Road Safety Unit sounds alarm

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, March, 9 2018    

THE non-compliance of motorists wearing safety devices continue to be a major concern for the Ministry of Transport and Mining's Road Safety Unit (RSU). And, according to Kenute Hare, it could mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Bear with us, says JUTC

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter | Friday, March, 9 2018    

CECIL Thoms, corporate communications manager at the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), says that the national bus company is aware that its service has been experiencing delays over the past few weeks, but declares this is no fault of the public transport... Read More

BMW X2 makes grand entry

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

JAMAICA became the first country in the Caribbean to receive the all-new BMW X2 when it was unveiled at the ATL Autobahn showroom on Lady Musgrave Rd, St Andrew, on Monday. Read More

Vaz takes Asphalt Assault

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

TEAM Streetz Jamaica is celebrating the successful staging of their first dexterity event 2018, Asphalt Assault: Dirt Splurt at the Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine, on Sunday. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, March, 2 2018    

ACTING Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Courtney Coubrie, incoming commanding officer at the Traffic and Highway Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), said he is aiming for a reduction in road fatalities and a return to public order in the... Read More

Kia operations begin on Monday

Friday, March, 2 2018    

NEARLY six months after it first announced plans to assume control of the South Korean super brand Kia, ATL Automotive Group is finally counting down the hours before opening the doors to its new-look operation on Monday. Read More


By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment | Friday, March, 2 2018    

GAME-CHANGING dealership ATL Automotive Group has formed an alliance with Scotiabank to create a “one-stop shop” for fast and hassle-free auto loans. Read More

Asphalt Assault on Sunday

Friday, March, 2 2018    

THE 2018 motorsports season will start this Sunday as Team Streetz Jamaica hosts Asphalt Assault: Dirt Splurt at the Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine.Starting time is scheduled for 11:00 am. Read More

Hyundai Veloster: Maximum velocity

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, March, 2 2018    

SOUTH Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai has added more power to the 2018 Veloster. The upgrade sees an increase of 71 horse power over the previous model and makes for better driving experience. Read More


Thursday, March, 1 2018    

Students make their way into an already full Coaster bus in Stony Hill, St Andrew, through the rear door yesterday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

PHOTO: Under construction

Thursday, March, 1 2018    

Upgrading work in full swing on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew yesterday, which is part the 14-month project to widen the road from the Red Hills Road intersection with Eastwood Park Road to Manor Park. (Photo: Michael Gordon) Read More


BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, February, 23 2018    

THE police are planning to ramp up efforts to increase public awareness, especially among women, of the need to try to protect themselves against crimes, including those committed by operators of route taxis. Read More

Helpful approach to motor vehicle crashes

Friday, February, 23 2018    

WITH more than 13,000 people injured annually in crashes on Jamaica's roads, we need to be prepared to respond appropriately when we inevitably encounter a crash site, says Duane Ellis, general manager at the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA). Read More

Porsche enhances the experience

Friday, February, 23 2018    

ATL Motorsports, the division of ATL Automotive which is responsible for the Porsche brand, unveiled their state-of-the-art Porsche race simulator with an invite-only event at their New Kingston showroom last Saturday. Read More

Audi, one to 'watch'

Friday, February, 23 2018    

IN celebration of Audi's three major international award wins for the A4, all-new A5 and the flagship Q7, ATL Automotive solidifies the brand's true MVP status with an indulgent new offer that pairs every Audi with the finest name in luxury watches, Breitling. Read More


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