Their latest SUV will have a wide choice of petrol, diesel and hybrid powertrains in two-wheel and 4WD, and pioneer the company’s all-inclusive Care by Volvo rental package within the M25.
Chemical company Ineos and its British founder Jim Ratcliffe says he wants to build a modern heavy-duty off-roader similar to the discontinued Land Rover Defender.
He is prepared to put in £600 Million and is looking at possible manufacturing sites in the North East and Germany as favourites.
Toyota will continue to offer a variety of powertrains, president Akio Toyoda has said.
While some manufacturers have said they will go down the ev and hybrid road by certain times, Toyota will let its buyers determine which systems will be utilised in future.
Over 9 million motorists still use hand-held mobile phones, according to analysis for the RAC.
It’s pressing for more systems to automatically prevent use at the wheel.
The Freight Transport Association says a report by the Department for Transport shows that longer semi-trailers continue to make a significant contribution towards reducing HGV miles, with subsequent environmental benefits, and have a better safety record than standard HGVs.
The trailers are up to 2.05m longer than the standard 13.6m units commonly seen on the roads in this country and mean they carry more so there’s reduced trips and fewer accidents.