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Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ford Motor Co is entering the small market for luxury hybrids this fall with a gas-electric version of the 2011 Lincoln MKZ. Ford says the hybrid MKZ introduced on Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show will be the most fuel-efficient luxury sedan on the market, getting an estimated 41 miles per gallon in city driving.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Even if it's your first time, reselling a vehicle is not rocket science. Nevertheless, there are some very important tips you should keep in mind that can help you sell that vehicle quickly and at a price that will have you smiling all the way to the bank!

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

SOUNDS OF roaring lions, trumpeting elephants and 'natives' gyrating to infectious African drum beats provided the perfect setting for the official launch of the 2010 Range Rover Sport and Land Rover Discovery 4 at the river-side property, Boone Hall Oasis in St Andrew, last Sunday.

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

Unlike its new-car counterparts, local used-car dealers appear to be having a smoother ride."Things have somewhat stabilised and sales are going up," said Ian Lyn, president...

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

A rare outing by Acting Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington led to the seizure of several drums of petrol and two motor cars on South Avenue in Greenwich Town, St Andrew last Thursday.

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

TRAFFIC COPS recently conducted classes at York Town Primary School, Clarendon, much to the delight of students.The team of police - part of the Jamaica Automobile Association's (JAA) Road Safety Programme for Schools - was a hit among 400...

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

Driving should be seen as an enjoyable and stimulating task."It is essentially an activity of the mind.

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

Motor sport fans attending next weekend's race meet at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, are in for an adrenaline-rush treat as a result of a very competitive line-up.Organised by Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), the star-studded line-up brings back memories...

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

The battle for go-kart supremacy revs off today at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, with a 12-race card.

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

ATSUGI, Japan (AP):Futuristic designs for electric cars are unlikely to enter mass production for a decade, as automakers concentrate on conventional looks to help gain consumer acceptance for the zero-emission cars, Nissan's chief designer said...

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

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP):When Anchorage had to dispose of thousands of cars and trucks damaged in a powerful 1964 earthquake, it dumped them off a 350-foot (100-metre) bluff near the outskirts of town.The car dumping didn't end there.Over the years, the...

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

On Friday night, Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC) launched the 2010 circuit racing season which gets under way at the Dover Raceway, St Ann, on Easter Monday, April 5."We will be having a 15-race programme and this will include...

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

NEW YORK (AP):Porsche shot to the top of a closely watched study of long-term vehicle dependability, overtaking United States (US) and Japanese rivals, JD Power and Associates said Thursday.The German sports car brand took the number-one spot in the...

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

WHEN IT comes to royalty, Land Rover's Range Rover reigns supreme. The official off-the-road vehicle for Britain's royal family has also made its way into desert-oasis palaces of Saudi Arabia and Dubai.

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

analysesTOKYO (AP):Toyota's training of workers to maintain quality control failed to keep up with the automaker's rapid growth, company president Akio Toyoda said in an interview with a major Japanese business daily.Toyoda, grandson of the automaker's...

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

TOKYO (AP):Nissan Motor Company said Thursday it will make its electric vehicle, the Leaf, in England from early 2013, as the automaker gears up for global sales of the zero-emission car.Japan's third-largest automaker said it will make about 50,000...

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

Sheryl and Gary Angus have been married for more than three years. For many more years than that, they have shared a '91 Toyota Camry Prominent and - with a little compromising - they have managed to do so without too many conflicts.

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

Driving on a dark road in the middle of the night can be a scary experience, if driving alone ... well, without the company of a spare tyre and a jumper cable. Bus driver Michael Gordon explained that a spare tyre is just as important as a licence — something he would not drive without.

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

"I didn't steal anything from anyone, so I did not think anyone would have stolen anything from me." These were the words of Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit, who woke up recently to the shocking reality he had been the victim of a car theft at his Havendale address.

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

Transport and Works Minister Michael Henry said some recommendations under the Vehicle Weight Enforcement Programme for dealing with breaches are to be reviewed.

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

Above the roar of Kingston's motor engines Wednesday evening, National Commercial Bank (NCB) recommitted its drive to providing competitive auto loans while honouring dealers in its Advantage Programme.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite RECOVERY signs in new-car sales globally, fortunes in this sector locally appear to be heading downhill.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite adverse weather conditions at last weekend's Championship Karting International (CKI) meet in Homestead, Florida, the Peter Moodie Jr-coached Jamaican team is gearing up for the final leg of the series which concludes next weekend.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

GENEVA (AP):The 80th Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to the public last Thursday, offering a note of optimism and fun after two difficult years for the industry.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Classic car owners are breathing a sigh of relief as the roadblock caused by E10 gasolene appears to be averted.

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