Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation.
The companies will collaborate to develop a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable clients to book rides, and mobility operators to monitor and operate self-driving car fleets.
As part of its commitment to creating a zero-emission, zero-fatality future for mobility, Nissan showed to the media its real-world testing of next generation autonomous drive prototype vehicles taking place in the east of London.
This is the first time that Nissan has demonstrated its latest autonomous drive technology on public roads in Europe after similar exercises in Japan and the US.
Young and inexperienced drivers are being warned that one mistake could cost them their licence when the new rules on mobile phone punishments come into force today.
The penalties are doubling so that, as well as getting a £200 fine if caught using your phone behind the wheel, you will also now be handed six points – enough for those who have had their licence less than two years to have it revoked and if this happens you will have to apply and pay for a new provisional licence, and pass both the theory and practical parts of your test all over again.
A five-month public inquiry into the planned £1.1bn M4 relief road to the south of Newport will hear a proposal to put the new route in a 15 mile tunnel.
Inspector Bill Wadrup told the first day of the inquiry he would hear up to 22 possible alternatives to the Welsh Government’s chosen route to overcome congestion on the current M4 section opened in 1967.
Takata has admitted guilt in a U.S. federal court to a felony charge as part of a $1 billion settlement that included compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators.
U.S. District Court Judge George Steeh approved the previously agreed settlement, despite objections from lawyers for victims of Takata inflator explosions that the criminal settlement identified automakers as victims of fraudulent activity and now Takata is expected to intensify its search for a buyer or financial backer.
PSA DS brand has unveiled an upmarket SUV.
The struggling brand needs the new model DS7 in its line up to compete with BMW, Audi and MB, but we can expect to see the platform shared under Peugeot and Citroen badged models, possibly Opel and Vauxhall in due course if the take-over goes ahead.
A110 is the name of the new Renault Alpine sports model.
It will be shown at Geneva motor show next week, rekindling its number from the 1970s, and its due in the UK later this year.
Mitsubishi will debut the all-new Eclipse Cross at the Geneva International Motor Show on 7 March.
It will join their global line-up of 4X4 and SUV vehicles – including the Mitsubishi ASX compact SUV, Outlander mid-size SUVs – and is due to go sale in the UK early in 2018.
A staggering 23% of drivers believe they stand little chance of being caught using a mobile phone despite higher penalties from today.
They told pollsters for Goodyear Tyres that 42% had used phones while driving.
The number of young people killed or seriously injured on roads has increased by 15% to 284 since 2012, Welsh Government figures have shown.
The RAC Foundation charity said Wales had a higher proportion of crashes involving young drivers than anywhere else in the UK and the Welsh Government is calling on the UK Government to introduce restrictions on new drivers, including Graduated Licences.