At the Shanghai Auto Show this week, HiPhi of China revealed the third member of its advanced model line-up, alongside its initial plans for global expansion.
The new HiPhi Y will join the dual flagship models, X and Z, with plans for the first HiPhi customer cars on European roads within 2023, to be followed by the Middle East soon thereafter.
Jaguar Land Rover will increase its investments in electric vehicles as it chases global rivals and its first new electric Jaguar comes in 2025 but it’s also dropped the Land Rover name under its House of Brands strategy to focus on Range Rover, Defender, Discovery and Jaguar.
JLR, which is owned by India’s Tata Motors will invest £15 B over the next five years on EVs after saying it would spend £2.5 B annually on electrification and will move to an agency sales model away from a reduced dealership network.
Ford engineers and designers teamed up with customers around the world to create the next generation pickup.
All-new Ranger offers key new features and technologies including Ford’s powerful 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel, new full-time e-4WD system, as well as upgraded chassis and high-spec interior with over-the-air updates for deliveries underway across European markets.
With a rapidly aging population and more than 10m people in the UK aged 70+, the DVLA is reminding drivers who are aged 70 and over that they will need to renew their driving licence or face a significant fine, warn elderly services provider TakingCare Personal Alarms.
Older drivers who fail to renew their licence after their 70th birthday are no longer legally permitted to drive a vehicle and will be considered as committing a serious offence with a maximum fine of £1,000.
There are still serious challenges around the lack of hydrogen refuelling stations and the fact that most fleet operators have no experience of hydrogen, in addition many hydrogen suppliers have no experience of truck fleets.
Tevva Trucks has developed a dual battery and hydrogen 7.5t lorry which has easily completed a 350 miles trip in the UK, but says refuelling points are scarce and must be extended if the country is to meet its 2040 green target for heavy vehicles.
King Charles is the British royal that emits the least emissions with his personal vehicles, at 2.68 tonnes per year.
His passion for the environment has meant that he’s even converted a vintage Aston Martin DB6 Volante to E85 bioethanol fuel while the Prince and Princess of Wales have the most polluting vehicles in their fleet of cars, according to a study by Leasing Options.
Residents who live between Trehafod and Treherbert railway stations can pick up a Rhondda Railcard offering a 50% discount on TfW services on the Treherbert line while a major part of the South Wales Metro is being built.
Transport for Wales is continuing to move forward with building the South Wales Metro and from 29 April 2023 until February 2024 the railway will be closing between Pontypridd to Treherbert as part of the Treherbert Line Transformation for an extra two months, which Welsh Conservatives have described as “unacceptable”.
Škoda is putting a spring in the step of new car customers with a limited-time free fuel offer.
Up to £750 of free fuel is available to all eligible customers who purchase a new car between Wednesday 19 April and Wednesday 10 May.