Daimler will stop selling its adorably small Smart cars in the US and Canada

Daimler will end US and Canada sales of its electric, pint-sized Smart Fortwo cars after the 2019 model year, the company confirmed today. “After much careful consideration, Smart will discontinue its battery-electric smart EQ Fortwo model in the U.S. and Canadian markets at the conclusion of MY2019,” Daimler said in a statement to The Verge. “A number of factors, including a declining micro-car market in the US and Canada, combined with high homologation costs for a low volume model are central to this decision.” TechCrunch first reported the decision earlier today.
The tiny two-seater cars (which are not even nine feet in length) were pitched as the perfect urban vehicle for quick, everyday travel between different city neighborhoods….

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