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Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hope Gardens came alive last Thursday evening as Stewart Motors unveiled its latest offerings -- the new Mini Cooper S Countryman and the sleek BMW X3.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The usually quiet farming communities of Wakefield, New Works, and Bybrook in rural St Catherine is expected to erupt in excitement today with the thunderous roar of engines as the competitors of Rally Jamaica 2010 battle for supremacy in the Caribbean's premier dirt-track event.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP):Nissan showed off its Leaf electric car on Friday, trumpeting its zero-emission technology and practicality with video of the hatchback zipping through snow and water.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (AP):Toyota Motor Corp's US sales dropped three per cent in November, the only major automaker to report a sales drop for the month.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kingston auto dealer Tariq Malik is to receive a Gold Award from the Business Initiative Directives (BID) organisation at its International Quality Crown Convention in London this evening. The ceremony will be held at the Guoman Towers.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Defensive driving is intelligent driving and requires patience and consideration to other road users. It involves being constantly alert and ultimately saves lives. Without patience, a driver is headed for trouble no matter how carefully he/she may think he/she drives.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scotiabank Jamaica renewed its commitment to provide auto loans when it inked a new deal with the Jamaica Used-Car Dealers Association (JUCDA) last Thursday evening.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Raleigh has opened car-charging stations for the coming electric cars and hybrid cars already in the city, part of at least 30 stations planned by the end of next summer.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

High-brow luxury sedan buyers who don't want to be stodgy or predictable have a newly updated choice, the 2011 Audi A8. Audi's flagship four door isn't just longer, wider and more powerful than before. Its new exterior styling is arguably the most distinctive and sporty of any executive-level luxury sedan on the market.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With so many talented drivers on display throughout this season, Matthew Gore never imagined he would be on the brink of capturing this year's Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club's (JMMC) Driver of the Year Title.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When the dust had settled at November 7th's staging of Sound Ruption 5.5 at Jarrett Park, Montego Bay, Ripton 'Naseve' Wedderburn was the last man standing. From a field of 13 entrants, the Portmore-based Wedderburn retained his car-stereo crown in the 45-segment of the competition, much to the delight of the hundreds of patrons on hand.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While General Motors Co was seeing greenbacks in its initial public offering on Wall Street Thursday, its Chevrolet brand was burnishing its green credentials.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PATRICK MARZOUCA knows his way around cars. As a child, he heard stories about his father, Abe, and uncle Simon Shagoury building a vehicle resembling a torpedo. At 12, Patrick tried his hand at making a go-kart.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In a country where vehicular traffic travels on the left-hand side of the road, it seems most of the vehicles on the island's thoroughfares feature the steering wheel on the left.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Telecoms provider Digicel has put the show on the road. The company, which recently launched its 4G Broadband, has unveiled its state-of-the-art, customised RV which will be at all its islandwide Christmas road shows.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

General Motors stock began trading on Wall Street again Thursday, signalling the rebirth of an American corporate icon that collapsed into bankruptcy, and was rescued with a US$50 billion infusion from taxpayers.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After his stout-hearted performance in Florida two weeks ago, Thomas Issa looks poised to walk away with the 2010 Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) Driver of the Year title. He is expected to line up today for the grand finale race meet at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If you asked André Hylton what excites him most about automotives, his response would be, "Finding a solution to a challenge that sometimes seem impossible." Finding solutions is a passion that he has had since childhood; and he would add special features to toy cars and trucks built from juice boxes or from wood to make them seem more real.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PUBLIC PARKING in downtown Kingston may be less of a hassle in the coming weeks as police intensify their efforts to rid the city's streets of illegal activities.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cuba is an honest-to-God transportation museum. From horse-drawn buggies to 1940s classics to three-wheeled taxis, they have it.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (AP):Volkswagen is adding another 120 jobs to the 2,000 hirings already announced at its new Chattanooga assembly plant and an executive said the automaker's yet-to-be-seen, mid-size sedan will be unveiled in...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's young go karters turned in a stunning performance at last weekend's monthly race meet in Homestead, Florida."It was an awesome performance.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):It could be the French version of 'A Boy Named Sue' - a car named Zoe.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Munich, Germany:BMW Group sales recorded double-digit growth once again in October.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Volkswagen AG says it sold nearly 10 per cent more cars in October than it did the previous year as demand remained strong in China and the United States.

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