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An alluring

Friday, November, 8 2019    

Recently, ATL Automotive unveiled the new Audi Q3 at its Oxford Road branch in New Kingston to rave reviews.In fact, all the models initially ordered were sold out at the launch.Today, we are giving readers a rear-view glance of that memorable event. Read More


By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 8 2019    

MINISTER of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, is appealing to motorists to exercise greater caution to contain the number of deaths on the roads. Read More

Hamilton hails Caribbean family after historic sixth title

Wednesday, November, 6 2019    

AUSTIN, Texas (CMC) — Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton has celebrated with his Caribbean family connections after clinching his sixth world title by winning Sunday's United States Grand Prix on Sunday, to become the second most successful F1 driver in... Read More


BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Last Sunday's Off Roading on the Farm: Stage IV may have been short on competitors, but not on excitement. The event was held at Brighton River in St Elizabeth. Read More

Airbag repairs to continue

By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

ATL Automotive is continuing its free repairs on Honda and Acura airbags until all are rectified, according to Christina Thwaites, group marketing manager — ATL Automotive.The initiative started three years ago, and targets vehicles from 2001 to 2016, whether the vehicle was... Read More

Isuzu to the Nth power

Friday, November, 1 2019    

Recently, the Corporate Area-based Vehicles and Supplies Limited added a new vehicle to their Isuzu offerings: the 2020 N-Series truck. Read More

Marathon MOVES

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

NEXT year, Marathon Insurance Brokers (MIB) Limited intends to raise $400-million from the market for the second phase of its technological shake-up of the $20-b sector.“We haven't tied down the number yet. But we think it may be north of $300m to $400m. We would hope to go in... Read More

Hamilton hopes to avoid hit-man Verstappen in Texas showdown

Thursday, October, 31 2019    

Mexico City, Mexico (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton hopes to steer clear of Max Verstappen at next weekend's United States Grand Prix in Texas, where he aims to clinch his sixth drivers' world championship. Read More

Hamilton's hopes fade after Mexico practice flop

Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Mexico City, Mexico (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton's hopes of wrapping up his sixth drivers world title this weekend dimmed on Friday when he languished in fifth place behind Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari, after a second free practice at the Mexican Grand... Read More

Bigger, better Off Roading on the Farm this weekend

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 25 2019    

Staying true to his promise to make each instalment of Off Roading on the Farm bigger and better, event organiser Troy Bernard has moved to a two-day format for this weekend's event at Brighton River in St Elizabeth. Read More

The Porsche PDK

Friday, October, 25 2019    

Welcome to a second in our ten part series of articles where Auto discusses, and explains, current automotive technology. This time it is the Porsche double-clutch transmission which is correctly referred to as the Porsche PDK (Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe).It used to be... Read More

Beautiful Brighton River

Friday, October, 25 2019    

The scenic Brighton River in St Elizabeth will again be venue for popular, Off Roading on the Farm: Stage IV which begins tomorrow, October 26 and ends on Sunday October 27. Read More

BMW 330i: An invigorating driving machine

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 25 2019    

It's a constant cycle. A new 3 series is launched, rivals are launched later, boasting more and calling into question the abilities of the BMW over its production life. Then the new model is launched rendering all previous criticisms irrelevant and raising the bar. Read More

Isuzu pushes for larger slice of commercial market

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

Vehicles and Supplies Limited (VSL), dealers for the Isuzu brand of motor vehicles, is expecting that its new N-series commercial truck, launched on October 11 at the Police Officer's Club, St Andrew, will lead its attempts to increase its share of the local commercial vehicle market. Read More

A fine 'Venue'

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Magna Motors Dealership Limited, the exclusive distributors of Hyundai vehicles in Jamaica, pulled an extra surprise at its Magna Corporate Fleet Services announcement event on October 10 at the Spanish Court Worthington in New Kingston with the unveiling of its next-generation entry level sport... Read More


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