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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...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The 3 series, dating back to over four decades, has been an iconic model for BMW, and the company is on track to wow the market once more. With a history as rich as this, most persons have their preference for which generation they fell in love...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotive Coordinator

Bencle Hibbert has always prided himself on being an ambitious and driven man, which was quite evident as soon as I arrived at his establishment on Hagley Park Road in Kingston. As part of the country’s road-expansion exercises, businesses on the...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:09 AM

In 2018, drivers asked for hi-tech, onboard cameras, and now, they’re getting them. The New York International Auto Show was ground zero for next-generation car technology and also home to several vehicles that offered in-car and exterior...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:06 AM

NEW YORK (TNS) The Nissan GT-R is turning 50, but Godzilla is not showing its age – at least if its handmade engine has anything to say about it. The Japanese automaker revealed the 2020 Nissan GT-R at an event tied to the New York Auto Show,...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:05 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

A hobby can merely be something that one does to past the time or find comfort in, and it usually wouldn’t break much of a sweat or require plenty investment. But for Neville Marsh, his major hobby, currently, is to collect classic cars and build...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:12 AMRachid Parchment - Automotives Writer

Steven Thompson and his Westmoreland-based car group, the Westside Hooligans are known for doing the seemingly impossible to regular everyday cars seen frequenting the streets of Jamaica. It is what has gained him the moniker ‘Mr Impossible’....

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:11 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

Owning a 1974 Mini 1000 is somewhat nostalgic for car collector and former entrepreneur Herbert Williams. At 22 years old, Williams’ first car was a Mini, a model that he so loved that he decided to reclaim a similar version many years later. “It...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:11 AM

The largest carnival band in Jamaica, Xodus, has partnered with the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) to enhance the safety and convenience of its 4,000 anticipated participants. Scott Dunn, managing director of Dream Entertainment, which joined...

Published:Sunday | April 21, 2019 | 12:19 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley -

The name ‘David ‘Senna’ Summerbell’ might sound familiar in the racing world for several reasons. The young go-kart and circuit racer bearing the name encompassed a few of those reasons in the responses he gave to Automotives this week. “Growing up...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:16 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Having recently launched the Macan and Cayenne at the Sandals/ATL Group Aerodrome, Tinson Pen, Porsche is getting the word out about its products. The German brand continued on this high momentum by inviting Automotives to Miami to experience the...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Here are some highlights from the launch, which was held on March 30 at the brand’s dealership on Lady Musgrave Road.

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:10 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotives Writer

While classic cars are appreciated for their ageless beauty and mechanical intrigue, they also carry a weight of historical significance. These vehicles are hallmarks of Jamaica’s progression in transport as well as symbolic traces of the nation’s...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:06 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP): R ide-hailing service Uber announced two weeks ago that it had acquired Mideast competitor Careem for US$3.1 billion, giving the San Francisco-based firm the commanding edge in a region with a large, young, tech-...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:10 AMMickella Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The idea of a mobile home was one that fascinated Victor Dixon greatly. “I’m a fanatic when it comes to transportation, and I’ve always liked the whole idea of having a home anywhere you go,” he told Automotives. Dixon purchased his first RV three...

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...

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