Archive for Category: "Smart"
Let’s be honest: the Smart ForTwo isn’t the most appealing car for the automotive enthusiast. Sure, it may be novel and unique, but its underpinnings and purpose will never truly allow it to become an enthusiast vehicle. A Bulgarian custom design shop by name of Vilner has decided to change that with their 2011 Smart ForTwo. In [...]
Following the successful launch in European cities the new smart fortwo electric drive will take to the roads of North American cities from the autumn. The electrically powered trendsetter has been rolling off the production line since November 2009 – and due to the huge demand the initial production volume has been increased from 1000 [...]
Insurance industry researchers are giving high marks for safety to the tiny Smart car. But they also are warning consumers about the generally higher risks of small vehicles. In test results made public today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the Smart ForTwo earned “good” ratings — the organization's top score — in frontal [...]
San Francisco and Silicon Valley become “smart Valley” as the smart USA Media Test Drive event takes place in one of America's “smartest” regions. The new smart fortwo is scheduled to roll on the streets of America in January. The shortest and most compact automobile currently in production will soon be launched in the world’s [...]
The German-US auto giant DaimlerChrysler has recalled 1,650 of its ultra-compact Smart cars because of a steering defect, a company spokesman said on Friday. Owing to faulty assembly of one of the steering components, the cars could become unsteerable in the worst case scenario, spokesman Wolfgang Zanker said. The faulty parts were supplied by US [...]