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A driving success

ELEVEN of Jamaica's up-and-coming star drivers were put to the test at the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club's (JMMC) Young Driving Training Programme held recently. The two-day event covered both practical and theory in the art of motor racing and was held at the Palisadoes International... Read More

Toyota Corolla gets a fresh facelift
The 2017 Toyota Corolla has gotten a fresh makeover. Its most prominent detail is the bold refreshed front visage. Its elongated, swept-back headlamp clusters are adorned with LED daytime running lights and, in combination with a resculpted bumper, including an...... Read More

Ageing buses cramp JUTC's style
IT is not just Jamaica's population that has been ageing significantly; so too is the country's public bus company.... Read More

'Heroes' set for FINAL MEET
CIRCUIT racing season is expected to come to an explosive close on Monday, Heroes' Day, at Dover Raceway in St Ann.The occasion, organised by the Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), is dubbed Heroes of Speed.... Read More

US car sales get boost from hurricane recovery

Friday, October, 6 2017    

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — The US auto industry was boosted in September from shoppers replacing vehicles destroyed in major hurricanes and showed the first reversal of this year's monthly sales declines, car makers reported Tuesday. Read More

Driving into the future

Friday, October, 6 2017    

Three of the more interesting displays at this year's International Motor Show held in Frankfurt, Germany from September 12 to 24. Read More

Magna Motors GETS SMART

by Rory Daley | Friday, October, 6 2017    

As Magna Motors Dealers Limited celebrates its second year as the local dealer for the Hyundai automotive brand it continues to share its joy with customers by adding the Hyundai Car Smart-Display package as a standard feature to several of its popular... Read More

A Poor Man's Corner

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

RESIDENTS of Poor Man's Corner in St Thomas are now wondering if it is because the community is poor why the main road continues to be neglected despite numerous complaints over many years. Read More

Verstappen hails 'unbelievable'

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Sepang, Malaysia (AFP) — Max Verstappen capped a perfect birthday weekend with victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix and then hailed his Red Bull team for giving him an “unbelievable” car. Read More

Subaru XV: Xtra & Versatile

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 29 2017    

SUBARU has always been that quirky Japanese automaker following their own path. However, when they do dip their toes into the mainstream they tend to bring their brand of magic to the table. So it should be no surprise that the Subaru XV is that vehicle for the rest of us, and for 2018... Read More

Stewart wins first rally victory

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 29 2017    

TIMOTHY Stewart, with co-driver veteran Stephen Gunter, capped his first rally victory at the Drivers Rallysport Club's (DRC) third meet at New Hall in St Catherine last Sunday. Read More

Auto dealers sign on Scotiabank's Shop 876

Friday, September, 29 2017    

FOR its inaugural showing, Scotiabank's Shop 876 has aligned with some of the islands car dealerships to bring out their latest models. ATL Automotive, Stewart's Automotive, and Toyota Jamaica have all signed on to showcase their offerings; and what a show it will be on the lawns of... Read More

Fresh Talent For Kia

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 29 2017    

HIGHLY trained technicians and service personnel are among some of the skill sets needed by ATL Automotive for its Kia dealership, which opens March 1 next year. Read More

Merging motorsport

Friday, September, 29 2017    

There's no doubt that each version of motorsport has its dieheard fans — from circuit racing to straight-line drag.Despite the differences, they'll all find a home on our pages.    Read More

JPS and USAID host electric vehicle seminar

Wednesday, September, 27 2017    

Electric vehicles have significant potential to lower transport costs for consumers and businesses, while lowering greenhouse gas emissions, improving local air quality and stimulating economic growth and sustainability. As such, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the... Read More



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