Swansea council leaders want the two-lane M4 north of the city widened to cope with future housing being planned in the area.
They fear the current carriageways, which are frequently jammed in rush-hours, will become unusable by 2025 unless an additional lane is added each side.
Volvo Cars will not develop any new diesel engines because the cost of reducing emissions of nitrogen oxide is becoming too expensive, CEO Hakan Samuelsson was quoted as saying on this week.
“From today’s perspective, we will not develop any more new-generation diesel engines,” Samuelsson told Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
The European Union plans to launch legal action against Italy for failing to properly police allegations of emissions-test cheating by Fiat Chrysler following the Volkswagen scandal, EU sources said.
EU officials have become increasingly frustrated with what they see as governments colluding with the powerful car industry and the legal move is the biggest stick the European Commission has available to force nations to clamp down on diesel cars that spew out polluting nitrogen oxide (NOx) and it’s probing the UK, Germany and Spanish Governments over the situation.
Europcar claims majority of its renters ask for a diesel car and would not hire an electric model.
It hires to incoming visitors to the UK as well as from local centres and mpg is more important than anything else to them but it plans to increase its EV fleet.
MG3 has been given a premium interior upgrade.
The £11,695 supermini comes with leather trim as standard in Style+ versions.