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Published:Sunday | September 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Sam McKenzie, head of business, Honda Jamaica, is confident about the 10th generation's success in the Jamaican market. And well he might. Ahead of Wednesday's simultaneous dual launch at ATL's Kingston and Montego Bay offices two shipments had...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

On the outside, apart from fog lights, a badge, and available sunroof, there is nothing to distinguish the trim levels of the new Honda Civic. Both the EXi and the VTi-S come with the same standard features, including 16-inch alloy rims and exterior...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

While Automotives reported the reluctance of new-car dealers to service second-hand imports last week, not all of them shy away from doing repairs to your JDM or grey market import.But don't expect them to work magic.If there is a problem with the...

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

DETROIT (AP):A three-wheeled electric vehicle could be on the road later this year in the United States and Canada.Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp of Vancouver, British Columbia, officially unveiled the one-seat Solo on Friday. The Solo could go on...

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

DETROIT (AP):A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emissions cheating scandal, advancing a criminal investigation by agreeing to testify against others.James Robert Liang, 62, of Newbury Park,...

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Whether it is 'buyer beware' or the proverbial caution against purchasing 'puss inna bag', Jamaicans are being urged to pause before shelling out hard-earned cash on vehicles supplied by the used-car trade....

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Both Saccherine Miller and the executive at a large new-vehicle dealership, who requested anonymity, paint an even grimmer picture of risking taking on JDM vehicles. They told similar stories, where a person knows that they are having a transmission...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 6:34 PM

DETROIT (AP) Ford Motor Co is buying an app-based shuttle service and partnering with a bike-share company as part of its ongoing effort to expand its traditional business. It is buying Chariot, which currently operates 100 14-passenger Ford...

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

The newly refurbished and expanded Rubis Bridge House in Spanish Town, St Catherine, was officially opened on Friday, August 26.Numerous visitors, staff members, and sponsors converged on the 1 Barrett Street location for the occasion.Proprietor...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Craham

If Three The Hard Way was a movie title it, could not have been better scripted at Sunday's King Memorial Rally at New Works, near Linstead in St Catherine.A disappointingly small six-car field turned up for duty. Kyle 'Speedy' Gregg took first...

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

Thomas 'Cruz' Hall is counting his lucky stars, after extensively damaging the Stewarts Racing Mitsubishi Lancer GT at New Works near Linstead, St Catherine, last Sunday. At the same time he is vowing to come back strong when the next rally drivers...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Jamaica German Automotive School (JAGAS) says it is now in a position to deliver world-class graduates, and if necessary, deliver that service to public clients. They took the wrappers off a state-of-the-art autotronics Laboratory on Tuesday at...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The executive of the National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) is distancing itself from recent television reports of tyres offering a breeding ground for mosquitoes at Vernamfield in Clarendon.Executive member of the NDRC, Stephen Gunter, said, "We only...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AM

"Yow, I would love to drive home one of these cars," Orane Beadle said as he entered the Hyundai showroom in Kingston on Saturday, August 20, for the Digicel Bring the Beat summer promotion finale. Little did he know that he would be receiving the...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AM

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP):Ohio's toll road, a heavily travelled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles. Testing is likely to begin within 12 months and possibly before the end of the...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science-fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users in Pittsburgh, the first time the technology has been offered to the general public.The company...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Some family members who have loved ones buried at a Roseville cemetery are expressing anger over a weekend car show to be held on the grounds this weekend.Nicole Roatch said she visits Roselawn Cemetery to mourn her brother-in-law, who was killed in...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Nissan is honouring its global director of excitement and multiple-Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt with a series of activities to celebrate his historic career and 30th birthday today.The campaign, dubbed 'Happy Bolt Day', will feature integrated...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AM

BIRMINGHAM, Mich (AP):A 1967 Chevrolet Camaro is being added to the National Historic Vehicle Register.During a news conference in Birmingham last Wednesday, Historic Vehicle Association president Mark Gessler told The Detroit News that it will...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

An unusual motor sport event will be held on Saturday, August 27, in Montego Bay, St James. With the snarl of finely tuned engines and howl of tyres scrambling for purchase during intricate high-speed manoeuvres is the opposite of a classroom's...

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2016 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA:Ramses Fernandez's most cherished possession is barely larger than a refrigerator, with the legroom of an economy airplane seat and a little more horsepower than a riding lawnmower."That's my second baby," said Fernandez, smiling proudly at...

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

None of the top drivers managed to totally dominate the Total Independence of Speed Meet at Dover Raceway, St Ann, last Sunday. The fair-sized crowd was treated to one win each from the big three - David 'King' Summerbell in his Mitsubishi Evolution...

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The frustration at the Sunday, July 24, meet is nearly forgotten, and on Tuesday, drivers got a chance to relive some of the Vernamfield thrills at the awards presentation for the Supligen Drag Racing Challenge #3 at C...

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Race car driver David Summerbell has suggested that the introduction of a mandatory Road Code test for persons applying for a provisional driver's (or learner's) licence, particularly motorcyclists, may reduce the number of road fatalities in...

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