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Spotlight on street signs

Friday, August, 25 2017    

Some $93 million has been earmarked for retrofitting and putting up street signs across the island as well as renovating and repairing fire stations.The amount to be spent on street signs is $35 million, and the allocation for fire stations is $58 million. Read More

MINI-ficent road trip

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 25 2017    

SATURDAY'S sweltering heat did little to sap the enthusiasm of the 70 guests who showed up for the inaugural MINI Summer Adventure Retreat at under-construction showroom on Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew. Read More

Top traffic cop welcomes regulations to rein in motorcyclists

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 24 2017    

HEAD of the Jamaica Constabulary Force highway and traffic division Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Calvin Allen is welcoming the tougher regulations that are being proposed to rein in motorcyclists and reduce the recklessness and carnage among this category of road... Read More

Diana crash car 'handled badly at high speed'

Sunday, August, 20 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The 1997 car crash that killed Britain's Princess Diana spawned a host of conspiracy theories, but evidence that it was an accident only grows stronger, bolstered by new revelations about the history of the vehicle. Read More

Clarendon show revvs off

Friday, August, 18 2017    

Clarendon's Ultimate Car Show in Hayes may not have got the crowd support it anticipated, but its organisers sees it as par for the course. Read More

TAXIS GET NEW ROUTES

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 18 2017    

SINCE Monday, the Transport Authority (TA) has been providing information on more than 200 stage carriage routes available for prospective transport operators. Read More

Magna celebrates second anniversary

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, August, 18 2017    

MAGNA Motors, local dealers for the Hyundai automotive and commercial brands, celebrated their second year in Jamaica with a church service at the St Andrew Parish Church in Half-Way-Tree last Sunday. Read More

Audi Q7 resets boundaries

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, August, 18 2017    

WHEN Audi first stepped into the sport utility vehicle market, it did so with the Audi Q7 in 2005. Others had been there first, but Audi did it better by creating one of its longest-running and best-selling models. Since then its role as the flagship of the Q-models hasn't... Read More

MINI convoy heads to Portland

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 18 2017    

More than 30 owners and MINI enthusiasts are expected to make the trek from the under-construction ATL Automotive showrooms on Lady Musgrave in St Andrew to the cool climes of Rose Hill in Portland tomorrow. Read More

For electric cars to take off, they'll need a place to charge

Sunday, August, 13 2017    

DETROIT, United States (AP) — Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to... Read More

Honda Locks City

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, August, 11 2017    

THERE'S no better way to start your journey with the Honda brand than in the 2018 Honda City. It boasts all the elements one expects from the Japanese marque. Read More

JAA hosts care clinic

Friday, August, 11 2017    

The Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) provided some cost-effective maintenance options to its members at its annual Auto Clinic at the JAAA's Central Avenue headquarters in Kingston recently. Read More

Boss's Sale IS Back!

Friday, August, 11 2017    

ATL Automotive's highly anticipated 72-hour Boss's Sale is currently on at the company's showrooms in Kingston and Montego Bay.The sale began yesterday and ends on Saturday. Read More

Day Of Hat-Tricks

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, August, 11 2017    

IT was day of hat-tricks at Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Independence of Speed at Dover Raceway in St Ann on Monday. Read More

Dover

Friday, August, 11 2017    

IT may have been cloudy with a light drizzle at Monday's Independence of Speed held at Dover Raceway in St Ann. That, however, did not stop the females — who turned out in the numbers — to add some sunshine to the day's activites. Read More



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