The Welsh Government is considering changing the law under its powers to fine registered vehicle keepers if anyone inside is seen throwing litter onto the roads.
Currently the person throwing the litter can be fined but it’s proved difficult to trace them and enforce the law, so the change will result in an automatic fine after photographic evidence has been viewed or a vehicle’s details are noted.
Private cars will be banned from York’s medieval city centre by 2023, under plans by councillors.
It wants to make the city carbon neutral by 2030 – 20 years ahead of the UK government’s net zero target with exceptions for those needing disabled permits and access.
The total cost of CO2 in building an electric car has been calculated by Mazda and it’s opted for a less intensive 35.5KW battery for its forthcoming MX-30, used in conjunction with a small petrol range extender engine.
Although the ev-range will be under 130 miles, Mazda says this is adequate for most commuters and the battery generates less CO2 than a typical rival’s 39KW pack giving 180 miles range.
Turkey has a history of building vans and commercial vehicles for manufacturers worldwide sales, but now is assembling its own electric car.
In a £2.83Billion project, the 175,000 Togg models will be sold in Turkey as it develops its nationwide charging network but also hopes to market in Europe.