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Published:Sunday | January 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mazda pulled the covers off a UK-exclusive, special-edition Miata just in time for the worst season for top-down motoring. Aside from a fancy name, the Mazda MX-5 Arctic incorporates only cosmetic changes.Apropos the season, this new 'Arctic'...

Published:Sunday | January 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A few years ago, entrepreneurs suddenly realised that technology could erase a long-standing consumer pain point: buying a used car.The companies that sprang up to serve the needs of skittish buyers chief among them Beepi, Shift, Caravana, and...

Published:Sunday | January 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

If you are thinking about climbing Everest then you need not go to the Himalayas. Step into a Ford Everest. Though it might not be a mountain, it?s still something spectacular.Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG) is offering the new model in three trim...

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The Police Traffic Division has put in place several mechanisms to monitor the nation's roads as the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) calls for a CRASH- FREE CHRISTMAS."We will have personnel on the roads leading to and from all major events to...

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2016 | 12:00 AM

United States auto-safety regulators have launched a probe into a potential Fiat Chrysler defect after receiving reports of rollaway vehicles bearing a strong resemblance to the flaw that allegedly killed actor Anton Yelchin in June.The National...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2016 | 12:48 AM

The Jaguar F-Pace was formally announced at the 2015 North American International Auto Show and became locally available in June of this year. The F-Pace is Jaguar's first entry into the congested SUV segment. In order for this model to stand...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2016 | 12:00 AM

I remember the days when persons used steering locks to secure vehicles from thieves. This might be a hint to how old I am since most persons can't remember seeing these heavy metal contraptions. Things and times have changed, and thieves are...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Lamborghini EsaVox is the ultimate car-inspired boombox. The sound and price will make you scream.Here's something extravagant to add to your holiday wish list: A US$24,000 Bluetooth...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:20 AM

The manual gearbox - once a rite of passage to learn to use, is now an archaic skill. At one point, cars with sticks were even cheaper than their two-pedaled...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Before the advent of digital imaging and photo manipulation, advertisers had to work carefully with delineators to create pieces of art, with catchy slogans. Here are our top five vintage advertisements. We ask our readers to vote for their...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Jeep took its sweet time with the replacement for its ageing Compass, along with its slightly higher-riding Patriot twin, but the wait may have been worth it. The 2017 Jeep Compass takes many styling cues from the ruggedly handsome Grand Cherokee,...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Ever since China surpassed the US in new car sales in 2009, auto manufacturers have paid an increasing level of attention to buyers' tastes and preferences in that country. Many believe Buick's success in China spared the brand from the chopping...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMAngus McKenzie

'Diesel' and 'sport' are words not usually found in the same sentence in the US. The diesel-powered Jaguar XF 20d R-Sport is automotive exotica in the States, but in Britain it's a mainstream XF model. And comparing it with the Mercedes-Benz E220d...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 11:20 PM

JGRA to the rescue*Entity donate well needed supplies for the people of HaitiIt takes a heart to care, and even a bigger heart to give to the needy.This is the sentiments ushered by the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association (JGRA) as they joined...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES - Sport utility vehicles are hot, and Alfa Romeo and Maserati want in on the action.The two Italian nameplates are trying to raise brand awareness by each adding an SUV to their sports car and luxury car lineups. The hope is to attract...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Toyota Cressida (Fourth Generation):Introduced in 1988, the fourth generation Cressida was powered by a 3000cc six-cylinder engine, producing 190BHP ....

 

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMRyan Blake

The face-lifted Mitsubishi ASX was recently launched at the Mitsubishi Jamaica showroom on South Camp Road in Kingston. In speaking about the revised fascia, Mario Phillpotts explained that the new treatment gives the model a more dynamic and...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMEd Tahaney

Why do we always want things we can't have? Here's another one to add to the list: the new BMW 1 Series sedan, which was recently unveiled at the 2016 Guangzhou auto show. At present, the sporty compact sedan is made exclusively for the Chinese...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2016 | 12:03 AM

BMW Auto Story Offer too low Make: BMW Year: 1974 Model: 2002 Advantage: super absorbent suspension, extremely durable parts Disadvantage: non powered steering, parts are hard to access Owner's Comment: My father lived in England and decided to live in...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The first batch of pre-owned cars procured through the Ministry of National Security for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) was branded with messaging from the ministry's ongoing public education campaign and sent to the St James Police Division....

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Christopher Hart, who heads the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), believes we may never reach full automation on US roads.Auto accidents kill more than 33,000 Americans each year, and companies working on self-driving cars, such as...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:05 AM

The 2016 Mitsubishi L200 Sportero represents an evolution in design from its predecessor. The lines have been refined to produce an athletic exterior enhanced by an oversized chrome grill and accents. The interior receives refinement and...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Land Rover Defender The Land Rover Defender has remained relatively unchanged since its introduction in 1948. The outgoing model has not been able to meet driver and pedestrian safety regulations worldwide, prompting a complete redesign of Land Rover'...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The humdrum of Thursday morning erupted into pandemonium as two cars raced along Spanish Town Road in Kingston. One got out of control, mowing down five students of the Tivoli Gardens High School. Horror and chaos ensued as screams pierced the...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The Lexus RX series is currently in its fourth generation which was launched in September 2015, as a 2016 model. An aggressive styling in keeping with Lexus' current design language is used. Up front, the oversized spindle grill shows...

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