Smart Electric may now be a smarter choice than a Telsa S

I use the word “may” advisedly, because like any answer to a problem it depends a great deal on what you want to do with the cars. But at an estimated $139 a month lease, the Smart Electric is far cheaper than the Tesla S to own, easier to park (critical to a commuter car). Plus, you can better afford another car to drive distance, also critical if you own any electric.  

Toyota and Microsoft unveil 'smart car' plans

Microsoft and Toyota have teamed up in a $12 million deal to bring a range of internet services to Toyota cars.