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Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Ford Motor Co said Tuesday that it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles to meet growing demand for its large SUVs. Growing sales for the Expedition and Navigator are...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:16 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Introduced in 1993, the C-Class is Mercedes’ compact executive car that replaced the iconic 190. This was also Mercedes’ smallest vehicle, until the A-Class was introduced in 1997. Now in its fourth generation, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class was...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 8:04 PM

The Q5, which is in the premium category, combines the sportiness of an Audi Saloon with a multifaceted character and the fuel efficiency of a diesel engine. The brand is trying to add as much versatility as possible for its customers. Given that...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:15 AM

DETROIT: “Hey, Siri.” “Hey, Google.” “Hey, Alexa.” Can you fix voice recognition in new cars? After years of designing their own often faulty voice-recognition systems, auto companies are handing the reins over to tech giants that have already...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:14 AM

BEIJING (AP): The downturn in China’s auto market worsened in January and February as an economic slowdown and a tariff fight with Washington chilled demand in the industry’s biggest global market. Sales of SUVs, minivans, and sedans plunged 17.5...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:31 AM

GENEVA (AP): T he electric Jaguar I-Pace has won the Car of the Year award in Europe, the first time the storied brand has been bestowed the prize. The four-wheel-drive vehicle edged out the Alpine A110, which is not a mass production car, after...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:30 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

Technology and innovation could easily claim a spot at the pinnacle of the 21st-century inventions. They permeate almost every aspect of daily life. Unsurprisingly, new forms of these coincident concepts have grown and expanded in every area of our...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Toyota dominated a prestigious annual study on vehicle dependability, but General Motors was close behind, and German automakers improved markedly this year. Toyota’s luxury Lexus brand took the top slot in the 2019 J.D. Power US Vehicle...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:30 AM

A fter launching the new Cayenne and Macan at the Sandals/ATL Group Aerodrome, Tinson Pen, last month, the brand still has more news to reveal. Porsche brings electric mobility to its site in the German region of Saxony: The Supervisory Board of...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:14 AMKareem LaTouche - Gleaner Writer

The Subaru Forester has always been ahead of its time. When manufacturers were afraid to push the boundaries on the average station wagon, they did the unthinkable in 1997: they inflated the silhouette, giving it more ground clearance and cargo...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:28 AM

BRUSSELS: The European Union vowed prompt retaliation if the United States (US) follows through on a threat to impose tariffs on imported vehicles as trans-Atlantic trade tensions showed no signs of easing. If European exports are hit by US actions...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:28 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

This week, Automotives spoke with data-centre engineer and proud classic collector of classic cars Simeon Alexander. The passionate owner of a 1982 Mustang, 1958 Ford Zodiac, 1981 Mustang, and a 1976 Ford Pinto stated that the car collection was...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:18 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 2:15 PM

Stewart’s Automotive Group, in association with Mitsubishi Motors, has officially unveiled the all-new 2019 Montero Sport, at a launch he

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

“My dream has always been to race at Dover.” Industrial engineer and circuit racer Denniston Graham fulfilled his dream when he entered Circuit Racing two years ago through the Super Street programme at Dover. He now does all four Dover...

Published:Sunday | February 3, 2019 | 12:29 AM

TOKYO (AP): Toyota Motor Corp sold 10.59 million vehicles globally last year, fewer than the 10.83 million delivered by German rival Volkswagen AG, the Japanese automaker said on Wednesday. Separately, Nissan Motor Co said its global sales totalled...

Published:Sunday | February 3, 2019 | 12:23 AM

After years of designing their own often-faulty voice recognition systems, auto companies are handing the reins over to tech giants that have already developed the technology for their devices. The trend is on full display at the 2019 Detroit auto...

Published:Sunday | February 3, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Published:Monday | January 28, 2019 | 10:48 AM

As the passion and enthusiasm for motorsports remain vibrant in Jamaica,Automotives continues to high

Published:Sunday | January 27, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ATL Automotive Car Rental, the Jamaican franchise of Enterprise Holdings Inc, recently introduced over 100 new vehicles into its fleet. The company, which prides itself on having the newest fleet in the industry, is also selling approximately 20 of...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

For the second year in a row, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that Hyundai has the most combined Top Safety Pick+ and Top Safety Pick-rated vehicles in the automotive industry. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is taking home its...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Audi Q8 brings together the best of both worlds - the elegance of a four-door luxury coupe and the practical talents of a large SUV. The vehicle is designed to compete with the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe, which means it's both luxurious...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

In the auto industry, business is booming for the undertaker. Automakers are killing vehicle models at a steady clip largely because buyer preferences are changing.It's all part of a sweeping shift into SUVs and crossovers, which offer more space, a...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley

As the momentum picks up in motor racing in Jamaica, Automotives continues to showcase some of the prominent and growing figures in the sport.This week, we highlight Matthew Jordan Lee, a 25-year-old circuit racer and member of the increasingly...

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