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

Italian automaker Fiat SpA, which controls United States-based Chrysler LCC, reported a first-quarter loss of €25 million (US$34 million) and forecast its auto business will be hurt this year by the elimination of cash-for-clunker programmes in Europe.

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

Spyker Cars NV, the owner of Saab Automobile AB, said Friday it is producing Saab cars at the rate of 1,000 per week since resuming production in March.

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

Oneil Peart is an accident-free driver. He drives to save life, time and dollars. He does his button re-inspection check each day. Whenever he climbs into an unusual motor vehicle for the first time, he takes care to learn the whereabouts of the various controls. Once he is on the road...

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

MIAMI (AP): Toyota has routinely engaged in questionable and evasive legal tactics when sued, frequently claiming it does not have information it is required to turn over and sometimes even ignoring court orders to produce key documents, an Associated Press investigation shows.

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

BERLIN (AP): BMW AG said last Monday that global sales for the first quarter increased 13.8 per cent from the previous year to 315,614 vehicles, with particularly strong sales in China.The company, based in Munich, said in a statement that it delivered...

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

How can we make life easier for other drivers? How can we handle the various driving tasks which usually confront drivers?"Many accidents are caused by the driver," said Norris Christian, an experienced driving instructor.

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

Getting motion or 'car' sickness while driving can take the fun out of travelling and leave you with feelings of dizziness and nausea.

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

As they commence preparation for the first leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship, several drivers who were outstanding in the lower classes are still celebrating their achievements.

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

TOKYO (AP):Toyota's Prius hybrid was Japan's top-selling car in March for an 11th straight month despite global recall woes, an industry group said Tuesday.Toyota Motor Corp, reeling after recalls over issues that included braking problems with the...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SHANGHAI (AP): China's passenger car sales jumped 63 per cent in March from a year earlier as manufacturers scrambled to meet strong demand driven by tax cuts and government subsidies, a state-affiliated industry group reported Friday.

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP): German car exports rose by more than half on the year in March amid a global economic thaw, but new registrations at home were down by a quarter after a cash-for-clunkers programme expired, industry groups...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though mechanical problems kept out some top drivers, the Carnival of Speed race meet held at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, last Monday turned out to be a thriller.

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Traffic lights, colours and pavement markings are on our roadways with the aim of making streets and highways safe.

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican entertainers may not blow as much money on flashy luxury vehicles as most overseas entertainers do; or rather, nothing remotely close to the price of a Bugatti Veyon, that values US$1 million.

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Driving at an erratic pace, punctuated by bursts of great speed, is a recipe for disaster.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After weeks of costly preparations, the country's top circuit racing drivers will clash tomorrow in a major showdown at the Dover race track, St Ann. The first event is scheduled to get under way at 10 a.m.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Japanese automakers said their global production surged in February, as Toyota boosted output 83 per cent from a year earlier despite an ongoing recall of several key models.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ford Motor Co is entering the small market for luxury hybrids this fall with a gas-electric version of the 2011 Lincoln MKZ. Ford says the hybrid MKZ introduced on Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show will be the most fuel-efficient luxury sedan on the market, getting an estimated 41 miles per gallon in city driving.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Even if it's your first time, reselling a vehicle is not rocket science. Nevertheless, there are some very important tips you should keep in mind that can help you sell that vehicle quickly and at a price that will have you smiling all the way to the bank!

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

SOUNDS OF roaring lions, trumpeting elephants and 'natives' gyrating to infectious African drum beats provided the perfect setting for the official launch of the 2010 Range Rover Sport and Land Rover Discovery 4 at the river-side property, Boone Hall Oasis in St Andrew, last Sunday.

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

Unlike its new-car counterparts, local used-car dealers appear to be having a smoother ride."Things have somewhat stabilised and sales are going up," said Ian Lyn, president...

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

A rare outing by Acting Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington led to the seizure of several drums of petrol and two motor cars on South Avenue in Greenwich Town, St Andrew last Thursday.

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

TRAFFIC COPS recently conducted classes at York Town Primary School, Clarendon, much to the delight of students.The team of police - part of the Jamaica Automobile Association's (JAA) Road Safety Programme for Schools - was a hit among 400...

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

Driving should be seen as an enjoyable and stimulating task."It is essentially an activity of the mind.

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

Motor sport fans attending next weekend's race meet at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, are in for an adrenaline-rush treat as a result of a very competitive line-up.Organised by Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), the star-studded line-up brings back memories...

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