Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Geneva is the first canton to bring in strict anti-pollution measures.
Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

June 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Locals in Bern are cashing in on the upcoming Formula E race in the city. 
5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

June 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Traffic was seriously disrupted yesterday afternoon on the A1 autoroute on the Versoix bridge after a five-vehicle ac...
New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

March 26, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Frontier workers in Ticino are fuming at new Italian rules which forbid them driving a Swiss registered car in Italy.
Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Six people were injured in a four vehicle pile up on the A1 near Bern yesterday morning.
Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss motor trade is reacting with caution after Austria announced it may allow electric cars to drive faster on ...
Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Nov. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Switzerland is following the EU and bringing in laws that electric vehicles have to emit noise to warn the blind they...
New move to make winter tyres compulsory

New move to make winter tyres compulsory

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s not illegal to use summer tyres in the winter. But maybe that could change. Lo...
Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Oct. 23, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Again, it seems many people have more money than sense.
New traffic laws established for 2019

New traffic laws established for 2019

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Several new traffic laws will come into force in the New Year.
First international carpool lane to open

First international carpool lane to open

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The world’s first international carpooling lane will open on Monday.
Seven-car autoroute accident

Seven-car autoroute accident

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:18 a.m.
Seven cars smashed into each other on the A1 autoroute yesterday morning.
Laws may change to allow driverless car introduction

Laws may change to allow driverless car introduction

Sept. 28, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
The government should change the law to make it easier for driverless cars to take to the road.
Bern issues permits to build e-car charging points

Bern issues permits to build e-car charging points

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
The federal government is issuing permits to companies who want to place electric car charging points at small autoro...
Switzerland bans two Audi models over anti-pollution control

Switzerland bans two Audi models over anti-pollution control

Aug. 9, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
The new Audi A6 and A7 3.0-litre diesel cars have been refused permission to drive on Swiss roads due to manipulation...
Geneva commuters braced for roadworks

Geneva commuters braced for roadworks

July 5, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
Geneva commuters are being warned a series of major roadworks are due to start on Monday – and so be prepared f...
New speed limit in France now in force

New speed limit in France now in force

July 2, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
The French national speed limit has been lowered from 90 kph to 80. The change came into force yesterday. The move is...
Ford blow to Geneva show

Ford blow to Geneva show

June 20, 2018, 7 a.m.
The Geneva Motor Show has suffered another blow. The US car giant Ford says it won’t be in Geneva next March. T...
Check your car for pine marten damage

Check your car for pine marten damage

May 4, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
It’s the height of pine marten season and car owners are being warned to check their cables and if possible loc...
Two cars end up in rivers

Two cars end up in rivers

March 20, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Two cars ended up in rivers yesterday in separate incidents. In one, a woman parked her Mitsubishi near the banks of ...
Car buyers shun diesel

Car buyers shun diesel

Feb. 2, 2018, 7:13 a.m.
Diesel is falling out of fashion in Switzerland – although not cars.
Zurich licence plate auction disappoints

Zurich licence plate auction disappoints

Dec. 21, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Officials from the Zurich traffic office are putting on a brave face after a licence plate auction didn’t bring...
Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
The weekend’s wintery weather took its toll on the roads. In canton Sankt Gallen alone the police dealt with mo...
Warnings over cheap online winter tyres

Warnings over cheap online winter tyres

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Garage owners across the country are warning about the new trend of buying winter tyres online.
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