Friday, September, 22 2017    

FROM start to finish, the 2018 Honda CR-V shows why it's the class leader. Re-imagined from the ground up, the CR-V boasts a myriad of new features and punches way above its class as a mid-sized SUV. Read More

Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Singapore , Singapore (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix yesterday to seize control of the Formula One world championship as his title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out on the first lap. Read More

Karting action

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 15 2017    

Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will hold its sixth meet for the 2017 season at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston, on Sunday. This will leave only two more events from which championship contenders can gain points. Read More

TOTAL-ly committed to education

Friday, September, 15 2017    

TOTAL Jamaica rolled out the red carpet for its student-exchange scholarship recipients at Redbones Blues Café recently, welcoming home Jevon Dixon while bidding adieu to 2017 awardees, Tafar-I Williams and Janique Crosdale. Read More

S Korea donates SUVs to Ja government

Friday, September, 15 2017    

On Wednesday, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) donated three Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility vehicles to the Government of Jamaica. The handover took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade's New Kingston headquarters. Read More

New, Improved CR-V

Friday, September, 15 2017    

WHEN an automotive manufacturer introduces a new generation of its best-selling product, they can either play it safe, making minimal changes to an already successful formula, or start new from the ground up. Read More

Perfect Combination

Friday, September, 15 2017    

Miss Global Jamaica 2017 Nastashia Mitchell, along with several of her fellow contestants, recently visited the historic site of Port Royal in Kingston. For their convenience, the 2017 Toyota Yaris sedan was at their service. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, September, 8 2017    

KENT LaCroix remembers being glued to the radio on hearing a plane had crashed into New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Read More

CR-V gets makeover

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 8 2017    

WITH Wednesday's launch of the 2018 Honda CR-V at ATL Automotive's Honda showroom on Hagley Park Road in Kingston, Jamaica Observer's Auto magazine's team was the first to be given a spin. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, September, 8 2017    

ATL Automotive's Honda showroom buzzed with excitement on Wednesday morning ahead of the 2018 Honda CR-V launch. And that was quite understandable — Jamaica's favourite SUV would be raising the bar. Read More

Honda CR-V raises the bar

Friday, September, 8 2017    

THE covers were pulled from the reimagined 2018 Honda CR-V at ATL Automotive's Hagley Park Road showroom on Wednesday morning. The new CR-V delivers a wealth of standard features and driver and passenger conveniences, as well as offering a new standard in comfort, style and... Read More

Toll reprieve

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

SOME motorists using the north-south leg of Highway 2000 have been granted a break on the proposed toll rates that were scheduled to increase on Saturday. Read More

JUTC to roll out 450 buses as new school year opens; rural pilot starts in Clarendon

Monday, September, 4 2017    

THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will roll out its highest number of buses in years, as approximately 450 buses hit the road today at the official start of the new school year. Read More

Hamilton goes top after Italian GP win

Monday, September, 4 2017    

Monza , Italy (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton took over as leader of the drivers' world championship for the first time this year yesterday when he claimed a lights-to-flag victory as Mercedes dominated the Italian Grand Prix. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, September, 1 2017    

WITH new school year merely days away, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Calvin Allen, head of Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) Traffic Division, has an assignment for parents with young charges heading out: Speak with them about road safety! Read More


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