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FAIR-WEATHER ROADS

CLIMATE change is wreaking havoc on Jamaica's roads and infrastructure, according to a recent 'Vulnerability Assessment' done by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Read More

JKA shifts into overdrive
The Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will host its third race meet for the 2018 season at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston on Sunday.The event, dubbed 'Reverse Overdrive', is slated for a 10:00 am start time.... Read More

Porsche 'light' years ahead
ATL Motorsports, the division of ATL Automotive responsible for the Porsche brand, offered an electrifying peek into the brand's mobility future with a seminar held at its New Kingston showroom last Saturday.... Read More

Kia Sportage GT: A Grand Affair
NEED a practical, family vehicle that can handle light off-road excursions, but isn't dull to drive? Then the 2018 Kia Sportage GT should be high on that purchase list. ... Read More

Toyota's Bus Di School competition rolls out

Friday, May, 25 2018    

TOYOTA Jamaica's biennial Bus Di School competition will return this year. Read More

PHOTO FINISH - Porsche holds court

Friday, May, 25 2018    

ATL Motorsports, the division of ATL Automotive responsible for the Porsche brand, held its first e-performance seminar at its New Kingston home on the bustling Knutsford Boulevard. The occasion was not only attended by males — who are quite familiar with the German brand's power and speed... Read More

JA all the way

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 18 2018    

Jamaican racers pressed the home field advantage to walk away the points leader in the Country Category in the first round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at Jamwest Speedway in Westmoreland. Read More

From Korea, with love

Friday, May, 18 2018    

YOUNG G Lee, head of mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jamaica, says he's pleased to see so many of his country's vehicles on the island's roads. Read More

Total introduces

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 18 2018    

Jamaica became the first English-speaking Caribbean island to receive the new Total Excellium unleaded gasoline as it was launched to the market on Wednesday. Read More

'NO Need To Worry'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 18 2018    

TRADE Board chairman Danville Walker is hailing the three-month-old pre-shipment inspection policy on imported pre-owned motor vehicles as a win for consumers, as well as restoring credibility to the used-car sector. Read More

Aiming for zero road fatalities

Friday, May, 18 2018    

The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is adopting a new target to bring Jamaican road fatalities down to zero annually, says vice chairman Dr Lucien Jones. Read More

Labour of love

Friday, May, 18 2018    

TO celebrate its 10th anniversary, Heelz 'N Wheelz will hold the first of its Pop Up Series at the Portmore Town Centre in St Catherine on Labour Day, Wednesday, May 23. Read More

Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Monday, May, 14 2018    

Barcelona, Spain (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the world championship to 17 points yesterday when he roared to an imperious victory, as Mercedes scored a one-two triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix. Read More

Subdued Hamilton tops charts in windswept Barcelona

Saturday, May, 12 2018    

BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — A satisfied, if subdued, Lewis Hamilton topped the times for resurgent Mercedes in yesterday afternoon's second free practice for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, the world championship leader heading the Red Bull pairing after a closely contested... Read More

Hamilton sounds the alarm

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 11 2018    

LYNVALLE Hamiliton, president of Jamaica Used-Car Dealers' Association (JUCDA), says he will be seeking dialogue with Minister of Commerce Audley Shaw to discuss the deleterious effects the Government's four-month-old pre-shipment inspection policy is having on the sector and... Read More



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