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Hyundai on show

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, June, 2 2017    

IT was all aces for Hyundai Commercial Vehicles' first ever Truck & Bus Mega Fair at the KINTEX Exhibition Centre in South Korea last weekend.Edward Lee, senior vice- president commercial vehicle export division — Hyundai Motor... Read More

Gore notches another first

Friday, June, 2 2017    

R acecar driver Doug Gore added another first to his impressive list of achievements as he recently received the first 2018 Audi S5 in the region. The S5 is the current high-performance version of the Audi A5 Coupe. Read More

Porsche Cayenne: Porsche Cayenne: one hot SUV

Friday, June, 2 2017    

THE 2017 Porsche Cayenne takes the term 'having your cake and eat it too' literally. Want luxury, space, off-road capability in a fun to drive package — it's all there.From its inception in 2002, the Porsche Cayenne has been a divisive... Read More

New Audi Q5 arrives in Ja

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

T'WAS a gathering of specially invited guests at Wednesday's media launch of the 2018 Audi Q5 at ATL Automotive's Audi terminal on Oxford Road in St Andrew.During his presentation, Damien Kerr — Audi's head of business — requested that the vehicle be... Read More

Five stars for 5 series

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 26 2017    

The all-new BMW 5 series was launched in fine style at the Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre on the grounds of t he University of the West Indies, Mona c ampus, in St Andrew, on... Read More

Gore, Summerbell Jr on the mend

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

TOP-TIER racing car drivers Doug “Hollywood” Gore and David Summerbell Jr are recuperating at home following Sunday's horrific crash at the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Invasion race meet held at Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Westmoreland last... Read More

Fatal crash leaves onlookers wide-eyed in amazement

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Up to late yesterday, the police had still not identified the man who crashed into a garbage truck along Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Seaview Gardens and Riverton City, and died on the spot.Police reported yesterday morning that a man... Read More

Full speed ahead for Carib Invasion

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 19 2017    

THE Seaboard Marine Caribbean Invasion race meet scheduled for JamWest Speedway in Westmoreland is still on track for this weekend.The event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.“The teams have their rain tyres and... Read More

Nissan NV350: Practical, strong and dependable

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 19 2017    

The 2017 Nissan NV350 doesn't stray far from its roots which made it a consistent favourite in the commercial van market.It's human reflex to grab a box when wanting to move a significant group of items. This isn't lost on... Read More

Misir debuts in her

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Female racers are currently thin on ground in local motorsports. So when 19-year-old Sara Misir made her debut at Dover Raceway, St Ann for the Jamaica Race Drivers Club Total Lubricants' Carnival of Speed recently with her steed of choice, the humble but... Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Fresh face for Toyota Corolla

Friday, May, 19 2017    

The 2017 Toyota Corolla has gotten a fresh makeover. Its most prominent detail is the bold refreshed front visage. Its elongated, swept-back headlamp clusters are adorned with LED daytime running lights and, in combination with a resculpted bumper, including an... Read More

WHEN WATER IS EVERYWHERE

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 19 2017    

MOTORISTS are being advised to exercise care when travelling on the island's road network, especially during this period of inclement weather.The warning is coming from Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining. He... Read More

Beenie Man endorses road safety

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

Grammy -winning deejay Beenie Man threw his full support behind the 9th annual staging of the Jamaica Driver & Traffic Safety Expo, which is scheduled for the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew on June 24.The... Read More

Safety matters — Buckling up during pregancy

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

FOR soon-to-be moms, the discomfort of driving themselves around may lend itself to not wanting to buckle up. However, safety should never take a back seat when it comes to you and your precious cargo.Tanya Clarke, 29, said it was extremely... Read More

PM Holness says slow down

Friday, May, 12 2017    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness said that the upcoming revised Road Traffic Act will take into consideration more safety features and that the Government will be looking at the implementation of technology in managing traffic, such as a camera system for tracking the speed of... Read More



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