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Greek Prosecutor Orders Investigation of Volkswagen Cars in Greece

The extent of the Volkswagen scandal, that has unfolded over the past three weeks with global implications, will be looked into, in Greece, following the decision of the Greek prosecutor. The Greek prosecutor announced that two prosecutors will investigate any potential criminal responsibilities...

Volkswagen: 9,119 Vehicles With 'Tweaked' Software Found in Greece

Volkswagen AG informed Greek car owners about the actions that the company will take in order to repair cars with ‘tweaked’ software. The official announcement noted that ‘tweaked’ vehicles have already been located. According to the same notice, the vehicles...

Greek Auto Market Reacts Positively to Car Taxation Plans

Greek auto market officials reacted positively to a Finance Ministry plan to change car taxation, however, officials said the market should wait for the Ministry's final proposals to judge the result. Market officials said a plan to link car taxation to the...

Luxury Car Sales Increase in Greece Despite Crisis

More than eighteen automotive companies operating in the Greek market recorded a sales increase during the first quarter of 2015. A partial list of the companies that saw a sales increase in the first quarter of the year includes: Peugeot...

Former Greek Royal Family's Old Cars Recognized As Monuments

Τen cars of the former Greek Royal Family, which are now abandoned at the Tatoi palace in Athens, were classified as modern monuments by the Central Council of Modern Monuments because they are objects of special technical and aesthetic value connected with major...

Car Sales Increased Despite Greek Crisis

Another paradox has made its appearance in Greece. Despite the serious financial crisis which has affected many households and left many Greeks unemployed, the car sales increased in June. More specifically, the registrations of new passenger vehicles reached 8,000. According to figures from...

Greeks Prefer Smaller, Cheaper Cars

Diesel cars have soared in popularity since Greek buyers seem to prefer smaller and cheaper cars. A survey conducted by the Greek Association of Motor Vehicles Importers (AMVI) showed that nine out of ten cars, bought by the end of...

Legendary 'Pony' Car Set to Return to Greek Streets

More than 30 years have passed since the last Pony buggy hit the Greek streets, but a Thessaloniki company is preparing to relaunch the famous contraption. NAMCO, run by the Kontogouri family, will launch a completely new model of the so-called “poor man's Jeep”, famous...