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Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Travelling from one country to another comes with a bundle of surprises – new culture, new people, different food, culture shocks, and many more. Another thing that could be included in this package are the driving rules – especially for people...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:23 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

Jinba-ittai, is a Japanese philosophy that Mazda has adopted, which in essence means, unity between rider and horse. This concept extends to how they build their vehicles, especially the new CX-5. This is a vehicle that I have always been...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

TODAY Drivers Rallysport Club 3 SEPTEMBER 15 JKA 7 at Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed Email your AUTOmotive events with name of event, date, time and location) to teino....

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:13 AMVanessa James - Automotive Writer

Standing out from the crowd is often a goal for many car owners, especially those involved in car shows or car racing. By adding a few personalised details to the car, it is more memorable and noticeable by the public. The person to get this bit of...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:13 AM
Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:11 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

September is just around the corner. Once again, the various roadworks will punctuate the flow of motor vehicles of all sizes, shapes, models, brands, and colours all over. There will be returning students, new students, parents, and guardians...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Althea Tracey “It’s awesome! Can I get a ‘wow’?” Louise Wright “I currently own a 2013 Evoque, and I love the upgrades. So most definitely, I will be trading in and acquiring a new one.” Sophia Earle “Awesome. Perfect. Comfortable. Must have...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:29 AM

The futuristic 2020 Range Rover Evoque is here! The sleek, sporty, powerful, fuel-efficient, high-tech and compact SUV is ready for the road and built for almost any terrain in Jamaica. Described as a ‘must have’ by patrons at the reveal, held on...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:26 AM
Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:17 AM

AUGUST 25 Drivers Rallysport Club 3 (Venue to be announced) OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, set to take place at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to commercial equipment, with models like the Actros, Freightliner, Sprinter, and the iconic Unimog. Therefore, seeing the three-point star on the front of some work vehicle should be no surprise in certain markets....

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:11 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

As a driver, you are ready to roll. You turn the ignition. The engine starts but fails to keep running. This problem is related to the concept of stalling. Stalling occurs when an engine starts but fails to keep running. “The condition is often...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:11 AMVanessa James - Automotives Writer

Fitting words to describe how Calder Dawkins feels about cars, especially those made for racing. He grew up in the automotive world, after all, so his love for the sport is not misplaced. As such, he has been working on his own Mitsubishi Lancer...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:35 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

When last Automotives spoke to Tumor ‘Bigry’ Moses about his then one-year-old auto sales business on the competitive stretch along Hagley Park Road, he had predicted a future of “continuous growth [and] continuous expansion”, with the potential of...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:28 AM

Are you ready for it? Well, ready or not, here we go, cruising in the all-new Toyota R av4. As I slowly approach this beauty, it’s hard not to notice how the look of the R av4 has changed, to a seemingly sleeker one while hinting at a little...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:28 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

“A car without good working brakes is like a plane without good landing gear. There is nothing else that can bring the motor vehicle to a stop except the brakes,” says Dereck Gentles, an auto mechanic with over 40 years’ experience in the motoring...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:27 AM

The unveiling of the first Porsche 911 GT3 in March 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show signalled the start of a new era for discerning sports car drivers. Like no other Porsche 911, the GT3 embodies the hallmarks of Porsche Motorsport. Developed by two...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:27 AM

TODAY 1. Dirt biking at DaCosta Farm, Hill Run, Spanish Town. 2. Jamaica Karting Association 6 at Palisadoes Raceway. AUGUST 25 1. Drivers Rallysport Club 3 (venue to be announced).

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:14 AM
Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:18 AM
Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:17 AM

AUGUST 25 Drivers Rallysport Club 3 (venue to be announced) OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, set to take place at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:17 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Hydro dipping, also known as water-transfer printing, is the process of applying graphics to three-dimensional objects like cars, which makes it the hottest trend in the world of Automotives. At least one Jamaican has capitalised on the...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:16 AMVanessa James - Gleaner Writer

When one hears the title ‘Major’, it conjures up an image of the stern disciplinarian who never smiles, one that we often see in movies. Well it is with pleasure that we introduce a very pleasant, jovial person who actually smiles, but takes...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

How can car owners prevent their vehicles from exposing their real age? A motor car can show its years in the way it looks and the way it sounds. It is often said that a car’s biggest single enemy is rust. This corrosive action works day and...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:25 AM

General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicle unit is backing off plans to start a self-driving ride service by the end of this year, with its CEO saying that more time is needed to make sure it runs safely. Cruise CEO Dan Ammann, in a blog post on...

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