After two months of rises at the pumps, the price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February, according to RAC Fuel Watch data.
In Wales, diesel dipped by 12p a litre while unleaded rose 9ppl and nationally unleaded finished the month at 120.23p a litre, a very slight increase on the figure of 120.05p seen on 1 February, and diesel at 122.25p, having started at 122.31p, meaning the country is still paying the most it has for fuel since December 2014.
UK automotive industry has once again beaten CO2 targets, with average new car emissions down for the 19th consecutive year, says the SMMT.
The annual SMMT New Car CO2 Report 2017 reveals that carbon tailpipe emissions fell to an all-time low in 2016, with new cars averaging just 120.1g/km.
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Officer Ralf Speth backed Nissan’s calls for extra funding for suppliers in the wake of last year’s Brexit vote, while cautioning that there must be “fair play” for all UK-based automakers, said Automotive News Europe.
The 100 million pounds ($123 million) that Nissan this week told parliament should be spent on luring component suppliers to Britain would be “absolutely” welcome, Speth said Wednesday, adding: “The closer the supply chain, the more beneficial it would be.”
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates has set out his vision for transport improvements in North Wales which will provide sustainable, reliable, efficient and quality integrated transport links for the region.
The Infrastructure Secretary has launched ‘Moving North Wales Forward – Our Vision for North Wales and the North East Wales Metro’ – which outlines how ambitious proposals will help connect people, communities and businesses to jobs, facilities and services across the region, with the North East Wales Metro integral to these plans.
About a fifth of UK motorists admit to driving their car despite knowing it needs repairs because they can’t afford the bill, according to maintenance and ownership service, motoreasy.
The claim comes at a time when the Government is considering extending the start of MoT testing – which checks the road legality of every vehicle – from three-year-old cars to vehicles aged four years.
Gocompare.com has revealed that Scottish drivers have the highest rate of convictions for using a mobile phone, with a fifth of all drivers in Scotland having been caught.
The study found that Scottish drivers are almost four times more likely to have a conviction for using a mobile phone at the wheel than the national average (5.4%).
Look where your going, that’s the advice from IAM Roadsmart.
Its warning about the dangers of using distracting satnav devices come as penalties for using mobile phones behind he wheel were ramped up this week.