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Published:Sunday | June 13, 2021 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

The old adage “Prevention is better than cure,” is timely, especially in today’s society. Prevention is not only better, it is less expensive. No motorist wants to have their vehicle broken down before, during, or after the curfew times have begun...

Published:Sunday | June 13, 2021 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

In the spring of 2019, Jeep decided to do something dynamic with its brand by adding a pickup, the Gladiator. The brand dabbled in this market before with the Comanche in 1985 but ended production in 1992. This was like a Jeep Cherokee, which was...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:06 AMChristopher Serju - Senior Gleaner Writer

As if the strategic location of the Boot service station at Drax Hall, St Ann, just after exiting the Edward Seaga Highway, were not enough, the range of amenities offered under one roof is just amazing. In addition to one of the largest...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Starting a business is truly an obstacle course as there are several levels that must be unlocked to reach the destination. Also, huge sacrifices must be made to reap the just reward. Wayne Green, the owner of Spray Box, is a prime example of what...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Mark-Anthony March, the owner of Madd Vision Production, is creative at heart and his multifaceted ability has paved the way for him in the business arena. March’s passion for motorsport developed because of his parents as he has been going to...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

You are in heavy traffic and your car engine begins to boil. How would you feel? What would you do? How a motorist copes with an overheated engine often determines whether he keeps his car properly serviced or not. Whenever the temperature gauge...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The first time I drove a CX-5 was in 2013, and the company was eager to show off its SkyActive technology. The vehicle boasted a lightweight engine that was nippy and fuel efficient, which lived up to its hype. But in the back of my mind were two...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:05 AM

The Tank-Weld Group of Companies (TW) loaded a vessel with 11 units of trucks and heavy equipment, bound for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), on Sunday, May 16, from its Sufferance Port at Rio Bueno in Trelawny. The units are being...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:05 AM

InterEnergy Group, through its innovation division, InterEnergy Systems, debuted the eco-friendly subsidiary with an official introductory event in the Dominican Republic and Panama. InterEnergy has already installed over 150 charging stations in...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:15 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Stephanie McConnell is a lover of motorsports; her involvement in this sport developed because of her son Fraser McConnell’s interest in go-kart driving at a tender age. Apart from being a supportive parent, she devotes her time to being a plant...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:14 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Audi reminds me of one of those companies that move to its own pace, as it doesn’t seem to be too distracted by many of the changes of its rival German automakers. For years, the brand has stood beside its tried-and-true Quattro system, which has...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:14 AMToriann Ellis -

The former head of the Jamaica Motoring Club (JMC), Lawrence Henriques, has seen the highs and lows of the motor sport industry, and he hopes that it will keep on thriving. “My passion for racing started at an early age. I had a highly modified...

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2021 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The Jeep silhouette is an iconic one that was made famous in World War II for its practicality and durability. To relive this glory, the brand decided to start the Wrangler series, in the ‘80s, which in essence took its design theme from the...

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2021 | 12:05 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley - Contributor

The journey in motor sports started in a fairly typical way for 30-plus-year-old organiser, promoter and videographer, Kedron Kennedy. “I discovered motorsports back in the early 2000s, when some friends invited me to watch drag racing at...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:13 AM
Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:11 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

The concept of patience is both a virtue and a necessity, especially in these COVID-19 times. Motorists ought to be, alert, aware, awake and exercise a great deal of patience as we traverse the busy streets. Some of us drive out suddenly, others...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:09 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

What comes to mind when you see or smell something oozing from the tail pipe of a motor car? “This is poison, I don’t want to inhale that” answered Sophia Dean, defensive driver, educator. “This vehicle is polluting fresh air,” she adds. That...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Stunt riding has been a regular source of entertainment for Jamaicans over the years, and, despite the negative connotations attached to the sport, stunt riders are still devoting their time to master the skill of bike stunts. They are also gaining...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2021 | 12:13 AMKareem LaTouche -

Due to a high carbon footprint, automakers are feverishly seeking to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels, especially in European countries. It is against this backdrop that British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad ordered his fully...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2021 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Driving is a life skill. Your training and tests are just the beginning. There are a number of factors which create successful drivers. They have careful schooling in the fundamentals of defensive driving. “Successful defensive drivers, are trained...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Earlier this month, Ford released its first-ever integrated sustainability and financial report of accomplishments and aspirations, at the same time announcing new science-based targets towards the company’s ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050,...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:05 AM
Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Alphonso Grennell, the owner of Grennell’s Driving School (GDS), has gone through the highs and lows to become a thriving entrepreneur. He stated that his business began operation on June 1, 1999. “I started my business out of what people would...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2021 | 12:11 AMChristopher Serju - Senior Gleaner Writer

IronRock Insurance Company Limited is looking to woo customers with a smashing new vehicle policy that rewards good drivers by refunding them a percentage of their premium, based on their driving habits, at the end of the policy year. Dubbed pay as...

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