Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

BANFF, ALTA. — Banff tourism officials are joining the call for better management of visitor traffic in the most heavily visited parts of the national park. In a document outlining its development plans for the next decade, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism says it wants to reduce damaging traffic bottlenecks through improved public transit and … Read more

Body found as police investigated shots into multiple homes and vehicles, CMPD says

A report of gunshots in a northeast Charlotte apartment communityand a lot of bullet holes in homes and vehicles, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The discovery was made around 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 6200 block of Barrington Drive, CMPD said in a news release. The site is in the Vista Villa apartments, just off The … Read more

Mexican Authorities Remove Charred Vehicles in Culiacan After Son of ‘El Chapo’ Arrested

Authorities patrolled the streets of Culiacan, Mexico, and removed burnt vehicles from roads on January 6, they said, the day after the capture of alleged drug trafficker Ovidio Guzman, a son of former cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Public Security Sinaloa police were carrying out “preventive tasks” in different areas of Culiacan, according to … Read more

After years, private vehicles start crossing Colombia-Venezuela border again

URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Private vehicles started crossing between Colombia and Venezuela for the first time in years on Sunday, marking the total opening of the shared border, in addition to cargo and people that have been transiting. The full opening of the common border follows years of tense relations between the two countries that … Read more

Li Auto Expects To Deliver 20,000 Vehicles In December

Li Auto Inc (NASDAQ: ) said its  vehicles. The company provided the updates in its media event at the 20th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. LI delivered . It also announced its plan to hold a dedicated launch event for Li L7, a five-seat flagship family SUV, on February 8, 2023. Li L7 showroom models and test drives will … Read more

Electric vehicles are not reliable — yet: Consumer Reports

Electric vehicles and pickups are the least reliable vehicles sold in America, whereas hybrids and gas-powered sedans are the most reliable, according to . Every year the consumer advocacy non-profit asks its members about problems they’ve had with their vehicles in the past 12 months in 17 trouble areas, including issues with a car’s engine, … Read more

Tesla vehicles will soon have Zoom video conferencing

Zoom is working with Tesla to bring video conferencing into its vehicles. The announcement, made at the 2022 Zoomtopia conference, was light on details. But according to Zoom’s group product manager Nitasha Walia, the video conferencing feature “will come standard on all new Tesla models soon.” “You’ve been zooming from your home, your office, your … Read more

SpaceX’s costlier Starlink internet service for RVs works on moving vehicles

The gives you a way to stay connected online even while you’re off the grid, but it comes with one big limitation: It can’t be used while in motion. Now, SpaceX has launched a new variant of Starlink for RVs called “Flat High Performance” that you can use on moving vehicles. You just have to … Read more

Rivian CEO on recalling 13,000 electric vehicles: ‘We didn’t sugarcoat it’

Rivian () CEO and founder RJ Scaringe addressed the electric auto company’s recent head-on at this week, saying that in the vehicle space: “There’s going to unfortunately be recalls — they happen.” This month, Rivian recalled 13,000 vehicles amid concerns about loose fasteners that affect the driver’s control when steering. That’s almost all the vehicles … Read more

Lyft co-founder says autonomous vehicles won’t replace drivers for at least a decade

Human drivers on the Lyft platform aren’t going to be replaced by autonomous vehicles anytime soon, company co-founder and president John Zimmer told the audience today at TechCrunch Disrupt. “I can’t imagine anytime in the next decade-plus where we would need any less drivers,” he said. While Zimmer envisions autonomous vehicles handling some percentage of … Read more