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Repair projects underway

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior Reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 1 2017    

MOTORISTS have been experiencing improvements to the road infrastructure recently under a major road improvement works programme covering 11 parishes. Read More

Fraser gets it

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 1 2017    

FRASER McConnell copped full points in the third event of the 2017 Drivers' Rallysport Club's (DRC) Sprint series in Bog Walk, St Catherine, last Sunday. Read More

Hyundai adventure

Friday, September, 1 2017    

SURF'S up! The 2018 Hyundai Creta is suitable for the city's streets as well as for adventure off the beaten path. Its 1,591 cc, six-speed engine makes light work traversing the sandy dunes of Copacabana beach in St Thomas, as our local surfers Ackeem Phillips and Garren Pryce... Read More

RC final a success

Friday, September, 1 2017    

The JAMROCK Remote Control Car Club's (JRRCCC) third annual Caribbean Invitational meet at Sovereign on the Boulevard in St Andrew recently was a success, according to club president Denise Clarke. Read More

Above the Ridge

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 1 2017    

Reverse rotation, high-rpm power instead of low-end torque, natural aspiration in place of forced induction. These are all concepts that Honda's technical prowess have allowed them to push against the normal automotive conventions. The 2018 Honda... Read More

PHOTO: Cuba or Jamaica?

Monday, August, 28 2017    

This vintage motor car cruised the shopping district in Half-Way-Tree recently, more reflective of a typical scene in Havana, Cuba. Read More

JUTC TO MAKE RURAL RUN

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaoberserver.com | Friday, August, 25 2017    

STUDENTS in Clarendon are expected to benefit from the services of the State-run Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) starting September's new school year. Read More

RUBiS fuels Ja's growth

Friday, August, 25 2017    

RUBiS Energy Jamaica is making a big investment locally with their infrastructural upgrade programme. The project is 100 per cent planned, overseen and executed by local engineers and contractors. Read More

BIG LOVE FOR MINI

Friday, August, 25 2017    

CALL it true love, but businessman Floyd Plummer believes there's no other brand for him than the MINI marquee. Read More

DAY OUT GETS NOD

Friday, August, 25 2017    

Sloane Jackson, head of business for MINI at ATL Automotive, says the inaugural MINI Summer Adventure Road Tour last Saturday was a phenomenal success. Read More

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



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