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Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:07 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

This week, Automotives caught up with a true representative of the multifaceted sphere that is motorsport in Jamaica. As the vice-president of the FIA Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club, vice-president of the Drivers’ Rallysport Club, one of the...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:07 AM

It Is second nature: When your Uber or Lyft pulls up, you hop in the back seat. Sure, you check that the licence plate and driver photo match what is on the app. But should you also pull out hand sanitiser and sit up front to be safer? Maybe you...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Chill, Drink, Chat, Ride (CDCR)is in its third staging, and this time, the promoters want to make the experience even more engaging. “We are trying to create the ultimate adult playground, so we have added a paintball arena. We have added a few...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:13 AM

The first-generation EcoSport was designed by Ford Brazil Development Centre and went on sale in 2004. Now in its second generation, the EcoSport is based on the 2011 Ford Fiesta B2E platform, which means much of its dimensions are similar to those...

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Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:09 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

“I have always had a love for anything with an engine that goes fast.” Words from 27-year-old Lee Vaz, racer in dexterity, sprints and rallies. After being introduced to racing by his father, who took him to events and bought him Motocross bikes...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:09 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley

T his week, Automotives spoke with another of Jamaica’s dedicated motorsport competitors and a member of the five-car rally team that took Jamaica to Rally Trinidad this year. Joel Jackson’s introduction to the steering wheel came at the early age...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Ready for an electric Jeep? A budding deal to combine Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and French automaker Renault could make that possibility a reality in the coming years. After years of searching for a partner, Fiat Chrysler may have...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:06 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley -

Automotives recently spoke to one of the biggest names in Jamaican motorsports, Kyle Gregg. Still fresh off a momentous victory at Rally Trinidad in April, Gregg spoke a little bit about his journey in motorsports, the key elements in his success,...

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Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:09 AM

ST HELENA, California: If you’re old enough to remember when punk rock first exploded on the music scene in the 1970s, you no doubt remember how radical it sounded. Yet, it wasn’t. Its simplicity, rawness and rudeness were little more than an...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche and Mickella Anderson - Gleaner Writers

It was not by accident that the motor vehicle collision he had suffered years ago would become the light-bulb moment that encouraged a thriving business today, quite literally. Tristan Lewis is the owner of Goon Auto Services Limited, distributors...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:15 AM

TNS: Lincoln spent lavishly to make its new 2020 Corsair compact SUV a legitimate luxury vehicle, not a thinly disguised version of a mass-market vehicle. Debuting at the New York Auto show recently, the Corsair has a luxurious interior with...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:06 AM

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Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:05 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

After suffering its fair share of hiccups in its entry into the luxury bus market, Corporate Express, the brainchild of one-time hotelier Constantine ‘Charley’ Hinds, is looking to restructure its business model and make better some of its current...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Kingston’s new landmark, AC Hotel Kingston, is set to become the first ever hotel in Jamaica to offer electric car charging as part of a partnership established between the hotel, the ATL Automotive Group, and Jamaica Public Service (JPS). The 220...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The previous Tiguan was built on the Volkswagen B6 Passat chassis, which gave it car-like agility with the dimensions of a SUV. Now in its second generation, the Tiguan is looking bulkier as it rests on a bigger frame. Gone are the circular sheet...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Silver Star Motors has officially unveiled the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class at an exclusive launch held at its Silver Star Motors Showroom on South Camp Road. Guests, Mercedes-Benz lovers, and aspirants all turned out to witness the launch of the...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Heelz and Wheelz revs up Portmore Town Centre Heelz and Wheelz was recently held at Portmore Town Centre for its second staging this year. Organiser Andrew Lee-Sing felt very pleased with the turn-out, stating, “This event is a premiere auto...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:11 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

One of the biggest racing events to take place annually on local soil happens today at Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Negril, Westmoreland, and from our estimation, all systems are go for a sizzling 2019. Speaking with Automotives,...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:05 AM

No one can be certain of the future, but Ford Motor Company is pretty confident that it made the right call. One year ago, as the company reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2018, Ford shocked consumers, investors, and dealers with what...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:09 AMKareem LaTouche and Mickella Anderson, - Automotive Writers -

The new state-of-the-art building at 65 ½ Half-Way Tree Road is home to Supreme Deals on Wheels Auto, a newcomer to the auto industry scene. The company’s contemporary look will be rivalled only by the quality of service it plans to deliver. With...

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