Car wash brand IMO has selected national charging network Be.EV to install and maintain chargers across several of their sites, beginning with Cwmbran.
It will also open in Yorkshire and the North East as it rolls out a programme to provide top up charging at washing centres.
Road and congestion charging in Wales is being considered by the Labour-run Welsh Government, claim Conservatives in Cardiff Bay.
It follows the need to raise funds while discouraging car use but it is expected the final decisions will be left to local councils to pick and price roads under the scheme.
Bus services through the Vale of Glamorgan are being revised and some routes amended to exclude selected stops because the month-old 20mph speed limit it hitting reliability, operators Adventure Travel has told concerned residents.
The lower limit, falling passenger numbers, increased traffic and driver shortages have made some schedules uneconomic and the timetables must be changed.
Meanwhile, the new £3M buses hub opposite Barry Docks railway station has been opened, but there are no buses using it.
The project was completed as passenger numbers have fallen and there is less willingness to invest in public transport with Welsh Government slashing its support budget for buses.
Tesla has again slashed prices of its Model 3.
The new price of £39,995 is £3,000 less than before and is applied to the newly refreshed model, which means the Model 3 is now just £1,760 more expensive than the top-spec Vauxhall Corsa Electric Ultimate, and just £200 more than the entry-level Vauxhall Astra Electric GS.
Automotive Transformation Group, a leading provider of omnichannel retailing solutions to the automotive sector, and Vyne – specialist account-to-account payment organisation – today reveal the latest results of their partnership, enabling automotive Retailers to cut their transaction fees by up to 73% versus card by leveraging Vyne’s Open Banking transaction technology.
As customers continue to recognise the power of account-to-account payments for streamlining the purchase journey, the number of payments made through the technology from January to July 2023 was 102.4% higher than in the same period in 2022, reaching over 11.4 million in July this year alone.
Luxury British built cars will escape import duties and tariffs in Korea.
The Korean and UK Governments have agreed on a two-year extension of low or zero tariffs on mutual trade of products with parts from the EU.
Highly ambitious CO2 targets for truck and bus makers cannot be achieved by manufacturers alone, stated Sigrid de Vries, ACEA Director General.
“Law makers must do more to closely align the ambition levels set for vehicle manufacturers with those for other stakeholders, from infrastructure providers/operators to road transport operators, hauliers and shippers, and public transport operators,” she said.