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Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:15 AM

TNS: Lincoln spent lavishly to make its new 2020 Corsair compact SUV a legitimate luxury vehicle, not a thinly disguised version of a mass-market vehicle. Debuting at the New York Auto show recently, the Corsair has a luxurious interior with...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:06 AM

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Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:05 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

After suffering its fair share of hiccups in its entry into the luxury bus market, Corporate Express, the brainchild of one-time hotelier Constantine ‘Charley’ Hinds, is looking to restructure its business model and make better some of its current...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Kingston’s new landmark, AC Hotel Kingston, is set to become the first ever hotel in Jamaica to offer electric car charging as part of a partnership established between the hotel, the ATL Automotive Group, and Jamaica Public Service (JPS). The 220...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The previous Tiguan was built on the Volkswagen B6 Passat chassis, which gave it car-like agility with the dimensions of a SUV. Now in its second generation, the Tiguan is looking bulkier as it rests on a bigger frame. Gone are the circular sheet...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Silver Star Motors has officially unveiled the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class at an exclusive launch held at its Silver Star Motors Showroom on South Camp Road. Guests, Mercedes-Benz lovers, and aspirants all turned out to witness the launch of the...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Heelz and Wheelz revs up Portmore Town Centre Heelz and Wheelz was recently held at Portmore Town Centre for its second staging this year. Organiser Andrew Lee-Sing felt very pleased with the turn-out, stating, “This event is a premiere auto...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:11 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

One of the biggest racing events to take place annually on local soil happens today at Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Negril, Westmoreland, and from our estimation, all systems are go for a sizzling 2019. Speaking with Automotives,...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:05 AM

No one can be certain of the future, but Ford Motor Company is pretty confident that it made the right call. One year ago, as the company reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2018, Ford shocked consumers, investors, and dealers with what...

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...

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