The story

There's a petite new contender ready to tackle America's problems of foreign oil dependency and urban congestion.

Meet the Smart car: An ultra-compact, Mercedes-designed, head-turning little vehicle that's been negotiating traffic and squeezing into impossibly tiny spaces in Europe for almost a decade.

Now, it's about to go on sale in the United States. Read full article »

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