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2021 MINI Countryman Cooper S is worth celebrating

ATL Autobahn — the division of the ATL Automotive Group responsible for the MINI brand — is marking 10 years of official dealer support in Jamaica as well as the release of the 2021 MINI Countryman Cooper S, the refreshed version of its best-selling model. Read More

Old cry from Newman
WHILE committing to follow the Government's recent extension of coronavirus (COVID 19) containment measures, Egerton Newman — president of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) — says his membership is getting a financial battering from...... Read More

Verstappen vows to race past 40th birthday to match Hamilton
PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Max Verstappen said he will race on beyond his 40th birthday in a bid to match Lewis Hamilton's records after finishing third behind him in yesterday's Portuguese Grand Prix.... Read More

Hamilton usurps Schumacher with record 92nd F1 win in Portugal
PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton became Formula One's record all-time race-winner yesterday when he claimed his 92nd victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix to pass Michael Schumacher at the top of the list.... Read More

Hamilton in dreamland after record-breaking triumph

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton said he was in dreamland yesterday after powering to victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix to become Formula One's record all-time race winner. Read More

2021 Kia Sorento: The SUV that's full of surprises

Friday, October, 23 2020    

WITH more performance capabilities, advanced driving assistance systems and a bold new design; nothing looks or feels better than the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento. Read More

Fatalities on the rise

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 23 2020    

KENUTE Hare — director of the Road Safety Unit (RSU) — says based on current trends, fatalities are projected to reach 420 by year-end. Read More

Subaru Forester stays true to roots

Friday, October, 16 2020    

THE Subaru Forester has come a long way from the quirky station wagon it once was. Now a fully fledged member of the sport utility vehicle (SUV) market, it's still not removed itself from the core values that have made it a success for Subaru. Read More

Dealers hope for bright Xmas

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior Observer reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 16 2020    

Predictions that the retail automobile industry worldwide would be seriously hurt by the fallout from the novel coronavirus have become true, with sales falling by at least one-third. Read More

Towering Hamilton wins Eifel GP, equals Schumacher's record

Monday, October, 12 2020    

Nürburgring , Germany (AFP) —Lewis Hamilton controlled his emotions yesterday as he equalled Michael Schumacher's record of 91 F1 wins with a measured triumph and thoughtful homage at the Eifel Grand Prix. Read More

Bottas on top, Hamilton second, sick Stroll absent

Sunday, October, 11 2020    

NURBURGRING, Germany (AFP) — Valtteri Bottas topped the times ahead of championship leader and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton yesterday morning's belated and sole practice session ahead of today's Eifel Grand Prix. Read More

Hamilton, Bottas living 'like hermits' after Mercedes virus outbreak

Saturday, October, 10 2020    

NURBURGRING, Germany (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will have to “live like hermits” to avoid Covid-19, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said yesterday after the team recorded a second positive case in 24 hours. Read More

Honda set to withdraw from Formula One at the end of 2021

Saturday, October, 10 2020    

Red Bull Racing acknowledges the decision by the Honda Motor Company to withdraw from Formula One at the end of the 2021 season and would like to thank the company for its exceptional efforts as power unit supplier to both Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri. Read More

Water, water everywhere

BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 9 2020    

WITH eight weeks left before the end of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, motorists are experiencing several inconveniences brought on by the inclement weather activity. Read More

Honda Accord: New and improved

Friday, October, 9 2020    

HONDA has rebuilt its premium sedan, the Accord, from the ground up, representing one of the biggest generational jumps in the model's history. Read More



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