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Saturday 24 June 2017

The Vintage FJ Cruiser Frame-Off Restoration Process

TODAY COSTA RICA - Being the owner of a vintage Landcruiser what the people at the Vintage Cruiser...

Expomovil 2017 Opened Thursday

Q COSTA RICA - Expomovil 2017, the annual new car sales under one roof event, kicked off Thursday...

Electric Cars Are Coming To Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  (by Mitzi Stark ) Watch out for electric cars. Although there are less than 100...

Mercedes-Benz Wants You To Enjoy And Share Your New Vehicle

Why buy a Mercedes when you can share one? A pilot program in Munich, Germany, Croove, the new...

President of Purdy Motor Opposes Exoneration For Electric Cars

(QCOSTARICA) The president of Purdy Motor, Javier Quiros, said he opposes a proposed tax exemption on electric cars...

Viensa Motors Betting On Growing “Luxury Car” Market In Costa Rica With The Maserati

(QCOSTARICA) Soon, spotting a Maserati in San Jose's growing traffic congestion may be a normal thing. At least...

Tesla’s Model 3 Debut

(Q24N) Today, Thursday, is a big day for Tesla Motors. At 8:30pm PT (9:30pm Costa Rica time), the...

Expomovil 2016 Car Show Kicked Off Thursday

QCOSTARICA - The annual car show, Expomovil, kicked off Thursday at the Centro de Eventos Pedregal, in Belen...

Who Sold The Most Plug-In Electric Cars In 2015? (It’s Not Tesla)

Q24N - Five years after the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt first went on sale, plug-in vehicles represent...

What Some Are Paying In Marchamo

QCOSTARICA vis Ticobull.com - Today, Monday, the 2016 annual circulation permit, known as the "marchamo", the Instituto Nacional...

The Costa Rican “Beast”

QCOSTARICA - When we hear the term "The Beast" we instinctively think of President Barack Obama's "Cadillac One",...

Antique Cars and Debi Nova in Escazu Today

(QCOSTARICA) looking for something to do in San Jose today, then check out these two great events in...

Antique Cars Exibition At Lincoln Plaza

(QCOSTARICA) A fully restored 1970 Dodge Charger is one four "historic" vehicles being displayed at Lincoln Plaza this...

PAVE – Acquisition Program of Efficient Vehicle Called A Success

QCOSTARICA - A total of 47 people had traded in their old car for an environmental friendlier one...

25 Vehicles Owners Changed Old Car For New, Eco Friendly In First Week of PAVE

QCOSTARICA - In the first week fo the Programa de Adquisición de Vehículos Eficientes (PAVE) -  Acquisition Program...

Expomóvil 2015 Kicks Off With Record Number of Credit Applications

QCOSTARICA - Thousands left pessimism at the door of the Expomovil 2015, as more than 6.000 people in...

License Plate Changeover Program Now At ‘6’

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The deadline for changing over the old license plates ending in 5 was Friday,...

Costa Rica’s Refinery Pays Out ¢100 Million Colones To Owners of Vehicles For Bad Gasoline

The state refinery, the Refinadora de Petroleo Costarricense (RECOPE) says it has paid out some ¢100 million colones...

INS Auctioning Off Used “Good” Vehicles

If you are planning to a buy a used car, take note that the Instituto Nacional de Seguros...

Lamborghini Dealership in Costa Rica’s Future?

At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Italian luxury and sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A introduced the Lamborghini...

MOPT Guarantees Appointments For Driver Test

Getting a drivers license in Costa Rica has become easier, well takes less time to get an appointment...

More Than 1.000 Drivers Lose License Plates In First Five Days

It wasn't the usual Monday at the Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) yesterday for workers at the license...

Could 2014 See Carpooling in Costa Rica?

The New Year has thus far failed to bring relief at the pump for drivers in Costa Rica....

One Third Have Yet To Pay 2014 Marchamo

Today is the last day to pay the 2014 Marchamo without incurring late payment fees and interest starting...

INS Says “NO” Grace Period For Marchamo

In a little over two weeks, less if you count business days, the 2014 Marchamo or vehicular circulation...

BYD Qin Plug-in Hybrid in Showroom in Costa Rica

Not available in the U.S., or Canada, but is in Costa Rica, the Chinese plug-in hybrid car the...

Riteve Denied Rate Increase

The cost of vehicle inspection will not go up, with the rejection of a rate adjustment request by...

Cost Of 2014 Marchamo 20% Higher Over Last

The cost of the 2014 Marchamo for passenger vehicles will cost an additional ¢3.500 colones this year, the...

Leaving It To The Last Minute, Long Lines For Plates Changeover

In typical Costa Rican fashion, owners of vehicles with license plates ending in "1" left it to the...

Mandatory Plate Change Over of “1” Ends in A Week

Vehicle owners with license plates ending in "1" have to the end of the month (October 31) to...

Gone In 20 Seconds!

An amazing video posted by online news daily CRHoy.com shows a car thief walk up to a Nissan...

Youth Group Promotes Costa Rica Taxis To Go Green

Electric taxis could soon be a reality in Costa Rica thanks to the global initiative by Global Shapers,...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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