Owners of the latest Kia models can now benefit from the latest infotainment features more quickly and easily, thanks to new over-the-air functionality.
Available for all Kia models equipped with Kia Connect from MY22 onwards, OTA capability ensures the customer’s satellite navigation unit can wirelessly receive map and related software updates.
Bus services will see a £150M support scheme from Welsh Government expire this summer and operators say they may have to cut routes which are uneconmic without aid.
The support was introduced during the pandemic as operators faced being wiped out with the collapse of customers, but since then they have seen a 43% decline in passengers and now want Welsh Government to put their money into the claim they want to encourage public transport and discourage car use.
Insurers, leasing companies, car repairers and others are calling on the European Commission to urgently propose rules for fair access to valuable vehicle data, fearing further delays could see the initiative shelved after European Parliament elections in 2024.
Companies in Europe and beyond are vying for control of the car manufacturers’ data covering everything from driving habits, to fuel consumption and tyre wear which can be used to target cash-generating services, reports Reuters.
Suzuki GB boss Dale Wyatt has criticised the increasing move by established rivals to agency selling on behalf of car makers.
Wyatt said in a social media post, “On balance, I can see why a new entrant without legacy systems and a dealer network would opt for the agency route and there could be an argument for niche prestige brands, but I fail to see a compelling argument from the traditional manufacturer viewpoint.”
DrivingExperience.com has partnered with a leading disability organisation to launch a new range of Adapted Supercar Driving Experiences, allowing people with a physical disability or visual impairment to enjoy the thrill of driving a supercar.
The latest packages, which are open for people from as young as 10-years-old, are designed with accessibility in mind, with the cars specially adapted for those who have restricted arm or leg movement, ranging from single or double amputees to those with paralysis of one or two limbs and packages are also suitable for people who are visually impaired or totally blind.