The UK Government and Nissan look to be in the clear over their discussions for a Brexit agreement.
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said a preliminary enquiry had not raised EU concerns but more details would be required.
Britain’s car parking spaces are too small to cope with consumers’ love affair with big family SUVs, leading to nearly £1.4bn of car park prangs every year according to data released by accident aftercare specialist, Accident Exchange.
The average parking space is just 4.8 metres long and 2.4 wide**, however, popular SUVs like the Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class measure in at five metres plus, and nearly two metres wide.
The two most aggressive behaviours that the 4,869 drivers surveyed claim to have experienced are being cut off (70 per cent) and tailgating (70 per cent) they told pollsters for Leaseplan.
LeasePlan’s MobilityMonitor Survey revealed over three-quarters (77 per cent) claim they have experienced other motorists driving dangerously quickly, yet ironically, nearly half (45 per cent) do it themselves, with Gen Y drivers being the biggest culprits of driving too fast (61 per cent).
Battered by the diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen is now turning to a dramatic increase in electric vehicles and considers making its own batteries.
It has also revived the dormant Dresden plant to build an electric Golf.
The London Motor Show this year was a great success and will return to Battersea Park from 4 to 7 May 2017.
Next year’s event, which will see HRH Prince Michael of Kent continue as show Patron, is set to be even bigger and better with more cars, more celebrities and more fun family entertainment.
A new 177ps 2.0 diesel engine and Xtronic automatic transmission is now available on the latest Nissan X-Trail.
It continues to be sold as 2WD or 4WD versions from £29,095 with the new engine in the New Year.
Flooding has disrupted rail services between Cardiff and London.
Certain services are operating to Swansea while strong winds have affect Severn Crossings and some sailings over the Irish Sea have been cancelled.