JPS and USAID host electric vehicle seminar

Wednesday, September, 27 2017    

Electric vehicles have significant potential to lower transport costs for consumers and businesses, while lowering greenhouse gas emissions, improving local air quality and stimulating economic growth and sustainability. As such, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the... Read More

Motorists can now pay vehicle fitness fees online

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

MOTORISTS can now pay their motor vehicle fitness fees online. Read More

KIG unveils Subaru XV

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 22 2017    

J AMAICA's oldest dealership, Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG), launched their latest offering the 2018 Subaru XV in fine style at their Spanish Town Road showroom in Kingston on Tuesday night. Read More

'TOTAL' coastal clean-up

Friday, September, 22 2017    

DAVID Summerbell Jr was along the Palisadoes strip on Saturday, but not at the go-kart track. He instead ditched his driving gloves for much bigger ones as part of TOTAL Jamaica's team at the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup Day. Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Sizzling with the Subaru XV

Friday, September, 22 2017    

JAMAICA'S oldest dealership, Kingston Industrial Garage, was this week's automotive hot spot as it launched the 2018 Subaru XV at its newly renovated Spanish Town Road showroom in Kingston, on Tuesday. The occasion also saw a handover of one the vehicles to newly crowned Miss Universe... Read More

Senna Summerbell leads karting field

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 22 2017    

THE race for the Jamaica Karting Association's highest honour — the Abe Ziadie Trophy — may go the way of current points leader Senna Summerbell, as defending champion Ryan Lue may not take the field for the final event come Sunday, November... Read More


Friday, September, 22 2017    

FROM start to finish, the 2018 Honda CR-V shows why it's the class leader. Re-imagined from the ground up, the CR-V boasts a myriad of new features and punches way above its class as a mid-sized SUV. Read More

Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Singapore , Singapore (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix yesterday to seize control of the Formula One world championship as his title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out on the first lap. Read More

Karting action

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 15 2017    

Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) will hold its sixth meet for the 2017 season at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston, on Sunday. This will leave only two more events from which championship contenders can gain points. Read More

TOTAL-ly committed to education

Friday, September, 15 2017    

TOTAL Jamaica rolled out the red carpet for its student-exchange scholarship recipients at Redbones Blues Café recently, welcoming home Jevon Dixon while bidding adieu to 2017 awardees, Tafar-I Williams and Janique Crosdale. Read More

S Korea donates SUVs to Ja government

Friday, September, 15 2017    

On Wednesday, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) donated three Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility vehicles to the Government of Jamaica. The handover took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade's New Kingston headquarters. Read More

New, Improved CR-V

Friday, September, 15 2017    

WHEN an automotive manufacturer introduces a new generation of its best-selling product, they can either play it safe, making minimal changes to an already successful formula, or start new from the ground up. Read More

Perfect Combination

Friday, September, 15 2017    

Miss Global Jamaica 2017 Nastashia Mitchell, along with several of her fellow contestants, recently visited the historic site of Port Royal in Kingston. For their convenience, the 2017 Toyota Yaris sedan was at their service. Read More


BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, September, 8 2017    

KENT LaCroix remembers being glued to the radio on hearing a plane had crashed into New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Read More

CR-V gets makeover

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, September, 8 2017    

WITH Wednesday's launch of the 2018 Honda CR-V at ATL Automotive's Honda showroom on Hagley Park Road in Kingston, Jamaica Observer's Auto magazine's team was the first to be given a spin. Read More


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