The DVLA is running an extensive campaign in Cardiff to catch road-tax dodgers.
Unlicensed vehicles will be clamped on public roads and then removed at the owners expense and a hefty fine is payable to get a vehicle back.
VW plans to cut its dealership network and move more sales on-line.
It says its responding to changing markets and wants to cut costs as it plans for a decline in traditional vehicles and move to electric models, and its also considering spinning off its parts operations, according to media reports in Germany.
Toyota is believed to be considering long term plans to halve its Japanese domestic lineup because of social changes including an aging population and declining interest in owning cars, according to media reports.
Hiring when needed and the growth in electric models are changing society and it’s thought the 60 models Toyota currently sells could be cut to 30 but it hopes to boost business with the remaining models.
Paris is the latest capital to consider a ban on petrol and diesel models.
It wants to bring in restrictions by 2030 while India wants EVs only to be sold at the same deadline.