Part of the Heads of the Valleys road in south-east Wales will be closed in both directions this weekend as work continues on a £800m A465 upgrade.
The five-mile stretch between Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent, and Gilwern, Monmouthshire shut at 20:30 on Friday and reopens on Monday at 06:00.
Electric cars will begin rolling out of the former Saab plant in Trollhatten in a year’s time.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden, which acquired the assets of Saab Auto, plans to take advantage of global interest in greener vehicles.
Renault introduces a new direct injection turbocharged petrol engine co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler.
Inaugurated on the Scénic and Grand Scénic line-up it will be progressively offered in the Renault range from 2018.
New analysis1 of the national car parc by Kwik Fit, reveals the potential benefit of removing the oldest diesel cars from UK roads.
Researchers for the country’s largest automotive servicing and repair company have assessed the latest government national car population data and found that replacing all the diesel cars more than 10 years old with the latest models could save around 173 million gallons of diesel per year.
Average CO2 figures for newly registered BVRLA member lease cars remained stable at 111.7g/km in Q3-2017 almost unchanged from the previous quarter.
However, year-on-year comparisons show an upward trajectory with CO2 emissions up 0.9% in Q3-2017 compared to the same period in 2016 (110.7g/km).
A third of British motorists do no research at all when choosing a garage for car maintenance, whilst a further 23% spend less than an hour, according to ExxonMobil.
In comparison, they spend twice as much time choosing a mobile phone and the survey found that it is the youngest car owners, 18-24 year olds, who spend the most time researching car maintenance options whereas the oldest group over 55 years spend the least time.
A survey of 1,002 UK adults by car leasing company, Vantage-leasing.com, revealed 54% say technology is the top feature on their wish lists.
The research looked into drivers’ technology and found that Bluetooth was the most popular factor for 46%, while built-in satellite navigation was second for 40%, and 34% favoured automatic headlights.