Ruben Manahan

Ruben Manahan

ruben.manahan@carmudi.com.ph

Started his journalism stint as cub reporter for a local daily, Fort has been a news junkie ever since he started his career. He has covered for various sections of the newspaper ranging from politics to lifestyle, but his heart now belongs to motoring. Read Less

Ferrari Portofino now has redesigned powertrain, 8-speed transmission
Ferrari Portofino now has redesigned powertrain, 8-speed transmission

The Prancing Horse has recently launched the Ferrari Portofino M—the latest iteration of the 2+ GT spider. The digital unveiling of the Ferrari Portofino M is the company’s signal of “rediscovery fol

Sep 18, 2020
Gov’t retracts reduced social distancing guidelines
Gov’t retracts reduced social distancing guidelines

The government has retracted the earlier pronouncement that they have allowed the reduction of physical distancing from one meter to .75 meters. According to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, th

Sep 18, 2020
PilipinasAuto powers local transport coop PUVMP efforts in Butuan
PilipinasAuto powers local transport coop PUVMP efforts in Butuan

The local arm for China-based bus maker Dongfeng is powering the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization efforts in Butuan, as the company announced the delivery of the initial batch of orders from

Sep 18, 2020
Jaguar, Land Rover vehicles offered in crazy deals this September
Jaguar, Land Rover vehicles offered in crazy deals this September

All British Cars (ABC), local dealer for Jaguar and Land Rover vehicle, parts and accessories in the Philippines, is offering crazy deals to start the “Ber months.” Every weekend, the two brands unde

Sep 18, 2020
20th BMW Motorrad Days to be held in Berlin in 2021
20th BMW Motorrad Days to be held in Berlin in 2021

Following the 18 events in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the largest BMW Motorrad meeting will be held in Berlin by next year. The tradition-steeped event—which began in 2001—will be held in the place wher

Sep 18, 2020
PH vehicle importers suffer decline on “Ghost month” 2020
PH vehicle importers suffer decline on “Ghost month” 2020

Following a two-month recovery on sales, a local vehicle importers group experienced a slight drawback back in August, a known lean month every year. Sales for the Association of Vehicle Importers an

Sep 17, 2020
Rerouting for Roxas Boulevard’s Coastal Clean Up announced
Rerouting for Roxas Boulevard’s Coastal Clean Up announced

Vehicular traffic road closure is set to be implemented this coming Saturday (September 19) to pave way for the 35th International Coastal Clean-Up Day. In its advisory Thursday, the Metropolitan Man

Sep 17, 2020
Maxus PH finds first G50 owners in Cebu
Maxus PH finds first G50 owners in Cebu

Immediately after the Maxus G50 was unveiled via digital introduction last month, the Ayala-backed Maxus Philippines confirmed that the model has sold its first unit, which is going to a Cebu-based ow

Sep 17, 2020
Fire-ravaged portion of Skyway Stage 3 replaced
Fire-ravaged portion of Skyway Stage 3 replaced

The portion of the Skyway Stage 3 that has been gutted by fire early this year has already been replaced, the leadership of the Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced. According to Pub

Sep 17, 2020
Own a Jeep Gladiator with a P100k discount this month
Own a Jeep Gladiator with a P100k discount this month

Still hot off the grill after being introduced two months ago, the Jeep Gladiator is being offered to the market this September with an offer that;s too difficult to refuse. Auto Nation Group (ANG),

Sep 17, 2020
AC Motors introduces interactive website for 6 brands
AC Motors introduces interactive website for 6 brands

The Ayala Company’s automotive and motorcycle wing has announced the opening of an interactive site for all its six brands—Honda, Isuzu, Volkswagen, KTM, Kia, and Maxus—now accessible via the ACMotors

Sep 16, 2020
Honda PH asks: Do you or do you not need to mod your motorcycle?
Honda PH asks: Do you or do you not need to mod your motorcycle?

When you have been exposed to the motorcycle scene long enough, the next target after getting your trusty steed would be “modding it”. These modifications make your motorcycle a reflection of your ta

Sep 16, 2020
Work at Rolls-Royce now back to normal levels
Work at Rolls-Royce now back to normal levels

Ultra-luxe brand Rolls-Royce has announced that the company has gone back to its pre-lockdown production levels. In a statement, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars said that the normal production schedule—a full

Sep 16, 2020
Mitsubishi L300 show sales resilience in August 2020
Mitsubishi L300 show sales resilience in August 2020

The Japanese automaker Mitsubishi  showed signs of strength last August—when sales are usually slow compared to the other months of the year—after the L300 revealed positive growth compared to its Jul

Sep 16, 2020
Repair of typhoon-damaged Nueva Vizcaya road almost complete
Repair of typhoon-damaged Nueva Vizcaya road almost complete

After being badly-battered by Typhoon Tisoy back in 2019, the restoration work on a road in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya is now more than half-way finished. According to the Department of Public Works and H

Sep 15, 2020
La Union gets new road leading to San Juan surfing spots
La Union gets new road leading to San Juan surfing spots

We may soon experience reduced travel time going to the surfing spot in La Union once the latest bypass road from Bauang to San Juan town gets completed. The leadership of the Department of Public Wo

Sep 15, 2020
Suzuki PH to hold annual Auto Festival online this year
Suzuki PH to hold annual Auto Festival online this year

Despite the current situation brought about by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic, the local arm of compact car maker Suzuki is making sure that its followers will still experience the fun and excitement o

Sep 15, 2020
DPWH fast-tracks asphalting project for Siargao's Dapa-General Luna Road
DPWH fast-tracks asphalting project for Siargao's Dapa-General Luna Road

Oh, what it's like to be in Siargao right now: the sun, the sand, and soon, the roads. Locals and tourists can soon expect smoother roads in the majestic island of Siarago as the 2.04-kilometer porti

Sep 15, 2020
Mitsubishi Motors Rolls Back SRP of Mirage G4 and L300
Mitsubishi Motors Rolls Back SRP of Mirage G4 and L300

The local arm of Japanese automotive marque Mitsubishi is ensuring that personal mobility does not take a backseat during these times as they have rolled back the prices on two locally-manufactured mo

Sep 15, 2020
August 2020 sales reveal slowdown in vehicle sales recovery—CAMPI
August 2020 sales reveal slowdown in vehicle sales recovery—CAMPI

Ghost month has hit the local carmakers group hard once more as the local vehicle sales scene continues to be ravaged  this 2020. Based on the joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers

Sep 14, 2020

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