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Driver ticketed for strapping furniture, bicycles to roof

Saturday, July, 1 2017    

NEW HAMPSHIRE, United States (AP) — One New Hampshire driver should've heeded the old advice that you can't take it with you. Read More

Santa Fe, all the way

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 30 2017    

IN automotive circles the 1:1 ratio is a major achievement — be it horsepower to weight, or front-to-rear distribution. For the Hyundai Santa Fe it comes close, offering the same in terms of haulage capacity. For just a little over $7 million, depending on which trim one goes for,... Read More

Drawing on her Toyota dreams

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 30 2017    

Athalia Clarke will be Jamaica's representative at the 11th annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest in Tokyo, Japan, on August 23. Read More

ITA, TA head West

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 30 2017    

WORK is to start in July on the construction of the western Jamaica offices of the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) and the Transport Authority (TA). Read More

PHOTO: Proceed with caution

Friday, June, 30 2017    

These drivers heeded the warning yesterday as they carefully made their way along Duhaney Drive in St Andrew avoiding the area that had been cordoned off. (Photo: Karl McLarty) Read More

What women AUTO know ....Auto parts

Monday, June, 26 2017    

You want a high quality repair for little cost.  Used car parts tend to be about half the cost of OEM parts. When car owners do business with us, they know they’re getting high quality used parts. Glen's Used Auto Parts88 Main St Ocho Rios, St Ann Jamaica Read More

Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions – study

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Subsidising the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released Thursday. Read More

Section of westbound lane of Mandela Highway to be closed this weekend

Saturday, June, 24 2017    

MOTORISTS using the Mandela Higway should expect delays this weekend as a section of the westbound lane will be closed to facilitate drainage improvement works. Read More

NROCC loses $6.5b

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, June, 23 2017    

National Road Operating and Constructing Company Limited (NROCC), the public company which represents Jamaica's interest under the concession agreement for Highway 2000, lost of more than $6.5 billion in 2015/16. Read More

Jammin' with Toyota Jamaica

Friday, June, 23 2017    

Toyota Jamaica's 4x4 Club (TJAM4x4) will host their first event for the year on Sunday, leaving from their Old Hope Road, St Andrew location at 9:00 am. The event, as per usual, is only open to drivers of Toyota 4x4 vehicles. Read More

Porsche Macan resets boundaries

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 23 2017    

IN 2003 when legendary German sports car manufacturer Porsche decided to move into the Sports Utility Vehicle game with the Cayenne, brand purists lost their minds. Despite the success and praise for that model, all hell broke loose upon the release of the smaller Macan in 2014. However,... Read More

IGL celebrates safety

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 23 2017    

IGL Limited's 5th annual road safety breakfast ceremony was held at their Spanish Town Road headquarters on Wednesday at which driver Vernon Clarke was the top awardee.“It was good to get this award as I've been working towards it,” said Clarke. Read More

The Hyundai experience

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 23 2017    

ONE of five worldwide locations, the Hyundai Motorstudio in Goyang (HMG), South Korea, easily lives up to its billing as the largest automobile theme park in the country. Read More

PHOTO FINISH: A touch of Toyota

Friday, June, 23 2017    

Toyota's refreshed 2017 Corolla and its revved up RAV4 are currently all the rage. Read More

PHOTO: Under water

Friday, June, 23 2017    

Motorists travelling to Barry in St Catherine say that since the construction of the North-South Highway, this section of the road near Wakefield is flooded whenever it rains. They say calls have been made for the developers of the highway to have the the situation rectified, but the problem... Read More



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