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Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:08 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

The driver who habitually trails a few metres from the vehicle in front is known as the tailgater. “The danger of this type of driving is so obvious” says Kanute Haire, director of road safety in the Ministry of Transport. “If you should ever find...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:06 AM

The new Ford Ranger Raptor, which is pitched as the toughest and most high-performing version of the pick-up, has arrived in Jamaica. Developed by Ford Performance for those who want all the benefits a pick-up can offer, and especially for off-road...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:05 AMEric D. Lawrence - Contributor

Unifor members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new three-year contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The vote percentage in favour, at 78%, was not quite at the level of the Ford (81%) ratification in September but represented a high...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:12 AM

When last we saw the Hummer brand, it was in the form of the 2010 H3, carrying a starting price of less than $34,000. Soon thereafter, General Motors discontinued the gas-guzzling, money-losing brand, as it pursued financial sustainability after...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:11 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

When a driver slips behind the wheel of a motor car, he automatically becomes an important part of this complex machine. “If the driver is both physically and mentally prepared and ready to drive, the vehicle will perform at its peak” says Dr...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:06 AM

With the BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04, the BMW Group is presenting the near-series version of the BMW Motorrad Concept Link at #NEXTGen 2020. As a link between the analogue and digital worlds of the user, the BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 is both...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Like gear changing, the operation of the brakes of a car appears elementary. A driver simply steps on the pedal and waits for the car to obediently reduce its speed. In simple terms, how does the braking system work? It could be described in two...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:10 AM
Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Each Porsche 911 features inimitable classic design, innovative engineering, and unparalleled individuality. Porsche Design Timepieces transfers this philosophy to your wrist – and to the Internet. A sophisticated program to custom-build these...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Highway driving often seems quiet and routine, therefore drivers can be falsely lulled into thinking they have little to worry about. With various highways in effect or coming on stream, motorists should take the necessary precaution so as not to...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:17 AM
Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:09 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Driving is partly a social task. Like other social skills, driving requires skills in interacting and cooperating with people. The driving task includes all the skilled actions a person must take to drive a motor vehicle. These actions must be...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:08 AM

In the first three quarters of 2020, Porsche generated an operating result of 2.3 billion dollars despite the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. With revenue of 22.7 billion dollar, the sports car manufacturer recorded a 10.4 per cent return on sales...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Trucks occupy a lot of road space. They can truly block your view when reading the road ahead. They differ in size, speed, and vehicle capability although some smaller trucks, such as pickup and panel trucks, perform much like motor cars. Norris...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:05 AM

Right now, the world is in a slow automotive transition, which is seeing things switch to electrification. Despite the publicity, like autonomous driving, this is still a long ways off, and the 2020 Toyota C-HR is here to fill that gap by...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:06 AM

SAN DIEGO (TNS): Every year, thousands of cars without legal California licence plates pour across the border into Mexico. The vehicles, often older models, are popular with lower-income workers who can’t afford to pay federal import fees or to buy...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:05 AM

As the long-time champion of the rotary engine, Mazda Motor Company has had a lengthy history of doing things a bit different than their fellow Japanese automakers. They didn’t invent the alternative to the standard piston-powered motor, however,...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:05 AM

With Jamaica often described as ‘SUV Country’, Silver Star Motors is shaking things up on the road with the arrival of the Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV, the most versatile compact SUV ever built by Mercedes-Benz. The SUV was debuted during a virtual...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

What kind of driver will you be as you navigate the new norm? Are you a defensive driver, a weaver, a road hog, a speeder, or a tailgater? Driving should be an enjoyable and stimulating activity to the mind and body. When drivers follow the rules...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AM
Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AM

A unique symbiosis of contrasts, the new Porsche Panamera now covers an even wider spectrum. It combines the performance of a sports car with the comfort of an exclusive saloon. With the Panamera Turbo S, the new top-of-the-range model betters the...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Stewart Auto Gallery welcomed the return of the iconic Land Rover Defender to the Jamaican roads with an epic virtual launch at its JLR Showroom earlier this week to hundreds of Land Rover’s loyal customers and aspirants. The Land Rover Defender...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

There is a sign that is quite noticeable on the roadways, and it reads, “Speed kills, kill your speed”. “We must think about it logically: more speed, greater impact; less speed, less impact,” stated Lurkent Hanson, a Gryphon-trained defensive...

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