Engineers and councillors will consider installing average speed cameras along the 20 miles Evo Triangle in north west Wales
The undulating and twisting roads are popular with drivers who want to test their cars on the circuit and follow the tyre tracks of motoring journalists but four people have died and 20 have been hurt there in the past five years.
More than 2,000 drivers had an accident in ice or snow in 2016, as a weather warning is issued for Wales.
Research by Wales-based Confused.com insurance found that one in seven (15%) drivers – equivalent to 6 million – have had an accident in icy or snowy conditions, while more than half (54%) have come close to an accident in icy or snowy weather and 17% don’t even prepare their car for winter.
Following its world premiere at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Vauxhall has announced the prices for the all-new Insignia GSi, the performance variant of Vauxhall’s flagship model.
Available in both Grand Sport and Sports Tourer body styles, and powered by either a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol or 2.0-litre BiTurbo diesel engine, the Insignia GSi will be available from £33,375 in March.
Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification of the i30 Fastback, which will go on sale in the UK on the 18 January.
The i30 Fastback at £20,305 is the final addition to the i30 range, and has a roofline that is lowered by 30 millimetres compared with the i30 Hatchback, enhancing the car’s wide stance, improving aerodynamics and creating a distinctive silhouette, which is complemented with two new alloy wheel designs.
Ford has partnered with Hertz in the UK to offer Hertz 24/7 hourly van hire via the FordPass app, Ford’s mobility platform.
FordPass customers can now seamlessly enrol in Hertz 24/7 and enjoy quick access to van hire, making the movement of bulky home purchases convenient and affordable at out of town stores.
Just one in 100 car buyers are actively looking at new electric vehicles despite the Government announcing an investment of over £500m in incentives and infrastructure, according to data released by What Car?
After Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to extend the Government’s Plug-In Car Grant to 2020 – the equivalent of a £100m investment – and a further £400m to increase electric vehicle charging points and caused mass confusion over the future of cleaner diesels in his Budget, analysis of new car enquiries by What Car? has shown no immediate downturn in consumer interest in diesels; a third (30%) are still considering the fuel type.
Germany and Italy are opposing a move to give the EU more supervision over the way national car regulators approve new cars for sale in the bloc,according to EU documents and sources, reported Automotive News Europe.
After the Volkswagen diesel scandal, the EU wants the power to audit national car approval authorities and directly fine automakers.