Local councils will be given authority to manage and allocate local bus services in the biggest shakeup to the transport sector for 40 years.
Welsh Government is introducing a Bus Services Bill which means operators will have to bid for routes and councils will have power to run their own services if demand is there in a move designed to boost falling passenger numbers and reduce wasteful and polluting competition.
Vauxhall is closing its Ellesmere Port car plant today and Luton van assembly plant from thursday.
They along with other PSA plants throughout Europe will be shut until 27 March and the 2,560 workers will get paid leave.
BMW i8 sports car production is ending six years after launch.
The i8 was BMW’s first plug-in hybrid but last year sales fell by 32% and the company has a new range of electric vehicles coming out.