The pure electric Mazda MX-30 will begin at £25,545 for the SE-L Lux when it reaches showrooms next spring.
Top model in the five-car series will be the GT Sport Tech at £32,845, after the PIVG allowance.
Average car insurance premiums fell by £53 since the start of the lockdown, as many drivers were forced off the road and insurers reduced prices, according to the latest Premium Drivers report from comparethemarket.com.
More recently, premiums have remained flat over the past quarter with a £1 reduction over the past three months and at £701, premiums are now at the cheapest level since Q3 2016, when the average quarterly premium stood at £698.
Welsh automotive businesses are included in a new £140M Welsh Government assistance fund.
The money can be claimed as part of a package showing how they have coped with the CV-19 epidemic and what they will do to rebuild their operations.
Drivers over 55 have a much better knowledge of common road signs compared to younger generations.
The Censuswide survey for Insurethegap.com asked over 1,500 drivers to identify 12 common road signs and nearly twice as many over 55s (63%) correctly knew 10 out of 12 signs, compared with a third (36%) of 16 – 24s but one in the 16 – 24 age group knew all 12 signs and even the over 55s struggled, with only 1% getting them all right.
Less than a month after the launch of the new Volta Zero, the first purpose-built full-electric large commercial vehicle, Volta Trucks has confirmed that it has taken the first orders for the vehicle that will start production in 2022.
Drinks Cubed, the London-based sustainable drinks brand, have signed a multi-million-pound deal for the supply of a fleet of Volta Zero vehicles into their distribution operations between 2022 and 2023.
With about 14,000 jobs lost in the automotive sector and supply chain this year through the pandemic, the SMMT has introduced a Safe Harbour Scheme.
This assists firms in difficulties to evaluate what they need to do to survive and funding options for them, all linked to expert independent advisors and supporters and brings firms together to assist suppliers.