Photo Gallery: Anybody who doesn’t know their Polonez from their Syrenka should head to Żeran to learn all about post-war Polish cars.
Auto nostalgia descended on Warsaw, with old timers and legends of the road on display at the Fair and Exhibition of Vintage Vehicles. Fans of the four wheels had a chance to admire and even purchase some of the classic cars and their parts.
Today sees the launch of 250 eco-friendly BMWs on to the streets of Warsaw, which by the end of April will have grown to 500, the largest fleet of e-BMW i3s models in the world.
Production is expected to begin in mid-2020, reaching around 100,000 batteries a year. The investment, worth around 100 million euros, is expected to create some 200 jobs, according to the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.
Almost a dozen Poles to take on the some of “the biggest dunes in the world” in 5,500 kilometre endurance race.
While cars still lead the way in luxury items, clothing is gaining ground as a close second.
TFN delves into the story of a ghostly car cemetery and the mysterious man behind it.
Being one of the first Polish cars, the Syrena was also one of the first cars to gain cult status in Poland. During communism it was the must-have vehicle and a rival to its German counterpart the Trabant.
In accordance with the absurdity of the communist system, where even if you had a ration card you couldn’t buy a product because it was unavailable, the government was not able to deliver the promised cars.
Practically one out of every three newly registered automobiles in Poland during the first half of 2018 belonged to one of the Volkswagen Group Poland (VGP) brands. The largest increase in the number of registrations in this period (26 percent) belongs to Porsche.