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Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche get extended vehicle warranties

Friday, May, 8 2020    

In light of recent circumstances surrounding COVID-19, The Volkswagen Group of companies says it has extended the warranty period on Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles. Read More

Get lucky with ATL

Friday, May, 8 2020    

With the current COVID-19 pandemic causing uncertainty for both businesses and the general public at large, ATL Automotive has launched an innovative new promotion titled 'Lucky 21', offering fantastic deals at leading car brands Honda, Volkswagen and... Read More

General Motors profits dive, aims to reopen US plants May 18

Friday, May, 8 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — General Motors (GM) said Wednesday it aims to reopen most US and Canadian manufacturing operations on May 18 as it reported a steep drop in first-quarter earnings due to the coronavirus. Read More


Friday, May, 8 2020    

Audi Jamaica has introduced its newest mild hybrid sport utility vehicle (SUV), the new 2020 Audi Q7. Read More

Uber investment deepens ties with scooter start-up Lime

Friday, May, 8 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Uber is leading a US$170-million investment in scooter- and bike-sharing start-up Lime, in a move that deepens the ties between the two “sharing economy” platforms, the companies said yesterday. Read More

IndyCar confirms season opener on June 6 at Texas oval

Friday, May, 8 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — IndyCar confirmed yesterday its 2020 season will open June 6 at an empty Texas Motor Speedway, with an oval night race on a condensed schedule under coronavirus pandemic safety measures. Read More

Nissan conquers new Frontier

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 1 2020    

WITH the pickup market now firmly split into commercial and lifestyle buyers, Nissan has thrown its hat into the latter with the 2020 Frontier X-Gear. Read More

JamaicaEye, JGRA partners with surveillance system

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 1 2020    

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of National Security and the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association (JGRA) for a public-private partnership arrangement for the JamacaEye project. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor— Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 1 2020    

KENUTE Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit (RSU), says since the Government's imposition of the islandwide curfews in a bid to stymie the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there has been a drastic reduction in the number of people being killed on the road... Read More

Kia Seltos: Inspired by adventure

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 24 2020    

With the much-acclaimed Kia Stinger GT sedan under its belt, the brand has turned that sense of upmarket bravado to the rest of its model range starting with the 2021 Seltos GT Line. Read More

New rules for public transportation

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 24 2020    

THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says that all passengers are now required to wear their own protective masks when boarding the buses. Read More


By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor-- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 24 2020    

DEPUTY Superintendent of Police (DSP) Winchester Watson --- commanding officer for Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) --- is encouraging taxi drivers and public-passenger bus operators to adhere to the new passenger restrictions recently introduced to curtail the spread... Read More


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