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VW Tiguan gets more impressive

TAKE the already impressive Volkswagen Tiguan sport utility vehicle, slather it in some R-Line upgrades from the brand's performance division and you have a vehicle filled to the gills with practicality, technology and performance far beyond its market segment... Read More

Hyundai makes magic
Texaco Jamaica closed off its Texaco Centenary Cash Bonanza Promotion last Thursday when it handed over the grand prize, a 2019 Hyundai Tuscon, to David Dalling at the Hyundai Showroom, New Kingston.... Read More

Big win for William Myers
Jamaica's William “Wings” Myers won the 2019 Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup (RCC) in Guyana on the weekend of November 16. The 22-year-old racer fought a hard battle and emerged ahead of last year's Bajan winner, Stuart Maloney, by a seven-point...... Read More

Showdown At The Orchards
THE Richard Stewart Memorial Rally Jamaica 2019 is expected to be the most competitive in recent times, according to 2018 winner Kyle Gregg.... Read More

Hamilton caps season with dominant win at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Monday, December, 2 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton dominated from pole to finish as he capped off the Formula One season with victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix here yesterday. Read More

Feels like 'first time' as Hamilton ends pole drought in Abu Dhabi

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton smiled with relief after grabbing his record-extending 88th pole position yesterday and revealed it felt like his first as he ended a nine-race drought ahead of today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read More

Audi A4 tweaks winning formula

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 29 2019    

AUDI made the bold decision to put its celebrated, mid-size sedan — the A4 — under the knife. The result? A more modern, sophisticated, and sportier car. Read More

'It's not our fault'

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 29 2019    

CECIL Morgan, Transport Authority's (TA) managing director, says expanding the number of route taxis in the Corporate Area is not the reason for rampant recklessness among cab drivers. Read More

McConnell sets sights on World

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 29 2019    

2019 has been a good year for Jamaican racecar driver Fraser McConnell. Read More

CHRISTMAS CONCERNS

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 29 2019    

JAMAICA'S Road Safety Unit (RSU) is sounding the alarm bells ahead of the Yuletide season. Read More

FATAL FIGURES

Friday, November, 29 2019    

Below are the years and number of people killed on the island's road network for that period. The information was supplied by the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining.2018     400  2017     3222016     3792015     3822014... Read More

Road code test for learner's licence applicants as of January

Monday, November, 25 2019    

AS of January 24, 2020, an applicant for a learner's licence will be required to pass a road code test in order to receive the permit.The requirement is part of provisions under the new Road Safety Act passed in the Houses of Parliament in 2018. Read More

Raising the Q7's IQ

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonitto@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 22 2019    

GIVEN the industry's highly competitive nature, automakers are constantly tweaking existing models to give them that extra oomph . Audi's flagship SUV, the Q7, and its executive sedan, the A4, recently went under the knife. Read More

Audi on show

Friday, November, 22 2019    

Opened in December 2000, Audi Forum, is an impressive architectural wonder in Ingolstadt, Germany.Located on the site are meeting rooms, a customer center, Audi museum mobile, varying exhibitions, restaurants, and an art house cinema. Read More

NO TO NOISE NUISANCE

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 22 2019    

THE Island Traffic Authority (ITA) will be taking steps to reduce the noise from modified exhaust systems used by some motor vehicles. Read More



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