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Smart Car Comes to the United States

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Smart Car Comes to the United States

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Smart Car Comes to the United States

Smart Car Comes to the United States

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Smart cars, known for their diminutive size, have been available in Europe for years. Now, Daimler-Chrysler has decided to make them available in the United States, beginning next year. We take a look at their fuel efficiency and safety, and discuss who is likely to buy them.

Guest:

John O'Dell, automotive industry reporter for the Los Angeles Times