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Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (AP):Volkswagen is adding another 120 jobs to the 2,000 hirings already announced at its new Chattanooga assembly plant and an executive said the automaker's yet-to-be-seen, mid-size sedan will be unveiled in...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's young go karters turned in a stunning performance at last weekend's monthly race meet in Homestead, Florida."It was an awesome performance.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):It could be the French version of 'A Boy Named Sue' - a car named Zoe.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Munich, Germany:BMW Group sales recorded double-digit growth once again in October.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Volkswagen AG says it sold nearly 10 per cent more cars in October than it did the previous year as demand remained strong in China and the United States.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fiat's auto parts supplier and subsidiary Magneti Marelli says it has opened a new plant in Russia with the goal of becoming one of the region's major players.

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

General Motors Co's strength in China and its global-growth potential, are the focus of the automaker's sales pitch, as it shops for investors ahead of its initial public offering this month.

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

Sunday, a hallowed day for many Jamaicans, is turning out to be one of the deadliest for motorists, according to figures from the Road Safety Unit (RSU) at the Ministry of Transport and Works.Of the 238...

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

NEW YORK (AP):A handful of automakers reported Tuesday that their United States (US) sales increased in October from a year ago, but the final tally won't be in for another day.October sales are expected to...

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

PRIOR TO his visit last Sunday, Mika Hakkinen said he knew of Jamaica's music and athletes. However, the former two-time Formula One champion was plunged into unfamiliar territory. Its cuisine: jerk sauce.

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

TOKYO (AP): Nissan's quarterly profit quadrupled from a year earlier and the automaker raised its full-year forecasts as surging sales overcame the drag from a strong yen.

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

The four-week stint at Florida-based RYSA Racing Go-Kart team has transformed young Matthew Williams into a more mature and aggressive competitor. He displayed this at last Sunday's Palisadoes International race-meet in Kingston by dominating the Rotax Junior Class.

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

Circuit racing veterans David Summerbell and Peter Rae are expected to join the ranks of track stars Kaliese Spencer, Lerone Clarke and triple jumper Trecia Smith by adding to Jamaica's medal haul when they enter the final leg of the Caribbean Motor...

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...

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