Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will tomorrow unveil its detailed plans for a pure electric model before the end of this decade.
The company has already said what priorities it will use to launch the model when it is right for their customers and the recharging infrastructure exists to support the car, after showing a concept several months ago.
Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Technology and Transport, Natasha Asghar MS, is calling on the Labour Welsh Government to kick start HGV training for 18–25-year-olds in Wales by paying for the course for young people willing to start their training in the next six months.
With many young people being impacted by the pandemic, the Welsh Government should support those who are willing to have a career in transport by covering the cost of the course which can run up to £2,000 per person.
Fuel prices are steadily rising and may continue for some time over a three-year high, said the RAC.
It has seen a rise in calls to help refuel members’ vehicles and has been told some filling stations are profiteering from the pump shortages as drivers fear running out and will not shop around as they may normally do and some rural Welsh forecourts have been getting telephone calls from the Midlands to ask if they have stocks.
Ben, The Automotive Industry Charity, is launching a new range of mental health and wellbeing programmes.
It will be put on SilverCloud, tailored to help younger automotive people aged 16 years +.
A 1995 (N) plate Ford Escort Cosworth Lux Model has sold for £61,000 in a BCA online sale, the highest price achieved by a Ford on their site.
Finished in white with black leather trim and sitting on the original 16” Escort Cosworth alloy wheels with centre caps, the car was complete with two sets of keys, the Ford handbook and operating manual and a full service history book plus a folder full of receipts and had the original Ford Sound 2000 radio cassette player, CD player, amplifier and wiring harnesses and a spare parcel shelf housing 6”x9” Kenwood 3 way speakers.
Mercedes has joined Stellantis and TotalEnergies to develop batteries under the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) banner.
Following its entry, the partners commit to increase ACC’s industrial capacity to at least 120 GWh by 2030 to feed the electric vehicle assembly lines for the brands’ models.