speed Twinamic dual-clutch transmission, cutting the better part of a second off the 0-60 time but returning no better fuel economy or emissions numbers.


Smart Fortwo gets a bright send-off in the form of the special Flashlight edition Cabrio, launched at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.


A high-performance version of the new Smart Fortwo was spotted testing without much camouflage. But just what will provide the grunt – and will the Brabus version finally make it to US showrooms?

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