Over the past couple of years, several clones of the
have come from
factories. Unfortunately none of these companies have had any affiliation with Smart's parent company, Daimler.
COO Rainer Schmueckle revealed in an interview with the Associated Press that the company will now likely introduce the real ForTwo to the Chinese market. A small city car like the ForTwo would be well-suited to the increasingly congested streets of China's big cities. If the car proves sufficiently popular there, Daimler would even consider adding local production of the Smart.