ATL Automotive app now available

Friday, January, 11 2019    

With the increasing need to make customers' lives easier and more convenient, ATL Automotive, Jamaica's leading automotive dealer, has created the first local automotive app that allows customers and even potential customers to connect to their favourite automotive... Read More

NWA probes Garvey Drive floods

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, January, 11 2019    

 THE National Works Agency (NWA) is currently reviewing the conditions which led to the flooding of sections of Marcus Garvey Drive (in the vicinity of Tinson Pen Aerodrome) and Mandela Highway, October 23 and November 12, 2018. Read More

Hyundai Creta forging its path

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, January, 4 2019    

As the junior sport utility vehicle (SUV) in the Hyundai line-up, the 2019 Creta takes a few cues from its older brothers and refines the key elements that made it work in the previous generation. Read More

Simply the Best!

Friday, January, 4 2019    

As we race into the new year, we take a rear-view glance at the top 10 females, in no particular order, who graced the pages of our Auto section.— Rory Daley Read More

The Road ahead

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, January, 4 2019    

MAJOR players in Jamaica's automotive sector are cautiously optimistic about what the year ahead holds for them. Read More

Work at Simpson Miller Square to affect motorists, businesses

Monday, December, 31 2018    

THE National Works Agency (NWA) has advised that due to works to launch the concrete girders, which are critical components of the Overpass Bridges at Portia Simpson Square, additional changes will be made to traffic flow around the area. Read More

Used-car dealers cry foul

Friday, December, 28 2018    

Lynvalle Hamilton, president of Jamaica Used-Car Dealers' Association (JUCDA), said the Government's implementation of pre-shipment inspection policy is having a deleterious effect on the sector and economy. Read More

Pardon our progress!

Friday, December, 28 2018    

Four major thoroughfares are currently being rehabilitated. This is, however, causing traffic delays throughout the Corporate Area. Read More


Friday, December, 28 2018    

FOR a sixth-straight year, the fatalities soar pass the 300 boundary set by the Ministry of Transport's Road Safety Unit (RSU). As of yesterday, the figure stood at 373. Read More


Friday, December, 28 2018    

Days before the commencement of the school year, the Jamaica Constabulary Force rolled out its newest division — the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB). Read More

Gregg's clean sweep

Friday, December, 28 2018    

Race-car driver Kyle Gregg won all the major motorsports titles for 2018: circuit racing championship; the rallysport, sprint, and stages rally titles. Read More

Gas prices tick up

Friday, December, 28 2018    

Motorists are paying slightly higher prices for fuel compared to January 2018, according to prices from Petrojam.At the beginning of the year, Petrojam sold a litre of 87 for $121.04 and 90 octane at $123.60. Read More

New-car lobby group formed

Friday, December, 28 2018    

In April, several of the top players in the new-car sector broke off from the long-standing Automotive Dealers' Association of Jamaica and formed the New Car Dealers' Association of Jamaica (NCDAJ). Read More

New Road Traffic Act

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Friday, December, 28 2018    

AFTER more than four years of back and forth, the new Road Traffic Act was passed in Parliament on December 7.The new legislation replaces the 80-year-old Road Traffic Act. Read More


Friday, December, 28 2018    

2018 was memorable one for Jamaica's automotive sector. The year saw the 80-year-old Road Traffic Act getting overhauled, the introduction of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, and road fatalities again racing pass the 300 mark. Today we look back. Read More


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