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Green
Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars

Government says plans must be 'compatible with citizens' mobility needs'

Government says plans must be "compatible with citizens' mobility needs."

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Virgin Hyperloop One to build a research facility in Spain

It’s the company’s first European center.

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Ford promotes tiny EcoSport with world's largest billboard

It would take three EcoSports to tow the ad

Ford builds the world's largest billboard in Madrid to advertise its tiniest crossover, the EcoSport.

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Luftikid Child Safety Seat | Autoblog Minute

Luftikid is an inflatable child safety seat.

Green
Spanish island wants to ban gas cars with Citroen's help

Citroen has donated six E-Meharis to help the island achieve its green goals.

As the Spanish island of Formentera considers banning internal combustion vehicles, Citroën has donated six E-Mehari EVs to start them on their way.

Report
Graphene batteries: wave of the future or 'snake oil'?

Some say Graphenano claims, plans don't past muster.

Spain-based Graphenano touts graphene battery technology for improvements over lithium ion.

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Man hauls huge truck on top of Ford Focus

A motorists in Spain shot video of a Ford Focus driving down the road while balancing a heavy white van.

French police search VW offices in emissions probe

Spanish Prosecutors Call For Probe Of VW For Fraud

Legal investigations into the VW diesel scandal continue in Europe, where French police have raided company offices.

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Flash flood in Spain turns roads into raging rivers

Heavy rains caused a flash flood in the streets of the costal town of Adra, Spain, Monday afternoon.

Spy Shots
Racy, mysterious Honda spied in Spain

Honda has been spied testing the next-gen Civic five-door in Spin, but the latest look at the design wears some bizarre details.

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What it's like to ride a Vyrus Moto2 bike on the track

The Vyrus 986 M2 Moto2 racing motorcycle is one of the most bizarre-looking, two-wheeled machines on the track today. This video gives a glimpse at what it's like to ride one.

Motorsports
Ferrari shines, Mercedes endures in F1's first test session of 2015

The teams gathered this week in Spain for the first test session of the year, giving us an early glimpse at what we might expect from the 2015 Formula One World Championship.

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Uber puts the brakes on in Spain

Sweeping court order issued by Spanish judge forces Uber to stop operating its ride-booking service in Spain, and banks and telecom companies to stop supporting it.

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Evo makes the case for the world's best driving road in Majorca

What good is a sports car if you haven't got a great place to drive it? It's a common refrain that we've heard time and time again. But few are as familiar with the problem as they are in the UK, where the number of people, cars on the road and traffic cameras keep growing to conspire against the joy of driving. Leave it to Evo, then, to depart in search of the greatest driving road in the world.

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Madrid's new parking meters cost more if you drive a gas guzzler

Elsewhere In The City, The Meters Are Just Plain Gone

The parking situation in Madrid, Spain went through two big changes this week. In some areas, the meters have been updated to know what kind of vehicle is parked there and charge dirty vehicles more money while giving discounts to cleaner ones. In another area, all parking meters have been removed. We'll call it mixed messaging.

Teased
Nissan reviving Pulsar name for Euro market

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 name and hit European showrooms this fall.

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European car sales up 8% in February

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 climbing eight percent on a wave of southern European recovery and discounts - and this comes after five mont

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Ferrari to open second theme park in Spain

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 nearby Bolognese suburb in <

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European sales forecasts getting brighter for 2014

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.

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Nissan Leaf with double battery capacity tested in Spain's ECOseries

In one of the quieter examples of a car's powertrain getting souped up, Nissan has doubled the size of the battery pack in an all-electric Leaf to better compete in Spain's ECOseries driving competition recently conducted by the Catalan Automobile Federation (FCA) at the Barcelona Technical Centre.

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