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Little Daimler Child Finally Nails It With Electrons

Daimler says third-gen Smart Fortwo electric is the EV drivers asked for

Daimler talked about the start of production for the next-generation Smart Fortwo ED last week, but waited until today to give more details on the electric-drive city car (standard details here or Sebastian Blanco

Smart EDs play modified pong game called EBall (seriously)

Electric-drive vehicles are efficient, but not when they are used as video game joysticks. Then they're just silly.

Next-gen Smart Electric Drive delayed until fall of 2012

Daimler is getting ready to beef up the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive for the third-gen version, but the new EV won't be arriving on schedule, according to new reports. The problem has something to do with the lithium-ion batteries. The cells are being made by Li-Tec and a Daimler spokeswoman told Sebastian Blanco

Car2go 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.

Hertz will rent all-electric Smart EDs starting next week

Smart ED – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

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

Report: Daimler dealers will be prepared to sell and service EVs in two years

Mercedes-Benz concept BlueZero Plus – Click above for high-res image gallery

Detroit 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 al

First Smart Eds delivered to customers in Berlin

Smart Ed - Click above for high-res image gallery

2nd-gen Smart Ed driven, still not ready for its close-up

Smart Ed - click above for high-res image gallery

Mercedes-Benz delivers hydrogen, pure electric vehicles in two-pronged strategy

Mercedes-Benz F-Cell and Smart Ed - Click above for high-res image gallery

Smart ED production kicks off at Hambach plant

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

Pics Aplenty: second-gen smart ed goes extra green

Second generation smart ed - click above for high-res image gallery

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