Car sales in Europe will grow for the sixth year and be the highest in the last decade.
VW leads from Renault and Ford, according to statistics analysed by Focus2Move and diesel is sliding while petrol is growing along with electric and hybrids.
Academics and engineers are joining to trial pothole monitors in council, pubic service and taxis vehicles in Wales.
Using GPS and sophisticated sensors the vehicles map changing road surfaces and identify potholes which are then automatically reported to highway maintenance staff.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has begun its winter preparations with a fleet of new vehicles ready to grit over 250 miles of primary routes.
The council has added 8 new vehicles to its fleet for the coming winter, featuring the latest health and safety design features along with up to date fuel efficient engines and these new vehicles will see the council invest an additional £1.4million into its winter maintenance service over the next four year period.
Uber has again lost its licence to operate in London.
It lost it first in 2017 and appealed but has now been told it has not made required improvements for passenger safety and the 45,000 drivers it employs face being out of work in months.
insurethebox, the UK pioneer of telematics insurance is urging drivers to cut out the distractions and stay focused on the road, as the latest figures from the Department for Transport reveal distracted drivers contributed to nearly 100 deaths and over 3,000 of Britain’s road traffic accidents in 2018.
According to the data 92 serious accidents were caused where mobile phone use was a contributing factor with 25 fatal accidents involving phone use but also satellite navigation and congestion warning systems too, along with passengers and pets taking a driver’s focus away from the road.