Almost three quarters of motorway incidents related to tyre failure could be prevented if drivers carry out simple checks, according Highways England and tyre company Bridgestone.
More than 30 people were killed or seriously injured in motorway accidents in 2016 due to illegal or faulty tyres but an 18-month study says commuters, commercial drivers and other road users can do a lot more to help reduce accidents through regular checking.
The Queen has recognised Williams Advanced Engineering for Enterprise in Innovation.
The Queen’s award is for the Company’s innovation in successfully transferring technology into commercial applications from designing, developing and delivering the batteries for all the cars racing in the Formula E championship.
The former US Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, has criticized VW’s internal response to its emissions scandal, a report said.
In his first report to the U.S. Department of Justice, Thompson says he is unhappy about the near-absence of personnel measures in Germany, lamented the lack of a “true cultural change” at VW,and said he has not seen enough earnestness in VW’s response to the scandal, according to Bild am Sonntag.
GM has won concessions from unions in South Korea and a German state to keep its factories open.
Thousands of jobs were in the balance until yesterday but now talks have progressed and outline agreements have been reached to avert closures as it sought to cut costs.