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    Teased: Nissan reviving Pulsar name for Euro market
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    The Nissan Pulsar doesn't have what we'd consider a rich history in the US, other than on some models decades ago. However, the nameplate has been part of the Nissan lineup globally since 1978 and has proven popular in Asia and Australia. Now, the brand is teasing a five-door hatch to revive the ...

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    Official: Ferrari to open second theme park in Spain
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    If you're a Ferrari fan and are looking for the place to plan your next vacation, Italy is surely the place to go. There's the headquarters, factory, museum and test track in Maranello, the new Enzo Ferrari Museum in neighboring Modena, and the circuit named for Enzo and Dino Ferrari in the ...

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    Frankfurt: 2013 Nissan e-NV200 taxi will carry Catalonians quietly beginning next year
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    The Nissan e-NV200, currently in the final phases of testing with FedEx fleets in various countries, will be getting more demanding cargo next year in Barcelona when it goes into service as a taxi. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show by Carlos Ghosn and with the mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias, ...

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    Video: Hot Wheels builds world's highest wall track
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    Any self-proclaimed Hot Wheels fanatic has surely built some sort of wall track in their house, but, like the ones from our childhoods, we're guessing it never involved repelling down the side of a seven-story building. Back in May, Hot Wheels built an epic wall track on the side of an apartment ...

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    Official: Nissan to build Golf-fighter in Spain
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    Nissan hasn't had a proper European entry in the ridiculously popular compact hatchback segment since it stopped offering its somewhat staid and uninspiring Almera (above) in 2006. According to Automotive News Europe, the new machine, which will not be called Almera, will be marketed against the ...

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    Official: Nissan announces production of funky e-NV200 electric van
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    There are two directions automakers can go to produce a vehicle with electric propulsion – be it a hybrid or an outright EV: make it look the same as any other car, or make it stand out. Like Toyota (for example) did with the Prius, Nissan made the Leaf look (for better or worse) unlike a ...

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    Video: Dramatic garage fire clouds Williams celebration at Spanish Grand Prix
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    Yesterday's Spanish Grand Prix was an enormous cause for celebration for Williams. The Formula One team that was once at the very top of its game hadn't won a race since 2004, but it broke that losing streak when Pastor Maldonado claimed the checkered flag for the team against Fernando Alonso and ...

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    Motorsports: A rookie challenges the champions at the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix [spoilers]
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    Every year the Formula One calendar incorporates new races at more far-flung locations around the world. Recent additions have brought the series to such locales as Abu Dhabi, South Korea and India. But the purists know that, no matter where it may roam, F1 is essentially a European series. With ...

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    2011 Spanish Grand Prix goes down as a game of leap frog [spoilers]
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    Ferrari. McLaren. Renault. Williams. The past few decades of Formula One racing have seen each of these teams at the top of their game, claiming championships and dispatching the others along the way. But after watching Brawn GP – having started out as the humble BAR-Honda team and ...

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    Official: Hyundai i40 to debut in Barcelona
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    Hyundai has released a glimpse of its upcoming i40 sedan ahead of the sedan's May 12 debut at the Barcelona Motor Show. The i40 represents the latest Hyundai to be released under the company's new "New thinking. New possibilities" ad slogan, along with its "fluidic sculpture" design language. ...

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    Seat gears up for Audi Q3 production at Spanish plant
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    Last week, Porsche announced production plans for its upcoming Cajun sport-ute at its Leipzig plant in Germany. Now, sister-company Seat is following suit with preparations to build the Audi Q3 at its facility (pictured above) in Martorell on the outskirts of Barcelona. If you're wondering what ...

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    2010 Spanish Grand Prix brings (a) few surprises [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    "Horrible, quite bad race." That's how one of the championship front-runners described the results from today's Spanish Grand Prix. We're not about to tell you who summarized his day with such frustration – ...

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    Video: Sebastian Vettel previews Barcelona Grand Prix in Red Bull simulator
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    Sebastian Vettel explaining a hotlap of the Barcelona GP – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Barcelona GP is less than a week away, and you know what that means: original Red Bull content. This time it's Sebastian Vettel talking us through a flying lap of the 4.6-kilometer ...

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    Schumacher reportedly getting new chassis for Spanish GP *UPDATED
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    Critics have given Michael Schumacher a hard time all season so far over what can charitably be characterized as lackluster performance. Leading figures at the Mercedes-Benz GP team, however, have magnanimously attributed the problems to their car. But if his young teammate Nico Rosberg is ...

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    Spy Shots: Mystery concept caught in Spain
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    Mystery concept car in Barcelona -- Click above for image gallery
    Autoblog Quiz of the Day: the minicar pictured above was spotted in Barcelona, Spain at Central del Poblenou Park, during what sounds like a photo or commercial shoot. Two people were caught driving it, the one in the sky blue ...

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    Forum Spy: 2010 Volvo C70 convertible snapped during Barcelona commercial shoot
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    2010 Volvo C70 Spy Shots - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Swedespeed forum member al_bcn has managed to capture a pair of what looks to be Volvo's refreshed-for-2010 C70 convertibles totally undisguised. The topless twosome were caught galavanting around in Barcelona as they were apparently ...

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    2009 Spanish Grand Prix: How the Mighty Have Fallen [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2009 Chinese Grand Prix - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Those who tuned in on Saturday for the qualifying session at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix would not have been surprised by the top three: Brawn's Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello took first and third on the starting grid, ...

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    Barcelona Preview: Seat reveals new Leon Cupra and Ibiza FR
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    2009 Seat Ibiza FR and Cupra Leon - Click either image above for a hi-res gallery
    Variety, so they say, is the spice of life. So while American fans of Volkswagen's hot hatches have nothing to complain about, none could be blamed for pining for the alternative options that the German auto group ...

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    Aston Martin LMP1 debuts at Le Mans Series season-opener in Catalunya [SPOILER ALERT]
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    European Le Mans Series, Catalunya 2009 – Click above for image gallery
    Ambition is good. Ambition backed by competence is better. Aston Martin Racing would appear to have both. Since landing on the endurance racing scene in 2005 with a victory in its first race, the competition arm of the ...

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    °Muy Triste! Barcelona Motor Show scrapped for 2009*
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    With every major city and its suburbs hosting their own auto shows, we can't be everywhere. Most major news occurs at the major auto shows, but this year, our absence will be missed at one less auto show than last year, because organizers have announced the cancellation the Barcelona Motor ...

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