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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...

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...

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