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Smart is discontinuing its gasoline-powered models and losing two-thirds of its U.S. dealers, but the brand's CEO believes sales won't fall very much.
This week we look at one of Microsoft's AI projects, Uber's new CEO, and an extra cheesy Ford Motor Co. autonomous test.
Smart is presenting its vision for future transport with the Vision EQ autonomous EV concept. The concept is based on the ForTwo microcar and will be unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show.
Silver lining for dealers in Houston; Study: Most people don't want to ride in self-driving car; Exec moves at Aston, FCA; Apple exodus; A Smart car meant to share.
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.
Daimler's microcar brand will lose more than two-thirds of its U.S. dealerships after its lineup goes all-electric this year.
The struggling small-car brand is shifting exclusively to battery power in the U.S. and Canada this year.
Mercedes and BMW are pursuing similar strategies as they remake themselves for the future. Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connectivity and car-sharing rule.
One will stick with selling the two-seaters, hoping for an uptick in electric-car sales. The other says it’s time to say goodbye.
Why didn't the microcar brand work out as expected in the U.S., and can it succeed with just EVs?
Its volumes remain roughly half those of BMW’s small-car brand Mini.
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