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Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:53 AMKareem LaTouche Automotives Coordinator

Ever since the AMG GT R was unveiled on April 18, 2018 at Silver Star Motors, I've been trying to schedule a review, but it has been hard to pin down Duncan Stewart, managing director of Stewart's Automotive Group. So months passed before...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:08 AMContribued

The multitude of road works that have been taking place over the past couple of months have taken a toll on many corporate businesses. Now members of the auto community on Hagley Park Rad have started to feel the pinch, especially with the heavy...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The popularity of cars and trucks with manual transmissions is falling sharply as fewer Americans learn how to drive them and automakers avoid making them.On top of that, the long-held arguments in favour of driving a stick - that they make cars...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican companies Massy Gas Products Jamaica Limited (Gas Pro) and Excel Motors are partnering to give motor vehicle users the opportunity to experience the economic and environmental benefits of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).The two companies have...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Americans continued to flock to crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks and abandon passenger cars in August, likely resulting in a slight increase in overall US auto sales.Forecasters at Edmunds.com and Cox Automotive predicted industry sales increases...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKajamba Fitz-Henley

Search d_montii_images on Facebook or Instagram and other media platforms in order to observe Jamaican motorsports through the professional lens of Donovan Montague. "I have always been interested in motor racing and it had a niche that I could...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

It is hard to describe what the Ignis is. The best way I can put it is - what the Jimny is to the Vitara is what the Ignis is to the Swift. In other words, it's much more rugged than its refined sibling, the Swift, which means that you can take it...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said she's ready to move forward quickly once the US and Mexico reach an agreement on automobiles, and downplayed any notion that her country has been shut out of North American Free Trade...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

There is an increasing interest among drivers for vehicle that can transport multiple passengers without compromising comfort. For this reason, the full-size SUV was developed, but for many the dimensions were too big, so now manufacturers are...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMContributed

Highlights from the recently held Jamaica Race Drivers Club award ceremony. Photos by Donovan Montague

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO:In a few weeks, Apple will unveil its newest iPhone.Stifle that yawn, people.If the Coppertone, California, magic factory truly wanted to once again dazzle audiences at its annual fall event, that category-redefining reveal would...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, August 29, the new facelift Mercedes-Benz C-Class was launched at the Silver Star Motors Mercedes-Benz showroom. Now in its fifth year of production, the C-Class is the most successful series from Mercedes-Benz and boasts a wealth of...

Published:Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 12:11 AM

The fortunes of Detroit automakers increasingly lie some 7,000 miles to the east in China.China is already the world's largest car market, selling 29 million light vehicles a year. By 2025, China's new-car sales will be double those of the United...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem LaTouche and Kajamba Fitz-Henley

NG Road Racing member and motorsport competitor, Fraser McConnell is only accelerating as he paves his way in local as well as international motorsport. The young man was on the track from early as merely a nine-year-old with a love for engines and...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In a world awash in hassles, this seemed like a dream come true. A near-new Cadillac delivered to your home, office, or wherever else you'd like. No insurance or maintenance to worry about. If there are issues, a 'concierge' is an email or phone...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMContributed

Toyota Jamaica is constantly finding ways to up the ante for its TJAM 4x4 members with their quarterly excursions. This time they heighten the experience by hosting their first camp over event held last weekend. The company...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

Since the mid-90s Suzuki has been a favourite among Jamaicans in the subcompact car category. At the time, its lightweight sheet metal body, large cargo space, good fuel consumption, and affordable price were things buyers appreciated.Now 34 years...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem LaTouche Automotives Coordinator

Jamwest has steadily become synonymous with racing. However, there is also a thriving attraction park on the 300-plus acres of land that is located in the interior of Westmoreland. To visit this beauty, most persons will have to travel a far...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

It has been a little over 10 years since Roan Jones built the engine for the vehicle he later went on to assemble on his own - the same ride he is proudest of today."Building your own car and competing with it, trust me, you have so many butterflies...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The organisers of the 2018 Summer Series Motocross were at it recently when they hosted the second event in the series at MX Park, Temple Hall. The new track was a little more technical to negotiate than the previous one, however, the riders were up...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

There has been a growing off-road community, and Troy Bernard and Nigel Wilmot are two members who wanted to do something with a difference. Hence, the two decided to keep their Off Road Done Differently challenge at Brighton River, St Elizabeth, a...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Asphalt Assault, the dexterity challenge that many persons in the auto world were looking forward to, did not disappoint. Held at the Palisadoes Go-Kart Track last Saturday, the event had a huge turnout as spectators clamoured to watch their...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

With so many auto-related events taking place during the summer, a group of friends decided that they wanted to do something that was different from the norm, and the first thing they thought about was having a unique name. "We wanted a name that...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKareem Latouche

It's no secret that Jamaica is heavily populated with vehicles as persons commute from all distances to get to work. Hence, motor companies like Kia believe that they can score a hit with multipurpose vehicles (MPV) like the Carens. Though it is not...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"There is a risk in buying used cars because you might think that you're buying something that only has 30,000 kilometers on it that could actually have in excess of 130,000 kilometers, so in other words, where you think you have a car to drive for...

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