A £5.5 Billion contract to build a new generation of armoured vehicles in Merthyr Tydfil is still in doubt 12 years after it started and local MP Chris Evans said the position is “not sustainable”.
General Dynamics employs 800 people building the Ajax vehicle but it’s been beset with noise and vibration issues which seem incurable and dangerous to troopers so the UK Government suspended contract payments in December 2020 before the National Audi Office this spring condemned the engineering project.
Cardiff-based international freight forwarders, Freight Systems Express Wales (FSEW), has launched a full customs clearance service to help businesses struggling with post-Brexit import and export rules.
FSEW is a logistics and international freight forwarding company based at Freightliner in Wentloog, Cardiff. Currently employing approximately 7X people, the company provides transport services to clients in the UK, Europe, and worldwide.
Renault Group has acquired start-up Fixter, a digital platform which connects retail and professional customers to local garages for vehicle maintenance across all brands.
Founded in London in 2017 by Limvirak Chea, Frédéric Dermer and Cristian Vrabie, Fixter has become the benchmark in the U.Kand the acquisition is part of the digitalization of Renault’s after-sales business unit.