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Born a German

Friday, June, 15 2018    

“Me a German from birth. You nuh see mi name Hugheinz?,” asked Hugheinz Faulkner.Not only does he have a flag decorating his Toyota Wish, but he also wears a sweatband in Germany's national colours. Read More

Disabled vehicles a hazard on roads

Friday, June, 15 2018    

“REGULAR maintenance is necessary to keep vehicles in good working condition and reduce the likelihood of breakdowns,” says Duane Ellis, general manager of the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA). “A disabled vehicle on the roadway can be a hazard to the motorist himself and... Read More

Brazil, all the way!

Friday, June, 15 2018    

Kamilah Morrison is a diehard Brazilian supporter and proudly displays the flag on her 2018 Honda City. Read More

Showing our true colours

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 15 2018    

AFTER a four-year wait, the 21st FIFA World Cup kicked off to much fanfare in Russia yesterday. And despite not fielding a team in the competition since 1998, Jamaicans are not to be left out. Many boldly don the jerseys of their respective teams and fly the flags on their... Read More

BMW X2: New and Exciting

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 8 2018    

THE 2018 BMW X2 fills a space in the brand's line of sport utility vehicles. Odd numbered Xs are traditional SUVs, while even numbers are deemed sports activity coupes. The latter boast coupe-like slopes to their rear quarters, a design language brought to the SUV segment by BMW with the... Read More

TOTAL puts the show on the road

Friday, June, 8 2018    

TOTAL Jamaica is taking the Excellium experience to motorists across the island, through the Excellium Road Tour, which was organised as an initiative to complement the launch of the new product and introduce it to the Jamaican public. Read More

Panton conquers B'dos, again

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 8 2018    

The J amaican rally pair of Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jr had their fourth consecutive win in the Sol Rally Barbados, which took place in that Caribbean country last weekend. Read More

BARBICAN BLUES

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 1 2018    

ON completion, the Barbican Road Improvement Project will significantly improve the traffic congestion generally associated with that section of the Corporate Area. But, for some, the upgrade is posing a major challenge. Read More

RUBiS to fuel Grennell's expo

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica has signed a partnership with Grennell's Driver Safety Training & Services (Grennell's Driving School), organisers of the Jamaica Driver and Traffic Safety Expo 2018 is slated for Saturday, June 16. Read More

Toyota Agya packs a big punch

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 1 2018    

ON the surface the 2018 Toyota Agya and the Morant Bay lighthouse may not seem to have much in common, but they do. As Jamaica's oldest lighthouse, it sits on the most eastern tip of the island, providing guidance to those who tread the country's waterways. The Agya sits at the front of... Read More

Toyota's 4x4 day out

Friday, June, 1 2018    

It was another successful family day out as Toyota Jamaica 4x4 Club made its way up to the rustic Thatch Hill River Park in St Ann last Sunday. The event, which was the second for the year, saw a convoy of 28 Toyota vehicles. Read More

Destination: Thatch River Park

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Toyota Jamaica 4x4 Club (TJAM4x4) had another successful outing on Sunday when it visited the amazing destination of Thatch Hill River Park in St Ann. Read More

FAIR-WEATHER ROADS

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

CLIMATE change is wreaking havoc on Jamaica's roads and infrastructure, according to a recent 'Vulnerability Assessment' done by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Read More

JKA shifts into overdrive

Friday, May, 25 2018    

The Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will host its third race meet for the 2018 season at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston on Sunday.The event, dubbed 'Reverse Overdrive', is slated for a 10:00 am start time. Read More

Porsche 'light' years ahead

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 25 2018    

ATL Motorsports, the division of ATL Automotive responsible for the Porsche brand, offered an electrifying peek into the brand's mobility future with a seminar held at its New Kingston showroom last Saturday. Read More



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