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EVTV Smart Fortwo conversion to outdo Daimler for under $25,000

The EVTV team has recently finished electrifying their sweet '57 Porsche 356A Speedster replica and will soon be sending it off to their "roller" supplier, Special Editions Inc., for further testing and inspection. With that project in the can, they are ready to try something new. The proje

Fortwos gets a $9.99 Smart Drive iPhone app (and a $300 cradle for your iPhone)

The all-electric Smart EDs may not be here yet, but a companion app for the little city cars is already available in the iTunes App Store [$9.99 for the U.S version, $11.99 for the EU version]. Called Smart Drive, the app is one ha

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

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

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

Smart ED – Click above for high-res image gallery

My battery is better than yours - Daimler and Renault-Nissan quarrel over superiority

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche sign the agreement

Officially Official: Renault-Nissan and Daimler announce alliance

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche sign the agreement

Officially, Official: Renault-Nissan and Daimler announce alliance

At a news conference in Brussels, Belgium this morning, Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan alliance officially announced that the three automakers would collaborate on future products and each would exchange shares in the other companies. The deal has been rumored for months and Daimler has been looking for years for a partner to h

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

Electric 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

Smart ED production kicks off at Hambach plant

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

Frankfurt 2009: Smart + Tesla + Brabus = High Voltage

Brabus High Voltage - Click above for high-res image gallery

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