The UK’s appetite for on-demand services continues to gather pace as AA Tyres has grown its fleet of vans by 40% in response to escalating demand.
The ten new Volkswagen Crafter vans will allow AA Tyres to push into the West Country, where the demand for mobile tyre fitting in Bristol, Bath and the surrounding areas has surged.
Volkswagen is making slow progress in repairing its illegal diesel cars across Europe.
About 8.5 m models were identified as needing modifications, and while some involve a simple change to software, others will require a physical alteration and this may not be complete until 2017.
The A48 eastbound has closed for six weeks between Carmarthen and Nantycaws amid concerns that it could cause “chaos”.
The carriageway will be closed until 28 October for repairs on a defect in a stretch of pipeline which runs under the road from Pembroke refinery and the bypass uses the old Nanycaws road which was originally the main road before the bypass was built.