Hyundai will supply 180 Kona Electric 64kWh vehicles to Police Scotland.
The agreement supports Police Scotland’s ambition to establish the first blue light, ultra-low emission vehicle fleet in the UK while making a significant contribution towards the Scottish Government’s legally binding target to cut greenhouse gases to net-zero by 2045.
Big holding areas for lorries leaving and entering Fishguard and Holyhead ports will be set up next year, said the UK Government.
As part of its Brexit planning for handling goods, the Government has identified ten locations in Britain for the hubs where heavy goods vehicles will have to go for contents and paperwork to be verified, or face being turned away at ports.
Vauxhall has launched a new ‘All Makes Approved Servicing’ and Approved Fixed-Price Repairs’ initiative to keep Britain moving, across its authorised workshop network.
Work will be price matched to outleets within five miles and a Pick-up and Delivery service, with complementary vehicle sanitation completed prior to the vehicle being handed back to customers.
Renault has backed a modified school lollipop sign to show air pollution levels the kerb.
It displays the readings as good, okay or poor to help parents appreciate the health implications of idling vehicle engines in an area when dropping off or picking up children.
Mercedes-Benz will cut engine options, model platforms, manual gearboxes and possibly 5,000 staff as it seeks to cut costs.
It needs funds to invest in new architecture and expand its range of pure electric models as it looks to move more up market and into more profitable products.
Volvo is looking at a new small model.
It will slot in under the XC40 and be aimed at commuters in particular.