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Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AM

TODAY Day Two of Rally Jamaica at Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. DECEMBER 15 Heelz N Wheelz, Custom Edition, at Portmore Town Centre. Admission:$1,000 general, children $500, and Display Karz $1,500. Email your AUTOmotive...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Because of their sheer size and peculiarities, it takes much more focus and sharper judgement for one to get around trucks, and similarly large units, when on the road. Whether you’re a motorist, pedestrian, or cyclist, there are several...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:52 AM

Starting tomorrow, December 2, car lovers and fanatics can take advantage of The Gleaner’s annual ‘Eight-Day Auto Sale Event’, just in time for the holidays! Confirmed for this year’s sale are Magna Motors, Stewart’s Auto Sales, Fidelity Motors,...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:50 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Eight-year-old Nathan ‘Racer Kid’ Sewell is on a mission. Just last year, the talented youngster boldly started his career as a race kart driver, under the keen guidance of his dad, Gerald Sewell. In fact, it was only by chance that young Nathan’s...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:50 AM
Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The decision for drivers to communicate with other motorists is a sensible one. It helps to reduce risk in a possible conflict situation. By communicating, we tell others where we are or what we plan to do. For a conflict to occur, we need people...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AM

DECEMBER 7 Christmas at Auto Pub Car Show, from 10 a.m., to 7 p.m., at Auto Pub, 7 Braemar Avenue. DECEMBER 7-8 Rally Jamaica at Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. DECEMBER 15 Heelz N Wheelz Custom Edition, at Portmore Town...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AM

Hyundai Motorsport has secured the maiden title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), finishing the 2019 season with a margin of 18 points over its closest rivals in the manufacturers’ standings. The title battle was concluded in a subdued...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:32 AM

Here are some standard specs for each models. Each Porsche model has its own personality and gives a different feel, handle, kick, and level of comfort. Needless to say, I will begin with my personal favourite. 911 Carrera Turbo: -All-wheel drive...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:26 AMTeino Evans - Automotives Coordinator

The fast life! That is certainly one way to sum up my experience at the recent Porsche World Road Show, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But first, let me apologise to the citizens of San Juan, especially motorists, as their streets were invaded by...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:25 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Have you ever wondered what the individuals at the helm of some of the country’s most prominent organisations do outside of the office when they’re not making tough decisions and leading an entire team? We recently tried to find out when we caught...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:25 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Each year, unfortunately, a number of citizens lose their lives in auto accidents. Before this article was published, the road fatalities were 347 in Jamaica. Naturally, this is a shocking and tragic total. The IPDE is an organised ‘thinking-doing...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM
Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

‘Christmas is a-coming, and the goose is getting fat ...,’ goes an old song. Christmas is around the corner, and the malls, shopping plazas, and parking lots are full to capacity. At this time of the year, shoppers seem to become so vulnerable....

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM

TODAY Kill Bill Sisters present The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2 at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann. Admission: $1,000 and children free. NDRC 4 – Ken Jones Raceway NOVEMBER 24 Drag Rivals 5 – Jamwest Speedway NOVEMBER 30...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:24 AMMickella Anderson - Gleaner Writer

If we had to find just one word to describe last Sunday’s excursion to the picturesque Harmonization Beach in Trelawny, courtesy of Toyota Jamaica and its 4x4 Club, it would simply be a ‘vibe’. From as early as 9 a.m., club members rolled out in...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:26 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

By day, he is an IT manager for a leading pharmaceutical company, but in his downtime, 40-year-old Mohandas Doig has used his professional skills to tune his passion, making his name as a tuner of Subarus. Currently, Doig is running the highest...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:26 AM
Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:22 AM

TODAY Team Streetz Autocross 1 NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present ‘The ultimate car show’ – Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann. Admission; $1,000 and children free. NDRC 4 – Ken Jones Raceway. NOVEMBER 24 Drag...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Stewart’s Automotive Group, in association with Mitsubishi Motors, has officially launched the all-new 2020 Mitsubishi L200 pickup, just in time for the holiday season! The award-winning 2020 L200, boasts a completely new look. Mitsubishi’s new...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:14 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Many difficulties could be avoided if we accepted the motorcycle as a vehicle. Drivers, bike riders, and bicycle riders use up a portion of the roadways together. “By cooperating, they can avoid conflicts,” says Kanute Haire, Director of the Road...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:26 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

The “four wheels and a shell’ Dean Christopher Miller acquired just over a year ago is today one of the hottest and most talked, about rides in all of eastern Jamaica, so much so that in telling onlookers that his Volkswagen bug is actually a 1963...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:21 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

The BT50 has been known as a formidable workhorse vehicle over the years, as there are many Mazda B series pickups from the 90’s still on our streets. I got a chance to push a BT50 to the limit two years ago, when I took it to Hagley Gap, in the...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:21 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Just Like oil and water do not mix, distractions and driving should never be mixed on our roadways. Treat your vehicle like a beast of burden, and it will treat you like a wagon master. Abuse it, and it will lash back at you like a wild animal....

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:20 AM

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