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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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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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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 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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Drive with Dave at Mercedes-Benz of Taunton

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Smart for business

Drive with Dave offers manual driving lessons in Minehead, Taunton and the areas in between. When looking for a car for his business Dave had to consider the mileage he would be covering as a driving instructor and running costs including ongoing maintenance and fuel efficiency. He also had to ensure his final choice was […]

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Electrifying times ahead for smart

There are exciting changes happening at your local smart dealership this year: as of August 2019 the smart range is becoming fully electric. This will mean the end in production of our existing petrol range. In September 2017 we launched our new brand: the smart EQ fortwo and forfour. This brand is intelligent and great […]

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How much vehicle tax will you pay in 2019?

At the end of 2018 the government announced another car tax hike to hit us on April 1st 2019. This will be the third Vehicle Excise Duty rate adjustment in the last couple of years. The new rates for VED from 1 April 2019 were clarified in the Overview of Tax Legislation and Rates document released […]

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Love Stories

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My smart Love Story

It is either a time you swoon for, or one that makes you run for the hills (or that tub of ice cream). But whether you are loved up or not, Valentine’s Day is a great time to remind all those we hold dear just how special they are. And that includes us! Sharing the […]

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