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BMW M235i makes 'Gran' entrance

Friday, December, 11 2020    

BMW has moved into a space long dominated by German rivals —the two-litre turbocharged four-wheel drive compact luxury sports sedan — with the M235i xDrive Gran Coupé. On its first appearance, this M Performance model creates immediate impact in the segment with a strong... Read More

FIA launches probe into fiery Grosjean crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

Saturday, December, 5 2020    

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AFP) — Motor racing chiefs announced on Thursday the launch of an investigation into Romain Grosjean's fiery Bahrain crash, saying the forensic probe would take “around six to eight” weeks to complete. Read More

Honda CR-V: The best gets better

Friday, December, 4 2020    

The fifth generation of the Honda CR-V has been its best iteration yet. So when it was time to update the current model for 2021, there wasn't the need to change much, just enough of a nip and tuck, and a few technology upgrades to keep it at the top of the compact... Read More

Delinquent ticket holders to pay

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 4 2020    

The Ministry of National Security is introducing a new policy in which motorists with outstanding traffic tickets will be barred from renewing their driver's licence, as well as acquiring fitness certificates and other similar services. Read More

'I saw death'

Thursday, December, 3 2020    

Sakhir, Bahrain (AFP) — Romain Grosjean told AFP he “saw death” after he left hospital on Wednesday following his dramatic escape from a fiery high-speed crash in last weekend's Bahrain Formula One Grand... Read More

Triumphant Hamilton praises safety rules for saving Grosjean

Monday, November, 30 2020    

Sakhir , Bahrain (AFP) — A victorious Lewis Hamilton kept his composure and then praised Formula One's (F1) safety systems yesterday after Romain Grosjean escaped from a frightening fireball after a crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read More

Hamilton scorches to pole in Bahrain with record-breaking lap

Sunday, November, 29 2020    

MANAMA, Bahrain (AFP) — Newly-crowned seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for today's Bahrain Grand Prix with an impeccable record-breaking lap yesterday as Mercedes dominated the floodlit qualifying session. Read More

Ranger comes in with a Raptor

Friday, November, 27 2020    

Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG), dealers for the Ford brand of motor vehicles in Jamaica, launched the 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor pickup, virtually, last night. Read More

Gordon Town Road warning

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 27 2020    

THE National Works Agency (NWA) says it is awaiting a government decision on the solution to the closed St Andrew East Rural Gordon Town main road, before starting the rehabilitation project. Read More

The electrifying Porsche Cayenne

Friday, November, 20 2020    

HOW do you make the best sport utility vehicle (SUV) better? You harness the power of electricity like Porsche has for its largest model, the Cayenne. The superiority of the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is built on the pillars of performance, luxury and efficiency. Read More

Standing the test of tyre

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 20 2020    

Government - owned Jamaica Ultimate Tyre Company is Jamaica's leading retreader of tyres. Read More

Young karting sensation Alex Powell vows

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 18 2020    

Alex Powell has been driving at his best, but his immense potential was always overshadowed by a series of unfortunate events. Read More

Fight on, brother! Hamilton promises to continue struggle for social justice

Tuesday, November, 17 2020    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (CMC) — Lewis Hamilton vowed to continue his fight for social justice, after being crowned World champion for a record-equalling seventh time on Sunday. Read More

'Greatest driver of our era'

Monday, November, 16 2020    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton was hailed as “the greatest driver of the era” yesterday after securing a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title by winning the Turkish Grand Prix. Read More

Lewis Hamilton makes light of qualifying flop

Sunday, November, 15 2020    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) —Lewis Hamilton made light of his and Mercedes' first qualifying flop of the year yesterday after they were upstaged by Racing Point's Lance Stroll at the Turkish Grand Prix. Read More


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