Today, Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine begins a new feature titled 'Wonder Women, which looks at females operating in the male-dominated arena of the automotive sector.
ALEX Powell may have gradually lost ground on the lead in the FIA Karting European Championship, but the young Jamaican sensation remains confident that he and his KR Motorsport team can rebound following an unfavourable result last weekend in Aunay-Les-Bois,...
J'cans slowly warming up to EVs
IN the auto industry, electrification has become a big deal. Each day automakers are announcing new electric vehicles (EVs) or electric versions of existing models. While internal combustion engines (ICE) are expected to retain a major presence in the market, it is possible that there...
Monday, May 10, 2021
BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton claimed his fifth-successive Spanish Grand Prix yesterday ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen after a Mercedes pit stop masterstroke.More
Monday, May 3, 2021
Portimao, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton delivered a flawless drive in his Mercedes to win the Portuguese Grand Prix yesterday from his arch title rival Max Verstappen.More
Sunday, May 2, 2021
JAMAICAN Fraser McConnell beat three-time FIA World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson for his maiden RallyX Nordic in Denmark yesterday, as the series' 2021 season got under way.More
Friday, April 30, 2021
TOTAL Jamaica yesterday officially launched the country's first automated car wash, Total Wash, at Total Portmore Pines, Greater Portmore, St Catherine, immediately attracting residents of the Sunshine City, who wasted no time in utilising what the morning's first customer described as...More
Friday, April 23, 2021
DAMIAN Clarke, husband of Cornelia Clarke, one of the passengers involved in a deadly crash along a section of Highway 2000 on April 12, believes if his family wasn't being given the runaround to clear a container at the wharf in Kingston since January, she would be alive...More
Friday, April 23, 2021
THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is reporting a two-thirds reduction in revenue, which has been attributed mainly to COVID-19 as well as bad road conditions from heavy rainfall. Revenue has fallen from close to $300 million per month to $143 million, and ridership down from an...More
Thursday, April 22, 2021
BLUEFIELDS, Westmoreland — Jeff “Bush Tea” McMurray, a Canadian, who has called Jamaica his home for the past year, and was hit from his motorcycle by a speeding car, took to the streets on Tuesday with a supportive group to protest against reckless driving on the...More
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
SHANGHAI, China (AP) — Volkswagen, Ford and Chinese brands unveiled new SUVs for China yesterday at the Shanghai auto show, the industry's biggest marketing event, in a year overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.More
Sunday, April 18, 2021
IMOLA, Italy (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton claimed his 99th career pole position in qualifying yesterday for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Sergio Perez starting alongside the seven-time world champion's Mercedes at Imola.More