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By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 21 2020    

With 25 years of experience in the mining business, Lydford Mining Company Limited is no stranger to the rigours associated with the sector. Read More

Audi Q3 Sportback set to SOAR

Friday, February, 21 2020    

THE all-new 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback is the latest compact SUV added to the Q range, and the second with the dynamic coupé shape. Read More

IDB working to improve road safety in Latin America, Caribbean

Friday, February, 21 2020    

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (CMC) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it has entered into an agreement with the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) to improve the safety of roads in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).It said that the agreement was signed here... Read More


By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 21 2020    

THINGS are chugging along nicely for the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC), according to the Estimates of Expenditure tabled in the Gordon House by Finance and the Public Service Minister Nigel Clarke recently. Read More

Tank-Weld banks on SHACMAN trucks

By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 14 2020    

TANK-WELD Equipment (TWE), regional dealers for the SHACMAN brand, is confident in the Chinese-made truck. The company recently created a five-acre, 16-bay workshop, four-truck showroom in Ferry, St Catherine. Read More

Classics head for North Coast

Friday, February, 14 2020    

The Jamaica Classic Car Club (JCCC) will head for the north coast this Sunday as part of their monthly lyme events, the destination, Roxborough Restaurant Bar and Grill, St Ann's Bay, St Ann. Read More

Big prize for dexterity

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, February, 14 2020    

Team Streetz, organisers of the Asphalt Assault dexterity series, has high hopes for 2020 as they've created a championship with a $500,000 prize package up for grabs. The news came at the series media launch on February 11 at Waterfalls, St... Read More

Auto readers are winners

Friday, February, 14 2020    

Two lucky readers of the Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine, Frederick Northover and Gary Williams, received gifts courtesy of SHACMAN Jamaica, when they participated in the section's Instagram Swag Bay Giveaway. Read More


BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 14 2020    

CALL it a match made in motor vehicle heaven. In June, Kenito and Jodianne Murdock will celebrate a decade of love, partly by their mutual love of speed. The pair is a common sight at JamWest Speedway in Little London, Westmoreland, where they compete in the Drag Rival... Read More

Hamilton and Mercedes is 'obvious pairing' says F1 team boss Wolff

Wednesday, February, 12 2020    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff said on Monday that his team's tie-up with Lewis Hamilton is the “obvious pairing”, with the future of the six-time world champion still unclear on the eve of the new... Read More

Shacman F3000: Heavy duty workhorse

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 7 2020    

Commercial equipment buyers are a different bunch. They're not concerned with small things such as appearance and interior trim quality levels. Instead, durability, reliability, and fuel efficiency are high items on their purchasing agenda. Include cost and customisation and the Shacman... Read More


By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 7 2020    

PLUTO Shervington's easy, laid-back reggae style is in stark contrast to Bob Marley's fiery rebel music. But the two would cross paths due to a motor vehicle. Read More

On shaky ground

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 31 2020    

JAMAICA dodged the proverbial bullet this week with earthquakes registering 7.7, 4.7 and 5.1 on Richter scale. The latter occurred on Wednesday, while others happened the day before. Their epicentres were off the island's coasts so there was no loss of life or major infrastructural... Read More

Pure X-citement!

Friday, January, 31 2020    

ATL Autobahn, the division of ATL Automotive responsible for the BMW and MINI marquee, unveiled the 2020 BMW X6 at its Lady Musgrave Road showroom in St Andrew.Here are a few snapshots from the swanky affair. Read More


BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, January, 31 2020    

Peter Levy, president of the Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ), is urging drivers to be cognisant of their surroundings when leaving their vehicles, given the 37 per cent spike in motor vehicle thefts. Read More


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