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Published:Sunday | June 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Forget the stretch limousines and luxury cars. These brides pulled out all the stops to make their weddings an unforgettable one. Jody Hussey made her grand entrance with 'horsepower' of the four-legged kind much to the surprise of her husband.

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TORRANCE, California (AP): Toyota Motor Corp says its May sales in the US rose seven per cent on strong demand for its Lexus luxury brand, but the increase lagged behind rivals.

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Social networks Facebook, Twitter and Blackberry Messenger kept many motorists out of harm's way during the recent civil unrest, as many were able to navigate safe routes due to information...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (AP):Mercury could soon be the latest Detroit car brand to disappear.Ford Motor Co is assessing the future of Mercury, although a final decision on whether to kill the brand hasn't yet been made, a person familiar with the company's...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Amid partisan sparring, a House panel has advanced a sweeping United States auto-safety bill that critics contend is too tough on the industry.The legislation, approved 31-21 by the House Energy and Commerce...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SMYRNA, Tennessee (AP):Nissan North America Inc broke ground Wednesday for a lithium-ion battery plant as part of a plan to build a five-passenger all-electric car, the Leaf, and create up to 1,300 jobs in Tennessee.

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While sections of the Corporate Area erupted in gun violence on Monday, there were fireworks of a different kind at Dover Raceway, St Ann.

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite withdrawing part of its fleet from key routes last week due to hostilities in sections of Kingston, management at the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) do not expect to suffer a major financial loss.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Blocking roads has become so prevalent in Jamaica it can almost be considered the country's unofficial favourite pastime.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Looking to a day when cars and trucks use far less gasolene or none at all, President Barack Obama plans to order the government to prepare fuel efficiency standards for many...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):The heads of Tesla Motors Inc and Toyota Motors Corp surprised the auto world last Thursday by announcing a partnership to develop and build electric cars at a recently shuttered auto plant in the San Francisco Bay area.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Several operators of high-profile car sound systems are expected to battle for supremacy at today's staging of Sound Ruption 5 set for Jarrett Park, Montego Bay.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"It looks alien, eh!" said an onlooker as a Chevy SSR cruised across his path for the first time. This cross between a pickup truck, sports car and a hearse is nothing short of being a multipurpose hot-rod with head-turning capabilities!

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Diehard racing fans from all corners of the island are expected to turn out in droves to witness one of the biggest regional showdowns.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There has been a spike in the use of the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 by motorists since a reduction in toll fees took effect last Monday. The Toll Authority, operators of the Portmore to Kingston stretch, announced a 25 per cent cut in fees for the next six months as rehabilitative work is done on the highway.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Motor vehicles are complex packages of many parts and so it demands constant attention, care and monitoring.Unfortunately, like any machine it occasionally beaks down.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A year ago they were beaten street and lane but not disgraced. Now, the Barbadians and Guyanese are scheduled for another grand showdown at the first leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at Dover Raceway, St Ann, on Labour Day, Monday, May 24.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DESPITE A 27 per cent reduction in child fatalities, the Road Safety Unit (RSU) says there is still a far way to go. "The aim is zero," said Deidra Hudson-Sinclair, statistician at the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Works. "It's progress but not where we want to be. There shouldn't be any."

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today is Mother's Day and the Jamaica Karting Asso-ciation (JKA) will recognise the women who have been playing an important role at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston."We will be recognising people...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For Dover's motor racing patrons who want to enjoy the day's events in fine style, Kamau Janai thinks he has the solution.

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TWO YEARS after restrictions were imposed on the importation of damaged vehicles, some sections of the auto industry are still feeling the effects."Is a stunt to cut out di poor man," said a body repairman who only gave his...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At a time when moms-to-be have a ton load of other things to worry about, driving comfort and safety should never take a back seat....

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP):The first Chinese-made car to hit the United States market might be an all-electric minivan that skips over gasolene technology and gets a head start on the auto industry's next era.BYD Inc, part-owned by billionaire investor Warren...

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TOKYO (AP):Honda posted a 72 billion yen (US$774 million) profit for the January-March quarter in a reversal from red ink a year earlier as booming demand in China and India combined with a fledgling United States recovery to boost car sales.Honda Motor...

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will have a special treat on Mother's Day, May 9, at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, where the cream of the crop of racers will renew their rivalry.Next Sunday's...

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