Vale of Glamorgan Council is working with providers to install several charging locations for 50 e-bikes in Penarth.
It will not only provide transport in the town but also intended to link with a similar scheme in Cardiff which has been successfully running for two years.
A second trade union has voted for taking strike action over conditions and pay for gritting staff.
On Monday members of GMB union working for Carmarthenshire council highways department said they would go on strike if necessary and now Unison has done the same, but Unite has yet to decide.
Welsh councils have been given two years to comply with the Public Services Vehicle Accessibility Regulations due to start in January.
This would have outlawed many school vehicles supplied under contracts to education authorities and which are generally older buses or taxis, but also vehicles owned by schools.
South Wales Police is evaluating the Ford Ranger Raptor pick up.
The 155mph Ford Focus ST estate is also being considered.
Motorpoint will create 25 new jobs opening of its latest branch in Swansea.
The UK’s leading independent car retailer is busy transforming the former B&Q on Samlet Road in the city ready to open in late January 2020 on the Swansea Enterprise Park.
Green Flag is predicting a 14% increase on the average number of breakdowns on UK roads this weekend as the temperature drops.
As a result, Green Flag is forecasting 77,000 breakdowns between Saturday and Monday, or 18 breakdowns every minute between Saturday and Monday.
The European car market continued to grow in October 2019 as 1,208,700 vehicles were registered, reports JATO Dynamics, but UK, Norway and Lithuania all declined.
Overall, the market is still down 0.8% on the same period last year, with 13,284,600 vehicles registered so far in 2019, and it’s rising SUV sales which have driven the recovery.
UK car manufacturing output fell 4.0% in October, with 134,752 units rolling off production lines, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
This was 5,622 fewer models than in October last year and models for the UK market dipped 10.7%.
UK van makers report stable production in October of 9,065 units, but engine manufacturing is down 6%.
The SMMT says demand is down early 14% for exports to foreign vehicle assembly plants.
Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Ltd (VWFS) is helping customers to stay on the road for less, with its first ever Black Friday deal for ŠKODA and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles drivers, offering savings that will last throughout the seasons with the option to buy on line and to pay monthly.
Running from 22 November to 2 December, the ten-day deal offers customer’s savings of 20 per cent on their next two vehicle services for qualifying vehicles.
Volkswagen Group is struggling with an unwanted connection to Germany’s far-right AfD party, which is holding its national convention at a hall that bears the automaker’s name this weekend.
Automotive News Europe reports the company has urged the arena’s operator to cover its logo during the anti-immigrant group’s meeting at the Volkswagen Halle in Brunswick, near Wolfsburg where VW is based.