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Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Silver Star Motors, in association with Mercedes-Benz, held a private viewing of the Caribbean's first Mercedes-AMG GT R, nicknamed The Beast of Green Hell.Celebrated as the first in the Caribbean, Silver Star Motors...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When it comes to the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC), there are countless reasons to build the most anticipated event for your Mother's Day weekend. The family affair, scheduled for May 12-13, is expected to be an engaging...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:55 AM

Stewart’s Automotive continued their Journey this week by opening their Montego Bay location. Under the theme of coffee and cars the innovative team at Stewart’s partnered with Cafe Blue to have free pastries and hot and iced coffee...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:27 AM

(TNS) NEW YORK - America is being flooded with boxes on wheels - and the tide shows no sign of letting up. But as another auto show is about to bring even more sport-utility vehicle choices to showrooms, it raises questions: How many SUV models are...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Think of them as the survivor cars. A triumvirate of mainstream midsize sedans, each with a loyal following, are sure to hang on and survive despite the droves of motorists shifting to crossovers, SUVs and pickups.The shake-out is still unfolding,...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

What is your favourite destination to drive to in Jamaica, and why?"I like driving to Negril via the north coast route. The scenery is lovely, especially along the coast on the Montego Bay leg. It's very relaxing."What was the first vehicle you...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:42 AMMickella Anderson

​A mother to a young son and a career woman with a steady 9 to 5 cannot nearly complete the list of roles played by Monique Gibbs. The secretary for Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) and President of Dover Raceway, Gibbs is one of the many females...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:05 AMMickella Anderson

After many years working in a complex and often versatile field, head of the Fleet and Commercial Department at Magna Motors, Andrew Channer, if questioned, would say that he has never worked a day in his life. That's because for him, auto sales is...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Lawson

Many consumers have been leaning towards smaller, more compact vehicles for their economy, easier parking and nimble road manoeuverability. However, most subcompact vehicles seem to be economy based and lack premium features found in larger, high-...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

He has been holding a drag race record for well over a decade and today, Bryn Morgan remains confident, still owning what's perhaps rightfully his."That is the seven and a half seconds record. It's been about 15 or 16 years and nobody has come near...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

He was just a spectator before it all began. Passing by Sovereign Centre on Washington Boulevard, he saw the small cars being operated by careful drivers. He was intrigued.For Lascelles Ellis, a like for all things automotive began as early as...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Judith Denton: Sales and marketing manager Kingston Industrial Garage Current vehicle: Subaru Legacy 'What is your favorite destination to drive to in Jamaica and why?I like driving on the North-South Highway because it is clean, open, and diverse. I...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

It's not very often that you can pair the words 'excitement' and 'Toyota' together. The vehicles from the automaker are known for reliability and, in a few instances, all-out performance in limited categories. Aggressive styling, hard body lines,...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Member of Parliament and Opposition Spokesman on Transport and Works.What is your favourite destination to drive to in Jamaica and why?I love driving to Blue Mountains because there are lots of off road tracks and it tests your driving skills. Plus you...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Monday, ATL Autobahn launched the BMW X2. This was the first unveiling of the car in the English-speaking Caribbean. The model starts at $10,995,000, and is offered with the three-year BMW Service Plus and Warranty Package.

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Starting off our new Auto Profile section is professional driver Doug Gore, who showcased his new 2017 KIA race car yesterday at the brand's head office at Oxford Road. His new race car comes with a six-speed sequential gearbox matted to a 2L...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:34 AM

No doubt about it, it's been a cold, snowy winter in the upper Midwest. And with the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan set out to do something about it.The automaker unveiled two concept vehicles aimed at demonstrating how its cars can be loaded up with...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mercedes-Benz's top-selling model worldwide, the C-Class compact sedan, is getting an update that will add more power and automated driver-safety systems.It will bring the brand a step closer to self-driving capability, using a system similar to the...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The ATL Automotive Group is set to enhance the car-buying experience with the launch of ATL Automotive Finance, a one-stop shop for fast and hassle-free auto loans secured directly from ATL Automotive's showrooms in Kingston and Montego Bay.The...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO:Self-driving cars can wait. What the world needs right now, says one Silicon Valley start-up, are small autonomous vans dedicated to delivering all the stuff we order online or at local shops.That's the mission of Nuro, a tech company...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:32 AM

  After launching its showroom in New Kingston last year, Porsche decided to treat invitees to try out its new simulator, which came from Germany. The event started at 11 a.m. last Saturday and everyone in attendance was eager to set a lap...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jim 'Cheech' Garde travelled from Concord, NC, to Pyeongchang to look after his babies. His children are men's and women's bobsleighs that are competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He helped design and build the sleek, high-tech bobsleighs with the...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston, Jamaica:At CES 2018, Samsung and HARMAN showcased some of the innovations that will be featured in the vehicles that the driver will experience in the future. This includes a Digital Cockpit, which is made to enhance the experience of...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida:It was a battle of attrition last Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.One by one, or at times, four by four, the big boys, the betting favorites, went down in a heap of sparks, skid marks, and twisted metal. By the time...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELESWhen Robert Enger took his Toyota Prius into a dealership for a safety recall, he didn't expect that his fuel economy would drop.Just six months after buying the new 2013 Prius, Enger learned that the company was recalling it to fix the...

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