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Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica:Land Rover launched the original Range Rover in 1970 and last Tuesday in their showroom in Kingston, almost half a century later, that same spirit of innovation was...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMPhoebe Wall Howard

DETROIT (TNS):The Ford Mustang, after more than 50 years as a top-selling sports car in the United States, hopes to reach global domination with the help of Chinese buyers.So far, it seems to be working. Ford is reporting 33 per cent sales growth in...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Despite the showers of blessings last Tuesday night, the official grand opening of the Porsche Centre Montego Bay was done with quite a fanfare.After months of anticipation following the Porsche Centre Kingston launch earlier this year, Porsche...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

Officially introduced to Jamaica in 2012 by ATL Automotive Ltd, the Amarok is a relative newcomer to the pick-up market and is aiming to add some style and class to the segment. Its unmistakable sleek design is guaranteed to stand out in the highly...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRuss Mitchell

SAN FRANCISCO:When Leon Musk talks about the future of factory automation at Tesla, he envisions new breeds of robots and smart machines compressed in dense factories, with little room for human operators, guided by self-learning software."At the...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

After months of anticipation, Volkswagen Jamaica unveiled the all-new Tiguan Allspace at their showroom on Oxford Road this past Wednesday. The left-hand drive demo unit arrived from Mexico specifically to appease customers who have been highly...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Good times and tan lines is a combination best served aboard a 69-foot catamaran sailing off to an island of just white sand surrounded by crystal-clear waters. With that said, for your next adventure, set sail with Andrew Gallimore's Loose Cannon...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

There is a reason that 33-year-old Nick Lue is often chased by onlookers to have his picture taken.Lue is the driver of a bright yellow 1995 Honda Civic EG that is every bit a standout on the road for obvious reasons - he calls it 'The Pineapple...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:02 AMKareem Latouche

In the '90s, Jamaican roads were replete with Nissan pick-ups, many of which are still on the road. This is the position Nissan hopes to ascend to again with the Frontier.Now in its third generation, the Frontier has been garnering a slow and steady...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Four-time champion at Dover Raceway, Junior Barnes, can rightfully boast that greatness runs in his genes.That's because at eighteen years old, Barnes's son, Nicholas, has already made a name for himself across several categories within the local...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT:Ford recently announced a third-quarter profit of US$1.6 billion, a 63 per cent increase from one year ago.On a per share basis, the Detroit-area automaker earned 39 cents per share, beating the 33 cents per share average, based on a FactSet...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:04 AM

WASHINGTON (TNS):As auto accidents go, it wasn't much: twelve minutes before noon on a cool June day, a Chevrolet Bolt was rear ended as it crawled from a stop light in downtown San Francisco.What made this fender bender noteworthy was the Bolt's...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:02 AMLatara Boodie

A hobby that began as an extension of a father’s livelihood developed into a passion for the need of speed. Denniston Graham, along with his 1995 Daihatsu Cuore, is the definition of a pocket rocket...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) recently received four new vessels from the Government of the United States (US) under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. The vessels, two 38-foot SAFE boats and two 37-foot Boston Whalers, were received by the...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

When Daphne Clayton insured her first car at the Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) over 40 years ago, she was unaware that she was about to enter into a lifetime relationship with the company that would result in her being awarded a year...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Nissan Jamaica recently did a soft launch of its successful mid-size SUV line, the X-trail, which has clearly become a favourite among many Jamaicans at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Expo last Saturday. "We had signed on to be a...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Reckless and dangerous driving was the overriding factor that contributed to a truck crushing the left shoulder of a woman who was hanging out the window of a bus travelling in a Jamaica Labour Party motorcade from Kingston to the eastern section of...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

Destination: Penlyne Castle, Blue Mountain Starting point: Kingston Duration: three hrs Terrain: only fit for 4WD with good ground clearance Level of difficulty for vehicle: 4.5/5 What to bring: A raincoat, sugary snacks for energy, comfortable...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:12 AM

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (TNS):Forget the '57 Chevy, the Corvette and Camaro.With 100 years of production and the auto industry's oldest continually used nameplate, the archetypal hero vehicle for General Motors' biggest brand is a Chevrolet truck, and it's...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

St Ann's Bay, Jamaica:Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica has reaffirmed its commitment to providing the Jamaican consumer market with modernised service stations by opening the newly refurbished St Ann's Bay service station and C Store...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

When you go to the final race meet for the year at Dover on Monday, do not blink, or you will miss it. It is fully guaranteed to serve- up thrills, as no less than four Radicals - the new auto buzz word for purpose, built race cars - Kyle 'Speedy'...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 1:02 AM

In a recent article published in The Gleaner, the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) expressed concern about the increasing number of road fatalities involving motorcyclists. The group reinforced its suggestion by highlighting the fact that since...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Auto giant General Motors said last Monday that it would begin selling two new all-electric vehicles in the next 18 months and will have at least 20 new zero-emission electric vehicles in its line-up by 2023.Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, making the...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

Entering its fourth generation, the Subaru Forester has made incremental refinements to better suit its target market.The vehicle, a compact crossover SUV, has been in production since 1997, which, at the time...

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