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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Spain

King Felipe travels by metro to mark 100th anniversary
Transport Wed, Oct 17, 2018

King Felipe travels by metro to mark 100th anniversary

KING Felipe VI caused a stir today (Wednesday) when he appeared out of the blue on the Madrid metro – a rare trip to mark the 100 anniversary of the underground train network in the capital. Commuters missed him, as...

Seat Ibiza recall over central locking fault
Transport Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Seat Ibiza recall over central locking fault

SEAT has urged Ibiza owners to take their cars to their nearest dealership for a check-up after having discovered a fault in the locking system. The manufacturer, based in Martorell (Barcelona province) says only Seat...

Fines for cars in Madrid not showing 'emissions stickers'
Transport Sat, Oct 6, 2018

Fines for cars in Madrid not showing 'emissions...

DRIVERS in Madrid without traffic authority emissions stickers in a prominent place will be fined in six months' time, warns the city council. Although residents will now have time to acquire their stickers, issued...

Hydrogen battery-powered car launched in Spain
Transport Fri, Sep 28, 2018

Hydrogen battery-powered car launched in Spain

A HYDROGEN battery-powered car has arrived in Spain for the first time – an SUV which can run for 666 kilometres before it needs charging, a process which takes just five minutes. The Hyundai Nexo is a zero-emissions...

Uber and Cabify workers protest over taxi drivers' 'monopoly'
Transport Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Uber and Cabify workers protest over taxi drivers'...

UBER and Cabify cars blocked Madrid's main business boulevard today in a counter-protest against taxi drivers trying to get them off the streets. Around 40 black vehicles staged a slow march along the Paseo de la...

Greenpeace 'crashes' car into Reina Sofía museum calling for end to petrol and diesel car sales
Transport Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Greenpeace 'crashes' car into Reina Sofía museum...

GREENPEACE 'crashed' a car into the wall of Madrid's Reina Sofía art museum yesterday (Thursday) to campaign for petrol and diesel to be scrapped in accordance with longer-term environmental guidelines. If...

Exploding laptop evacuates Madrid metro train
Transport Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Exploding laptop evacuates Madrid metro train

A LAPTOP computer exploding on an underground train in Madrid sparked panic this morning (Monday) and a number of passengers needed medical treatment. The Line 9 train was level with the station Príncipe de Vergara at...

Lorry driver seen 'breastfeeding at the wheel'
Transport Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Lorry driver seen 'breastfeeding at the wheel'

A LORRY driver has been caught in the northern region of Navarra breastfeeding her baby at the wheel. Another motorist called police to report a container vehicle with a non-Spanish registration number being driven by a...

Nationwide restrictions on hoverboard and segway use
Transport Sat, Aug 25, 2018

Nationwide restrictions on hoverboard and segway use

LOCAL councils across Spain have started to issue bye-laws limiting the use of electric scooters, 'hoverboards' and segways. A method of transport fast growing in popularity across Europe, hoverboards and...

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