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It is likely to become increasingly difficult for Jamaican owners of the Tata Nano to service their motor vehicles, given the uncertainty of an authorised distributor to supply parts and services.The Nano, made in India and once heralded as the...

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that there has been no land slippage following the recent bush fires in rural St Andrew, which have been followed by substantial rainfall."We have had no such reports...

TOKYO (AP) Toyota has vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved. The air bags,...

The Honda division of ATL Automotive, located on Hagley Park Road, St Andrew, has reported that the first 20 units of the 2015 Honda HR-V motor vehicle have already been sold. Among them was the one on display at the vehicle's official launch on...

At the recently held launch of the third United Nations Global Road Safety Week, held at the ATL office in New Kingston, it was noted that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) prosecuted 3,147 motorcyclists this year for not wearing a helmet...

Starting today, each week Automotives will be getting an expert explanation of a term related to automobile expenditure. We hope it will assist you in your quest for the automobile best suited to your needs at an optimal cost.Balloon financing,...

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has acquired 26 additional buses, to bring its complement to 469.In a handover ceremony at the Twickenham Park Depot, St Catherine, on Thursday, the state bus company's managing director, Colin Campbell,...

DETROIT (AP):Fiat Chrysler has asked a Georgia, USA, judge for a new trial, a month after a jury awarded US$150 million to the family of a four year-old Georgia boy killed in a crash and fire involving a Jeep.The company, which makes Jeeps, says the...

TOKYO (AP):Toyota zoomed to a record 2.17 trillion yen (US$18.1 billion) profit for the fiscal year through March, up 19 per cent from the previous year, buoyed by sales growth in the US and a perk from the cheap yen.Toyota Motor Corporation...

LAS VEGAS (AP):Travelling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked like The Thinker, with his elbow on the arm rest and his hand on his chin. No hands on the steering wheel, no feet on the pedals.Mark Alvick was in "...
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