The A40 will remain shut between Llandovery and Llanwrda over the weekend at least.
It’s emergency closure follows the opening of a sink-hole in the carriageway on Wednesday evening and the diversions have caused chaos in surrounding villages struggling with HGVs on narrow sections.
Plans to scrap the proposed electric rail line between Cardiff and Swansea have been defended by UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.
He told MPs that spending hundreds of millions of pounds on the project was not “a sensible thing to do” when a diesel service would do the same route in the same time.
The European Commission has been given power to fine automakers up to 30,000 euros (£26,300) per faulty car and order recalls.
The European Parliament granted the new power to prevent a repeat of the VW emissions’ scandal.
After Volvo owner Geely of China bought a small stake in Daimler, the German car maker has now reportedly considered doing the same with Volvo.
Media reports say the German company may also sell technology and products to the Swedish brand, but there hasn’t been official confirmation.