New rail and bus services for commuters and longer distance journeys will be developed by Welsh Government, said Ken Skates, Minister for Economy & Transport.
He has told AMs that Welsh Government wants to build on plans for the South Wales Metro, extend that, and also mirror the scheme in West and North Wales with new hubs in near Shotton and Swansea and where public bodies will be encouraged to locate.
A report from GoCompare Car Insurance revealed the cost of getting a young driver on the road has fallen to £6,071.
The combined cost of a new young motorist learning to drive, buying, taxing and then insuring their first car has fallen by £775 in the last year from £6,846 to £6,071, due to cheaper cars and premiums.
Car makers in China reported a 18.7% drop in January, more than expected and marking the industry’s 19th consecutive month of sales decline.
A price of 116.7p for petrol is the lowest price Asda has charged for nearly a year and they last sold diesel for 118.7p in early April 2018.
RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said, “The average price of fuel at the big four supermarkets has frustratingly been higher than it should be for the last two weeks and this has an adverse knock-on effect on drivers all over the country as smaller retailers have no incentive to compete.”
UK drivers would pay an average of £16,192 for an electric car, says Sainsbury’s bank.
Almost eight in 10 (77%) would purchase an electric set of wheels and 5% already own an electric car but prospective buyers say that EV cars are too expensive and would have to fall in price.