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

Nissan unveils all-new Ariya
Nissan unveils all-new Ariya

Global automotive giant Nissan has officially unveiled its electric crossover Nissan Ariya designed to carry more load with less carbon footprint. Introduced via digital reveal, the Nissan Ariya unve

Jul 15, 2020
Party-list lawmaker eyes junking of dividers on motorcycles
Party-list lawmaker eyes junking of dividers on motorcycles

While welcoming the decision to allow couples on motorcycles, a lawmaker has aired his vehement opposition to requiring them to place a divider between the two riders. Ang Probinsyano Party-list Repr

Jul 15, 2020
Toyota PH provides free P2P booking service
Toyota PH provides free P2P booking service

Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) has unveiled a free booking service mobile phone application called SWATRide, showing that it is keen on covering all bases of transport and mobility. This

Jul 15, 2020
Local vehicle importers’ group regains momentum, warns of tough times ahead
Local vehicle importers’ group regains momentum, warns of tough times ahead

The local automotive industry as a whole has yet to recover from the slump brought by the lengthy quarantine, but things are getting greener, so to speak. After the manufacturers’ group reported gaini

Jul 15, 2020
Mitsubishi taps Brandon Vera as Strada Athlete ambassador
Mitsubishi taps Brandon Vera as Strada Athlete ambassador

After announcing it back in March this year, Mitsubishi Motors Philippine Corporation (MMPC) reiterated the existence of the sportiest variant of their pick-up offering, the Strada Athlete. The lates

Jul 14, 2020
Mitsubishi gives 2 months free amortization for Xpander, Mirage G4
Mitsubishi gives 2 months free amortization for Xpander, Mirage G4

Today, more than ever, personal vehicle has become a worthy investment, with all the limitations on public transport and community quarantine restrictions still in play due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 14, 2020
New Mercedes-Benz BGC showroom is finally open
New Mercedes-Benz BGC showroom is finally open

Mercedes Benz has finally opened its premiere state-of-the-art showroom in Bonifacio Global City. Situated at the corner of 5th and 24th Avenues of the Taguig commercial business district, the new Me

Jul 14, 2020
You can now buy a Volkswagen on Lazada
You can now buy a Volkswagen on Lazada

German brand Volkswagen—whose cars are distributed under AC Motors—has opened another sales avenue for its offerings by bringing them to the Lazada Philippines platform. Aside from making its cars av

Jul 14, 2020
Sales for local group of automakers begin normalizing in June
Sales for local group of automakers begin normalizing in June

Sales for the country's premiere group of local automotive manufacturers started to normalize last June, but the numbers have yet to reach the maximum strength achieved last year. Based on the joint

Jul 13, 2020
Oil prices to go up again tomorrow
Oil prices to go up again tomorrow

After a slight sigh of relief last week, oil companies are back jacking up prices again as fuel values increase across the board starting tomorrow. In their respective advisories, oil firms announced

Jul 13, 2020
National Task Force on COVID-19 approves Angkas' backpack shield design
National Task Force on COVID-19 approves Angkas' backpack shield design

After the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) allowed  the resumption of pillion riding or back riding last week, a shield design suggestion from motorcycle taxi mobile phone app An

Jul 13, 2020
Isuzu PH breaks ground for Davao showroom renovation
Isuzu PH breaks ground for Davao showroom renovation

Soon, Isuzu Philippines Corporation will have its Davao City showroom fully refurbished and sporting the latest Isuzu design theme, as the company begun the renovation of the existing dealership of So

Jul 13, 2020
ANG unleashes all-new Jeep Gladiator into PH arena
ANG unleashes all-new Jeep Gladiator into PH arena

Auto Nation Group, the official local distributor of Jeep in the Philippines, has brought to the American car brand's latest pickup truck to the country, the all-new Gladiator. Unveiled via digital l

Jul 13, 2020
Isuzu PH enables customers to donate PPE thru 'Isuzu Kasama Mo' campaign
Isuzu PH enables customers to donate PPE thru 'Isuzu Kasama Mo' campaign

Remember when Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC)—announced its new program wherein customers can donate to the medical frontliners just by buying vehicle units from them? Well, the company has just

Jul 13, 2020
Yamaha PH officially unveils neo-retro XSR 155
Yamaha PH officially unveils neo-retro XSR 155

Following its 65th anniversary, Yamaha, through its local distributor,  brought to the country the latest addition to its roster, the XSR 155. Unveiled via Yamaha Philippines’ first-ever digital laun

Jul 10, 2020
New mobile app barker.ph to enter local public transport arena
New mobile app barker.ph to enter local public transport arena

Mobility has become quite the challenge with the threat of COVID-19 pandemic still present. With very limited transportation options, coupled with government-mandated restrictions on capacity,  those

Jul 10, 2020
Upcoming G50 MPV will be first gas-powered unit in Maxus PH lineup
Upcoming G50 MPV will be first gas-powered unit in Maxus PH lineup

The AC Motors-owned Maxus PH is just a few weeks away from the official unveiling of the eight-seater compact G50 MPV. We've given you a few bits of information that we learned about the Maxus G50 ea

Jul 10, 2020
Ready to be the first GR Supra GT Cup Asia-Philippines champ?
Ready to be the first GR Supra GT Cup Asia-Philippines champ?

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announced that it will be holding its first virtual motorsport competition, the GR Supra GT Cup Asia-Philippines, and we know many are already eager to get behind the wh

Jul 10, 2020
10 reasons why Hyundai H-100 is a heavyweight in its category
10 reasons why Hyundai H-100 is a heavyweight in its category

Businesses today are more aggressive on logistics than ever before. With the COVID-19 pandemic still in full swing, more people are now relying on mobility services and transport of goods, finding a w

Jul 09, 2020
DILG to allow backriding for motorcycles starting tomorrow
DILG to allow backriding for motorcycles starting tomorrow

The leadership of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has announced that pillion riding or backriding will be allowed again starting tomorrow, July 10, but there's a catch. Lo

Jul 09, 2020

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