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Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Trucks occupy a lot of road space. They can truly block your view when reading the road ahead. They differ in size, speed, and vehicle capability although some smaller trucks, such as pickup and panel trucks, perform much like motor cars. Norris...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:05 AM

Right now, the world is in a slow automotive transition, which is seeing things switch to electrification. Despite the publicity, like autonomous driving, this is still a long ways off, and the 2020 Toyota C-HR is here to fill that gap by...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:06 AM

SAN DIEGO (TNS): Every year, thousands of cars without legal California licence plates pour across the border into Mexico. The vehicles, often older models, are popular with lower-income workers who can’t afford to pay federal import fees or to buy...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:05 AM

As the long-time champion of the rotary engine, Mazda Motor Company has had a lengthy history of doing things a bit different than their fellow Japanese automakers. They didn’t invent the alternative to the standard piston-powered motor, however,...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:05 AM

With Jamaica often described as ‘SUV Country’, Silver Star Motors is shaking things up on the road with the arrival of the Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV, the most versatile compact SUV ever built by Mercedes-Benz. The SUV was debuted during a virtual...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

What kind of driver will you be as you navigate the new norm? Are you a defensive driver, a weaver, a road hog, a speeder, or a tailgater? Driving should be an enjoyable and stimulating activity to the mind and body. When drivers follow the rules...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AM
Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AM

A unique symbiosis of contrasts, the new Porsche Panamera now covers an even wider spectrum. It combines the performance of a sports car with the comfort of an exclusive saloon. With the Panamera Turbo S, the new top-of-the-range model betters the...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Stewart Auto Gallery welcomed the return of the iconic Land Rover Defender to the Jamaican roads with an epic virtual launch at its JLR Showroom earlier this week to hundreds of Land Rover’s loyal customers and aspirants. The Land Rover Defender...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

There is a sign that is quite noticeable on the roadways, and it reads, “Speed kills, kill your speed”. “We must think about it logically: more speed, greater impact; less speed, less impact,” stated Lurkent Hanson, a Gryphon-trained defensive...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:31 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Have you checked your car lately? Have you checked for safety, which will result in saving lives, precious time, and valuable money? “To prevent your motor vehicle endangering lives, we must ensure that it is in good working order,” advised Kurt...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:30 AM
Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:16 AM

ATL Autobahn Limited, the exclusive importer for BMW and MINI in Jamaica, announced that it has officially acquired its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) certification. The addition of the PHEV line will introduce 16 new vehicle options to the...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:16 AM

The Toyota Corolla is the bestselling car ever! From its origin in 1966, the nameplate passed 44 million units sold worldwide in 2016. This eclipses the previous champion, the Volkswagen Beetle, which closed out its production run in 2003 at twenty...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:16 AM

If you think you have been seeing a lot of white, silver, gray, or black cars on the road lately, you’re not wrong. More than three in four vehicles sold today in North America are one of those four monochromatic “colours ” – if you can call them...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:15 AM
Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:53 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

When you observe yourself in a mirror, what do you see? Do you see a person you like? Do you see someone with talents and good qualities you appreciate and whose shortcomings you have learned to appreciate? How do you see yourself? Are you a safe...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:52 AM

After years of declining sales of passenger cars, several automakers have recently decided to give up on the subcompact body style as SUVs increasingly win over Americans. General Motors recently became the latest company to discontinue a...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Looking for a deal on a car in the midst of the pandemic? There are some to be had, but don’t expect everything to be on sale just because the economy is sputtering. Automakers dialed back discounts in June after ramping them up in May, and...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:10 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Shock Absorbers are the real key to your motor vehicle stability. Sometimes these devices are taken for granted. However, they are vital to the riding performance of your automobile. Shock absorbers are commonly thought to be relatively unimportant...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Texaco Jamaica recently hosted a month-long Fire Safety Monitor Certification Training for its service station retailers and employees all across the island. Approximately 195 persons took part in the sessions, which took place from July 7 to 28,...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Carrying gasolene in your motor vehicle is like having a torch waiting to be ignited. It’s almost like a bomb that’s being transported. While drivers of motor vehicles are spared direct contact with the volatile side of gasolene’s personality, one...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Imagine being asked to bake a cake but not being told what kind of cake you’ll be baking and knowing you’ll be judged on the results. You might know you need milk, eggs, and flour, but whether the cake needs to be chocolate or carrot is pretty...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

It has been clear that Suzuki has made some tweaks to its production of automobiles, which sees it producing vehicles that are more domesticated and practical. In the past, the XL7 was an extension of the Grand Vitara, which had an extra set of...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Driver error and equipment error are a recipe for road disaster as even good drivers occasionally make mistakes. Any driver can be put in an emergency situation by the unpredictable act of another motorist. “However, knowing how to identify an...

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