Twenty years ago this week the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution was launched onto the world’s rally stages.
Five of the ten generations of the car were sold in Britain amounting to 5,728 cars in the 15 years it was made.
Plans for hydrogen passenger ferries between Cardiff and Bristol have been unveiled by Plymouth-based Patriot Yachts.
Using renewable hydrogen and storage, the ferries would be built in Turkey and there is a possibility of extending their Severn Estuary crossings to Newport and Ilfracombe and Russell George MS – the Welsh Conservative spokesperson for Transport – has hailed plans as “exciting and innovative”.
US hydrogen truck maker Hyzon Motors is planning to build fuel cell heavy vehicles up to 50 ton by the end of 2021 in the Netherlands for European sale.
It’s already making the trucks in the US for sale there and the Netherlands has been chosen because of its close proximity to the European chemical industry and access to hydrogen .
PSA Luton commercial vehicle site has added a third shift to its production.
The successful van plant has gradually been stepping up production as the lockdown eased and extensive PPE was introduced.
Almost 308,000 Volvo cars sold between 2007 and 2018 in America are being recalled over a potential issue with seat belts.
Examination has found that fatigue may affect a steel cable used to connect the belts to the outer edge of the seats and may not hold the occupants in a crash and Volvo Car UK said it affected 169,481 models.
Motorists let their driving standards slip during lockdown as research reveals a surge in illegal habits whilst the roads were less busy.
A survey of 2,003 British motorists by motoring solicitor specialists, Motoring Offence Lawyers, has lifted the lid on the nation’s habits revealing that more than half of UK drivers admitted to speeding and a third confessed to using a phone while driving.