Daimler and Geely have announced the formation of a 50/50 joint venture to own, operate and further develop the Smart car brand as a premium electric vehicle (EV) pioneer.
Planners have given the green light to LSH Auto UK’s plans to develop a £60 million Mercedes-Benz and Smart retail facility on brownfield land in Stockport.
Dealers working with Toyota and Lexus Financial Services have seen a growth in incremental income of more than £5 million from selling minor damage cover.
Smart has revealed the UK pricing for its electric drive range with the fortwo model starting at £16,420.
Smart has launched a new website offering a complete online sales solution for customers buying its fortwo and forfour hatchbacks.
Smart has said that its ‘perfect city car’ has ‘become a little more perfect’ with the introduction of a range-wide EV drivetrain set to make its debut at next week’s Paris Motor Show.
Prices for the new smart Brabus range start at £16,320 for the Fortwo it was revealed today.
Non-regulated dealers can now benefit from free IAR status, 30-day free insurance for customers and access to additional revenue through GAP and SMART insurance sales.
Smart has unveiled the cabriolet version of its fortwo hatchback ahead of its arrival in UK showrooms early next year.
Smart has teamed up with entertainment company Disturbing London to make a five-part documentary to promote its Forfour.
Mercedes-Benz broke through the 5% market share threshold in 2014 with 124,419 registrations and it has grown further since.
The new Smart fortwo cabrio will make its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September before going on sale in February 2016.
The new Smart fortwo cabrio will make its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month.
A new ForFour supermini and ForTwo city car are being charged with bringing fresh sales to the Mercedes/Smart network.
Lancaster Smart, with outlets in Lakeside, Ipswich and Southend, has been named Smart retailer of the year at the manufacturer’s annual awards ceremony in Lisbon.
Smart has unveiled its next generation of cars that will include a new Fortwo and Forfour.
Car2Go, the car sharing scheme supported by carmaker Daimler, is withdrawing from the UK.
The best dealers have been recognised at the annual Mercedes-Benz Retailer Awards.
Scottish dealer group John R Weir has been bought by Arnold Clark Automobiles for an undisclosed sum.
Smart, the city car sister brand of Mercedes-Benz, will launch a new electric vehicle in 2014.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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