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Greece's Acropolis Rally Returns to the World Rally Championship

The historic ''Acropolis Rally,'' Greece's most important rally competition, will very soon return to the World Rally Championship (WRC), after years of absence. The details of the Greek return were determined in a memorandum signed by Lefteris Avgenakis, Greece's Minister...

Greece Vows 30 Percent of Cars Will be Electric by 2030

The Greek government announced ambitious plans on Friday to subsidize the purchase of new electric cars, vowing that by 2030, thirty percent of all vehicles on Greek roads would be electric. The announcement by Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis was scheduled to...

Coronavirus: Greece Mulls Ban on Car Travel Over Orthodox Easter Weekend

The Greek government has not ruled out new, even tougher restrictive measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the coming days, especially ahead of Easter, which is celebrated on April 19 this year across the Orthodox Christian world. Government spokesperson...

Anarchists Warn People Not to Park Near Luxury Cars They Want to Torch

An unprecedented statement was published on Thursday by a self-declared Greek Anarchist  group on a website long known for its anarchist content. The so-called "Anarchist Night Raid Groups" issued a statement in which it claims responsibility for the widespread vehicular arson...

House Speaker Test-Drives New Electric Cars as MPs Get Ready for Eco-Friendly Vehicles (video)

Greece's Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas tool some of the latest electric cars available in the country out for a spin on Thursday, ahead of Parliament's decision to replace some of its fleet with eco-friendly vehicles. The underground parking...

Athens Named Eleventh-Worst City in the World to Drive in

A new survey published on Wednesday ranking the world’s best and worst cities for driving confirms what most Athenians already know from experience. The Greek capital has earned the dubious distinction of being ranked as the eleventh-worst city in...

Fourteen-Year-Old Greek-Canadian Conquers Formula 4

Nico Christodoulou is a fourteen-year old Greek-Canadian Formula 4 driver, whose achievements and driving talent have already made him one of the most promising rising stars in the field of car racing. Born in Toronto, Canada in 2005, Christodoulou burst...

Driver Loses Control of Bus, Hitting Cars, Motorbikes in Greece's Patras; No Injuries Reported

A bus driver in the city of Patras, West Greece, lost control of his vehicle, leading to several crashes on Saturday night, but fortunately, no injuries were reported. For unknown reasons, but most likely due to a malfunction of its...

Greece Leads EU in Reducing Number of Fatal Road Accidents

The nation of Greece has managed to reduce the number of fatal road accidents by 45 percent between 2010 and 2018, according to the latest figures published recently by the European Transport Safety Council. This puts the country in first...