As wholesale fuel prices are falling the prices have climbed over the weekend.
RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said, “A litre of unleaded broke records again when it averaged 191.05p on Sunday, taking a fall tank over £105. Diesel also reached another high point on Saturday with an average price of 199.09p, which makes a full 55-litre family car fill-up £109.42. We are struggling to see how retailers can justify continuing to put up their unleaded prices as the wholesale cost of petrol has reduced significantly.”
Killer drivers will be facing a possible life sentence from tuesday.
After five years preparation, the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act is due to take effect and RAC head of roads policy Nicholas Lyes said, “People have been crystal clear that they support tougher sentences for those who cause death by dangerous driving. While it’s frustrating it’s taken so long for the law change to take effect – five years in total – we hope a powerful message is now sent to anyone who drives recklessly that there’s a very real chance they will end up behind bars for life.”
Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Education, Laura Anne Jones MS, wants more school buses on the roads for pupils in Wales.
She has highlighted the shortage and says some poorer families cannot afford to pay higher public bus fares and additional fuel bills if using cars and pointed out that local authorities should prioritise shcool bus services.
Williams Advanced Engineering will this week showcase its industry-leading high performance battery technology at The Battery Show Europe from 28-30 June, in Stuttgart.
Visitors will have the opportunity to examine an example of the company’s innovative Adaptive Multi-Chem advanced battery pack, together with the Triumph Motorcycles TE-1 prototype demonstrator, combining power and energy in one advanced battery system, Adaptive Multi-Chem sets new standards for performance and efficiency, with the advantage of being totally customisable for individual customer requirements.
Automotive suppliers believe in a smart and sensible technology mix, say ACEA as the EU discusses the future of internal combustion engines and the 2035 EV deadline looms.
A strategy that pushes the rapid and widespread sales of electric vehicles, and that counts with a measured use of alternative solutions involving advanced internal combustion engine technology with sustainable renewable fuels, one which maintains consumer choice and affordability, which mitigates employment loss as we increasingly transition to electrification, said ACEA in a statement this week as Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania moved to push back the date to 2040.
It’s national logistics day tomorrow.
The logistics sector is the backbone of the nation’s economy and vital to its financial success, employing around 2.56 million people and contributing £129bn gross value added while the country’s economy relies heavily on the logistics sector and with depleting numbers in experienced drivers, especially since the United Kingdom left the European Union, and there is growing concern on how to recruit people, specifically younger individuals.