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Australian Grand Prix expected to be called off

Friday, March, 13 2020    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — The season-opening Australian Grand Prix is increasingly likely to be called off due to the coronavirus pandemic, a source suggested to AFP yesterday. Read More

Actively tuning for over three decades

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, March, 13 2020    

They say you can find a Jamaican anywhere. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that one of the top BMW performance parts producers is Jamaican-owned and operated Active Autowerke, based in South Florida. Read More

Rallysport action

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 13 2020    

Lee Vaz left the first Drivers' Rallysport Club sprint, dubbed Lions' Rising, on March 8 with a full haul of championship points after winning the event's run section. Read More

Soaring with the Kia Sorento

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 6 2020    

FINAL WORDMODEL: 2020 Kia Sorento CRDi AWDENGINE: 2.2-litre, turbocharged four cylinder diesel — 200bhp/326lb-ftDRIVETRAIN: Six-speed automatic/all-wheel drive  Read More

Shacman pulls through

Friday, March, 6 2020    

SHACMAN Jamaica, local suppliers of Chinese-made Shacman heavy equipment, said the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak caused some of their manufacturers to temporarily close operations in that country. However, it did not affect local business. Read More

First-time winners take spotlight

Friday, March, 6 2020    

First-timer winners Derika Bailey, Edward Massias, and Dana Mills were this week's Instagram Swag Bag Giveaway, courtesy of Shacman Jamaica.“I'm happy to have won,” said Massias. Read More


By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor -- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, March, 6 2020    

AS the global automotive industry continues to be pummelled by the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19), Jamaican players are bracing for its debilitating effects. Read More

Stunning Seltos

Friday, March, 6 2020    

Kia Jamaica, a division of ATL Automotive, recently unveiled its 2020 Kia Seltos subcompact sport utility vehicle to a full house at its Oxford Road showroom in New Kingston. Read More

Hagley Park/Maxfield Avenue intersection closes this weekend

Saturday, February, 29 2020    

THE Hagley Park Road/Maxfield Avenue/Eastwood Park Road intersection, which converges at the St Andrew Parish Church in Half-Way-Tree, will be closed this weekend – Saturday, February 29 and Sunday, March 1. Read More

Auto making readers winners

Friday, February, 28 2020    

IN the third week of the Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine Instagram Swag Bag Giveaway, Keeana Senior, Loriann Newell-Green and Andrew Ramsaran were happy winners of gift... Read More

Success for Seltos

By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 28 2020    

IT was a full house for the launch of the new Kia Seltos sub-compact sport utility vehicle at the brand's Oxford Road showroom in Kingston, last Friday. Read More

Shantui joins SHACMAN

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 28 2020    

So your SHACMAN F3000 dump truck is sitting idle on site. What do you do? You take your F3000 tractor trailer and pick up your Shantui SL50WN front-end loader and head back for some serious billable work hours. Read More

Fatalities climb to 76

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

A pall of gloom hangs over the George Alleyne Hall at the University of The West Indies's Mona campus in Kingston, following the death of three residents in a motor vehicle collision yesterday morning. Read More

Toyota Corolla, the best yet

BY RORY DALEY Observer senior writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 21 2020    

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Auto readers win gifts

Friday, February, 21 2020    

PRINCE Palmer, Toni-Ann Dyer, and Stacy-Ann Dunbar are this week’s winners in Jamaica Observer’s weekly Auto magazine Instagram Swag Bay Giveaway. Read More


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