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electric drives for All!

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Here's a crazy fact, based on a 2013 survey by Consumers Union and UCS: according to stats related to charger installation capabilities, family size and driving habits, 42% of U.S. households could…Continue

tridion safety cell Saves Georgia smart Owner

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smart's tridion safety cell strikes again! Georgia newspapers are singing the praises of "a Nascar roll cage" (read: our safety cell) that saved a resident's life when his smart was flipped. “Without…Continue

car2go expands to LA and St Paul

Started this discussion. Last reply by jwight Jul 23. 1 Reply

Good news, guys! The car2go car sharing service is expanding to Los Angeles,…Continue

smart DJ

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The smart electric drive has been used to power something completely unexpected: a gigantic record player! A German agency created a campaign designed to showcase the electric drive's smooth…Continue

 

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electric drives for All!

Here's a crazy fact, based on a 2013 survey by Consumers Union and UCS: according to stats related to charger installation capabilities, family size and driving habits, 42% of U.S. households could use an electric drive vehicle! And if everyone who could use an EV had one, we could potentially save 350 million barrels of oil per year. Yup, that's right.So charge on you EV pioneers and let's spread the electric drive gospel.http://smart.cr/1fn0DfHSee More
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tridion safety cell Saves Georgia smart Owner

smart's tridion safety cell strikes again! Georgia newspapers are singing the praises of "a Nascar roll cage" (read: our safety cell) that saved a resident's life when his smart was flipped. “Without the strength of that framing, the car flipping would have collapsed in on itself and killed that gentleman," said the local police. "It's that framing that saved his life.” http://smart.cr/1qHuTcBSee More
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sUSAi Admin replied to Arnold J. Frederick's discussion Newbe in Las Vegas
"Hi Arnold, Are you looking for a rundown on your new smart's features? "
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Featured Members Revamp
"The time has come to announce our featured members theme for August! This month, in honor of hazy summer skies, we are looking for blue smarts. If you have a blue smart, but haven't uploaded a profile picture yet, what are you waiting for?!…"
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sUSAi Admin replied to Barth Leight's discussion passenger restraint system
"Hi! We are so sorry to hear that you were involved in an accident. If you'd like to talk further to customer care, could you please inbox us your email address and telephone number?"
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"Love the photos! Thanks for sharing. Were you out shopping or are you already an owner? "
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jwight replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion car2go expands to LA and St Paul
"Good to hear.  I checked out car2go in Washington, DC while visiting and it works as advertised.  FWIW, car2go just announced they are pulling out of the UK market."
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sUSAi Admin commented on Donna Garlitz's status
"Hi there! Unfortunately, that particular accessory is not currently a part of our inventory. You could always check in with your local dealer though to see if they have an off-market vendor recommendation."
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Jim and Ann Brown replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Watch The World Premiere of the C453 Live!
"I believe it is set to begin at 6:00 pm GMT. "
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
"Fantastic! Let us know how it goes! "
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
" No, unfortunately that is not in the works at this time.  "
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electric Drive Charging Etiquette

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:33pm 1 Comment

We are thrilled that so many people have made the switch to electric. With the increasing popularity of electric vehicles comes fresh opportunities to innovate and redefine the rules of the road.

One etiquette inquiry that has popped up on a lot on forums is "charge rage." A member of smart car of America recently wrote, "This week, for the first time, I unplugged…

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Countdown to C453 Reveal Has Begun!

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

We are excited to announce that full details on the brand new C453 will finally be unveiled at next week's press announcement day on July 16th. For those who are looking for a taste of what is to come, check out our official teaser where you can see key enhancements to interior and exterior specs - upgrades that take their inspiration from the many concept vehicles produced over the last few years. Stay tuned to sUSAi for more information!…

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The Scoop: smart tagline testing results

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:30am 1 Comment

Hello Insiders!

The time has come to finally reveal our tagline testing results! After carefully sorting through all of the poll submissions, we were able to compile the following findings about our proposed new tagline, "smart, engineered with Mercedes-Benz:"

- 70% of people who read the line said it made them feel that the car was safer.

- 82% said it made them feel that the car was more well-crafted.

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The Scoop: smart cities project

Posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:00am 5 Comments

Hi smartsters,

I’m Julia Knittel, and over the past year I have been working on a new project called “smart cities,” which tests out some new things for smart in various cities around the world.

First of all, what is the smart cities project? The Head of smart global, Dr. Annette Winkler, was inspired when she noticed that certain cities around the world (think of Paris and Rome, for example) had overwhelmingly adopted smart into their culture, to the extent that she often saw…

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At 12:24pm on January 7, 2014, jwight said…

Let me second Robert's comment.  Not sure what happened but smart USA appears to be totally disconnected from the smart owner community. Yes, there's Farcebook (pun intended) but that's pretty much generic comments without much substance.  Bring back the un-group in anticipation of the 2015 intro of the next generation smarts!

At 12:11pm on January 7, 2014, Robert Ricewasser said…

I have a comment about seeing the un-group revitalized here. Eric Angeloro did a fantastic job of organizing the un-group and without his input the group has struggled on Google Hangout. It has now become apparent that the group can no longer continue without the input from smartUSA. There is still a lot of passion and enthusiasm amongst smart owners and to have the involvement of smartUSA to communicate with a group of committed owners seems like a plus for promoting the brand. Hopefully, Eric or someone else in corporate will take up the challenge to bring the un-group back to life and instill a continued enthusiasm for the brand, amongst it's owners.

At 8:49am on May 9, 2012, Jim and Ann Brown said…

 

Funny, funny, Charlotte!  Before we got our little Munchkin, Ann and I lived on the Bolivar Peninsula, a ferry ride from Galveston, Texas, until we were moved away by hurricane Ike.  Cars going onto the ferry had a TSA-like inspection before boarding.  "Pop the hood, pop the trunk and pop the glove box."  We may drive all the way back down there just to have an experience like yours.  We are all primed to respond, "Sorry, we don't have the first two, but we can open the glove box for you."

On the other hand, the third member of the inspection team used a long-handled mirror to inspect the bottom of cars.  I guess it would not be so funny if we were instructed to remove Munchkin's under tray.  :)

Jim 

At 7:00pm on May 7, 2012, Charlotte Rose Rios said…

Hello sUSAi:

Yes, I am interested in sharing my photos as well as my little story.  I can't tell you how much attention my SmartCar got.  It was especially funny when the security detail searching vehicles and their contents asked me to "Pop the trunk."  After the look on my face, they just laughed.  You certainly can fit a lot of stuff in this car!  How do I get to you my photos?  Charlotte Rios

At 7:38pm on April 28, 2012, spicejax said…

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At 5:21am on October 20, 2011, spicejax said…

I'm confused, are there two sUSAi admins?

 http://www.smartusainsider.com/profile/smartUSAInsideradmin

MJB

 
 
 

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