Cutting or lifting Severn Bridge tolls next year would be welcome but possibly lead to more jams along the M4, say logistics experts.
The FTA in Wales and leading hauliers want the M4 widened to cope with anticipated 17% rise in use over coming years, outstripping the road-space allowed under Welsh Government plans for bypasses around Newport.
The Confused.com car insurance price index based on more than six million quotes reveals the cost of car insurance in Wales has risen by £52 (9%) in the past three months.
The rate of the rise has largely been impacted by recent pressures imposed on the industry, including recent the Ogden rate cut and Insurance Premium Tax increase.
Wales has been selected by Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) as the location for its new Centre of Excellence for the manufacture of UK rolling stock.
The £30m investment, with significant support from the Welsh Government, will create 300 highly skilled and well paid jobs in Celtic Business Park in Newport.
A study of 2000 drivers by InsuretheGap found that 57% said that after their house their car is their next biggest asset, with the younger age groups most likely to agree, some 62% of under 35s.
Some 20% of under 35s spend as much on their car’s monthly payments as they do on rent.
Mercedes-Benz models are in the spotlight of German investigators looking at emissions levels and possible misrepesentation.
Two months ago Stuttgart prosecutors searched Daimler sites in Germany following allegations of false advertising and the possible wrongful manipulation of exhaust gas treatment systems in diesel cars and daily paper the Sueddeutsche Zeitungsaid says about a million models may be involved from 2008 to 2016.