Smart fortwo coupe

Nearly 150,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in April

April recalls totalled 35, affecting 147,607 vehicles from 25 makes

Ford pickups, Audi sedans and crossovers, Smart cars, Land Rover Discoverys and VW Tiguans among largest recalls, combining for over 118,000 vehicles. Read More

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Smart EVs to become first Mercedes EQ models

Electric Fortwo coupe and cabriolet only Smart models sold in Canada Read More

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26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes Read More

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New Smart electric drive makes US debut

Smart is the only manufacturer to electrify its entire product range Read More

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New York police work Smarter

Replacement vehicles are safer, more comfortable and less expensive

NYPD has taken delivery of 100 tiny Fortwo 2-seaters, with another 150 on order, all to replace the 3-wheeled fully-enclosed scooters the force uses. Read More

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Fortwo gets Smart new Brabus treatment

Sportier looks and performance on tap for tiny coupe and cabriolet

The package consists of exterior and interior appointments, a lowered suspension, and is available for manual and automatic models on all trim levels. Read More

New Cars Aug 3, 2016, 10:40 PM

Smart Fortwo gets its Brabus wings

Performance-enhanced Brabus packages available on Fortwo, Fortwo Cabrio

Besides extensive exterior and interior mods, Brabus versions also get 109-hp versions of 898 cc 3-cylinder engine, achieved through turbocharging. Read More

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Mercedes finds EV users drive 50 km daily

Two-year, real-world German study also found environment not a main concern

eMERGE looked at behaviour (such as how far they drove, charging how often) and also charging intelligence (what time of day they charged and where). Read More

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Smart and Mercedes-Benz at the New York auto show

Urban-oriented focus of new-to-North America Smart Fortwo remains untouched

The former Mercedes-Benz ML-Class is now the GLE-Class, and while not an all-new vehicle, it has received significant updates in the process. Read More

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The 10 greenest cars you can buy

Here are the ACEEE's 10 greenest picks from the bumper crop of 2015

The ACEEE's green rankings take into account a wide array of environmental factors including life-cycle greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions. Read More

Smart Fortwo shifts to a new generation

Smart addresses one of its biggest knocks with new dual-clutch transmission

Like its predecessor, the driver can sequentially shift gears but now has the option of doing it via steering wheel paddles. The transmission can also do all the shifting by itself, with the driver able to switch modes of operation by shifting the lever between gates. Read More

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Smart fortwo EV wins acceleration race

Mercedes-Benz's little electric vehicle beats performance icons off the line

Mercedes-Benz Canada put a Smart fortwo electric drive up against an Audi, a Mustang and a Porsche Boxster in a drag race and guess what won? Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Jul 9, 2014, 11:15 PM

Smart hits the road with City Project tour

Nine cities across Canada will get to try Fortwo EV

Tour started in Victoria last week and will wind up in Toronto at the end of September. Read More

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car2go Car-sharing service coming to Calgary and Toronto

Early registrants can receive free driving time and have the one-time membership fee waived

Cars are available for members' use 24 hours a day, seven days a week and they can be picked up and dropped off anywhere within the car2go Home Area. Read More

Green Cars New Cars Jun 15, 2012, 10:00 AM

Smart fortwo electric drive coming to Canada

Canadian dealers now taking orders with deliveries to begin in Spring 2013

The Smart electric accelerates from 0-60 km/h in 4.8 seconds, and has a maximum speed of 125 km/h and a city driving range of 145 kilometres. Read More

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