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Michael Manley new man at Fiat after revving up Jeep

Monday, July, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Michael Manley, named Saturday to replace Sergio Marchionne as chief of Fiat Chrysler (FCA), is the 54-year-old head of the group's Jeep brand, where he managed to push sales through the one-million mark last year. Read More

Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Hockenheim , Germany (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the world drivers' championship yesterday when he claimed one of the most memorable victories of his career by winning a rain-hit German Grand Prix for Mercedes, after starting from 14th on the... Read More

Hamilton 'crashes' out

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AFP) — Sebastian Vettel said it was “a shame” that Lewis Hamilton was unable to fight him for pole position in yesterday's qualifying for the German Grand Prix.And, he added: “I mean it.” Read More

Toyota Yaris: A sedan like no other

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

THE 2018 Toyota Yaris has undergone the necessary transformation to keep it competitive against its class rivals. Read More

KIG boosts JCF safety

Friday, July, 20 2018    

KINGSTON Industrial Garage (KIG), local dealer for Yamaha motorcycles, provided support for the country's push for safety and security with a two-day training session for police personnel operating recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). Read More

Senna Summerbell soars

Friday, July, 20 2018    

SENNA Summerbell revelled in the power of the new Rotax evo engines to end the Jamaica Karting Association's (JKA's) fourth meet held at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston, at the top of his class last Saturday. Read More

McConnell debuts strong in US meet

Friday, July, 20 2018    

IT was a stunning debut for Fraser McConnell at the DirtFish ARX of COTA in Austin, Texas last Saturday. The Jamaica driver is current tied at the top of the ARX2 class points with American counterpart Conner Martell. Read More

Traffic Bill drags on

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

IT seems like Parliament has been too busy for the past two months to address the passage of the long-anticipated Road Traffic Act (RTA). Read More

Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton finally ended speculation over his future yesterday as the four-time world champion signed a blockbuster two-year contract extension with Mercedes. Read More

Gregg tops Rally of the Kings

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

Kyle Gregg emerged victorious at last Sunday's Rally of the Kings held in the hot and dusty stages of Lydford Mines, St Ann. Read More

Karting action unfolds tomorrow

Friday, July, 13 2018    

 Given the World Cup finals on Sunday, the Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will shift its fourth meet to Saturday at Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston. Read More

Yummy Time For Jutc

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 13 2018    

IN an effort to encourage commuters to use Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) Smarter Cards, and demand a ticket upon the payment of bus fares, the bus company is teaming with The Baking Enterprise (Yummy) to launch their Summer Road Show, Yummy Time, at the Half-Way-Tree Transport... Read More

An 'M-phatic' reveal

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

ATL Autobahn's Lady Musgrave Road showroom continues to be one of the hottest spots in the Corporate Area. Recently, the state-of-art showroom played venue to the unveiling of the 2019 BMW M5. Read More

McConnell looks to conquer US, again

Friday, July, 13 2018    

FRASER McConnell will make his second attempt at entering the North American motorsport scene as he heads to The Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, as part of the four-car DirtFish Rallycross team. Read More

Fewer road fatalities

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 6 2018    

ROAD fatality figures currently stand at 169, eight fewer than the comparative period last year. But Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Calvin Allen, head of the Jamaica Constabulary's Highway and Traffic Division, says it's still cause for concern. Read More



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