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Smart expects to boost sales again in the future after they grew 21 percent in 2016, despite the lack of a crossover in the brand's lineup.
This is not exactly the golden age of microcars. Indeed, at a time when gas is cheap and looks like it will stay cheap, can Smart really hope to grow?
Daimler AG will stop selling gasoline-powered Smart cars in the U.S. and Canada later this year and will convert the microcar brand to an electric vehicle-only endeavor.
PSA says it's in talks to buy Opel; Next Mitsu Eclipse to be crossover; New Lexus hybrid; Smart going all-EV in U.S., Canada; Chrysler's starring role in Comedy Central series.
Daimler AG will stop selling gasoline-powered Smart cars in the U.S. and Canada later this year, converting the microcar brand to an electric vehicle-only endeavor.
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