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Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The first time I started noticing this vehicle was on the HBO series ‘Ballers’, where it was the main vehicle of the protagonist, Dwayne ‘Rock’ Johnson. From the get-go, it was clear that it was a status symbol in the subcompact luxury SUV group....

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:30 AM

Upcoming auto event Jamaica Classic Car Club General Meeting and Link up when : Today where: Hope Botanical Gardens Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm what to expect: viewing a lot of classic...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Whenever a brake fails, that is the start of big trouble. Without brakes, one’s life and the life of other motorists and road users are at risk. When a driver steps on the brake, he expects the motor vehicle to obediently reduce speed or come to a...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:15 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotive Coordinator

Jeep has become synonymous with off roading and has been etched in the minds of many as a formidable force. First, there was the 1944 Willys Jeep, which really put the company on the map, as a vehicle that could handle any terrain. It was used in...

Published:Sunday | January 12, 2020 | 12:39 AM

Tank-Weld has been a Jamaican-owned company for over 30 years and has been constantly reinventing itself. With the group of companies employing over 1,000 workers and constantly moving cargo, they recently decided to invest in the distribution of...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:22 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Contributor

Is your motor vehicle ready for the New Year bearing in mind the large volume of vehicles on our streets daily? “Certainly, the basis of a well-maintained car is a well- tuned engine.” Says Kurt Harding, an experienced auto mechanic. “The...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:21 AM

If you didn’t know any better, you might say there’s an infectious disease sweeping through the auto industry, given how many cars are dying. In a sense, there is. Diagnosis: death by SUV. The SUV boom is killing off small and large passenger cars...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:21 AM

Last year’s champions - Part 1. Photos by Donovan Montague

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:39 AM

King of Shores at JAMWEST Speedway

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:23 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

More highways are coming. Improvements in road conditions will be evident. Motorists should therefore take the necessary precautions so as not to fall prey to ‘highway hypnosis’. That is why it is vital for drivers to be alert, aware, and awake...

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:14 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Just when we thought we’d seen it all after an exciting 2019 filled with uniquely modified cars, here comes Brian Turner with a big one to set the tone for 2020. It’s different and a little strange, but this car lover has decided that he’s not...

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:11 AM

The fuel system is made up of a fuel tank, fuel line, fuel pump, fuel filter, air cleaner, and carburettor. “Some cars have a fuel-injection system instead of a carburettor,” says Andrew Brown, an experienced St Andrew-based auto mechanic. Fuel is...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 1:07 AM
Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:59 AM

Launched in the fall of 2014, EchoPark Automotive has transformed how consumers buy used cars, offering a better way to purchase pre-owned vehicles. EchoPark’s goal has always been to break the stereotype of the used-car dealership. The EchoPark...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:32 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

If you weren’t at the Portmore Town Centre last Sunday, chances are that you missed one of the biggest auto events on the calendar. In its 11th year, Heelz and Wheelz lived up to its reputation of doing it big, so big that conceptualiser Andrew Lee...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:19 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

A driver is only as safe as the motor vehicle he drives. “Without an engine that operates at full efficiency, a car is a hazard on the roads and a source of stress for its driver,” warns Kurt Harding, auto mechanic. “Any motor vehicle demands...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:32 AMTeino Evans - Automotives Coordinator

Having launched its third generation Cayenne earlier this year, Porsche, in short order, has launched its new Cayenne Coupe. According to David Henriques, head of business, Porsche Jamaica, “Porsche heard the cries of the public, and they wanted an...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Action highlights from Rally Jamaica 2019

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:18 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Can you imagine having your engine overheating in the middle of a busy street? This means stress, frustration, and lots of honking horns by impatient motorists. “The cooling system is one of the hardest-working systems of the motor car,” says Derek...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:17 AM

TODAY Heelz N Wheelz Custom Edition, at Portmore Town Centre. Admission:$1,000 general, children $500, and Display Karz $1,500. The Jamaica Classic Car Club general meeting Link Up at Devon House from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the entire family and...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:27 AM
Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:21 AM

There was much fanfare surrounding the recent premiere of the new GLE, which happened in an intimate setting inside the Silver Star Motors Showroom at 51 South Camp Road... 

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

Jeep has become synonymous with off-roading and has been etched into the minds of many as a formidable force. First, there was the 1944 Willys Jeep, which really put the company on the map as a vehicle that could handle any terrain. It was used in...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AMKhanique McDaniel - Contributor

In 2016, Mark Newman began making minor improvements to his 1996 Honda Ek4 SIR Civic. In his spare time, he experimented with the designing and building of parts for the exhaust and suspension. “I started asking my friends to test drive the Civic...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The Advanced Driver Training Centre has as its mantra ‘Driving to save lives, time and money’. However, it behaves us, as defensive drivers, to become ‘fuel savers’. Fuel is described as “any substance burned for heat or power”. It is a substance...

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