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FORD says that a free-trade agreement is crucial to ensuring the future of UK automotive industry

A free-trade agreement is essential for the vitality of the business, as they are investing large amounts into an ‘electric’ future The SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders) chief executive said, “Brexit is still the biggest threat to the long-term future of the industry. There would still be industry here, but it will look […]

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BANNED: Cars to be prohibited near Costa Blanca beaches

ACCESS to La Barraca Bay and  Portitxol Playas in Javea will be closed to cars next summer to safeguard bathers. The tourism department claims the roads leading to the beaches have become increasingly clogged with traffic, much of it parked illegally, and ambulance access was proving increasingly difficult. There is also a risk to pedestrians, as […]

New car market continues to decline

New car market in UK continues to decline

THE UK new car market declined for an eighth consecutive month in November, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 163,541 vehicles were registered, down 11.2 per cent year-on-year, driven by a significant fall in diesel demand. Business, fleet and private registrations all fell in the month, down […]

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The place to park at Alicante-Elche airport

WE PARK ALC is the new name you have to remember if you want the best in Alicante Airport parking. The company is synonymous with professional, highly personalised customer service at its best, the first parking you can see, just 200 metres from the Airport Terminal. They are first, you arrive before.Parking at Alicante-Elche airport […]


Mitsubishi – driving an ambition for 100 years

FOR the first time in 10 years, Mitsubishi have released a new promotional tagline.  ‘Drive your ambition’ perfectly describes the attitude that has been true of the Mitsubishi company since its first car a century ago. Mitsubishi has delivered ambitious cars to ambitious drivers for 100 years, pioneering vehicle genres with seminal products such as […]


Modern cars at risk of cyberattacks

IN ORDER to mitigate the risks of cyberattacks that come with the ever-increasing connectivity of motor vehicles, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published a number of principles of automobile cybersecurity, which all its members endorse. “The digital world offers unprecedented opportunities,” stated ACEA Secretary General, Erik Jonnaert. “Nevertheless, opportunity comes with risks, and […]

A day without cars
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Orihuela’s day without cars

ORIHUELA’S councillor for the environment, Miguel Angel Fernandez, has announced the activities that have been organised for the upcoming ‘Mobility Week’. The announcement was made alongside Ricardo Sigüenza, owner of the Sigüenza bus company, and José Manuel Torres, representing the BBT Cycling Club who are the principal collaborators of the programme. As part of the […]

Fiestas cause major traffic and parking issues
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Fiestas cause major traffic and parking issues

AHEAD of the major Carthaginians and Romans festivals getting underway today (Friday), the local police announced a series of security measures aimed at ensuring the 10 day spectacular passes of without incident. Most of these concern significant restrictions on parking and diversions of traffic, and from now until September 24 only authorised vehicles will be […]

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Naturalism – a unique exhibition to experience

AN EXHIBITION of paintings and artwork by Costa Blanca-based artist Ronen Zlotogoura will be taking place at the new Dolores cultural centre from September 9 to 19. The exhibition, which is titled Naturalism, will highlight the treatment of forms, colours and space as they appear in nature. Ronen specialises in Hyperrealism which are paintings that […]

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Benidorm police get hybrid additions

BENIDORM police have enhanced their fleet of patrol cars with three new hybrid vehicles. Not only will they have these extra vehicles, the specialist ‘atestados e informes’ (Witnesses and statements) police van used when on-the-scene investigations take place that has been off the road for some months will be replaced at the end of the […]

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Torrevieja residents reported to police

TORREVIEJA residents have been reported to police for blocking roads with their chairs. This latest incident began when a young driver spotted a rare parking space in the town but the ladies practising what the Spanish call ‘mecedoring’ – there is no equivalent English expression – did not move from the spot despite polite requests.  […]