Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant. Read more


Raising the Q7's IQ

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonitto@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 22 2019    

GIVEN the industry's highly competitive nature, automakers are constantly tweaking existing models to give them that extra oomph . Audi's flagship SUV, the Q7, and its executive sedan, the A4, recently went under the knife. Read More

Audi on show

Friday, November, 22 2019    

Opened in December 2000, Audi Forum, is an impressive architectural wonder in Ingolstadt, Germany.Located on the site are meeting rooms, a customer center, Audi museum mobile, varying exhibitions, restaurants, and an art house cinema. Read More


By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 22 2019    

THE Island Traffic Authority (ITA) will be taking steps to reduce the noise from modified exhaust systems used by some motor vehicles. Read More

Comparing the 2019 Audi Q7 and 2020 Lincoln Aviator

Friday, November, 15 2019    

Lincoln has reintroduced its Aviator SUV for 2020. This new three-row luxury SUV is spacious, comfortable, and at the forefront of the brand's efforts to introduce more attractive and desirable vehicles. To find out how far Lincoln has come, Edmunds has compared the... Read More

China's auto sales fall 5.8% in October

Friday, November, 15 2019    

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales fell 5.8 per cent from a year earlier in October as demand for electric cars plunged, an industry group reported recently, extending a painful squeeze in the global industry's biggest market. Read More

New SUV models boost BMW profits despite technology costs

Friday, November, 15 2019    

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW reported recently that net profit increased 11.5 per cent from a year ago to 1.55 billion euros (US$1.72 billion) in the third quarter, helped by a rejuvenated model line and the absence of last year's market disruptions due to troubles with diesel... Read More

LEWIS HAMILTON racing the record book

Friday, November, 15 2019    

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will dig deep for true motivation at this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix when they return to action for the first time since celebrating a unique sixth drivers' and constructors' double this year. Read More


By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 8 2019    

 OWNERS of motor vehicles involved in Road Traffic Act (RTA) breaches stand a chance of losing them, if accumulated tickets are unpaid. Read More

An alluring

Friday, November, 8 2019    

Recently, ATL Automotive unveiled the new Audi Q3 at its Oxford Road branch in New Kingston to rave reviews.In fact, all the models initially ordered were sold out at the launch.Today, we are giving readers a rear-view glance of that memorable event. Read More


By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 8 2019    

MINISTER of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, is appealing to motorists to exercise greater caution to contain the number of deaths on the roads. Read More

Hamilton hails Caribbean family after historic sixth title

Wednesday, November, 6 2019    

AUSTIN, Texas (CMC) — Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton has celebrated with his Caribbean family connections after clinching his sixth world title by winning Sunday's United States Grand Prix on Sunday, to become the second most successful F1 driver in... Read More


BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Last Sunday's Off Roading on the Farm: Stage IV may have been short on competitors, but not on excitement. The event was held at Brighton River in St Elizabeth. Read More

Airbag repairs to continue

By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

ATL Automotive is continuing its free repairs on Honda and Acura airbags until all are rectified, according to Christina Thwaites, group marketing manager — ATL Automotive.The initiative started three years ago, and targets vehicles from 2001 to 2016, whether the vehicle was... Read More

Isuzu to the Nth power

Friday, November, 1 2019    

Recently, the Corporate Area-based Vehicles and Supplies Limited added a new vehicle to their Isuzu offerings: the 2020 N-Series truck. Read More

Marathon MOVES

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

NEXT year, Marathon Insurance Brokers (MIB) Limited intends to raise $400-million from the market for the second phase of its technological shake-up of the $20-b sector.“We haven't tied down the number yet. But we think it may be north of $300m to $400m. We would hope to go in... Read More


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