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Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

Last week Saturday, ATL Automotive Group decided to cordon off Barbados Avenue, New Kingston and transform it into a European-style soi?rÈe to host the grand opening of its Porsche showroom. While the night was calm and eventful with live...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Whenever starting something new, begin as if you know nothing at all. The preconceptions we usually have when embarking on a new experience often stunt growth, create false....

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

The Mazda 6, which is called the Atenza in Japan, has been in production since 2002 and has proven itself to be a formidable competitor in the sedan market. Competing with automotive stalwarts like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord doesn't seem to...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Maleah Hall and Athalia Clarke of Queen's Preparatory School in Kingston and Caden Ferguson of Munro College have won first place in their age group categories of the Toyota Jamaica's Dream Car art competition.The Toyota Dream Car art contest is a...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

(TNS):The Rexton is a massive SUV, but compared to its flabby predecessor, the new Rexton is much better looking though still having the hefty old-school SUV proportions. To be called G4 Rexton in Korea and just Rexton internationally, the new SUV...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:02 AMKareem Latouche

The second-generation Ridgeline, which is built on a platform shared with the Honda Pilot, was produced in May 2016. Its distinctive unibody design seemed to be a hit with many Jamaicans, who imported the first-generation model independent of local...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:02 AM

NEW YORK:Add another start-up to the list of dreamers trying to become the next Tesla.With Tesla having briefly surpassed General Motors and Ford as the nation's most valuable automaker, it looks easier than ever to spring up from nothing to compete...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:02 AMLatara Boodie

In 1999, the dream of a young and curious Stuart DuQuesnay came to life under a mango tree in the backyard of his parents' house.What started off as a hobby which entailed pulling things apart to see how they worked, blossomed into Supreme Audio and...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:02 AM

SAN JOSE, California:In the first official confirmation of Apple's automotive ambitions, the secretive Cupertino company recently received a permit to test self-driving vehicles on California roads.With major Silicon Valley tech firms and US...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJason Lawson

When looking at the 2017 Baleno GLX for the first time, you may think it is a station wagon cut short, but it's actually a lengthened hatchback, unlike the original Baleno stationwagon, which looked much longer. The compact and slightly round rear...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Taking a step towards a goal can be a terrifying and challenging decision. It can require leaving one's comfort zone and delving into the unknown. Sounds dreadful doesn't it?While others often shy away from this challenge, 14-year-old Justin Sirgany...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 on April 13 was hosted by Adrenaline Power at Carib 5. Adrenaline Power in association with Audi, GasPro and Pepsi Jamaica made it their...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Dereck Johnson turned a trick into a trade which became a worthwhile multimillion-dollar investment. The founder of Superior Parts did not always plan to enter the business world. In fact, he had been leaning towards carpentry as his career choice...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJason Lawson

In earlier years of production, Hyundai compact cars were playing catch-up to the likes of the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. This is not so anymore. With comparable quality, standard features, and one of the best warranties available, the Elantra...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (TNS):General Motors (GM) is saying goodbye to its Opel and Vauxhall brands and ending its presence as a major automotive manufacturer in Europe after nearly 90 years there.GM recently said that it reached a deal to sell its European...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

AUSTIN (TNS):The frenetic race to develop autonomous vehicles features a lot of bold claims, management wooing, and screaming headlines:Sleep while your car drives! Come work for us and change the world! Technology secrets stolen!Sounds like dÈj‡ vu...

Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 12:03 AMJason Lawson

Upon seeing the 2017 Melbourne Red BMW 320i sedan, the first word that came to mind was 'aggressive'. Its slimmer headlights and front facia are joined to a broader and bolder kidney grille compared to those of previous generations.The rear of the...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

With high fuel costs and driver shortages, it's now more important than ever to improve the management of your fleet so that you can lower operational costs, improve fleet visibility, and driver satisfaction while complying with regulatory...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

I must admit at first, I was a bit sceptical about the fifth-generation CRV's design, especially the view of the back panel when viewed from the side . The rear-glass panel seemed uncomfortably paired with the design of the trunk. I can't say that...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:02 AMPaul Messam

Kyle Reynolds is a brave man point blank. Rarely do you find someone who consistently rides his dirt bike to places persons won't even traverse. He fears no height or, depth, or length, or task. Once his motorcycle is involved, he is up for the...

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

The Automotive Dealers Association Ltd (ADA) show took a different route this year, with the concept of an AutoCircuit. This incorporated five auto dealers at seven different locations, which, from an aerial view, resembled the design of an...

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

GENEVA (TNS):One of the world's most prominent auto shows is a combination of the practical and the fanciful. Both showed up this year at the media preview for Switzerland's Geneva Motor show as dozens of new models, many of them headed to the...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:27 AM

I always liked the concept of the X trail, however the original version was designed like a box on wheels. The quadrilateral-inspired frame was an aesthetic turn off for some especially with the gauge cluster placed in the centre of the dashboard...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:04 AMBy Paul G. Messam

Gordon Lloyd Chuck never shies away from hard work. He embraces the sentiments of John Addington Symonds Writer, who says, "We ought really to think more of our work and of what comes next to our hands to do day after day than of our affections and...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:03 AM

WASHINGTON:The drumbeat for federal regulations to prevent a thicket of state rules on self-driving cars gained volume on Tuesday as auto companies beseeched Congress to step in to halt the growing patchwork of laws.Executives from automakers Toyota...

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