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Young cop killed in Clarendon crash

The remains of Constable Jamie Robinson’s motor car (Photo: Gregory Bennett)

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Twenty-eight-year-old police constable, Jamie Robinson, lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday. According to the police, about 6:30 pm the policeman was driving his Nissan Skyline motor car along the Bustamante Highway in Clarendon when he lost control ... Read More

A Transport Authority rep removing tint from the window of a public-passenger vehicle. (Photos: Karl McLarty) LIGHTS OUT
The Island Traffic Authority (ITA) says it will be intensifying activities against drivers who con ... Read More

Ryan Lue leads his class Rotax Minimax and could potentially clinch his second karting championship title. (Photo: Rory Daley) Karting season begins
THE 2017 karting season gets the green light at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston on ... Read More

The procurement of the spare parts for the JUTC is intended to enhance the company’s capacity to effect repairs to its fleet of buses as part of its preventive maintenance strategy. JUTC to double the experience
Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC) commuter bonanza promotion, Big Bacchanal Double Day, i ... Read More

PHOTO FINISH: TRULY, A REVOLUTION!

Friday, March 17, 2017    

Shama Ramballie, manager at Babybop, enjoying the “top-down” motoring in the MINI Cabriolet. (Photo: Rory Daley)

There was plenty to see at last weekend’s REVOLUTION auto show hosted by ATL Automotive at its Oxford Road facility in New Kingston. Guests were “introduced” to the new Audi R8 Spyder, the MINI Countryman S, the Honda Ridgeline and the Honda Pilot. The occasion also saw reggae singer Tarrus Riley as well as female acts Denyque and Tosh Alexander entertaining the audience. ’Twas a revolution indeed! Read More

Tarrus Riley revs up auto show guests

BY BRIAN BONITTO Auto & Entertainment Editor | Monday, March 13, 2017    

TARRUS Riley was the toast of Saturday’s live performance segment at the ATL Automotive’s free car show, dubbed Revolution, at its Oxford Road, St Andrew facility on the weekend. The singer, who dedicated his performance to the female guests, was a hit among them. “Dem say wha day yah was International Women’s Day, but mi nah stop big up the women dem,” said Riley before belting out the lyrics to his hit song She’s Royal. The crowd sang along in unison. His ... Read More

Video: Welcome to the Revolution!

Friday, March 10, 2017    

STEWART… this is an exciting billion-dollar industry

As many may know, 2017 marks the 20-year anniversary of our company’s rich history. We started in 1997 with just one great brand, Honda, and have since evolved into the ultimate automotive lifestyle brand with something for everyone. To mark the occasion, we wanted to create something that celebrated our love of Jamaica, our love of all things automotive and something that said “thank you” for helping us become the company we are today. Jamaica, welcome to the Revolution! For ... Read More

No itsy, bitsy Spyder!

Friday, March 10, 2017    

Audi R8 Spyder.

Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders. However, that certainly doesn’t apply to the Audi R8 Spyder which resides at the top of the food chain in supercar category. The current model is a visual delight, backed up by super levels of performance, which is afforded by its 540-bhp V10 engine and full-time AWD. This allows the Audi R8 Spyder to race to 60-mph under 3.5 seconds. The Spyder adds to the excitement of ownership with a folding roof that can be activated at 31 mph. Don’t miss ... Read More

Real world supercar

Friday, March 10, 2017    

Porsche 911.

The Porsche 911 is a testament to German engineering and Porsche’s car-building prowess. From its introduction in 1963 with powerful rear-mounted engine driving the rear wheels, many said such a layout would never work. However, the brand ignored naysayers and refined the car to be the benchmark for all other sports cars it currently is. The 911, in whatever form, exudes performance and luxury, all the way from the standard Carrera models to the 560hp Turbo S. Read More

Chart your own course

Friday, March 10, 2017    

Larger than the CR-V, the Honda Pilot will now offer three-row convenience to buyers looking for more.

Be the captain of your own vessel with the new Honda Pilot. The Pilot is considered the gold standard in the North American three-row sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment. It offers more space and versatility than the CR-V. It blends the convenience and comfort of minivan, with the urban awareness of a SUV. A multitude of features, such as all-wheel drive, a full suite of driver-assist technologies, towing ability, and the option of second-row captain’s chairs are sure to make it a hit wi ... Read More

The historic Porsche 919

Friday, March 10, 2017    

Porsche 919.

When it comes to motorsports history, two names are forever intertwined: Le Mans and Porsche as the brand has won it 17 times. In 2015, it took its 17th victory using the 919 hybrid. The car, which was built to contest the World Endurance Championship, is a technical tour-de-force utilising a two-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine assisted by a battery-based hybrid system. Read More

Audacious Audi S3

Friday, March 10, 2017    

Audi S3.

Audi S3 is the top-of-the-rung, high-performance version of the Audi A3 sedan. Developed by Audi in 1996, the A3 sedan went on to achieve many accolades including the 2015 World Car of the Year. The S3 builds on that solid base with the improvements expected of an Audi S-badged machine. The S3 delivers zero to 60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds due to a two-litre, 290 horsepower turbocharged engine. 280lb-ft of torque is available from 1,350 rpm to 4,500 rpm. All that power is fed easily thr ... Read More

Countryman in town

Friday, March 10, 2017    

MINI Cooper Countryman

The MINI Cooper Countryman S gives the best of both worlds: it is ideal for off-road journeys as well as urban streets. On the outside, the Countryman may give subtle hints on its temperament. However, the unmistakable personality of MINI Countryman is achieved through the expressive design and typical features of the new MINI family that includes optional LED headlights and daytime running lights, created for the first time by a light line completely surrounding the headlights. On the inside ... Read More

Revolution! Schedule - Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Friday, March 10, 2017    

MINI Cooper Countryman

TODAY 2:00 pm – Open to the public 4:00 pm – Service seminar 6:00 pm – Kids’ Zone closes 7:00 pm – Service seminar 7:00 pm – Audi R8 unveiling 7:30 pm – Honda Ridgeline and Pilot launch 8:00 pm – MINI Countryman unveiling Till 10:00 pm SATURDAY, MARCH 11 10:00 am – Open to the public 10:00 am – Service workshop begins 10:30 am – Doug Gore TT 11:00 am – Giveaway 11:30 am – Auto Detailing Basics ... Read More



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