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Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:50 AM

Highlights from the Launch of the Audi Q2, which was held last Wednesday

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMKareem Latouche

As a young boy growing up in Manchester, James Sampson spent much of his teenage years riding off-road motorbikes across challenging terrains for fun. "I started riding motorcycles very early and I fell in love with them immediately. My father would...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

RIVERSIDE, California:At one end of the parking lot, Anthony Johnson was using a remote control to bounce an apple-green 1963 Chevrolet Impala, its nose eight feet in the air.At the other, Greg Dixon was lofting a silver 2001 Lincoln Town Car...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Americans' break-up with sedans is lowering prices for used cars.Although values of crossovers, sport-utility vehicles and pickups are holding ground, dealerships are being flooded with used cars coming off lease, a situation that will grow more...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:35 AM

Originally known as the Airtrek, in 2001, this crossover SUV which is very popular is England, is aiming to be a favourite among Jamaicans.  After a name change in 2006, for the second-generation model, the Outlander has been making itself a...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:25 AM

Hobbled by a deadly air bag scandal, Japanese auto supplier Takata filed for bankruptcy protection as it continues to navigate the largest recall in US history to fix a defect blamed for at least 16 deaths worldwide. Crushed by more than $1 billion...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Here are highlights from the Toyota 4 x 4 excursion held on June 25, which started at Toyota Jamaica's head office on Old Hope Road in St Andrew where all the invitees gathered. The all-day event had persons pushing their 4 x 4 Toyotas to the limit...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AMLatara Boodie

When you think of a dream car, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Toyota has taken this concept and allowed children to let their imagination run free in one of the world's largest global art contests. Children are allowed to imagine,...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:42 AMDanielle Mullings

"Technology is advancing daily, so we have to stay one step ahead and keep the customer engaged," said Damion Ayton, commercial manager of the Automatic Vehicle Locator arm of Guardsman. Ayton gave Automotives a demonstration of the newly released...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

For five years, since the inception of the IGL Health, Safety...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LOS ANGELES:Two summers ago, Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Durheim promised that his company was going to make the fastest, quickest and most luxurious production car ever built.He declared that the Chiron, named after a celebrated French race car driver who...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

RUBiS Energy Jamaica hosted a week-long 'Customer Service Day' from Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 9, across its service station locations in Kingston and St Andrew as well as St Catherine. The majority of RUBiS' head office and petroleum products...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO:Investors and waiting customers were assured on Wednesday that Tesla's mid-market Model 3 electric sedan is set to start rolling off the assembly line in July as scheduled and will reach volume production later in the year. Tesla Chief...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:02 AMKareem LaTouche

Named after the city of Santa Fe in New Mexico, the Santa Fe SUV was introduced to the world in 2001 and was a hit with American buyers. Since then, Hyundai has more or less kept the same formula, by trying to provide the most bang for the consumer'...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:00 AM

The aim of any good marketing strategy is to captivate the audience and leave it longing for more. This concept requires the constant reinvention of a brand and a good understanding of what the people want.Marketing itself is an intricate concoction...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:00 AM

Sue Magnusson hopes that she doesn't sound too "ethereal."It's OK. It's part of her job. Magnusson is part of the design team creating the Air, a luxury electric car from Silicon Valley startup Lucid Motors.The Air, expected to go on sale in 2019,...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 6:29 AM

When you think of an older, plug-in hybrid technology vehicle, or an electrical vehicle (EV), you might consider it bland and unexciting. However, the 2017 Mercedes GLE 500e Plug-in Hybrid, looks more like its performance-oriented AMG siblings...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 6:00 AMLatara Boodie

The classic MG Midget was first developed from the Morris Minor in the 1920s. This resulted in the creation of a very affordable two-seater with sporting capabilities, which triggered the dynasty of Midgets. The Midget series placed MG on the map as...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 6:00 AM

So here's a list in absolutely no order. It was compiled with the help of a real car guy. Peter Cheney is Ontario, Canada's premiere auto writer - as opposed to the auto of Ontario's premier (a Chevy Suburban.)YUGO (1975-89)Dan Neil, auto writer for...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 6:01 AMBill Alkofer

SANTA ANA, California:Which are the worst cars ever produced? There have been many horribly designed vehicles, but does that make a car bad? The terrible Trabant usually makes the "worst car" list. But Southern Californian Josef Czikmantory and his...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 6:00 AMKareem Latouche

Magna Motors, the Jamaican dealers for Hyundai, recently extended an invitation to Hyundai's Truck and Bus Mega Fair, held in Kintex, South Korea, to The Gleaner. A six-member team including media, a Magna Motors representative, as well as business...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 6:00 AM

Little did Janice Mills, relationship manager at JN Premier, know that when she posed for a photo opportunity inside the grand prize BMW motor car at the launch of the JN Gladiators Ultimate Sales Champion, two years ago, that she would end up...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 6:00 AMJason Lawson

The 2017 Fortuner SRV comes with fresh, sleeker styling, benefiting from a recent generation change in the latest line-up of Toyota SUVs. The front of the SUV is horizontally narrower but with lengthened Bi-Beam LED projector headlights, wrapping...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 6:00 AMLatara Boodie

On May 24, Audi Jamaica presented the 2018 Audi Q5 luxury SUV. The Q5 was reimagined and redesigned from the inside out and offers an entirely new experience from its predecessor for both the driver and passengers. "With the new Q5, we are setting...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 6:00 AMKareem Latouche

It's hard to tell that James Simpson, chairman of Jamaica Wells, is 83 years old. His deportment, neatly lined beard, and non-geriatric movement makes me wonder, 'what type of diet has this man been on?'...

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