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

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Penske holds positive outlook for Smart brand amidst dwindling sales

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Fortwo 4 Less: Smart offers first incentives in U.S.

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Get smart: first U.S. incentive to buy a fortwo now available

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smart USA sells fortwo number 20,000

When smart first decided to offer its diminutive fortwo in the United States, the automaker and Penske, the U.S. distributor, pegged a goal of 20,000 sales for its first year. That mark has come and gone, a full two months ahead of schedule. In early August, we heard that Penske had raised its sales expectations to somewhere between 24,000 and 27,500, a mark that shouldn't be hard to hit consi

smart sales skyrocket in Canada

The 3,152 smart fortwos that Daimler has sold this year in Canada through the end of September represent a gain of 46% over the same period last year. That is the single largest year-on-year gain ever recorded in Canada. There are a number of reasons for the sales increase, with high fuel prices and the smart's low cost of entry being definite highlights. Additionally, the smart fortwo is the only non-hybrid car that qualifies for a rebate from the Canadian government's ecoAuto program (which