Nissan has now built more Qashqais than any other car in its three decades of manufacturing in Europe.
Production at the Sunderland factory has surpassed the previous highest single-name manufacturing total of 2,368,704 Micras, also made in the UK until recently.
Motorists can expect travel disruption in Cardiff City centre from 21-29 March.
Preparations for and the staging of the World Half Marathon will mean most main roads will be closed at some point and bus services will also be affected.
Transport Minister, Edwina Hart, has launched the new improved bus service between Bangor and Aberystwyth, which completes a revamp of the national TrawsCymru services that has seen 46 new buses introduced on the six long-distance routes since 2011.
As well as four new Optare Metrocity buses with more comfortable seating, free WiFi and bilingual next stop announcement system, a new seven-day-a-week timetable for the T2 service has been introduced to improve access to employment, training and services.
Following the announcement of the changes to the Government Plug-in Car Grant and Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, Renault will continue its unique customer offer of supplying a free fully-installed fast-charging wallbox to new ZOE customers.
Available to retail customers, the 7kW charging wallbox is supplied and installed by Renault’s partner, Chargemaster, at the customer’s domestic address as part of the price of the Renault ZOE.
General Motors and Honda have announced they are working on a joint venture to develop fuel cells stacks.
Honda has been a leading player in the hydrogen car and its Clarity has taken to US roads and is about to be released in Japan but the cost of acquiring raw materials for fuel cells can be high and the deal between the American and Japanese businesses is seen as a way to cut costs through bulk buying and better engineering and it builds on a relationship the two companies first announced three years ago.