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Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AMKareem Latouche

The Mini brand, which started in the United Kingdom in 1959, has stood the test of time while watching many of its countrymates such as Miguent and Leyland drop out of the automotive race. Surprisingly, Mini has kept a loyal customer base by staying...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AMMickella Anderson

Eighteen years of hard work has yielded satisfactory results for Paul MacKay, the owner of a now-restored 1934 Chevrolet pickup truck. The one and a half ton vehicle...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 5:32 AM

The competition was hosted by the ADA Auto Circuit which took place from March 9 to March 18. It was put on by five of the Island's auto dealers: Magna Motors, Fidelity...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 5:04 AM

Standing at five feet four inches with a petite frame, it’s hard to assume from appearance that Lisanne Pessoa is a hard-core motor bike rider. Most likely, the same deduction would most likely be gathered when speaking to her, due to her...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 5:00 AMKareem Latouche

Being the last of four children, Lisa Bowman Lee is what many Jamaicans refer to as a 'wash-belly pickney', as her father took pride in spoiling her. For her, this meant he took her everywhere with him, most notably his garage, where he would spend...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 5:00 AM

DETROIT US auto sales fell 7.2 per cent for Ford, 7 per cent for Fiat Chrysler, and 5.8 per cent for General Motors in April as a long-awaited industry-wide slowdown began to take hold.After seven years of growth, US auto sales are beginning to fall...

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 5:16 AM

With nine locations islandwide, Chukka has become a brand synonymous with adventure by combining nature with motorised and non-motorised activities. For the combustion lovers who like to challenge themselves, the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) tour at...

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 AMKareem Latouche

Last week Saturday, ATL Automotive Group decided to cordon off Barbados Avenue, New Kingston and transform it into a European-style soi?rÈe to host the grand opening of its Porsche showroom. While the night was calm and eventful with live...

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 AM

The Ministry of National Security recently handed over a 30-seater 2017 Mitsubishi Rosa bus to the Jamaica Police Federation for the transportation of off-duty policemen and women. The bus, valued at $7.6 million, was acquired through a...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AM

(TNS):The Rexton is a massive SUV, but compared to its flabby predecessor, the new Rexton is much better looking though still having the hefty old-school SUV proportions. To be called G4 Rexton in Korea and just Rexton internationally, the new SUV...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Maleah Hall and Athalia Clarke of Queen's Preparatory School in Kingston and Caden Ferguson of Munro College have won first place in their age group categories of the Toyota Jamaica's Dream Car art competition.The Toyota Dream Car art contest is a...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMLatara Boodie

Whenever starting something new, begin as if you know nothing at all. The preconceptions we usually have when embarking on a new experience often stunt growth, create false....

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMKareem Latouche

The Mazda 6, which is called the Atenza in Japan, has been in production since 2002 and has proven itself to be a formidable competitor in the sedan market. Competing with automotive stalwarts like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord doesn't seem to...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 4:02 AM

NEW YORK:Add another start-up to the list of dreamers trying to become the next Tesla.With Tesla having briefly surpassed General Motors and Ford as the nation's most valuable automaker, it looks easier than ever to spring up from nothing to compete...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 4:02 AMLatara Boodie

In 1999, the dream of a young and curious Stuart DuQuesnay came to life under a mango tree in the backyard of his parents' house.What started off as a hobby which entailed pulling things apart to see how they worked, blossomed into Supreme Audio and...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 4:02 AM

SAN JOSE, California:In the first official confirmation of Apple's automotive ambitions, the secretive Cupertino company recently received a permit to test self-driving vehicles on California roads.With major Silicon Valley tech firms and US...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 4:02 AMKareem Latouche

The second-generation Ridgeline, which is built on a platform shared with the Honda Pilot, was produced in May 2016. Its distinctive unibody design seemed to be a hit with many Jamaicans, who imported the first-generation model independent of local...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 4:00 AMLatara Boodie

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 on April 13 was hosted by Adrenaline Power at Carib 5. Adrenaline Power in association with Audi, GasPro and Pepsi Jamaica made it their...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 4:00 AMJason Lawson

When looking at the 2017 Baleno GLX for the first time, you may think it is a station wagon cut short, but it's actually a lengthened hatchback, unlike the original Baleno stationwagon, which looked much longer. The compact and slightly round rear...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 4:00 AMLatara Boodie

Taking a step towards a goal can be a terrifying and challenging decision. It can require leaving one's comfort zone and delving into the unknown. Sounds dreadful doesn't it?While others often shy away from this challenge, 14-year-old Justin Sirgany...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 4:00 AM

AUSTIN (TNS):The frenetic race to develop autonomous vehicles features a lot of bold claims, management wooing, and screaming headlines:Sleep while your car drives! Come work for us and change the world! Technology secrets stolen!Sounds like dÈj‡ vu...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 4:00 AM

DETROIT (TNS):General Motors (GM) is saying goodbye to its Opel and Vauxhall brands and ending its presence as a major automotive manufacturer in Europe after nearly 90 years there.GM recently said that it reached a deal to sell its European...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 4:00 AMLatara Boodie

Dereck Johnson turned a trick into a trade which became a worthwhile multimillion-dollar investment. The founder of Superior Parts did not always plan to enter the business world. In fact, he had been leaning towards carpentry as his career choice...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 4:00 AMJason Lawson

In earlier years of production, Hyundai compact cars were playing catch-up to the likes of the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. This is not so anymore. With comparable quality, standard features, and one of the best warranties available, the Elantra...

Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 4:03 AMJason Lawson

Upon seeing the 2017 Melbourne Red BMW 320i sedan, the first word that came to mind was 'aggressive'. Its slimmer headlights and front facia are joined to a broader and bolder kidney grille compared to those of previous generations.The rear of the...

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