Serious vehicle collision closes Hwy. 97 near Coldstream, B.C. – Okanagan

According to Drive BC, a car accident along Interstate 97 closed traffic in both directions near Cold Stream. Drivers have been warned to close off the road between Clerk Road and Bernie Road. trending stories The story continues below the ad Police are currently investigating a serious two-car collision on Interstate 97 near Bernie Road. … Read more

EU court slaps down Brussels, Paris and Madrid in car pollution spat – POLITICO

The European Union’s Court of Justice on Thursday told Brussels, Paris and Madrid that it had no right to challenge the European Commission’s attempts to set technical standards for vehicle emissions as part of efforts to reduce pollution. The three cities – which suffer from endemic levels of air pollution – had objected to the … Read more

Aussie motorcyclist Daniel Sanders crashes out of Dakar Rally, ending title hopes

Australian motorcyclist Daniel Sanders saw his hopes of winning the Dakar Rally dashed after a crash in the endurance race took him to hospital. the main points: Sanders finished the first week of the Dakar in third place, but his hopes for his first rally title were dashed after an accident that injured his arm. … Read more

France eyes quick anti-China action to bail out Lithuania in trade war – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article PARIS – France wants the European Union to respond quickly to prevent China from holding the bloc hostage in an escalating trade dispute over Lithuania. As it holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, Paris pledges to make the union’s trade policy more assertive … Read more

Stellantis, Jeep’s parent company, is teaming up with Amazon

Other automakers reached similar broad agreements in the past year with big tech companies. Last year, Ford announced a deal with Google to provide data hosting services to the automaker and to provide software for its cars. GM also announced a deal with Microsoft that includes the software company’s investment in Cruise, the self-driving car … Read more

EU-based Brits can travel through France — for now – POLITICO

The French government has said that British citizens living in the European Union are allowed to travel through France to return home after visiting the UK – but only during the holiday period. The announcement comes as a relief to British citizens who have faced long and often complicated journeys since Eurotunnel announced on Wednesday … Read more

EU-based Brits can’t travel home via Eurotunnel, company warns – POLITICO

Eurotunnel warns British citizens living in the European Union that they cannot travel through France by car to return home from the UK The notification comes as Britons living in the European Union are concerned about their travel plans after a British man living in Belgium said he was banned Tuesday night from traveling through … Read more