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    Are there any developments? I think it would be a...

    Are there any developments? I think it would be a shame if all that technical info was to be lost, and it's a historical record of our community. I hope something can be done, even if this does...
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    There are still a tiny number of people who...

    There are still a tiny number of people who still, after all these years, contribute. The trouble with these types of forums is they are time-consuming to maintain properly. It's sad, but I agree its...
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    Well, I have just tried it. It showed the site to...

    Well, I have just tried it. It showed the site to begin with, then an automatic redirect to an swimwear site!

    Given that the site hasn't been maintained for over twelve months (from what I can...
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    5pm Thursday: ...

    5pm Thursday:

    https://future.smart.com/en/wp-teaser.html
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    New smart model: the smart #1

    This is info about the new smart. It's called the smart #1 and is the first electric smart to be designed from the ground up:
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    Remember the early days of the internet?...

    Remember the early days of the internet? Everybody was logging on and everything slowed down. Everyone complained and investment followed. I'm relaxed about the whole thing because there will be...
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    I know some of the very latest ones tow caravans...

    I know some of the very latest ones tow caravans really well, and the prices of new EVs are dropping. I suppose it's only a matter of time before they become mass-market. It's still early days, but I...
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    I can't honestly say I've encountered that...

    I can't honestly say I've encountered that problem. These days I tend to leave the motorways and use the Instavolt chargers as they are excellent and almost always free.
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    Well, the carbon budgets to manufacture either...

    Well, the carbon budgets to manufacture either type of car are very similar and really the main issue is that really we are going to have to buy less stuff and make things last for longer. The EV has...
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    Well, I have had an EV for over four years now,...

    Well, I have had an EV for over four years now, and it has turned out to be very practical and reliable. It has also saved me a fortune in petrol costs.

    At risk of going off on a tangent, it is...
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    Some insightful thoughts there :) I have ordered...

    Some insightful thoughts there :) I have ordered a BMW Mini and I take delivery next month: the electric version. It's not surprising that the Mini appealed to smart people, as it has the same vibe...
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    It's good to see you so committed to keeping...

    It's good to see you so committed to keeping these wonderful cars running, especially those original models because they were just so, well, fun and different. As for the community that we used to be...
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    You are right. The true number of real...

    You are right. The true number of real enthusiasts are dwindling which makes things harder to sustain. The problem with smart is that they were never really able to generate the kind of cult...
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    Seven years after the last post on this subject,...

    Seven years after the last post on this subject, I write into what may be a wilderness! I recently tried to get something up and running to try to reunite the smart community, but it failed. At best,...
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    That's because I reported it via the SmartManiacs...

    That's because I reported it via the SmartManiacs page on Facebook! So sad how these forums are deserted where once they were the centre of our community.
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    Poll: Well, quite. I'm getting sick of the whole...

    Well, quite. I'm getting sick of the whole crisis. My contention has always been this: we couldn't win the Second World War without American support and money (that took us 60 or so years to pay...
  17. I think this could be a smart move (no pun...

    I think this could be a smart move (no pun intended) if they increase the range (and I mean double it) and make them more competitively priced. I am hopeful that their tie-up with Geeley in China...
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    Hi everyone. Like Steve, who I've known for...

    Hi everyone. Like Steve, who I've known for years now, I also miss the cars and the people. I'm quite excited about the prospect of the new EQs with the extended electric range. Since stopping...
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    I'm afraid it's very quiet here now Steve. Since...

    I'm afraid it's very quiet here now Steve. Since most are on the Facebook groups, I am beginning to wonder what the purpose of this forum is these days. I have fond memories of this and the...
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    What happened to Ace Cafe?

    are the meets still going on? Can't find anything on the Ace Cafe website
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    Well, we drove down to Spain and back in our...

    Well, we drove down to Spain and back in our first Roadster, which never missed a beat, and I can see no reason why you can't do it in a fortwo. Whichever car you choose, either will be comfortable...
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    I came off Facebook at the end of last year. I...

    I came off Facebook at the end of last year. I don't miss it at all. The smart groups on FB didn't appear to have the same character as the forums of old, and certainly no events or the bringing of...
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    Thank you :) I'm pleased that these sites are...

    Thank you :)

    I'm pleased that these sites are still going though. A lot of it moved over to Facebook, but that didn't really work out. That said, there are still some big events, such as the Ace...
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    Hi everyone. Anyone remember me?

    Hi everyone. I'm David and I was active on the smart scene from 2007 to 2013 having had two roadsters. Anyone with a good memory will remember my first roadie, vinyl-wrapped in orange and was called...
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    Thanks, Steve. I've messaged him on Smartz now,...

    Thanks, Steve. I've messaged him on Smartz now, so he can contact me. Incidentally, for everyone else who might be interested, here is the link with photographs:
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