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car2go smart cars and City of Austin Team Up For On Demand Mobility

By • Nov 19th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

More than 13,000 Austin city employees have the opportunity to use the car2go smart vehicles not only for business but also for private use. Billing is handled with the same degree of simplicity and flexibility as every aspect of car2go – the rates are all-inclusive: fuel, maintenance, insurance, miles and parking. A car2go service team on the ground will handle daily maintenance of the vehicles. Read more about this great car2go car-sharing program.



Cash For Clunkers: smart fortwo Gets Maximum Incentive

By • Jul 20th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

New smart fortwo buyers can get maximum rebate from Cash For Clunkers program, regardless of traded-in car. The EPA has listed the smart fortwo as the top two-seater class for fuel economy for the 2009 model year. CleanFleetReport.com has the smart on its list of New Cars that Already Meet 2016 Fuel Economy Standards.



Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or Cash For Clunkers Program Kicking Into Gear

By • Jul 14th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

The Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS,) or “Cash For Clunkers” program is the federal program that helps consumers purchase a new, more efficient vehicle when an older, less efficient vehicle is traded in. Expect dealer showrooms to have increased traffic between now and November 1, and fewer polluting cars on the roads. But there are downsides as well.



Only the Affluent Can Afford Electric Cars Today, and One in Five Would Buy Car from Apple – Yes That Apple (AAPL)

By • Jan 30th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz

Today only affluent buyers can afford to buy new all-electric cars like the Tesla Roadster. And when you have Swatch and Daimler-Benz teamed up to make the smart fortwo, it may not be too improbable we’ll get an Apple car someday.



A collection of YouTube videos of smart fortwo cdi cars

By • Nov 30th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

This is a collection of interesting smart fortwo cdi diesel cars on YouTube. I’ll continue to add to this post with new videos as I find them.



No Diesel Version For 2009 smart fortwo

By • Nov 15th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

Tweet Based on information available on the official smartusa.com site, U.S. markets won’t get a diesel version yet for 2009 model year. I’m a little disappointed. It’s one of the reasons I’m holding out from buying a first U.S. smart model. I was so looking forward to a smart powered by Mercedes’ Bluetec technology. According to […]