All Blog Posts (1,578)

smart Owners' Stories Teaser

smart’s launching its “Owner Stories” Campaign, and as an Insider, you get a first look.  For part of the promotion, we asked our drivers for their safety stories, and we picked a few to highlight on our website. Check them out below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments:

Couch Potato:

I was cruising along a two-lane highway in my 2011 smart passion coupe. The pick-up truck in front of me was hauling a large couch in its trailer, so naturally, I kept a…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 26, 2013 at 2:38pm — 4 Comments

Top Car Sharing Cities in the US

TheStreet.com listed the top 10 car sharing cities in the US: http://smart.cr/1662hwA. If you’re planning a trip to any of them, check out our friends at car2go to make sure you’re sharing in style: http://smart.cr/X8SGNY.

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 20, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

New German smart fortwo Commercial

Just in case you missed jwight's post last week, check out this fun new commercial from Germany.

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 18, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments

Antonio Garay runs the 40 yard dash

Antonio Garay runs the 40 yard dash with help from his Hello Kitty smart:

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 13, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

smart break dance

smart International sponsored a break dance competition. One special fortwo got pulled into a routine:

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 12, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

BoConcept smart

smart partnered with BoConcept to create a special edition vehicle and a unique smart lifestyle collection: http://smart.cr/XxnprP.

For curious smarties, here's a full list of specs for the BoConcept smart:

Exclusive exterior highlights

  • bodypanel paint finish in matt…
Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on March 11, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments

Engenie light

Thanks Kathy and Gray for the info on my engine light. I told it to the local auto part's store and had the  obm checked. . After I left with the info, I hit a bump and the light went out , go figure. Thanks for the help.

Added by Pat Thomasson on March 1, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

The ED3 and Eric Angeloro

As all of you know, the smart electric drive will be available for purchase in 2013. You can pre-register here: http://smart.cr/W5h20c. But there are some special features on this vehicle that make it unique. smart Digital Marketing Specialist, Eric Angeloro, breaks down some of the EV’s lesser known attributes.

December 14 - The ED3 and Me

December 16…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on February 12, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

cityflame specs

smart continues to blaze  new trails with the cityflame.  This special edition is decked out with a black tridion cell, black grille frame, black mirror caps and sleek black 15” BRABUS Monoblock VII wheels. The special ‘flame yellow pearl effect’ body panels  are complemented with an interior that features black leather optic upholstery, matching inlays and contrast stitching in ‘flame yellow.’…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on February 6, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments

forstars at the Detroit Auto Show

The forstars concept vehicle continues to turn heads at the Detroit Auto Show. Check out these photos from the event: http://smart.cr/WFAkoM…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 30, 2013 at 1:56pm — 4 Comments

smart electric drive could be first EV with battery lease in the US

In an interview with Autoblog, Smart USA General Manager Tracey Matura, stated the smart electric drive may be the first electric vehicle in the United States to provide a battery lease: http://smart.cr/WdfRuu.  This would set a precedent for American EVs, addressing the prospective driver’s concern on battery life.

What are your thoughts on the article and the…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 29, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments

smart sold on Sina Weibo

Chinese drivers can purchase a limited edition “Year of the Snake” smart on their smartphone: http://smart.cr/X29UvK

This is one of the first vehicles to be sold over a social network:…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 28, 2013 at 1:47pm — No Comments

car2go commercial

Check out car2go’s latest television commercial featuring their signature white and blue smart.:

If you’d like to learn more, check out their website: http://smart.cr/X8SGNY

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 25, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments

smart Newsletter

Have you seen the smart newsletter? Insiders Russell and Tia Glissmann got a shout out for all their hard work organizing the Nationals (http://smart.cr/Vsxap2) event.

Sign-up for the newsletter so you don’t miss these special updates:…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 23, 2013 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Shiny green and red smart

smarties know that the fortwo offers virtually limitless customization options. Check out one Chinese driver’s take on “endlessly customizeable.”

Source:…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 21, 2013 at 4:51pm — No Comments

sUSAi Request Form Update

smarties are social butterflies by nature. From nationwide meet-ups to Record Breaking stunts, smart drivers connect with each other through owner events. 

We made an update to the sUSAi event’s section:

Use the information when you’re building your invite and let us know what you’re…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 14, 2013 at 11:57am — 2 Comments

Minnesota smart center

Hello, Insiders. A Minnesota smart center is expected to open in April at 4447 Canal Place SE, Rochester, MN, 55904. It’ll offer sales, service and parts for new and pre-owned smart vehicles.

Let us know if you have any questions.

Update (1/23/2013): For your reference, here is the official press release:…

Continue

Added by sUSAi Admin on January 10, 2013 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Excellent little car

I own a 2013 smart pure, made for me with no frills, options, radio, a/c, nothing but the basic car. And what an excellent little car it is, I'm impressed. I wanted a car for my back and forth commute to work, that's mostly the thruway, 55 to 65+ miles per hour. I was surprised when I found the car gets between 40 and 45 miles per gallon no matter how I drive. My only regret is that I didn't get a radio, but I will.

Added by Frank Hanavan on January 6, 2013 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

The ED3 and Me - Safety

One question I know I have when talking about electric cars in general is how safe are they?  The smart electric drive offers the standard safety features of the gasoline smart such as 8-airbags in the coupe or 6-airbags in the cabriolet, Anti-lock brakes, ESP and the patented tridion safety cell. There are additional safety features that are unique to the electric drive.

The high-voltage on-board system shut-off:

In the event of an accident, the high-voltage on-board electrical…

Continue

Added by Eric Angeloro - smart USA on December 29, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The ED3 and Me - Additional Instruments: Charge Level and Power Level Gauge (code V31)

The smart electric drive offers additional instruments or “dashboard pods” just like the gasoline smart fortwo. The difference is the electric drive instruments monitor Power and State of Charge or SOC.  Let’s break it down:



The charge level gauge or State of Charge (SOC) : Displays charge status of the high-voltage battery as a percentage.  When the High-voltage Battery is at reserve, a reserve level message appears in the instrument cluster while the drive system is in…

Continue

Added by Eric Angeloro - smart USA on December 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2005

1999

find a

smart center

go

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service