Car club Team Redlinerz recently made a donation of some much-needed items to the Alpha Boys' Home.The team of young professionals had made a commitment to make charitiable donations to one children's home per year; and in keeping with this social...
They may be dancehall artistes. However, they have the drive just like the high-end luxury brands that inspired them. It is not hard to figure out what luxury vehicles inspired deejays Mr Lexx and Benzley Hype!
Despite the much-publicised efforts of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to rid the street of windscreen cleaners last year, it appears that they have started to return to the streets and are conducting their business as usual.
The highly anticipated annual car show, hosted by the Automobile Dealer's Association's (ADA), was cancelled for the second consecutive year. The event, which was scheduled for November at the National Arena, had to be called off because of the high cost of staging the event, said ADA Chairman Kent LaCroix.
The Police Traffic Division, headed by Senior Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis, lived up to his promise last year to rid the streets of windshield wipers at major intersections across the Corporate Area.
Commuters plying the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 enjoyed a 25 per cent reduction in toll fees which started during May of last year. The six-month reprieve was as a result of rehabilitative work being done on the Portmore to Kingston stretch.
LAST YEAR saw Volvo dealer, Karram's Regency Automobiles, winding down operations after more than four decades. In a letter to its customers, dated July 30, 2010, managing director Christopher Karram said it was a difficult decision to make and was not taken lightly.
Former Dover motorcyclist Lucien Tai Tenn Quee died peacefully on September 27. Tai Tenn Quee represented Jamaica in regional championships and was the former head of the University of the West Indies campus' security.
Automakers worldwide were thrust into the unenviable glare of the recall of more than 20 million vehicles in 2010. These recalls also prompted tougher scrutiny from the authorities, to ensure the industry maintained required safety records.
Last year was a mixed bag for the auto industry. The recessionary year was marred by recalls, missed targets for the reduction in road deaths, but brightened by Marzouca's magical cruisers and Montego Bay taking on a new personality, thanks to ATL. Today, Automotives will give a rear-view glance of some events and people who made 2010 a memorable one.
While many sports personalities worldwide are in the process of applying the finishing touches to their New Year's resolution, Jamaica's motorsport fraternity already have set their sights on major goals when the new season begins later this month.
IT'S A NEW year, and as motorists there are things we would like to change. For some, it may be driving habits. For others, it may be a desire to see a transformation of the deplorable road conditions or even the erecting of more road signs to help travellers find unfamilar places.
Motorsport fans are in for a delightful treat come next month, when Pines Plaza in Junction, St Elizabeth, comes alive with the third staging of Slippery Wen Wett."It's going to be dubbed Liquid Nitro Trilogy and will be held on January 23, 2011," said...
WASHINGTON (AP):South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, used by safety-minded consumers looking to buy a new car.The Insurance Institute for Highway...
PARIS (AP):Baby, you can drive my car.After its successful bike-sharing programme, Paris is moving into higher gear, preparing to lend out 3,000 electric cars across the City of Light to fight air pollution.