Over £100M has been lost to the Government because an estimated 755,000 vehicles went untaxed last year after the paper disc was abolished.
The number of unlicensed vehicles on the road has tripled since the paper tax disc was abolished, show DVLA figures published every two years.
Newport city council is considering taking over car parking control and fines from the police.
Gwent force has said it needs to use resources on crime-fighting and will stop parking enforcement in April, but it might take the council over a year to set up its own operation.
PSA has given Opel until 2020 to return to profit as part of a recovery plan aimed at shifting the German brand’s model line-up onto PSA’s architecture, Reuters has reported.
The French parent wants the equivalent of £1.5 billion in savings from its acquisition of Opel and it has been told there will be very serious consequences for Opel and Vauxhall if it fails to make the savings.
The Leon Cupra R, SEAT’s most powerful and exclusive car to date, is available to order at £34,995.
Just 799 models will be built for global sale in the first half of 2018, of which 24 are initially destined for the UK.