Will The Smart Car Catch On In The U.S.?

Popular in Europe, the Smart Car is poised to enter the U.S. market.
May 3, 2004, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The Smart Car, a creation of Mercedes-Benz and Swatch, is all the rage in Europe, inspiring cult-like loyalty. The two-seater, first sold in 1998, can be spotted nimbly zipping along roadways in 30 countries. It is coming to Canada. But it is not sold anywhere in the United States. That could change as early as this summer, when J.K. Technologies LLC, an independent auto importer, expects its first batch of the two-seater Smart Cars to roll off a ship in the port of Baltimore and - after a spin through J.K.'s shop - into buyers' eager hands."

Thanks to Kurt Sommer

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Published on Sunday, May 2, 2004 in The Baltimore Sun
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