Vettel holds off Hamilton to win Australian GP thriller

Melbourne , Australia (AFP) — Sebastian Vettel won a thrilling duel with world champion Lewis Hamilton to steal the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne yesterday. Read More

THERE has been speculation that the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will be seeking a fare increase shortly. However, there is no indication that this is a priority for the Ministry of Transport and Mining.... Read More

Nissan X-Trail making its own path
The Nissan X-Trail offers great looks and the blended practicality of those wanting space and functionality in the middle of the size spectrum. It drives like a comfortable sedan without the unwieldiness of a large sport utility vehicle, and yet has enough off-road,...... Read More

KIA ready to rumble
ATL Tiger Motors, the division of ATL Automotive responsible for Kia vehicles, hit full stride with its two-day test drive initiative at its new home on Oxford Road in St Andrew and Fairview Plaza in Montego Bay, St James, recently.... Read More

MINI's affair of the art

Friday, March, 23 2018    

ICONIC British brand MINI treated specially invited guests to an evening of art exhibitions and a film at its Lady Musgrave Road showroom in St Andrew last Friday evening. Read More

Gore's Kia on track

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 16 2018    

THE Doug Gore-led Hollywood Racing unveiled their latest circuit racing challenger, a Kia Rio nicknamed “The Beast”, at the brand's Oxford Road showroom in New Kingston, St Andrew, on Saturday evening. Read More

City's road repairs in high gear

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, March, 16 2018    

The road repair season is in full swing since the start of the year, and motorists are often complaining that there is almost nowhere to drive. Read More

A 'Hollywood' Occasion

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Douglas “Hollywood” Gore brought out fans and racing enthusiasts to the unveiling of his latest race car, a modified Kia Rio nicknamed “The Beast”, at ATL Automotive's Kia showroom on Oxford Road in New Kingston last Saturday... Read More

Another Sunday in Barbican Square, St Andrew

Monday, March, 12 2018    

The redesigning of Barbican Square, St Andrew, continues apace. Although severely inconvenienced by the resulting dust menace and the traffic headache, residents using the square seem mostly prepared to be patient for a while longer, looking forward to the new Barbican Square that is emerging. Read More

Road Safety Unit sounds alarm

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, March, 9 2018    

THE non-compliance of motorists wearing safety devices continue to be a major concern for the Ministry of Transport and Mining's Road Safety Unit (RSU). And, according to Kenute Hare, it could mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Bear with us, says JUTC

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter | Friday, March, 9 2018    

CECIL Thoms, corporate communications manager at the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), says that the national bus company is aware that its service has been experiencing delays over the past few weeks, but declares this is no fault of the public transport... Read More

BMW X2 makes grand entry

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

JAMAICA became the first country in the Caribbean to receive the all-new BMW X2 when it was unveiled at the ATL Autobahn showroom on Lady Musgrave Rd, St Andrew, on Monday. Read More

Vaz takes Asphalt Assault

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

TEAM Streetz Jamaica is celebrating the successful staging of their first dexterity event 2018, Asphalt Assault: Dirt Splurt at the Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine, on Sunday. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, March, 2 2018    

ACTING Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Courtney Coubrie, incoming commanding officer at the Traffic and Highway Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), said he is aiming for a reduction in road fatalities and a return to public order in the... Read More

Kia operations begin on Monday

Friday, March, 2 2018    

NEARLY six months after it first announced plans to assume control of the South Korean super brand Kia, ATL Automotive Group is finally counting down the hours before opening the doors to its new-look operation on Monday. Read More


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