Year

Event

1922

Brands such as Renault, Chandler, Cleveland, Maxwell and Ford regularly advertise in Palma's newspapers

1922

The number of registered vehicles exceeds the number of carts and carriages.

1922

First mobile filling station (Texaco) on the pier in Santa Cruz de la Palma

1926

Overland and Citroen (with 10 hp) advertise with low prices around 4300 pesetas, for which a former employee had to work for about two years.

1927

Foundation of the automobile club of La Palma

1930

Start of construction of the northern bypass in Puntallana

1932

Start of road paving

1933

Foundation of "Transportes de La Palma" by Maria Santos Pérez

1935

Goodyear advertisement advertising centrally guarded garages in Santa Cruz de la Palma for repairing and parking.

 

Sources

José Ángel Hernandez Luis: Transporte y red viaria en la isla de La Palma, 1993

José Ángel Hernandez Luis: Transportes y communicaciones den La Palma- una imagen desde la prensa (1850 – 1936)


registrated vehicules between 1920 and 1940 in the province of  Santa Cruz de Tenerife