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I've been a smart owner since
December 1, 2011
I've been a smart reservation holder since
September 1, 2011
New York
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Size, design, fun to drive
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electric drive

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 6:01pm 3 Comments

Day 5:

Today was the last day of my great experience at the Hambach plant. I had a meeting with a person who is dedicated to organize and implement all US specific issues at the Hambach plant. As you probably know, US smarts are in some ways different from European ones. For example, the smart gets different headlights, different sun shields and a panic button on the key. These are just some examples to comply with US regulations and different consumer tastes.…


Assembly Line

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

Day 4:

Today, I started at 6 am - early shift. When you have the chance to get insights into production, I think it is very important to work both shifts. Normal workers also switch shifts every week – meaning one week late shift, one week early shift. Thus, I adjusted my schedule to their rhythm.

After quality checks and headlights installation last week, I put together the flat-tire-set today. As you probably know, a smart has a repair set for tires which is…


Installation Headlights

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 6:00pm 8 Comments

As promised here is a short video from the insides of the plant.

Day 2. Today I will actually participate in producing a smart. In order to ensure a smooth production, every step of the production process is thoroughly planned and all parts have their special location. The assembly line is divided into different stations. At each station something else…


arriving in smartville

Posted on November 14, 2012 at 2:00pm 4 Comments

Hi, smarties. My name is Lena. I work for the smart Marketing department in Germany. As part of my traineeship rotation I will spend a week at the smart assembly line in Hambach, France.

Day 1:

Today was my first day at Hambach, France. Hambach is located between Saarbrucken and Strasbourg, around 65 miles away from the German border. It is located next to a big highway in order to ship the cars as fast as possible to their next destinations, e.g. Bremerhaven.…


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At 5:51pm on November 3, 2012, Tia Glissmann said…

FINALLY!  It’s going to be here soon!  The 2013 Smart Car National Convention and Car Show!!!!!!!  Come to Westminster, Colorado (Suburb of Denver) and join hundreds of smart cars July 10-14, 2013, for a full convention!  Enjoy the Events, Vendor Booths, Tech Talks, 4 Drives, Banquet, Concert, and of course, a CAR SHOW!  Lots of free schwag, and prizes being given away.  For more information and to register, go to www.smartcarnatls.com.  This event is going to be the largest Smart Car Event in US history!  Come and join the fun!  We hope to see you there!

P.S.  Join a caravan to go to Denver.  Have fun from minute one!



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