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Total acquires majority stake in leading Dominican fuel retailerFRANCE-based petroleum company, Total, which has 55 service stations under its brand in Jamaica, has strengthened its presence in the Caribbean by acquiring a majority stake, 70 per...

An intense advertising campaign for a new hatchback that Indian manufacturer Tata has pinned high hopes on - the model's ambassador is multiple time World Footballer of the Year Lionel Mess - has taken a bow from the Zika virus.Although the mosquito...

DETROIT (AP):Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling nearly 36,000 heavy truck tires in the US and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tyres to fail.The recall covers 22.5-inch Firestone FS561 replacement tyres...

SHANGHAI (AP):General Motors Co opened a Cadillac factory in China last Thursday to target the country's growing, but crowded, luxury car market.The 8 billion yuan (US$1.2 billion) factory operated with GM's main Chinese partner, Shanghai Automotive...

Traffic congestion is common in Jamaica's cities and towns, challenging drivers in Kingston and urban St Andrew, Spanish Town, Montego Bay, May Pen and Mandeville, among other areas.As various users share the road, accommodation to the limited space...

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP):New Mexico has become the first US state to sue Volkswagen and other German automakers over an emissions cheating scandal that involves millions of cars worldwide.Attorney General Hector Balderas filed the lawsuit in...

Toyota Jamaica will open the doors to its Old Hope Road, St Andrew, complex to the public next month. The new location will serve as an addition to the company's Montego Bay, St James, and Spanish Town Road dealerships.Howard Foster, sales and...

I'm not quite sure that the length of time I was at the steering wheel of a 2016 Hyundai Tucson last Tuesday would qualify it for the exalted status of being called a test drive. From the brand's new Jamaican headquarters on Balmoral Avenue, off...

It is already the second Sunday of 2016, and as 2015 fades ever further in our memories, Automotives brings you up to speed on the important events in the world of motor vehicles in Jamaica last year. Many of the issues continue to be significant,...

April 5: Customers and associates of Paul Cole's King Midas Mufflers were treated at the premiere of the seventh movie in the Furious franchise at the Carib 5 Cinema, Cross Roads, St Andrew, the previous week."We try to maintain that connection with...
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