The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released a list of 12 cars and trucks that are good at being bad for the environment. The list, titled “Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2014” uses something called a “Green Score” to measure a car’s or truck’s environmental friendliness. Factors such as tailpipe emissions […]
This month marks another milestone in Daimler’s car2go car-sharing service, as Milan gets to enjoy a fleet of 450 smart fortwo vehicles slated to be fully available by the middle of September.
While the smart eco-friendly vehicle brand certainly isn’t the biggest moneymaker in the Daimler stable, those vehicles together with the car2go platform allows the German automaker to make good on its promise of delivering sustainable automotive solutions, particularly for urban mobility applications that are focused upon by car2go.
Antwerp, Belgium was the meeting place for 1,594 smart vehicle enthusiasts from 27 countries that participated in the smart times 2012. This was easily the largest gathering of the community that supports smart, and they also helped set the world record for the longest smart parade when they drove 1,114 smart vehicles through the streets
As the Frankfurt Motor Show is approaching, more vehicles are being added to the list of participants. Aside from the other smart fortwo with futuristic design, there is another one that emerges. This time, the car is the fruit of WeSc and smart’s partnership, fondly called the “smart Brabus tailor made by WeSC”, the Brabus
The new smart forvision will be shown at the 2011 International Motor Show in Frankfurt and with its features like carbon-fiber reinforced epoxy resin, solar cells and infrared-reflective heat shield, it really sounds like the future is here. The car, which is a ‘joint vision’ between BASF and smart, was “developed a holistic concept for
Car2go, a car sharing company owned by Daimler, is launching additional U.S. operations before the end of the year. Already operating in Europe and Vancoucer, Canada, Car2go will be made available in San Diego, which is positioning itself as the U.S.’s EV capital. The service will make available 300 electric Smart cars after an apparently
People love adding their own personalized touch on the things they own–from custom laptop and phone skins to the stickers and posters on their bedroom walls, it’s all about self-expression. Now, prospective smart fortwo owners will also get that degree of customization thanks to the smart foryou program that should help make that already-unique car
While the Geneva Auto Show is definitely an incredible showcase of upcoming stock vehicles, it also offers exposure for a wide range of aftermarket manufacturers, developers, and tuners. One such tuner is Brabus, which has just released a couple of images teasing what’s in store once the Geneva Show starts. The new Brabus Mercedes-Benz SLS,
Mercedes-Benz USA and Penske Automotive Group, the world’s second largest automotive dealer, are currently negotiating an agreement that would move the distribution, sales and marketing smart USA to MB USA. This agreement is expected to be completed by the time the second quarter of 2011 ends. The move is in line with the smart brand’s