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

TODAY DRC Sprint 4 NOVEMBER 10 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, children free. NDRC 4 – Ken Jones Raceway...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:19 AM(AP) -

The Tokyo Motor Show opens this week with plenty of futuristic technologies but absent one of the auto industry’s hugest influencers: Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. Since Ghosn’s arrest for alleged financial misconduct in November 2018,...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:18 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It was W.B. Yates who once said, “Love comes in at the eye”. The eye has been called the most powerful and valuable sense organ, and rightly so. One’s field of vision is greater than any other sensory field. Therefore, your sense of sight is of...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:18 AM

TODAY JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway NOVEMBER 3 DRC Sprint 4 NOVEMBER 10 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...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:09 AM
Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:33 AM

One of the most legendary names in GT racing will soon return to the starting grid at the world’s most prestigious racetracks with an original new machine designed specifically for track competition. The Saleen GT4 concept is a specially built...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:33 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

At 32 years old, Glen (GT) Thorpe is a proud lover of classic cars. The young entrepreneur, who imports, buys, and sells cars for a living, told Automotives, of his fondness and appreciation for vintage vehicles that dates back to childhood. “I...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:31 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotive Writer

Any device that is designated to hold a driver or passenger in the seat during a crash is called a restraint device. According to the Cambridge School Dictionary, the tem restraint means ‘control over something; something that limits what you can...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:30 AM

OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway NOVEMBER 3 DRC Sprint 4 NOVEMBER 10 Team Streetz Autocross 1 NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2, at Shazz...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Scenes from Drag Rivals

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:38 AMTeino Evans - Automotives Coordinator

On Thursday evening, specially invited guests, stakeholders, and members of the media gathered at the Spanish Court Worthington in Kingston to bear witness as Magna Motors, the exclusive distributor of Hyundai motor vehicles in Jamaica, inaugurated...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:32 AM

The automotive landscape evolves every year as various brands and models push the envelope in new directions. We’re rounding up the most significant vehicles for 2020, presented in alphabetical order. These are cars, trucks, and SUVs that reveal...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:32 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The tyres on your car lead a very hard life, from flexing for hundreds of kilometres every minute to rolling over bumps, iron, potholes, rough asphalt, concrete, stones, and gravel. The tyres on motor vehicles, slide on patches of oil, slosh...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:32 AM

TODAY Drag Rivals at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway. OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway. NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: the ultimate car show, Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment,...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:31 AM
Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:25 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Often spotted around St Thomas and through the sometimes busy streets of Morant Bay is Floyd Falloon’s tiny Meyers Manx automobile, the source of much excitement and curiosity. It’s a standout for a number of reasons, but to Falloon, the bright-...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:24 AM
Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

This is a mid-size SUV that has been in Mitsubishi showrooms since 1996, and back then, it was known as the ‘challenger’ in many markets. Built on the platform of the second-generation Pajero, it shared a similar robust silhouette, which was ideal...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Whether rain or shine, hurricane, storm, sunshine, or calm, speed kills. The sign on our roads that reads ‘SPEED KILLS... KILL YOUR SPEED’ should never be taken lightly. An erratic pace, punctuated by bursts of great speed and periods of creeping,...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:15 AM

TODAY Team Streetz Dex 4. OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway. OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway. NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present The Ultimate Car Show –...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:21 AMMickella Anderson - Automotive Writer

It was a mixture of food, fun, and fast cars. In fine form, the Stewart’s Automotive group gave a handful of vehicle enthusiasts the opportunity to test-drive its 2019 Jaguar units on Sunday, September 22, at the Palisadoes Go Kart Track in...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:18 AM
Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:16 AM

If you’ve ever visited the parishes of Hanover and Westmoreland, chances are, you would have witnessed the growing phenomenon of bike taxis. For many, they are convenient, fast, and reliable as they can navigate areas that may be impassable for...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The faster you drive, the more dangerous the slide. A driver should never take a skid for a joke but should remain calm. Automobile experts suggest that drivers stay as calm as possible when they are about to fall prey to a skid. According to The...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:15 AM

OCTOBER 6 Team Streetz Dex 4. OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway. OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway. NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present the ultimate car show,...

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