Ready to RALLY!

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 20 2018    

JAMAICA'S rally season will open with the Macklin Peterkin Memorial Rally in New Works, St Catherine, this Sunday. Action is scheduled to start at 10:00 am. Read More

AUDI S3: Style, Sophistication & Speed

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 13 2018    

PRICED just under $10 million, the 2018 Audi S3 is the best compact sports sedan, hands down. There just isn't another vehicle of its type within its class or price range that has a similar performance pedigree. Read More

IGL goes LNG route

Friday, April, 13 2018    

IGL Limited, Jamaica's leading energy and gas distribution company, has taken a significant step to reduce its carbon footprint by introducing three LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas)-powered tractor heads, fuelled by New Fortress Energy, a United States-based global leader in the energy... Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Revisiting Dover Raceway

Friday, April, 13 2018    

RACING enthusiasts from all walks of life converged at Dover Raceway in St Ann for the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Carnival of Speed season opener on Easter Monday. Read More

State of improvement

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, April, 13 2018    

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ealan Powell, commanding officer of the three-month-long state of public emergency in St James, said, since its declaration, there has been a vast improvement in motorists' behaviour on the roads. Read More

63% of licensees meet road licence renewal deadline

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

The Transport Authority says it has received 38,859 applications for the various categories of road licences and commercial carriers since the February 12, 2018 commencement of the 2018/19 road licensing period. Read More

Gregg off with a bang

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

KYLE Gregg showed why he's the reigning circuit racing champion as he put in a strong performance at the season opener, the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Carnival of Speed, held on Easter Monday, at Dover Raceway in St Ann. Read More

Enter the Audi

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

THE 2018 Audi SQ5 is already a hit among Jamaican consumers. At its launch yesterday at ATL Automotive's Audi Terminal on Oxford Road in New Kingston, it was revealed that 60 per cent of the dealership's stock has already been sold. Read More

Gore down, but not out

Friday, April, 6 2018    

THE much-heralded return of Douglas “Hollywood” Gore to circuit racing suffered a huge blow as his new Kia Rio racing car suffered catastrophic engine failure during pre-event testing at Dover Raceway in St Ann on Sunday. Read More

Dover Darlings!

Friday, April, 6 2018    

THERE was no shortage of female patrons at the circuit racing season opener at Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Carnival of Speed held at Dover Raceway in St Ann on Easter Monday.Here are a few scenes we captured for posterity. Read More

Motorists urged to exercise care

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

ACTING Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Courtney Coubrie is urging motorists to exercise caution on the island's roadways during the holiday season. Read More

PHOTO: Indiscipline on the road!

Monday, March, 26 2018    

This motorist, spotted in Half-Way-Tree, St Andrew, last week, passed the line and stopped on the pedestrian crossing, a clear breach of the Road Traffic Act. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Vettel holds off Hamilton to win Australian GP thriller

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Melbourne , Australia (AFP) — Sebastian Vettel won a thrilling duel with world champion Lewis Hamilton to steal the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne yesterday. Read More


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

THERE has been speculation that the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will be seeking a fare increase shortly. However, there is no indication that this is a priority for the Ministry of Transport and Mining. Read More

Nissan X-Trail making its own path

Friday, March, 23 2018    

The Nissan X-Trail offers great looks and the blended practicality of those wanting space and functionality in the middle of the size spectrum. It drives like a comfortable sedan without the unwieldiness of a large sport utility vehicle, and yet has enough off-road,... Read More


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