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 Three-vehicle crash on Mandela http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Three-vehicle-crash-on-Mandela-_19239726 Luckily there were no fatalities from this early morning three-vehicle collision on Mandela Highway on Friday. Details of the crash are unclear, however the Jamaica Observer was told that the injured were taken to hospital. General News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Largest ever James Bond car exhibition in London http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Largest-ever-James-Bond-car-exhibition-in-London_19239833 LONDON, England (Xinhua) -- No James Bond movie would be complete without at least one fast car packed with gadgets. International Sun, 22 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT JAA 'rep' at run http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/JAA--rep--at-run-_19239494 JAMAICA Automobile Association (JAA) used its roadside assistance expertise and road safety advocacy to influence participants during the Ram Goat Run held last Saturday. Local Auto Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Alrobe brings in Bizol lubricants http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Alrobe-brings-in-Bizol-lubricants_19239459 Alrobe International Corporation Limited introduced German lubricant and car-care producer Bizol to the local market on Wednesday night at The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites, New Kingston. Local Auto Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Run raises US$10,000 for charity http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Run-raises-US-100-00-for-charity_19239469 IN a tightly contested event, Team Rock N Rolla topped the points table to come out victors in last Saturday's inter-parish scavenger hunt -- Ram Goat Run. Local Auto Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Crash victims remembered http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Crash-victims-remembered_19239165 ROAD fatality victims were remembered at vigil hosted by the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) at Emancipation Park in St Andrew, last Friday. Local Auto Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Monthly car raffle launched http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Monthly-car-raffle-launched_19239475 At least 52 cars will be won over a one-year period with the new Win Dem Wheelz raffle game. Local Auto Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT A prize car per week with ATL and Raffprom raffle game http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/A-prize-car-per-week-with-ATL-and-Raffprom-raffle-game_19239497 Luxury car dealer ATL Automotive has inked a deal with new raffle company Raffprom Limited to facilitate Jamaica's newest raffle game - Win Dem Wheelz. Local Business Fri, 20 Nov 2015 02:00:00 GMT St Thomas road falling into sea http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/St-Thomas-road-falling-into-sea_19239335 RESIDENTS of Wharf Road in St Thomas yesterday renewed their call for the authorities to visit the community and repair the roadway they have described as "an accident waiting to happen". General News Thu, 19 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Yamada gives ATL nod http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Yamada-gives-ATL-nod-_19238176 IT was a whirlwind inaugural one-day tour for Takuji Yamada, president and CEO of American Honda Motor Company Inc, who visited ATL Automotive's Honda dealerships on Sunday. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT 'Mutton' but fun! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/-Mutton--but-fun-_19238253 A NEW route, new challenges, and plenty of excitement will be in store for participants in this year's Ram Goat Run, scheduled to begin at Hope Garden in St Andrew, tomorrow. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Emancipation Park vigil today http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Emancipation-Park-vigil-today_19238299 THIS evening the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) will be hosting a vigil at Emancipation Park in St Andrew to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT 'Teach'-ing the Bajans http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/-Teach--ing-the-Bajans_19238246 DESPITE moving to Barbados in 2014, Christopher 'Teach' McFarlane has continued his winning ways by becoming the first non-Bajan to be crowned the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2015 Autocross Champion after taking victory in the fourth event in the series on November 1. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT For a charitable 'Audi'-ence http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/For-a-charitable--Audi--ence_19238271 ATL Automotive's Audi Terminal on Oxford Road in St Andrew played host to Wine Down charity event last Friday. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Region slow in reducing road traffic deaths — ECLAC http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Region-slow-in-reducing-road-traffic-deaths---ECLAC_19238269 THE Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is calling on Latin America and the Caribbean to redouble efforts to halve the number of road traffic deaths by 2020, noting that the region's progress in reducing fatalities from traffic accidents is too slow. Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Racers head to Guyana http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Racers-head-to-Guyana_19238248 Veteran racer Peter Rae, along with Natasha Chang and rider Kyle Reynolds, will make the trek to South Dakota, Guyana this weekend for the final round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). Local Auto Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT House passes new Road Traffic Act http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/House-passes-new-Road-Traffic-Act_19238117 A new Road Traffic Act was passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Local News Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Highway 2000 to open on, off-ramps at Old Harbour http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Highway-2000-to-open-on--off-ramps-at-Old-Harbour_19236896 DRIVERS who use Highway 2000 East-West will soon be able to benefit from the highway's latest improve-ment: the addition of an eastbound off-ramp that will lead directly into Old Harbour and its environs. Local News Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT PHOTO: All about Honda http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/PHOTO--All-about-Honda_19237662 Matthew Cripps (left), group general manager of ATL Automotive -- the authorised new car distributor for Honda in Jamaica -- shows Takuji Yamada, president and CEO of American Honda Motor Company Inc, around ATL Automotive's Honda showroom on Hagley Park Road in Kingston yesterday. Yamada is on a two-day tour of the dealership's Kingston and Montego Bay locations. (PHOTO: MICHAEL GORDON) Local News Mon, 09 Nov 2015 02:00:00 GMT Honda's CEO for JA visit http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Honda-s-CEO-for-JA-visit-_19237114 Takuji Yamada, president and CEO of American Honda Motor Company Inc (AHMC), will arrive in the island for an inaugural one-day visit on Sunday. Local Auto Fri, 06 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Castrol aims for the top http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Castrol-aims-for-the-top-_19237169 Castrol Motor Oil brand will be revitalised in Jamaica as it was relaunched on Wednesday evening at the Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew, by new local distributors Acavisa Jamaica Limited. Local Auto Fri, 06 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Remembering victims http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Remembering-victims-_19237165 THE National Road Safety Council (NRSC) will join with hundreds of road safety advocates across the globe in recognising World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, on Sunday, November 15. Local Auto Fri, 06 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT Parking Lot Pimps, a revving successful http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Parking-Lot-Pimps--a-revving-successful_19237167 Promoters of Sandz and MAPS threw their hats into the modified car scene ring with their latest venture -- Parking Lot Pimps, last Friday at 2C Ruthven Road, St Andrew. Local Auto Fri, 06 Nov 2015 03:00:00 GMT That tour by the PM of highway’s North-South leg http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/That-tour-by-the-PM-of-highway-s-North-South-leg_19236497 THE sirens could be heard from a distance approaching, the horde of armed, steel-faced men made it clear to onlookers that something was happening. General News Sun, 01 Nov 2015 02:00:00 GMT Nov 14 for Ram Goat Run http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Nov-14-for-Ram-Goat-Run_19236059 QUEST for the elusive goat will take adventurers and thrill seekers to the resort town of Ocho Rios in this year's Ram Goat Run scheduled for Saturday, November 14. The event, slated for an 11:00 pm start, begins at Hope Gardens in Kingston. Local Auto Fri, 30 Oct 2015 02:00:00 GMT