Between £15,000 and £20,000 has been raised from the auction of old Aberystwyth street signs, which were replaced with Edwardian-style versions.
About 150 people attended the auction at The Coliseum, Ceredigion Museum, as more than 200 signs went under the hammer this week.
Network Rail believes it will take 28 years to get the Welsh rail system up to standard, Economy Secretary Ken Skates has been told.
In a leaked letter, Mr Skates said he was informed this was because of the current level of investment and he yesterday met Network Rail after describing conditions for rail passengers as “unacceptable”.
Kia Motors this week marked the tenth anniversary of production in Europe.
From the official launch of volume production on 7 December 2006, over 2.5 million vehicles and 3.8 million engines have rolled off production lines at Kia Motors Slovakia in Žilina which makes cee’d, Sportage and Venga models for global sale.
US criminal defence lawyers have been hired by Volkswagen Group executives in Germany as the Justice Department seeks meetings with managers to gather evidence that may lead to charges.
American authorities have travelled to Germany to interview managers and seek cooperation in their probe of the automaker’s efforts to subvert anti-pollution rules.
Toyota is ramping up development of its petrol-hybrid technology over five years to speed up the introduction of lower-emission engines in the face of stricter global-emissions standards.
In addition to improving the efficiency of its hybrid systems and gasoline engines, Toyota is wants to improve its EV and battery developments and slow down hydrogen projects.
BMW has to pay A$77 million ($57 million) to compensate customers who received loans they could not afford, in what is Australia’s largest ever consumer credit remediation programme.
The payments will compensate at least 15,000 customers who may have suffered hardship between January 2011 and August 2016 due to loans received from local financing unit BMW Australia Finance Limited, the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) said.
South Korea will file criminal complaints against five former and current executives at Volkswagen Group’s South Korean unit and fine the company a record 37.3 billion won ($31.87 million) for false advertising on vehicle emissions.
The fine, a record for false advertising in the Asian country, indicates South Korean authorities are in no mood to soften their tough line on the automaker’s emissions-test cheating.
A US judge in New Jersey threw out a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that Mercedes misled consumers about emissions standards in “BlueTec Clean Diesel” vehicles.
District Judge Jose Linares said the plaintiffs did not have standing to bring the case and failed to show they actually viewed any of Mercedes’ advertisements touting the cleaner technology.