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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Spain

Air Europa will be like a 'sister' says Iberia Chief Exec
Transport Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Air Europa will be like a 'sister' says Iberia...

Iberia Chief Executive Luis Gallego said on Wednesday that Air Europa, once approved for purchase by the competition regulators, will be like "a sister" to the Spanish airline which is part of the IAG group...

Guardia Civil clarifies radar speed triggers
Transport Fri, Nov 29, 2019

Guardia Civil clarifies radar speed triggers

The Directorate General for Traffic (DGT) uses a network of some 1500 static and mobile radars spread across the country to control vehicle speed on the Spanish roads. Last year, the traffic department of the Guardia...

RENFE 'Black Wednesday': Up to 70% off AVE and long-distance rail tickets
Transport Wed, Nov 27, 2019

RENFE 'Black Wednesday': Up to 70% off AVE and long...

IF YOU'RE planning to travel across Spain in the next couple of days – or over the French border – it could work out cheaper than you think, since the national rail board has added a Black Wednesday and Thursday...

'Smiling' Airbus whale, largest cargo plane on earth, to take off next year
Transport Fri, Nov 22, 2019

'Smiling' Airbus whale, largest cargo plane on...

THE LARGEST cargo plane in the world is shaped like a whale, smiles widely and could take off for the first time at the beginning of 2020. Airbus' plant in Getafe, Madrid had to build and open a hangar of 7,200...

'Low-cost AVE' high-speed trains to launch first route in January
Transport Wed, Oct 23, 2019

'Low-cost AVE' high-speed trains to launch first...

A 'LOW-COST' version of Spain's high-speed AVE rail link is set to go live in January, starting with the Madrid-Barcelona connection, one of its most heavily-frequented routes. Public works and transport...

Women's carbon footprint in transport is 'six trees lower' than men's, says research
Transport Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Women's carbon footprint in transport is 'six trees...

WOMEN are more likely than men to use public transport and leave their cars at home, and their carbon footprints – in mobility terms – are 9% lower, according to research carried out by motor manufacturer BMW. The...

Spain top in Europe for electric car sales
Transport Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Spain top in Europe for electric car sales

SPAIN is leading the way in Europe in electric car sales, with a total of 166,905 new registrations in the first six months of 2019 – representing a growth of 88.5%. The Association of European Automobile Constructors...

Petrol and diesel prices fall for third week running
Transport Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Petrol and diesel prices fall for third week running

PETROL and diesel prices have been dropping now for three consecutive weeks – welcome news at a time of year when Spanish residents and foreign visitors are more likely to take their holidays. It is not clear whether...

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