Welsh Government has increased the number of traffic officers on the M4 around Newport since plans for an alternative route were abandoned this summer after a £114M enquiry recommended the go-ahead of the controversial Black-Route over greenfields.
More recovery vehicles were allocated during the summer months and these will now be deployed for major events and bank holidays in future as live traffic reports and warnings are also stepped up and a seven-strong commission will look at future proposals to ease congestion.
Some 10% of new domestic developments in Wales must have car-charging points, said the Welsh Assembly’s economy and infrastructure committee.
Lack of home chargers is holding back sales of low carbon cars while Welsh Government is allocating £2M to boost the public network, but the Home Builders Federation has warned there needs to be standardisation and future-proofing of systems as well.
A row has erupted in Wrexham after a council office car park was resurfaced for £22,000.
Critics said the money should have been spent mending a major roundabout in the town.
The London EV Company (LEVC), is celebrating a record September with its best month of sales in company history.
Some 352 examples of its electric TX Taxi were sold, building on month-on month sales growth since April this year and LEVC has seen major demand for the TX model across the UK and Europe, with 3,000 sold since its launch in early 2018.
HPI is warning motorists of the damage smoking can do to a car’s wealth, estimating that a car driven by a heavy smoker could lose up to £2000 at trade-in.
The two main impacts smoking has on a vehicle are physical damage to the interior and smell – something many smokers are often unaware of or think can be resolved by using an air freshener.