Forget the battered Land Rover Defender which features in the hit BBC TV series Death in Paradise, because it’s Renault, Peugeot and Citroen models which dominate sales on Guadeloupe.
The Caribbean island doubles as St Marie for the series and Focus2Move analysts report sales there last year amounted to 15,516 new cars with a forecast of nearly 17,000 expected this year.
The Bluebird K7 water speed record holder which crashed and killed owner Donald Campbell in 1967 has been restored.
It will make a final run before being put in a museum and the recovery and restoration has been documented by Sky for a tv programme later this year.
Rinspeed will show its concept for driverless vehicles when it exhibits for the 40th time at the Geneva motor show.
The “Snap” concept is suitable for passenger or delivery van duties, mobile workshop or even a portable hotel room.
Recruitment events will be held in South Wales next month to find over 100 people to work for the Basque-based Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), which is coming to Newport.
It makes heavy locomotive units for customers all over the world and will open its £30M factory in Newport at the end of this year.