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Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:18 AM

Earlier this month, the team at Fidelity Motors handed over 50 tablet computers, courtesy of Smart Mobile Solutions Jamaica (SMS), to the City Kids Homeschool Programme based in downtown Kingston. During the Christmas season, Fidelity Motors...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:16 AM

Ford Motor Company was recently recognised for leadership in corporate sustainability by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), securing a place on the global environmental nonprofit group’s prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change and protecting...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:16 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

There has been a surge in using dash cameras and reverse cameras to record accidents and mayhem as motorists are now taking their safety into their own hands. Tristan Lewis, the owner at Goon Auto Services (GAS), reported that the increasing demand...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Driving should be looked upon as an enjoyable and stimulating challenge to both mind and body. As the Methodist subtheme says “Caring for the body, mind and soul ….” When done safely, it can be one of the most delightful pastimes, even in this...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:05 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The Comfortable Runabout Vehicle or Compact Recreational Vehicle (CR-V), depending on which country you are in, has been a hit since its inception in 1995, when Honda decided to introduce their first SUV to the market. It had only one trim level,...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:13 AM
Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis -

Contributor Did you ever think of the day in which people would resort to moveable vehicles for personal office space? The rise in mobile offices seems to be the order of the day, as business owners are now adjusting to these mobile vehicles...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMTorrian Ellis - Contributor

Since the breakaway of the Gordon Town road on November 13, 2020, which was caused by torrential rain, the community has faced grave transportation inconveniences. Consequently, there was an alternate route developed. However, it has proven to be...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2021 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

There is nothing amusing about a flooded engine. Worry sets in and no smile is evident on the face of that motorist with an engine that is flooded. “When a check valve is stuck, flooding of the engine occurs,” says Derrick Gentles, an experienced...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2021 | 12:06 AM
Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 8:51 AM
Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 8:50 AM

Vehicle owners could soon buy insurance directly from car companies that are promising lower rates to motorists who drive safely. General Motors announced recently that it is launching OnStar Insurance, with plans to make it available to the...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The Honda Accord, which started production in 1976, has steadily grown into the hearts of drivers over the years. In the late ‘90s, before the SUV craze, this was the vehicle for upper management, as it had the space and exuded class. Currently,...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:08 AMPaul Messam - Contributor

As conscious drivers, let us make a concerted effort to put the brakes on reckless driving for 2021. Even the most cautious and talented drivers are faced with the possibility of an accident. “The accident may be caused by the actions of another...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:08 AMPaul Messam - Contributor

Are we overtaking the right way? Overtaking involves making only one lane change into an adjacent lane of faster moving traffic and remaining in the new lane. Sergeant Morrison, a driver instructor, once made the point that much of the dangers in...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:07 AM
Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:07 AM
Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:06 AMNathan Bomey - Contributor

Toyota lost its seemingly unshakable perch atop the closely followed Consumer Reports Auto Reliability rankings, usurped by previously second-place Mazda for the first time in the 2020 list. But Toyota – whose vehicles have topped the rankings in...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:06 AMPaul Messam - Contributor

An emotion is a strong feeling. It is a special human quality that can make life interesting and enjoyable, sad or depressing. Strong emotions interfere with reasoning, which is essential for the decision-making part of the driving task. “Strong...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Ford Motor Co was hit with more bad news recently, thanks to the problematic launch of its Ford Explorer. Ford’s namesake Blue Oval brand placed 22nd in the latest Annual Auto Reliability Survey from Consumer Reports, down six spots from last year...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2021 | 12:06 AM
Published:Sunday | January 3, 2021 | 12:05 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Collisions and traffic tie-ups create problems for motorists, whether morning, noon or night. A traffic tie-up could be as a result of an early-morning accident, an afternoon collision, repair work on the roadway, or a fallen pole and so on. “...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:09 AM

Uber is selling its self-driving-car unit, reflecting the culmination of a rocky tenure marked by ambitions of revolutionary technology, accusations of stolen trade secrets, a deadly accident and government scrutiny. The ride-hailing-app company...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:06 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Vehicle safety is of paramount importance to any motor vehicle owner. Can you imagine having parked your vehicle and proceeded to carry out your legitimate business, only to return to find an empty parking spot? No one saw, heard or noticed...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:05 AM

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