Commuters face three weeks of travel chaos on Wales’ rail network just weeks after it was taken over by Welsh Government’s Transport for Wales.
The effect of storms on ageing trains means an “unprecedented” third of the fleet of 127 are damaged, so many will not run or be replaced by buses and Transport for Wales said they are trying to “share the pain” by diverting trains from quieter to more popular services although passengers face cancellations and busier trains.
Port Talbot based MotoKiki tyre comparison site is lending its support to TyreSafe charity.
This works for the spread of knowledge about tyres, safety and standards and Motokiki CEO Debra Williams said they were keen to reduce tyre related injuries through ignorance.
Vauxhall hopes natural turnover and voluntary redundancies will achieve a headcount saving of 241 people at Ellesmere Port, where it builds Astra models.
Some will be offered new jobs in the CV plant at Luton as the car maker aims to make savings and reach competitive levels in the UK since becoming part of the PSA Group in 2017.
Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are not a one-size-fits-all solution to improving air quality, as illustrated by Nottingham City Council and DEFRA, which this week agreed the city does not require a charging low emission zone to meet its air quality targets.
This landmark move has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business group representing the interests of the logistics sector, which hopes that other cities across the country take the same common-sense attitude to clean air policies.
A quarter of British car owners confess they don’t know the purpose of engine oil or what it does, according to new research by Euro Car Parts.
In fact a staggering 49% don’t know what oil their car needs without checking their car’s handbook, and nearly two fifths (38%) also aren’t sure how often to check their car’s oil.
MPs have formed a group to look at roadside recovery and rescue after a spate of accidents involving stranded vehicles.
The group will also study how the wider use of active motorways without hard shoulders should be managed to reduce accidents at breakdowns.
Almost half of motorists questioned in a poll admitted to leaving their car engines running and vehicle unlocked on frosty mornings.
Tracker said this possibly explains the 40% rise in thefts over five years and the need for a data device to be fitted to track the thieves.
General Motors is slashing at least 8,000 jobs as it axes models and closes vehicle assembly and components plants in the US and elsewhere, it announced yesterday.
It will redirect investment into electric and autonomous vehicles and streamline its management structure.
Fiat Chrysler is planning to put more models into underused European plants.
It will axe some models and replace them with electric versions and pull out of some assembly in Poland as it concentrates on boosting Italian plants productivity.
After being arrested and losing chairmanship of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn is now ousted at the top of Mitsubishi.
The high flying industry head has been linked to a probe in under-reporting earnings and alleged misuse of company property.