With pulses already racing following news announcing that legendary automotive brand Porsche would be arriving this year, ATL Automotive has revealed that work is set to begin to create a stunning city centre showroom in the heart of the capital’s financial district.
Operating under a specially-created division, ATL Motorsports, Porsche Jamaica will open with a state-of-the-art city centre showroom on Knutsford Boulevard in New Kingston; the first of its kind in the Caribbean. Slated to open in February, the facility is set to become one of the brand’s flagship Caribbean dealerships and is now taking pre-orders on the first official Porsche units to arrive in Jamaica.
Adam Stewart Chief Executive Officer of ATL Automotive, parent company of ATL Motorsports commented, “This is an iconic brand and so we’ve cut no corners as we prepare to introduce Porsche to Jamaica. They say ‘The best things come to those who wait’ and it’s so appropriate for our [...]
Following the recent announcement that ATL Automotive will operate as the sole franchisee for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent-A-Car brands in Jamaica, the company has proudly announced the appointment of Mark Pike to the position of General Manager and Head of Business for the newly-formed company.
From November, ATL Automotive will operate all three brands in Jamaica, a groundbreaking agreement that brings all three Enterprise Holdings brands to facilities in locations across the country for the first time ever. Pike heads the new team having joined from affiliate company Sandals Resorts International (SRI) where he developed skills in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, spanning diverse experiences in hotel management, community tourism and corporate hospitality management.
A third generation tourism practitioner with over 15 years’ experience, Pike spent seven years at SRI under the leadership of CEO, Adam Stewart and Wayne Cummings, Director of Business Processes, with responsibility for implementing and managing [...]
America’s largest car rental company, Enterprise Holdings, on Monday announced a franchise deal with ATL Automotive under which the Jamaican firm will supply rental vehicles from three of Enterprise’s brands on the Caribbean island.
“Jamaica is an important market for our customers. These new locations enable us to serve both our leisure and corporate customers at one of the top tourist destinations in the Caribbean,” a news release quoted Peter A Smith, vice-president of global franchising at Enterprise Holdings.
The three brands that ATL Automotive — an affiliate of the family-operated Sandals Resorts International Group, which includes tour company Island Routes — will begin representing later this year are Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent-A-Car.
Enterprise said that locating all three brands in one facility will offer customers easy access to a wide range of rental options.
“We’ll be opening with four locations with representation in both Montego Bay and Kingston,” ATL Automotive [...]
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Enterprise Holdings today announced that Jamaica’s leading automotive company, ATL Automotive – an affiliate of the family-operated Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Group – will serve as the franchisee for its Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands in Jamaica.
The agreement will bring all three Enterprise Holdings brands to tri-branded facilities throughout the island starting in late 2016. Locating all three brands in one facility will offer customers easy access to a wide range of rental options.
“Jamaica is an important market for our customers. These new locations enable us to serve both our leisure and corporate customers at one of the top tourist destinations in the Caribbean,” said Peter A. Smith, vice president of global franchising at Enterprise Holdings, the largest car rental company in the world.
“Culturally and operationally, ATL Automotive is a great match for us, given their strong growth profile, focus on customer service and [...]
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Ingolstadt, July 19, 2016 – Neckarsulm is delighted: The Audi Sport customer racing team has completed the 200th Audi R8 LMS. Since 2009, the brand with the four rings has been involved in international GT3 racing with a race car for customers and developed a sales and service network around the globe, numerous supporting services and technology offerings. If all of the 200 Audi R8 LMS cars produced to date were lined up directly behind each other the line would be more than 900 meters long. 136 models of the firstgeneration race car and 64 of its successor launched in 2015 have been delivered by Audi around the world. “We’re proud of this mark of 200 cars,” says Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director of quattro GmbH that develops and produces the [...]
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Jamaica’s leading automotive company ATL Automotive, in partnership with First Global Bank, makes owning the car of your dreams an exciting reality with the launch of an exclusive summer auto finance promotion.
The all new summer promotion, set to be the most attractive in the market, offers customers the chance to drive away in a brand new car with up to 100% financing and no payments until 2017, with the best rate of 8.35%, up to 8.5 years payment terms and fixed, low commitments fees. Visit or call ATL or FGB for details on terms and conditions.
Chief Executive Officer of ATL Automotive and ATL Autobahn Adam Stewart commented, “Everyone deserves the opportunity to experience that incredible new car feeling; the smell, the touch, the first drive out; the whole buying experience. This is a game changing [...]
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ATL Autobahn, exclusive distributors of the world’s leading Luxury car brands, BMW and MINI provided a riveting presentation on the company’s best customer service practices, at the annual BMW Importers conference held in Lima, Peru this past Wednesday. The executive team, led by Chief Executive Officer at ATL Automotive and Sandals Resort International, Adam Stewart represented the Caribbean region at event, which hosted 100 of the top BMW importers in Latin America.
“We were proud and humbled to be invited to represent Jamaica amongst such esteemed company and perhaps share some of our successes. Jamaica is renowned throughout the world for not just the warmth of its people but also the high level of customer service available in our country.” Stewart commented.
Stewart maintains the weight of digital marketing platforms in the new age customer experience, but asserts that it commands much more than just being present stating “speed and resolution matter – that should [...]
The new Audi RS Q3*, the dynamic spearhead of the Q3 model series, is now even more distinctive and powerful. Its 2.5 TFSI engine satisfies the Euro 6 standard and produces 250 kW (367 hp) and 450 Nm (331.9 lb-ft) of torque, the latter between 1,600 and 5,300 rpm. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) takes just 4.8 seconds, and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.3 mph). Average fuel consumption is 8.4 liters per 100 kilometers (28.0 US mpg), corresponding to 198 g CO2 per kilometer (318.7 g/km). The start stop system and the regulated oil pump contribute to this good value. 4.8 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph): the Audi RS Q3 The Audi RS Q3* was updated concurrent with the Q3*. The compact performance SUV is now hotter and more dynamic than ever. Its 2.5 liter, five-cylinder engine now produces 250 kW (367 hp) [...]
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Positive sales result for the Four Rings for the half year: With around 953,200 units delivered, AUDI AG increased its sales since January by 5.6 percent, growing in all regions. The brand recorded strong growth especially in Europe. Sales in that region increased by 8.4 percent since the beginning of the year, topping 450,000 cars for the first time. Worldwide, especially the new models Audi A4 (+12.3%) and Audi Q7 full size SUV (+73,6%) pushed the sales performance. Deliveries across all models increased by 7.4 percent in June to around 169,000 units with Audi surpassing its performance from the same month last year in all top ten sales markets.
“Despite persisting challenges in key markets, the first half of 2016 was mainly characterized by globally balanced growth. We reinforced our market leadership in Europe and China and are performing better than the overall market in [...]
Jamaican automotive company, ATL Autobahn has announced the appointment of Matthew Stevenson to the position of BMW and MINI Head of Business.
Stevenson joins the ATL Automotive team with a wealth of experience spanning over six years in the industry, where he most recently served as Brand Manager for Jaguar Land Rover at Stewart’s Auto Sales Limited. He will be based from the company’s temporary Orchard Road location while the state-of-the-art BMW and MINI facilities are created in Kingston and Montego Bay.
Chief Executive Officer of ATL Automotive Adam Stewart commented, ”Aside from a brief spell away, Matthew has spent several years in and around our group companies starting with Sandals Resorts International then cutting his automotive teeth at ATL Automotive. Individuals like Matthew are the future of the automotive industry in Jamaica; young, expert, hungry and [...]