Abolition of the Severn Tolls in mid-December is expected to raise the number of vehicles using the two crossings by six million in four years.
It will then approach 24M annually and put additional strain on roads west of Newport and the result of a public enquiry into a southern relief road around the city is shortly expected.
London taxi firm Addison Lee is planning to introduce autonomous vehicles inside three years.
It is working with a software company to precisely map every road including traffic lights, road signs and even kerbs and is also working on shared mini-buses to cut hire costs.
Britain’s car leasing industry has received MPs support after calling on the Government to incentivise the move towards low carbon transport.
In a major report, the rental and leasing sector says the Government must put more schemes in place to show it means action on plans to ban petrol and diesel models by 2040 and should bring forward the deadline to 2032 as in some other countries.
Calsonic Kansei, owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR, will buy Fiat Chrysler’s parts-making Magneti Marelli unit for 6.2 billion euros ($7.1 billion).
The agreement will allow cut costs through synergies and expand its customer base.