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Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

General Motors Co. says it is set to sell more than 2 million vehicles in China this year after posting record sales for October.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An auto industry group says new-car registration in Britain fell 22 per cent in October compared to a year earlier, when the government was offering cash incentives to buyers.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mika Hakkinen, two-time Formula One champion, will be arriving in the island today for a one-day visit to rev up support for alcohol company Diageo's "drink responsibly" campaign.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AS BMW joins the ever-expanding brands of recalled vehicles, local dealers, Stewart Motors, have said it has identified six vehicles with similar problems to those pulled off the market in the United States (US).

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After a scintillating performance on the international circuit, eight-year-old Joshua Sirgany has moved to the Mini Max Class, where he will take on the bigger boys today, in a double race meet at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A blowout can be deadly for any driver, especially if travelling at high speeds.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Its popular new cars and trucks are grabbing a bigger share of the United States market. It's about to erase a big chunk of its health-care debt. And it's adding a significant number of jobs for the first time in five years.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

United States automakers are thinking small. They're investing in small cars by adding compacts to their line-ups, overhauling factories and hiring workers as they prepare for government regulations due in 2016 that will require cars to go farther on a tank of gas.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Everett Fenton, managing director of Everett Fenton's Garage Limited, is urging auto repairers to establish sustainable-environmental practices, in an effort to bring their operations in line with new minimum standards, and to minimise environmental hazards.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fremont, California (AP): Electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc. has unveiled its retooled factory in Fremont where it plans to produce its next generation electric sedan in partnership with Toyota.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Like a dark horse winning at long odds, motorcycle rider Greg 'Tallman' Cross stunned the circuit-racing fraternity with an excellent season to walk away with the 'Rookie of the Year' title at the Dover Raceway, St Ann.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) is set to launch a major initiative, the approved auto-repairer (AAR) programme, which is intended to improve services in the auto-repair industry and assist motor-vehicle owners to identify quality-oriented...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's top car stereos are expected to converge on the Second City for the final instalment of Sound Ruption 5.5, scheduled for November 7 at Jarrett Park, Montego Bay.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WHEN YOU feel tempted to race that vehicle to the stop light, you might want to consider joining that band of working-class professionals with an insatiable appetite for speed - Team Redlinerz Club.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

David Summerbell blew away the opposition on Heroes Day, at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, to gain his seventh lien on the national circuit-racing championship title.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's National Hero Sir Alexander Bustamante's passion for his country is well known, but not his love for motor vehicles.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The new Civic will be available to buyers in three- and five-door versions. A choice of diesel, petrol and hybrid engines will also be offered. A 200-horsepower Type R version will be also available.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is the grand finale meet and David Summerbell believes he will again have Doug Gore's ticket in tomorrow's Heroes Day showdown at the Dover Raceway, St Ann.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DRIVER Sebastian Rae is hoping to put up a serious challenge against his more experienced rivals at Monday's Heroes of Speed Race-Day fixture at the Dover Raceway in St Ann.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The traffic police have served notice of their intention to further clampdown on minibus and taxi drivers caught speeding. Head of the Police Traffic Department, Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis, told Automotives, drivers of public passenger vehicles can expect "absolutely no leniency" when caught driving in a manner likely to result in injury or death to passengers, as well as other road users.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Water, water everywhere ... but not enough to dampen the creativity of several Jamaicans who refuse to yield to Mother Nature's fury. Two weeks ago, the passage of Tropical Storm Nicole left 13 dead and J$15 billion in infrastructural damage throughout the island.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A dealership is selling a car once owned by an infamous North Dakota tax protester gunned down during a shootout with lawmen.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With the prediction of more rains this weekend, Road Safety Unit director Kenute Hare is advising drivers to exercise caution. "Over the past few weeks, Jamaica has experienced high levels of rainfall. This, therefore, requires all road users to be extremely cautious as they operate within the traffic environment," he said.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though it has been a decade since he died in a helicopter crash, more tributes are in order for Alfred Chen. "On Monday, October 18, we will honour Alfred Chen at our Heroes Day race meet at the Dover raceway, St Ann," said president of the Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), Hilary Jardine.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite the best efforts of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) and the police, the death toll continues rise. Last Wednesday, Detective Constable Marlon Brown of the Kingston Central Division became the fourth lawman killed since the start of the year on our roads.

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