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The electrifying Porsche Cayenne

HOW do you make the best sport utility vehicle (SUV) better? You harness the power of electricity like Porsche has for its largest model, the Cayenne. The superiority of the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is built on the pillars of performance, luxury and efficiency. Read More

Standing the test of tyre
Government - owned Jamaica Ultimate Tyre Company is Jamaica's leading retreader of tyres.... Read More

Young karting sensation Alex Powell vows
Alex Powell has been driving at his best, but his immense potential was always overshadowed by a series of unfortunate events.... Read More

Fight on, brother! Hamilton promises to continue struggle for social justice
ISTANBUL, Turkey (CMC) — Lewis Hamilton vowed to continue his fight for social justice, after being crowned World champion for a record-equalling seventh time on Sunday.... Read More

'Greatest driver of our era'

Monday, November, 16 2020    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton was hailed as “the greatest driver of the era” yesterday after securing a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title by winning the Turkish Grand Prix. Read More

Lewis Hamilton makes light of qualifying flop

Sunday, November, 15 2020    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) —Lewis Hamilton made light of his and Mercedes' first qualifying flop of the year yesterday after they were upstaged by Racing Point's Lance Stroll at the Turkish Grand Prix. Read More

Hamilton 'terrified' by new Istanbul surface after practice slip and slide

Saturday, November, 14 2020    

ISTANBUL Turkey (AFP) — A frustrated Lewis Hamilton said he was baffled and terrified by the treacherous nature of the track after winding up fourth for Mercedes in yesterday's opening practice for this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix. Read More


BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 13 2020    

People desirous of accessing any of the 80 reopened route taxi routes across the island will have six additional weeks to submit their police records, after the November 20, 2020 closing date. Read More

VW Crafter: Crafted for business

Friday, November, 13 2020    

Commercial buyers are captive to a different set of rules when it comes to their vehicle purchase concerns. Emotions are put aside for hard, cold numbers related to costs. Terms like return on investment and words such as downtime, efficiency, productivity are all... Read More

Kia Niro shines bright

Friday, November, 6 2020    

The local hybrid market has been left largely open when it comes to new cars. The 2020 Kia Niro smartly fills that niche, a niche expected to grow as vehicles converge on the concerns of environment, fuel economy and electrification. Read More


BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 6 2020    

AFTER two weeks of continual rainfall and flooding, motorists and commuters are finding several roadways difficult to traverse. Read More

2021 MINI Countryman Cooper S is worth celebrating

Friday, October, 30 2020    

ATL Autobahn — the division of the ATL Automotive Group responsible for the MINI brand — is marking 10 years of official dealer support in Jamaica as well as the release of the 2021 MINI Countryman Cooper S, the refreshed version of its best-selling model. Read More

Old cry from Newman

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 30 2020    

WHILE committing to follow the Government's recent extension of coronavirus (COVID 19) containment measures, Egerton Newman — president of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) — says his membership is getting a financial battering from... Read More

Verstappen vows to race past 40th birthday to match Hamilton

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Max Verstappen said he will race on beyond his 40th birthday in a bid to match Lewis Hamilton's records after finishing third behind him in yesterday's Portuguese Grand Prix. Read More

Hamilton usurps Schumacher with record 92nd F1 win in Portugal

Monday, October, 26 2020    

PORTIMAO, Portugal (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton became Formula One's record all-time race-winner yesterday when he claimed his 92nd victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix to pass Michael Schumacher at the top of the list. Read More


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