Welsh Conservative Shadow Economy Minister Paul Davies MS has called on Welsh Government to better support the automotive supplier sector in Wales and encourage more investment.
He said the Labour controlled Welsh Government has an anti-car agenda and was not flying the flag for the Welsh car industry.
Some keyless Range Rover, BMW and Mercedes models are uninsurable in certain UK cities as they are easily stolen by thieves with the latest cloning technology.
Insurer LV= has stopped covering them and other companies are considering declining cover unless a more substantial anti-theft system is fitted in addition to that supplied with the vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow.
Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future and has drawn up plans to investment millions of Euros in eight Gigafactores with partners and introduce seamless charging and payment for owners.
Scientists at Tenneco are developing synthetic fuel for internal combustion engines which would go towards climate-neutral transportation.
The new chemically blended fuel would be dispensed like todays petrol and diesel and do away with the need to rely exclusively on electric power and the associated issues surrounding rare materials, supply network and high costs.
The boss of hard pressed DVLA Julie Lennard has told MPs the business is willing to work with classic car & vehicle groups to overcome problems surrounding older models.
The Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliancehas complained about the protracted discussions with staff, delays, errors and inconsistencies in applying rules and has offered to administer a registration scheme for the Government agency along the lines of that for civil aircraft.
Planning a road trip this summer instead of flying, then the Netherlands is the best for electric charging points with one for every 2.1 Km of road, said Select Car Leasing.
Luxembourg and Switzerland are next most plentiful with the UK in fourth place but the popular driving destinations in France are towards the least well provided for.
IAM RoadSmart said support for reducing the speed limit on all urban roads from 30mph to 20mph has increased in recent years with almost half of drivers now in favour.
Overall, 44% of drivers surveyed agree all current 30mph limits should be replaced with a 20mph limit, a 13% increase from the same representative sample surveyed in 2014.