Cyprus declares war on cars

Transport authorities are declaring war on the car in a bid to solve the traffic gridlock in the capital Nicosia and reduce pollution levels by persuading people to use buses. In comments

Six cars torched in football violence

Six cars were torched during a football match in Limassol while a father and son were attacked by opposing fans, as more incidents of hooliganism blight the game. The cars were set

Car sales plunge 80% since 2019

Car dealers are frustrated with their turnover as they are forced to sit back helpless and watch the market crumble. According to the Cyprus Statistical Services data, passenger saloon cars registered in

Unregistered luxury cars allowed on the roads

Many luxury cars are on Cyprus’ roads on temporary license plates without being registered, with the state losing thousands of euros in registration fees and road tax. According to a Politis daily,

Cyprus traffic police get smarter

Cyprus traffic police are getting “smarter” as they received close to 100 patrol vehicles equipped with state-of-the-art systems, including number plate recognition and portable speed cameras. Following the introduction of a new

Only 39.8% of 2021 car sales were new

Vehicle registrations dipped by an annual 11.8% in 2021 to 34,716 from 39,367 the year before, and under 40% of saloon cars sold were new. According to the Statistical Service (CyStat), the

Annual car sales drop 6%

Vehicle registrations declined 6% in the first ten months of 2021, but bikes and mopeds recorded significant increases, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) show. In October alone, the total


Car sales slump 19.6% in September

In September, annual car sales plunged 19.6%, while vehicle registrations were also down by nearly 5% for the first nine months of the year. Last month, total registrations of motor vehicles were