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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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    Report: European car sales up 8% in February
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    Three weeks ago an analyst increased projections for European car sales this year, expecting them to climb three percent compared to last year instead of 2.7 percent. That number is a postive sign after years of hard times but it turns out February was especially good, overall European sales ...

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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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    Report: European sales forecasts getting brighter for 2014
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    Auto sales in Europe have taken a beating over the years, but as the global economy is on the ups, so too are sales in the Old World. According to a report from Automotive News Europe, 2014 sales are now forecasted to increase around three percent compared to 2013. Analytical firm LMC Automotive ...

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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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    Report: Two Ferrari-faking workshops busted in Spain [w/video]
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    We sort of understand why the next door neighbor might indulge in a "Ferriero" project (a mid-engine Pontiac Fiero with homemade bodywork resembling a Ferrari), but we simply can't fathom why anybody would pay 40,000 euros for a fake Ferrari built from a front-engine, front-wheel-drive Toyota. An ...

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    Report: Spanish authorities impound fleet of Mercedes E63 AMGs on media test drive
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    A group of American auto writers found themselves on the wrong side of the Spanish police recently while driving the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG through Catalonia. According to Motoramic, officers stopped around 18 writers, though not for disobeying any local traffic laws. Instead, the members of ...

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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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    Report: Hiriko folding electric car headed for production
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    One very unusual electric car has debuted in Brussels. The Hiriko EV uses a hub-mounted electric motor at each wheel, though that's not the most interesting aspect of the vehicle. According to The Telegraph, the Hiriko uses an interesting rear suspension design that allows the vehicle to fold up, ...

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    2011 European Grand Prix brings back the Spain [Spoilers]
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    This weekend's European Grand Prix at Valencia had some big shoes to fill when it came down to racing spectacle. After the Spanish Grand Prix, the circus rolled in to Monte Carlo and then on to Montreal for the Monaco and Canadian Grands Prix – two races that were red-flagged in the middle ...

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    Official: Audi Q3 production begins in Spain
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    It wasn't that long ago that Audi had no SUVs in its lineup – aside from the A6 Allroad Quattro – despite being known for its all-wheel-drive vehicles. But that's all changed, just as it has for BMW and Porsche. The Q7 was followed by the Q5, and now the Q3 has started production as ...

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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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    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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    MotoGP 2010: Aragon adds fuel to the comeback fire [SPOILERS]
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    With racing action returning to Spain and the top two contenders being Spanish natives, MotoGP Aragon certainly became a highly competitive forum not only for the championship race, but also for bragging rights at stake in front of the home-country fans. For Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa, added ...

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    2010 European Grand Prix: How the mighty have fallen [SPOILERS] UPDATED
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    2010 European Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some readers might think the spoiler-warning headline above is itself a spoiler, but trust us: we haven't given away anything that the TiVo crowd would rather keep hidden. So before you go rushing to conclusions, consider ...

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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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