Volkswagen Connect DataPlug and smartphone app-based connectivity system is now standard on new up! and Polo models.
It offers many of the benefits of Volkswagen’s high end Car-Net system featured in the likes of Golf, Tiguan and Arteon.
Volkswagen trucks group and Toyota’s Hino cv subsidiary will collaborate on some future heavy engineering.
They have agreed to jointly develop the next generation of diesel, hybrid and self-driving technology.
A trial of graduated driver licensing in Northern Ireland will be a model for a wider UK scheme.
From 2019 there will be a mandatory six-months learning period and passenger restrictions for new drivers.