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DAY OF INFAMY

KENT LaCroix remembers being glued to the radio on hearing a plane had crashed into New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Read More

CR-V gets makeover
WITH Wednesday's launch of the 2018 Honda CR-V at ATL Automotive's Honda showroom on Hagley Park Road in Kingston, Jamaica Observer's Auto magazine's team was the first to be given a spin.... Read More

HONDA REIMAGINES ITS CR-V
ATL Automotive's Honda showroom buzzed with excitement on Wednesday morning ahead of the 2018 Honda CR-V launch. And that was quite understandable — Jamaica's favourite SUV would be raising the bar.... Read More

Honda CR-V raises the bar
THE covers were pulled from the reimagined 2018 Honda CR-V at ATL Automotive's Hagley Park Road showroom on Wednesday morning. The new CR-V delivers a wealth of standard features and driver and passenger conveniences, as well as offering a new standard in comfort, style and...... Read More

Toll reprieve

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

SOME motorists using the north-south leg of Highway 2000 have been granted a break on the proposed toll rates that were scheduled to increase on Saturday. Read More

JUTC to roll out 450 buses as new school year opens; rural pilot starts in Clarendon

Monday, September, 4 2017    

THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will roll out its highest number of buses in years, as approximately 450 buses hit the road today at the official start of the new school year. Read More

Hamilton goes top after Italian GP win

Monday, September, 4 2017    

Monza , Italy (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton took over as leader of the drivers' world championship for the first time this year yesterday when he claimed a lights-to-flag victory as Mercedes dominated the Italian Grand Prix. Read More

ROAD RULES

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 1 2017    

WITH new school year merely days away, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Calvin Allen, head of Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) Traffic Division, has an assignment for parents with young charges heading out: Speak with them about road safety! Read More

Repair projects underway

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior Reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 1 2017    

MOTORISTS have been experiencing improvements to the road infrastructure recently under a major road improvement works programme covering 11 parishes. Read More

Fraser gets it

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 1 2017    

FRASER McConnell copped full points in the third event of the 2017 Drivers' Rallysport Club's (DRC) Sprint series in Bog Walk, St Catherine, last Sunday. Read More

Hyundai adventure

Friday, September, 1 2017    

SURF'S up! The 2018 Hyundai Creta is suitable for the city's streets as well as for adventure off the beaten path. Its 1,591 cc, six-speed engine makes light work traversing the sandy dunes of Copacabana beach in St Thomas, as our local surfers Ackeem Phillips and Garren Pryce... Read More

RC final a success

Friday, September, 1 2017    

The JAMROCK Remote Control Car Club's (JRRCCC) third annual Caribbean Invitational meet at Sovereign on the Boulevard in St Andrew recently was a success, according to club president Denise Clarke. Read More

Above the Ridge

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 1 2017    

Reverse rotation, high-rpm power instead of low-end torque, natural aspiration in place of forced induction. These are all concepts that Honda's technical prowess have allowed them to push against the normal automotive conventions. The 2018 Honda... Read More

PHOTO: Cuba or Jamaica?

Monday, August, 28 2017    

This vintage motor car cruised the shopping district in Half-Way-Tree recently, more reflective of a typical scene in Havana, Cuba. Read More

JUTC TO MAKE RURAL RUN

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaoberserver.com | Friday, August, 25 2017    

STUDENTS in Clarendon are expected to benefit from the services of the State-run Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) starting September's new school year. Read More



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