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Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The cries of the local hearing-impaired community have not fallen on deaf ears as recent amendments to the Road Traffic Act now allow them to apply for driver's licences.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bridgestone Corp returned to profit in the first half and raised its full-year forecast Friday amid a recovery in global auto demand that lifted tyre sales.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For the second consecutive year, the preparations for the Automobile Dealers' Association's (ADA) annual car show held at the National Arena in St Andrew have stalled.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Toyota's Prius topped Japan sales rankings in July for the 15th straight month, getting a perk from incentives for green cars, and helping Japanese sales of Toyota hybrid models reach a million vehicles.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Getting lost these days has certainly got harder. Today, with the aid of a smartphone and applications such as Google Maps or Google Latitude, Jamaicans are finding their destinations hassle free.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though David Summerbell won the bragging rights at the Emancipation Day Dover race meet last Monday, it was the camaraderie by fellow competitor George Bayley that won the hearts of thousands of fans.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

INCOMING PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Used Car Dealers' Association (JUCDA), Lynvalle Hamilton has vowed to engage the organisation in meaningful and friendlier dialogue with all stakeholders for the best possible...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The winding, dusty and bumpy roadway leading to the Dover racetrack in St Ann will buzz with activity tomorrow as hundreds of die-hard motorsport fans are expected for the Emancipation Day race meet.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hitachi revs up: TOKYO (AP): Maker of everything from home appliances to nuclear reactors, Hitachi Ltd, a returned to profit last quarter as strong Asian demand fuelled recovery in the auto and electronics sectors.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LIGHTLY TINTING THE windows of your car is not a problem but if the tint is dark as 'midnight' that could spell trouble with the law.Deputy Superintendent of Police Wayne Cameron of the Island Traffic Division said that despite the Road Traffic Act not...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): President Barack Obama said the US government will recover all the taxpayer money his administration provided to bail out the auto industry last year.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP): Geely Holding Group has received final Chinese government approval to acquire Volvo Cars from Ford Motor Co, the Commerce Ministry said Thursday.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT WAS all the rage back then, but 15 summers ago a group of seven guys modified their pickup trucks and became known as the Topless Crew.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday's heavy rains failed to put a damper on KIG's launch of its 2010 Subaru Tribeca. "Whether rain or shine ... on or off roads conditions, the new Tribeca provides all-weather capability," said Dawn Green, public relations and marketing executive at the Spanish Town Road-based dealership.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Harbour View Drive-in, once a showpiece of east St Andrew, is up for sale. Owned by Palace Amusement Company Limited, it has been inactive since September 2004 when Hurricane Ivan caused severe damage to the complex.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Eight-year-old Justin Sirgany sprung a major surprise last weekend when he secured Jamaica's only podium finish at the United States' Rotax Grand National Championship held at the Newcastle Speedway, Indianapolis.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HYUNDAI dealers, Key Motors Limited, threw their hat in the ring recently to introduce themselves as serious contenders for the mid-size sedan crown. Their challenger: the 2011 Sonata.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Striking workers at a factory in China that supplies Honda Motor Company went back to work last Thursday after agreeing to a 47 per cent pay hike, an employee said.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) will make another attempt to regulate vehicular parking in Kingston. Last week, Mayor Desmond McKenzie said the KSAC is currently in talks with an American company to install parking meters throughout the city.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Managing director of ATL Motors, Brian Stevenson, said its new status as local dealers for Jaguar and Land Rover is a major step to controlling the competitive premium-car market.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of Jamaica Classic Car Club are all revved up for today's Corporate Area roll out. Their destination - the majestic 129-year-old Devon House in St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Motor vehicle fires can be tragic if not handled properly. And, the causes may range from a collision to electrical short circuit.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRIEFSVW to build plant in ChinaBERLIN (AP):Volkswagen AG has said it will build a new manufacturing plant in Yizheng, China, which will start operating in 2013 and produce up to 300,000 vehicles a year.The automaker, based in Wolfsburg, Germany, said...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At least two weeks before renewing their rivalry on the track, some of the country's top circuit racing drivers are involved in a friendly 'war of words'. The showdown is expected on Emancipation Day, August 2, at Dover Raceway in St Ann.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Duane Ellis, operations manager at Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA), believes if more members of the public were educated on how to assist accident victims more lives could be saved.

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