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Summer Festivals

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Summer Festivals in the West Country

Summer has long been known as Festival Season across the nation, and the South West is no exception. The summer festivals across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset extend far beyond Worthy Farm! We’ve rounded up the best of the West(Country), from music, arts, family-friendlies and fireworks, there is undeniably something for everyone to enjoy over the […]

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How to charge your electric car

“How do I charge an electric car?” is one of the most common queries for people who are considering making the change. It’s a question that extends into considering how an electric car will fit into your life, and how much of a change are you going to have to make to your driving habits […]

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A momentous plate change for smart

A plate change is the biannual highlight in the car sales world. Twice a year, new registration plates are released and this September marks a momentous occasion for smart, as the brand’s first fully electric plate change. As one of the only car manufacturers to move to a fully electric range, we are again highlighting […]

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smart South West, at your Service

When you buy your car you’re embarking upon a long relationship, and we’re here to make sure it stays a happy one. A smart South West Service Plan takes care of you and your vehicle for the long haul, with exclusive benefits for our customers*: ✓ Comprehensive cover. Our Service Plan includes parts and labour […]

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Customer Service that’s Fit for Royalty

Purchasing a smart is about much more than your beautiful new car, it’s about the whole experience; which is why we’re investing heavily in providing outstanding customer care at all levels of our business. “The first time I walked into the Exeter dealership I was treated like a queen. A beautiful car is one thing, […]

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Find us at Devon County Show

The Devon County Show is back for its 124th year from 16 – 18 May 2019 at Westpoint, Exeter, and smart South West will be there too. Featuring a whole host of Devonshire delights, the show continues to be a magnificent exhibition of everything that the county has to offer including: Over 2,000 animals from […]

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Make the most of your Summer Adventures

With the second May Bank Holiday coming up and summer just around the corner, it’s time to start lining up plans for your summer adventures. Whether whisking your loved one away for a romantic break or planning a weekend away with friends, we’ve paired our best cars with the best things to do to make […]

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spring-driving

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Safety Tips for Spring Driving

Winter undoubtedly brings some pretty challenging driving conditions, but spring in the UK is the one season that can subject you to every weather condition on the same day. Hopefully, you can wave goodbye to early mornings spent defrosting the car, but the lighter evenings and warmer days can bring some dangers of their own. […]

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dashcam smart

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Should you consider a Dash Cam?

With insurance fraud on the rise, investing in a dash cam could help to prove who is to blame for an accident and settle disputes and claims. But is it really a worthwhile investment and do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? What is a dash cam? A dash cam is an in-car camera system that […]

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Pothole

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Potholes: A Growing Problem

It’s every driver’s nightmare. You’re busy concentrating on the road ahead, but between all the traffic, the bad weather and the upcoming roundabout, there’s something you missed. A pothole. By the time you feel that all too familiar shudder up your spine, it’s too late, the damage is done, and through no fault of your […]

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New electric smart car range

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Daimler and Geely to Develop New Electric Smart Car Range

There’s shockingly good news for the all-electric smart car, with a joint venture between Daimler and Geely Holding Group (Geely) promising an exciting range of innovative, new models from 2022. The agreement will ensure the long-term future of the smart car, with a new generation of pioneering and fun electric cars brightening up our streets […]

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New plates

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New Number Plates: Should You Wait?

Every year, the months of March and September see bumper car sales in the UK, and as you can see from the graph below, they are the most popular months for new car sales by a considerable margin. Why? Well, it’s certainly no coincidence that these are the months when new number plates are released. […]

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