Work on a £65m bypass in Gwynedd could face further delays, an assembly member has warned.
Construction of the Bontnewydd road was due to start by the end of 2016, but was delayed amid concerns over wildlife while Arfon AM Sian Gwenllian fears it could be further pushed back as no date has been set for the public inquiry.
Toyota and Nissan say they will continue to build cars in the UK despite Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to leave the European Union’s single market, which could make exporting from British factories less lucrative.
Toyota and Nissan, along with Japanese rival Honda, have led a revival in UK car manufacturing, relying on EU membership to export cars to other countries in the bloc without tariffs.
Former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn told German lawmakers he did not know about the company’s systematic emissions cheating earlier than VW has officially admitted.
Asked whether he had known about software cheating earlier, Winterkorn told the German parliament’s committee of inquiry into carmakers’ emissions irregularities on Thursday: “That is not the case,” but declined to be more specific about when he was informed because it was a matter that was still being investigated by German prosecutors.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to put European Union principles ahead of the German car industry’s interests in her dealings with the UK as it prepares to leave the EU, said the head of the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Ulrich Hoppe.
UK politicians who cite German auto-industry sales as a reason why Britain will be able to strike a favorable Brexit deal should be “realistic” about what concessions they can extract from Merkel’s government, said Hoppe, director general of the trade association, whose members include Volkswagen Group, Siemens and Deutsche Bank.
The European car industry boomed in 2016 – with new car registrations for the year totalling 15.14 million units, a 6.5% increase when compared to 2015.
This is the second highest volume seen since 2007 when total registrations exceeded 16 million units, demonstrating that the market is proving resilient in the face of the geopolitical events of 2016 which have rocked consumer confidence.
Peugeot has launched a revolutionary e-commerce capability, the world’s first all-encompassing online car-buying process, under the banner “Order Online by PEUGEOT”.
User-friendly and intuitive to navigate, Order Online by PEUGEOT represents the first time that every step in the buying process can be completed in one place online, in one sitting.
Hyundai has created a new clear and consistent servicing offer called ‘eSENSEtials’ for out of warranty Hyundai vehicles.
The new hassle-free ‘maintenance menu’ follows the launch of ‘Hyundai Sense Service Plans’ last autumn, and brings similar benefits to Hyundai owners whose cars exceed the generous five-year warranty period.
THINKWARE, has added a new external battery designed alongside its award winning dash cam range.
Many of the dash cams currently feature Time Lapse Photography and Parking Surveillance Modes allowing drivers to record incidents in parking mode for 48 hours and the external battery will enhance the parking mode offering of the dash cam range and costs £249.