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...

Electric Cars Are Coming To Costa Rica

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

Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

TSGMAX - For a car that is widely expected to take the world by storm soon -- and...

A Look at President Putin’s New Wheels

President Vladimir Putin has familiarized himself with the Russian-made limousine, part of the 'Cortege' project, Minister of Industry...

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...

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...

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...

Buying a Used Car in Costa Rica

Buying a used car in Costa Rica is not different than buying a used car anywhere else, an...

How can China Build a US$7.000 “Good Enough” Car?

Costa Rica's 2013 Fulu FLC5 review by QCostarica.com - China keeps getting better at making cars. One reason:...

What Some Are Paying In Marchamo

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

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...

Expomovil 2016 Car Show Kicked Off Thursday

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

Expomovil 2017 Opened Thursday

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

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...

License Plate Changeover By Mid Year

The Dirección de Servicios del Registro Nacional announced that the planned license plate changeover will start by the...

The Costa Rican “Beast”

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

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...

Folding ‘Swiss Army Knife’ Electric Bike

The bike is powered by a 250 W electric motor with an integrated torque sensor that provides motor...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Importers To Be Fined For Importing”Total Loss” Vehicles

Importers who bring in cars in a state of "total loss" will be liable to a fine of...

Alajuelita Gas Station Shut Down For Selling Gasoline With High Octane

The Regulatory Authority for Public Services (Aresep) has shut down an Alajuelita gas station after discovering it sold...

Outwitting Riteve Can Be Costly In The Long Run

The ingenuity of some to trying to circumvent the law, in this case, the vehicular inspection goes beyond...

80% Of Truck Trailers On Costa Rica Roads Have Mechanical Problems

Eight out of every 10 trailers operating on Costa Rica's roads have mechanical problems, the Policia de Tránsito...

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...

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...

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Costa Rican Students Create Device To Prevent Drunk Driving

Four students of the  Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC) created a device that once installed in the...

National Register Issues Regulations For New License Plates

In order not to affect the vehicular restrictions policy, the National Register, say it will establish a computerized...

Antique Cars Exibition At Lincoln Plaza

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

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There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The owners called 9-1-1 for help. But instead of the sirens...

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In the shadow of Amazon’s offices in downtown Seattle, people enter a tiny grocery store, take whatever they want, and then walk out. And...

InSight Crime’s 2017 Homicide Round-Up In Latin America & Caribbean

(Insightcrime.org) Record highs, all-time lows, and a few surprises: 2017 proved a remarkable year in terms of homicide rates for many countries across Latin...

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(IPS) - Thirty-four years after Argentina’s return to democracy, more than 500 cases involving human rights abuses committed during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship are...

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An international court has ruled that 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries must enact marriage equality. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, based in San...

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If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it to the last minute and the...

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American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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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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The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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40% Of Costa Rica Business With Tax Violation

(QCOSTARICA) Four out of ten businesses inspected by the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) in the provinces of Puntarenas, Guanacaste, Heredia and Alajuela,...

Transito Asks For 1,100 More Officials To Reduce Road Carnage

QCOSTARICA - 2015 will close as being one of the most violent in the history of the Costa Rica. No only in the number...

Costa Rica Partners With U.S. To Protect Central American Refugees

(QCostarica) Costa Rica has agreed with the United States to offer temporary protection to refugees fleeing Central America. The partnership was announced Tuesday, following...

Comptroller Sued for Complacency With “Caja” Defaulters

QCOSTARICA - In Costa Rica companies who are behind in the contribution payments to the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - also known...

Earthquakes Can Be Scary. Volcanoes Are A Mystery. In Cartago You Can Experience Both Without The Danger

(by Mitzi Stark for QCostarica) Earthquakes can be scary. Volcanoes are a mystery. At MAGMATICA in Cartago you can experience the thrill and fright...