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Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:29 AM
Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:17 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotive Writer

Kia has been steadily impressing me with how it packages their vehicles. Before now, there have been two standouts: the Sportage, which is an edgy and great-performing SUV; and the 2.2 litre diesel engine, which is one of the best-performing...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 AM

To win a Jamaica Race Driver Club Championship Title is not something that is likely to be on many persons’ bucket list; however, 26-year-old Davrice Richards, is determined to fulfil his dream and to establish his name among the ‘who’s who’ on the...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 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 –...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

A motorist’s driving habit can have a serious impact on fuel consumption. “Certainly, the basis of a well-maintained car is a well-tuned engine,” advised Andrew Brown, an experienced auto mechanic with over 30 years’ experience in the motoring...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:14 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Is driving in bad weather more dangerous, and is the risk greater? Do drivers tend to pay more attention during this time? The motorist who habitually drives one-handed, gazing serenely at the outside, generally comes to and operates at full effort...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:13 AM

TODAY JKA 7 – Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show - Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM
Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:11 AMVanessa James -

Often enough, the complaint about businesses providing sub-par customer service is heard and it was no different for Sean McDonald when he brought his 2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner, to a garage to be painted. McDonald explained that he was told that...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:17 AM

SEPTEMBER 15 JKA 7 at Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory,...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Paul Coke, a car enthusiast, describes a battery as the life or heart of a car.“If the battery is dead nothing will work,” Coke says. It’s 5 a.m., you have a long day ahead and your desire is to ‘beat’ the traffic for work. However, you turn the...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:15 AMVanessa James - Automotives Writer

Simple touches can raise anything from the ordinary to the extraordinary, making the item unforgettable, and leaving others with a sense of delight and wonder. Obryan Henry’s 2015 Toyota Corolla Axio, is the recipient of such attention and has been...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:14 AM
Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:16 AM

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.evans@gleanerjm.com to have it...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:15 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Dean m, who has been driving for over 10 years, describes the tyre on a motor car as a big rubber donut. Donuts can be eaten, but tyres eat the road. Apart from providing a comfortable ride and adhesion to propel and to stop the car, the tyres play...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:13 AMVanessa James - Automotives Writer

Traditionally, in car racing, females are found in the stands and behind the link fences cheering on the men as they make their way to the finish line. However, there has been a break in tradition as females are slowly entering the race and making...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:12 AM
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...

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