Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Young cop killed in Clarendon crash http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Young-cop-killed-in-Clarendon-crash_93550 MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Twenty-eight-year-old police constable, Jamie Robinson, lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT LIGHTS OUT http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/LIGHTS-OUT_93511 The Local Auto Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Karting season begins http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Karting-season-begins_93506 THE 2017 karting season gets the green light at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston on Sunday. The meet is slated to begin at 10:00 am. Local Auto Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT JUTC to double the experience http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/JUTC-to-double-the-experience_93472 Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC) commuter bonanza promotion, Big Bacchanal Double Day, is for Saturday, March 25. Local Auto Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Fewer motorcyclists dying http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Fewer-motorcyclists-dying_93462 Seventeen fewer motorcyclists have died on the nation’s streets since the beginning of the year when compared to the corresponding period in 2016, representing a decrease of almost 50 per cent. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lyons is king http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Lyons-is-king_92662 TO say David Lyons is an automotive enthusiast would be an understatement. Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Video: ATL on show http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/ATL-on-show_92697 ATL Automotive said it is willing to participate in any event hosted by the new-car umbrella group, Automobile Dealers’ Association of Jamaica (ADA), providing that it is willing to embrace new ideas and the latest trends. Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT 5 PRICIEST RIDES http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/5-PRICIEST-RIDES_92638 By now, everybody must have heard about the show-stopping Audi R8 Spyder. Well, it was among the most expensive rides at the recently concluded REVOLUTION show hosted by ATL Automotive last weekend. Here are the top five at the show. Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Chad-Ad happy with auto show http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Chad-Ad-happy-with-auto-show_92739 Nicholas McKoy, general manager of Chad-Ad Distributors Ltd, said he’s pleased to have been part of the REVOLUTION auto show held at ATL Automotive’s Oxford Road facility in New Kingston last weekend. Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT REVOLUTION IN NUMBERS http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/REVOLUTION-IN-NUMBERS_92635 3 Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT PHOTO FINISH: TRULY, A REVOLUTION! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/TRULY--A-REVOLUTION-_92627 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. Local Auto Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Tarrus Riley revs up auto show guests http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Tarrus-Riley-revs-up-auto-show-guests_92233 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. Local Auto Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Video: Welcome to the Revolution! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Welcome-to-the-Revolution--_91985 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! Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT No itsy, bitsy Spyder! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/No-itsy--bitsy-Spyder-_91968 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. Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Real world supercar http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Real-world-supercar_91998 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. Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Chart your own course http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Chart-your-own-course_91972 Be the captain of your own vessel with the new Honda Pilot. Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT The historic Porsche 919 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/The-historic-Porsche-919_91990 When it comes to motorsports history, two names are forever intertwined: Le Mans and Porsche as the brand has won it 17 times. Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Audacious Audi S3 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Audacious-Audi-S3_91991 Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Countryman in town http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Countryman-in-town_91974 The MINI Cooper Countryman S gives the best of both worlds: it is ideal for off-road journeys as well as urban streets. Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Revolution! Schedule - Friday, Saturday and Sunday http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Revolution--Schedule_91947 TODAY Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT ‘Polo’ position http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/-Polo--position_92004 The Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Gore on show http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Gore-on-show_91999 H Local Auto Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ADA to host AutoCircuit http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/ADA-to-host-AutoCircuit_91230 NEW-CAR umbrella group Automobile Dealers’ Association of Jamaica (ADA) will be hosting a four-day motorshow dubbed AutoCircuit in the Corporate Area from March 9 - 12. Local Auto Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ‘GR8’ things from Audi http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/-GR8--things-from-Audi_91212 AUDI’S sporty side will be on full display as the brand intends to make full use of its ‘home court advantage’ for REV-olution scheduled to be held at the Audi Terminal on Oxford Road in New Kingston on March 10 to 12. Local Auto Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Maitland in charge http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Maitland-in-charge_90530 The JAMROCK Remote Control Car Club (JRRCCC) penultimate round of the Island Electric Series (IES) at Sovereign Centre on the Boulevard, Washington Boulevard in St Andrew, on Sunday, February 19, came to an abrupt halt due to rain. Local Auto Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT