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Published:Sunday | March 22, 2020 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The Golf has been in VW’s showroom since 1974 and has spanned eight generations. Some may know it as the Rabbit. Whatever the name, this front-wheel-drive vehicle has always been fun to operate. Its compact size makes it easy to manoeuvre, and...

Published:Friday | March 20, 2020 | 2:57 PM
Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:20 AM
Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:14 AM

Fidelity Motors recently announced the third and final million dollar winner in Fidelity Motors’ “Ah Bag ah Tings’’ promotion. Wyley Sweeney was elated as he collected his cheque for one-million dollars at the surprise handover that took place at...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:09 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Automotive Writer

Motorsports in Jamaica has a host of intriguing characters varying in talent, experience, specialties, and perspectives. The Gleaner’s Automotives likes to try and capture a bit of these different perspectives through stories on the many unique...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Event for the week Event: Boston BMX and Skate Park Date: Today Time: 11 a.m. Where: Boston Skate Park, Portland Price: free Contact: @pariskateculture

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:12 AMVanessa James - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The kind of skill and talent that Nicholas Barnes displays behind the wheel could only have come from being immersed in the world of automotives since childhood, a story he corroborated after explaining that he grew up in the world of chequered...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:12 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Driving in the city can be demanding, but it does not have to be that way. Sometimes we watch in amazement as the taxi slashes through the clogged street. Sometimes we are on the brakes, next on the throttle, and then horn blaring incessantly....

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2020 | 12:21 AM

The nation’s SUV boom continued into 2020, leaving little oxygen for passenger cars – with one major exception. While most of the hottest vehicles in the auto market are SUVs, perhaps the hottest of them all was a plain, old-fashioned compact car....

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2020 | 12:21 AM
Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:33 AM

Just when you thought sport-utility vehicles couldn’t get any bigger, they are. Two of the auto industry’s most hulking SUVs, the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban, are growing in size for the 2021 model year. For customers, that means more...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:33 AM

The year 2020 is shaping up to be electric for the auto industry. That is, several electric vehicles are among the most anticipated new models. General Motors, Ford, Tesla, Porsche, and Volkswagen are among the automakers, poised to roll out new...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Lately, I have been seeing a lot of the Foton Auman heavy-duty trucks, which are used for jobs like garbage disposal or construction. Now, the company is introducing its pickup line, the Tunland, to the local market. Foton is a Chinese auto...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:21 AM

Set your calendars to network with like- minded fanatics of industrial machinery at the first-ever staging of the Wealth Industrial Expo, scheduled for first quarter 2020 at the Stadium Car Park. The expo will be a meeting place for market leaders...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:20 AM

Luxury has found a new home – it’s at 3 Arthur Wint Drive where the sleek, new Jaguar Land Rover dealership is located. An outstanding building with Jaguar Land Rover power and strength at its core, the showroom boasts a design that is sleek,...

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

It was the renowned writer Agnes Repplier who once said, “It is impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind.” While Alexis Carrel reminds us that all of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to accept help from...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:22 AM
Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Ever since brands like BMW experimented with the X6 at the dawn of the 21st century, luxury automakers are making a vehicle for every niche market. Audi, a brand that has thrived on the rally circuit, with its Quattro engine, is also making a name...

Published:Sunday | February 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM

Stewart’s Automotive Group, in association with Mitsubishi Motors, has launched the all-new 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. It has added something new to the Mitsubishi family as the company has been noticeably missing from the compact crossover...

Published:Sunday | February 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM
Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:20 AM

Vintage and “old” racecars never get old!!! all photos by Donovan Montague

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:07 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Driving should be looked at as an enjoyable and stimulating challenge to both mind and body. Much of our culture revolves around the motor vehicle. However, when a person slides behind the steering wheel, he is faced with many stressful situations...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The first time I started noticing this vehicle was on the HBO series ‘Ballers’, where it was the main vehicle of the protagonist, Dwayne ‘Rock’ Johnson. From the get-go, it was clear that it was a status symbol in the subcompact luxury SUV group....

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:30 AM

Upcoming auto event Jamaica Classic Car Club General Meeting and Link up when : Today where: Hope Botanical Gardens Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm what to expect: viewing a lot of classic...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Whenever a brake fails, that is the start of big trouble. Without brakes, one’s life and the life of other motorists and road users are at risk. When a driver steps on the brake, he expects the motor vehicle to obediently reduce speed or come to a...

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