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smart Electric Drive Goes into Series Production smart Electric Drive Goes into Series Production

From mid-November 2009 the new smart fortwo electric drive will roll off the production line at the smart factory in Hambach, France. Unlike its predecessor, the electrically driven smart fortwo of the second generation is fitted with an innovative and highly efficient lithium-ion battery. It is housed in a space-saving position between the axles, which means that space is not compromised in any way in the intelligent two-seater vehicle.

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2009 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Launched in Limited Numbers 2009 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Launched in Limited Numbers

Following successful trials in the UK, the iconic, zero-emission, smart fortwo electric drive is ready for small series production. Reaction from customers taking part in the UK trial, including the Metropolitan Police, universities, local councils, architects and energy companies, has proved so encouraging that smart's parent company, Daimler AG, can confirm that the smart electric drive will go into small series production, with cars coming to the UK in early 2010. The second generation...

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2009 smart fortwo edition limited three 2009 smart fortwo edition limited three

A special edition of the smart fortwo will be celebrating its world premiere at the 79th Geneva Motor Show. The "edition limited three" boasts exclusive, elegant paintwork and a spring-like fresh interior design concept. Thanks to mhd technology as standard, the cult two-seater car combines a chic appearance with outstanding environmental friendliness. The smart fortwo "edition limited three" will be produced as a limited series. smart is welcoming the spring with a...

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2009 smart fortwo all-electric 2009 smart fortwo all-electric

smart widens its appeal going into 2009 by launching a new model which gives customers even more value for money and continuing its drive towards a greener future. On the back of the recently launched smart mhd (micro hybrid drive), which offers fuel savings of up to 24% in stop-start situations, the eagerly anticipated smart cdi, goes on sale in March 2009. The smart cdi returns a staggering 83.1 miles per gallon on the combined cycle and boasts the lowest CO2 emissions of any current...

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Driven – Smart ForTwo dci - The world’s most economical production car Driven – Smart ForTwo dci - The world’s most economical production car

The Smart Fortwo dci will go on sale in the UK early in 2009 and has already been driven by a select number of journalists. Claimed as the most economical production car on sale anywhere in the world today the fuel miser is generating much interest. Most people want to know how much fuel does it consume, how fast is it, and how does it cope outside the heavy traffic of a busy city?

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Review: 2008 smart Fortwo, How smart is it? Review: 2008 smart Fortwo, How smart is it?

So what are smart cars all about? The marque smart is the acronym for, “Swatch Mercedes ART”, which was a project by both Mercedes-Benz and Swiss manufacturer Swatch; to develop a new breed of production vehicles. First known as the Swatchmobile, the new designs were set to use new innovative hybrid technologies to achieve the objective of economical cars that are simple to park. Keeping this in mind and taking a glance over the production model smart Fortwo, you can actually see they...

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2009 Smart Fortwo MHD, Confirmed to Arrive - (Australia) 2009 Smart Fortwo MHD, Confirmed to Arrive - (Australia)

One of the world’s most fuel-efficient cars, the smart fortwo mhd (micro hybrid drive), will be in Australia showrooms this December, just in time for Christmas. This new and ultra-efficient version of the iconic two-seater city car brings with it the same levels of safety, engineering and driving fun as the current model except it will now be offered with further savings in fuel consumption, fewer carbon dioxide emissions as well as reduced levels of urban noise. Studies have shown that,...

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2009 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive - (Global) 2009 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive - (Global)

At the recent Paris Motor Show 2008 smart presented the latest generation smart fortwo with electric drive to an international audience for the first time. In future, the advantages of the smart fortwo electric drive, which produces no local emissions, will be demonstrated in everyday service in the project "e-mobility Berlin" which Daimler AG presented together with the energy provider RWE at the beginning of September 2008. This project underlines the pioneering role of the young...

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New 2008 Smart fortwo Special Edition - (UK) New 2008 Smart fortwo Special Edition - (UK)

smart enthusiasts searching for that certain something extra need look no further than the exclusive smart fortwo special edition - limited two.

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Smart Model Range Update - (Global) Smart Model Range Update - (Global)

From October 2008 the standard equipment of the 45 kW/61 bhp and 52 kW/71 bhp petrol-engined smart fortwo models will include micro hybrid drive (mhd) technology with a user-friendly automatic start-stop system. This reduces the NEDC consumption of the two naturally aspirated engines by an average of 8 percent. In city traffic fuel savings of almost 20 percent are even possible.

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Greenest Smart Bound for Britain - (UK) Greenest Smart Bound for Britain - (UK)

The world’s CO2 champion, the smart fortwo cdi, is coming to Britain. Sales of the new smart diesel model, which boasts the lowest CO2 emissions of any current production car worldwide, just 88g/km, will start next year with manufacturing of right-hand drive models commencing in February.

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Auto China 2008: smart fortwo to be Launched in China in Mid 2009 Auto China 2008: smart fortwo to be Launched in China in Mid 2009

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, announced at the Auto China Beijing 2008 that the smart fortwo will be available to Chinese customers from mid 2009.

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The All New smart fortwo is Now Here The All New smart fortwo is Now Here

The new smart fortwo is the consistent evolution of a car that is unrivalled in terms of shape, use and nature. Released to an eager European market in 1998, the first generation of the smart achieved cult status in a very short space of time. The smart fortwo sets standards in its class in terms of comfort, agility, safety and environmental friendliness.

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smart fortwo cdi Awarded Yet Again smart fortwo cdi Awarded Yet Again

Following its successful US market introduction and just ahead of its Australian debut, Italian motoring magazine Quattroruote has awarded the all-new smart fortwo a special accolade. The award was given to the turbo-diesel-powered variant on account of its exemplary fuel consumption and environmental friendliness.

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