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Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Jamaica Urban Transport Company (JUTC) is on a drive to increase its revenue. This route involves increasing advertising on its buses.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

IT'S an unlikely combination: a 19th-century great house, a 1,800-metre dirt track and racing cars. But, that is part of Kevin Scott's vision for the 140 acres of land which boasts the Thetford Great House located ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Jamaica's circuit- racing team will leave the island this Wednesday for the second leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) which gets under way in Barbados next...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Angered by the reckless behaviour of some motorists, deejay Bobo Zarro decided to vent his frustration by writing and recording the song Driver, which was released in the summer of 2009.Ironically, within weeks ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Are you on the move and in need of that added protection?Well, this is just a mobile phone away.At least two local security firms are offering mobile phone tracking."We introduced the service a month ago," said...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

SHANGHAI (AP): China has set up an electric-vehicles association in its latest effort to encourage wider commercialisation of the costly technology.The new group, made up of state-owned automakers and other related manufacturers, will promote common...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

MUMBAI, India (AP):Indian engineering will play a role in the design of new Jaguar Land Rover engines, Tata Motors Chief Executive Carl-Peter Forster said Thursday, a long-term threat to Ford Motor Co which is now under contract...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

AFTER MORE than four decades as Jamaica's sole Volvo distributor, Karram's Regency Automobiles Limited is winding down its "automotives operations".

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Portland Cottage in Clarendon is to have improved roads as Cabinet has approved expenditure for the project.Share Con Limited will be responsible for the rehabilitation work which stands at a cost of $34.5 million.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Inspired by the 2001 release of the blockbuster movie Fast and Furious, underglow lights quickly became super popular on Jamaica's streets, said Paul Cole of King Midas Mufflers.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

With motorcyclists increasingly linked to several crimes in the Corporate Area, members of the United Riders' Club are going all out to distance themselves from criminality.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

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.

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