Aston Martin now says it will slim down by just under 300 jobs out of 2,000 to cut costs.
Early retirement, voluntary severance and a recruitment freeze will help achieve the target it outlined last month without stating precise figures at the time and just before it said it was looking for a new plant to build its next generation DBX Crossover, possibly in Wales.
Volvo will offer a fully electric 40-series model in 2019.
It plans to speed up its hybrid development programme with a model in showrooms two years before.
Suzuki has introduced a range of autumn finance offers.
Under the latest pcp scheme, the Celerio SZ2 is priced at £6,999 and is available for £79 per month over 42 months with a deposit of £1,721 and optional final payment of £2,809.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists says more than 17,000 people have been convicted of careless driving offences since police were given the power to issue fixed penalty notices for it two years ago.
Dyfed Powys Police were the highest in Wales with 440 convictions.
The original 5.3 litre Jaguar XJ12-C Broadspeed that appeared in the cult 1970’s TV series, The New Avengers, has sold at auction for £62,000.
That is about £50,000 over initial estimates for the iconic Jaguar, driven by secret agent John Steed played by Patrick Macnee in the hit series.
Garmin has developed the babyCam, the first in-vehicle video monitor that functions wirelessly with a compatible Garmin GPS sat nav.
Aimed at facilitating driver safety, the babyCam conveniently transmits video to the GPS sat nav display and it is on sale in January for £160 approximately.