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Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:02 AM

MINNEAPOLIS:Two electric vehicles made by Polaris Industries that have been outfitted with autonomous-driving software and sensors are headed to Detroit, where they will roll their way along city streets for a week.The test, by robotics firm May...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:02 AM

Hyundai used the platform of the recently held 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to give auto enthusiasts a full view of what next to expect from the company. This consists of models such as the the i30N, the i30 Fastback...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 9:03 AM

(TNS):There was a poster in the bedroom of my youth that said if it's too loud, you're too old. The Subaru WRX is too loud, and I'm too old.At its best, the tamer wingless sibling of the STI with the shameless hood scoop does exactly what it's...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie

​Classic cars are roving antiques that not only turn heads, but also tug on the heartstrings of those familiar with their era. The Ford Zodiac is one of those gems which highlight the luxury and technological advancements between the 1950s and...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's oldest car dealership, Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG), has pulled the wrappers off the all new 2018 Subaru XV. This is just a short time after the mid-summer early launch in Japan, Europe, and Australia.The cavernous KIG showroom was...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

You may not live in one of the areas hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but that doesn't mean your insurance rates will go unscathed.Motorists and homeowners throughout Texas and Florida as well as those who live anywhere from Alabama to Wyoming...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT:Workers at a General Motors plant in Ontario, where the popular Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV is made, went on strike as negotiators failed to reach agreement on a new contract.The union, Unifor Local 88, posted an announcement on its...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver Sara Misir, 19, defies the odds by not only being the only female driver in a pink and white Volkswagen Saveiro, but by being a master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver. This...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The battle for control of the small but increasingly competitive electric vehicle market got a little hotter last Tuesday night, as Japanese car company Nissan unveiled a new Leaf with a stronger battery and longer range at a price well below rival...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Most 2017 model-year mid-size pickup trucks perform adequately in one of the most challenging crash tests, but none of them earned the top honours from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) due to their poor headlights.The Toyota Tacoma...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO , California:Peer-to-peer car rental site Turo announced a US$92-million funding round led by Daimler that also will see the tech company take over the automaker's Germanpeer-to-peer company Croove.The Series D round brings Turo's...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The 2018 Honda CR-V, recently launched at Honda's showroom on Hagley Park Road, St Andrew, has been redesigned with the consumer in mind. Honda Jamaica is quick to emphasise the improvements on the new model while keeping the audience in suspense...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

With the current craze around mechanical innovation, it seems as though a handcart vendor is ahead of many automotive manufacturers. Relying solely on a 110cc bike engine, Kenroy 'Road Flex' Hibbert has been operating his mechanical cart for more...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES:In what may be an automotive first, the Japanese car company Infiniti has built a 'heritage-inspired' prototype of a race car that never existed.The Prototype 9, to get its official unveiling at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance this...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:35 AMLatara Boodie

On Friday, August 28, Silver Star Motors unveiled a refreshed, made-over model of the popular crossover SUV, Mercedes-Benz GLA. The GLA was already an impressive and powerful vehicle. However, with its new design and engine updates the 2018 GLA is...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

School is out, but Malta and the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining are keeping road users in the know with tips and advice on how to stay safe this summer. Look out for this Malta ROAD SCHOLARS road safety series for more...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

The Saveiro is reminiscent of the mini pickups that were popular in the '70s and '80s. Known for their versatility and nippy engines, they were a hit with many locals - especially the Fiat models. The concept of a mini pickup is also quite popular...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The 1968 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is the epitome of British elegance and was the height of extravagance in its time. It was seen by many as a symbol of prestige and wealth and was one of the first owner-driven vehicles within the United Kingdom....

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The first-generation Honda HR-V was more function than fashion as some thought its style was not its strength. Honda must have got the message as the second-generation HR-V does have some style. This new model leaves behind the box-like shape of the...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

School is out, but Malta and the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining are keeping road users in the know with tips on how to stay safe this summer. Look out for this Malta ROAD SCHOLARS road safety series for more information.So...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Check out the highlights from the MINI excursion, held last week Saturday, which was hosted by MINI's local dealer ATL Autobahn. The trip, consisting of 20 MINIs, took invited persons to the lawns of Rose Hill, Portland, where they were treated to a...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

"Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation and a pinch ofcreativity."- Bo BennettCorey 'Taz' Walters, (nicknamed after the Tazmanian Devil cartoon character) is a man of many hats. This mechanical engineer, race car fabricator and...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

The first impression when riding this bike was that it's very peppy and accelerates rapidly in first gear, especially when riding on a level surface. For this reason, it's crucial to use the accelerator, on the right handle bar, in a passive way...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MILWAUKEE:They're called 'sleeping licence holders' - nearly eight million Americans who have motorcycle riding credentials but don't own a bike.Harley-Davidson and other motorcycle manufacturers, seeking new customers as baby boomers age out of...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its new Phantom, the flagship of the British luxury brand.In introducing the Phantom VIII, Rolls-Royce Chief Executive Torsten Muller-Otvos called the eighth-generation vehicle an icon, an artwork, "a dominant symbol of...

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