Alfa Romeo has opened UK order books on the highly-anticipated all-new rear wheel drive Giulia range, with prices from £29,180.
Customers can also choose between four engine variants, two petrol and two diesel, which are all paired to a new eight-speed automatic transmission as standard; five trim levels – the Giulia, Super, Tecnica, Speciale and the top-of-the-range Quadrifoglio.
Apple has reportedly pulled out of current plans to build its own car.
Media reports said there was enormous disagreement within the project but the technology company may return to the concept, albeit with a familiar automotive partner, in a year or so.
Peugeot in France has bought an on-line retailer as it seeks 2,000 job cuts.
It is apparently testing the waters for a new sales stream to dispose of used models but it could in future extend that to new cars, cutting out traditional dealerships which are under-performing.
Roads and public transport in Wales will be overhauled under Welsh Government infrastructure plans.
The 30 years project will be overseen by an independent commission and cover all aspects of infrastructure and transport.