Wed | Jul 18, 2018

Auto

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The battle for go-kart supremacy revs off today at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, with a 12-race card.

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ATSUGI, Japan (AP):Futuristic designs for electric cars are unlikely to enter mass production for a decade, as automakers concentrate on conventional looks to help gain consumer acceptance for the zero-emission cars, Nissan's chief designer said...

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP):When Anchorage had to dispose of thousands of cars and trucks damaged in a powerful 1964 earthquake, it dumped them off a 350-foot (100-metre) bluff near the outskirts of town.The car dumping didn't end there.Over the years, the...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Friday night, Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC) launched the 2010 circuit racing season which gets under way at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, on Easter Monday, April 5."We will be having a 15-race programme and this will include...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Porsche shot to the top of a closely watched study of long-term vehicle dependability, overtaking United States (US) and Japanese rivals, JD Power and Associates said Thursday.The German sports car brand took the number-one spot in the...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WHEN IT comes to royalty, Land Rover's Range Rover reigns supreme. The official off-the-road vehicle for Britain's royal family has also made its way into desert-oasis palaces of Saudi Arabia and Dubai.

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

analysesTOKYO (AP):Toyota's training of workers to maintain quality control failed to keep up with the automaker's rapid growth, company president Akio Toyoda said in an interview with a major Japanese business daily.Toyoda, grandson of the automaker's...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TOKYO (AP):Nissan Motor Company said Thursday it will make its electric vehicle, the Leaf, in England from early 2013, as the automaker gears up for global sales of the zero-emission car.Japan's third-largest automaker said it will make about 50,000...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sheryl and Gary Angus have been married for more than three years. For many more years than that, they have shared a '91 Toyota Camry Prominent and - with a little compromising - they have managed to do so without too many conflicts.

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

Driving on a dark road in the middle of the night can be a scary experience, if driving alone ... well, without the company of a spare tyre and a jumper cable. Bus driver Michael Gordon explained that a spare tyre is just as important as a licence — something he would not drive without.

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

"I didn't steal anything from anyone, so I did not think anyone would have stolen anything from me." These were the words of Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit, who woke up recently to the shocking reality he had been the victim of a car theft at his Havendale address.

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

Transport and Works Minister Michael Henry said some recommendations under the Vehicle Weight Enforcement Programme for dealing with breaches are to be reviewed.

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

Above the roar of Kingston's motor engines Wednesday evening, National Commercial Bank (NCB) recommitted its drive to providing competitive auto loans while honouring dealers in its Advantage Programme.

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

Despite RECOVERY signs in new-car sales globally, fortunes in this sector locally appear to be heading downhill.

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

Despite adverse weather conditions at last weekend's Championship Karting International (CKI) meet in Homestead, Florida, the Peter Moodie Jr-coached Jamaican team is gearing up for the final leg of the series which concludes next weekend.

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

GENEVA (AP):The 80th Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to the public last Thursday, offering a note of optimism and fun after two difficult years for the industry.

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

Classic car owners are breathing a sigh of relief as the roadblock caused by E10 gasolene appears to be averted.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though the fallout from Toyota's international recall has not had a debilitating impact on the local car industry, it has caused enough of a scare to make some dealers in the used car sector concerned.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two months after rolling out its Vehicle Weight Enforcement Programme, the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) is expressing satisfaction with the level of compliance.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fresh from a gruelling appearance before Congress, Toyota's chief executive met with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday and pledged "to advance safety to the next level."

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Laranzo DacresGleaner WriterGone are the days when a mechanic relied solely on his practical knowledge of motor vehicles to diagnose a mechanical problem.With the introduction of computerised vehicles on the world market comes thePhoto by Laranzo...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ST GEORGE'S College schoolboy and Red Bull-sponsored Colin Daley Jr heads a small contingent of Jamaican karters scheduled to depart the island on Tuesday for the Championship Karting International (CKI) series, which will be held in Florida.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Driving is a skill that takes time, skill, good judgement, patience and making the correct decision at the correct time, in the correct way. Many golden drivers find it a pleasure to drive their own cars to work, to the supermarket, to the post office or simply to church.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Our hands speak volumes. In fact, writer Henry Theodore Tuckerman said the hand is the mind's only perfect vassal.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Since its islandwide roll-out last November, the environmentally friendly ethanol-blend gasolene, E10, has been a fiery topic for several motorists.

Pages

Subscribe to Auto