US car sales get boost from hurricane recovery

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — The US auto industry was boosted in September from shoppers replacing vehicles destroyed in major hurricanes and showed the first reversal of this year's monthly sales declines, car makers reported Tuesday. Read More

Driving into the future
Three of the more interesting displays at this year's International Motor Show held in Frankfurt, Germany from September 12 to 24.... Read More

Magna Motors GETS SMART
As Magna Motors Dealers Limited celebrates its second year as the local dealer for the Hyundai automotive brand it continues to share its joy with customers by adding the Hyundai Car Smart-Display package as a standard feature to several of its popular...... Read More

A Poor Man's Corner
RESIDENTS of Poor Man's Corner in St Thomas are now wondering if it is because the community is poor why the main road continues to be neglected despite numerous complaints over many years.... Read More

Verstappen hails 'unbelievable'

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Sepang, Malaysia (AFP) — Max Verstappen capped a perfect birthday weekend with victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix and then hailed his Red Bull team for giving him an “unbelievable” car. Read More

Subaru XV: Xtra & Versatile

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 29 2017    

SUBARU has always been that quirky Japanese automaker following their own path. However, when they do dip their toes into the mainstream they tend to bring their brand of magic to the table. So it should be no surprise that the Subaru XV is that vehicle for the rest of us, and for 2018... Read More

Stewart wins first rally victory

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 29 2017    

TIMOTHY Stewart, with co-driver veteran Stephen Gunter, capped his first rally victory at the Drivers Rallysport Club's (DRC) third meet at New Hall in St Catherine last Sunday. Read More

Auto dealers sign on Scotiabank's Shop 876

Friday, September, 29 2017    

FOR its inaugural showing, Scotiabank's Shop 876 has aligned with some of the islands car dealerships to bring out their latest models. ATL Automotive, Stewart's Automotive, and Toyota Jamaica have all signed on to showcase their offerings; and what a show it will be on the lawns of... Read More

Fresh Talent For Kia

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 29 2017    

HIGHLY trained technicians and service personnel are among some of the skill sets needed by ATL Automotive for its Kia dealership, which opens March 1 next year. Read More

Merging motorsport

Friday, September, 29 2017    

There's no doubt that each version of motorsport has its dieheard fans — from circuit racing to straight-line drag.Despite the differences, they'll all find a home on our pages.    Read More

JPS and USAID host electric vehicle seminar

Wednesday, September, 27 2017    

Electric vehicles have significant potential to lower transport costs for consumers and businesses, while lowering greenhouse gas emissions, improving local air quality and stimulating economic growth and sustainability. As such, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the... Read More

Motorists can now pay vehicle fitness fees online

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

MOTORISTS can now pay their motor vehicle fitness fees online. Read More

KIG unveils Subaru XV

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 22 2017    

J AMAICA's oldest dealership, Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG), launched their latest offering the 2018 Subaru XV in fine style at their Spanish Town Road showroom in Kingston on Tuesday night. Read More

'TOTAL' coastal clean-up

Friday, September, 22 2017    

DAVID Summerbell Jr was along the Palisadoes strip on Saturday, but not at the go-kart track. He instead ditched his driving gloves for much bigger ones as part of TOTAL Jamaica's team at the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup Day. Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Sizzling with the Subaru XV

Friday, September, 22 2017    

JAMAICA'S oldest dealership, Kingston Industrial Garage, was this week's automotive hot spot as it launched the 2018 Subaru XV at its newly renovated Spanish Town Road showroom in Kingston, on Tuesday. The occasion also saw a handover of one the vehicles to newly crowned Miss Universe... Read More



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