"My heater motor failed when the weather in Minnesota was at its coldest. Since we didn´t have a dealer anymore, I tried the fix-it-yourself techniques that appear on the smart car of america forum. That lasted until the weather got…"
"Rochester in April... I am happy that they are FINALLY throwing us a bone. More immediate is that my heater fan motor died today. It was 3 degrees F on my commute in this morning and visibility through my windshield started to become…"
"This is the kind of thing that I love to read! I have been rear-ended three times (thankfully not in my magnificent smart) by people driving while talking on cell phones. I keep an eye on my rear-view mirror."
"Finally a glimmer of hope in Minnesota!!! Someone in the Smart Car of America Minnesmarta chapter forum reported that they received a postcard from Eurosport of Wayzata stating that they service smart cars.
I contacted Eurosport to…"
"How about a light, inexpensive clutch pedal??? That would make these little cars even more fun to drive in those parts of this country that are not so traffic laden as LA.
I would even pay more (increase smart's profit margin) for a…"
"At the Midwest smart Rally, in Red Wing, Minnesota in early June, we were promised by the Daimler representative that there would be an announcement regarding service in Minnesota within 60 days. That was 60 days ago... please let us know what…"
"Thanks for cornering the guy and setting loose the latest rumor. I have heard a couple of others and I cannot wait until the official big announcement that they have promised before August 7, 2012. I hope that all of the rumors are…"
"The newspaper article is probably correct if you consider cars that are widely available in America. There are many (most) places that smarts are not available. FIAT dealers are much more widely distributed around the country.
Have you heard if Feldman Imports will be serving smart cars any time soon? Really dissapointing that Madison is now the closest dealership. I test drove the electric version in NM last October, and loved it, but there's no way I would buy it until I could take it somewhere in less than 2 days to get it servived.