Gail Alcabaza

Gail Alcabaza

gail.alcabaza@carmudi.com.ph

As an up-and-coming writer, Gail brings an old soul’s understanding of cars and the written word to her work. A product of De La Salle University – Dasmariñas and a graduate of AB Psychology, she has a knack for what car lovers want to see in an automotive article. Gail is a big fan of ‘The Office’ and spends her spare time laughing at the comments section on YouTube videos. Read Less

Volkswagen ID.3 to hit dealerships next week
Volkswagen ID.3 to hit dealerships next week

It has been four weeks since Volkswagen started accepting pre-orders for the limited ID.3 1ST, and the company has now decided to open the ordering system to the public next Monday, July 20, 2020. Se

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Bentley imbues Flying Spur with more customization options
Bentley imbues Flying Spur with more customization options

For the better part of the century, the Bentley name  has been synonymous with beautiful, luxurious grand tourers with big, powerful engines. One of the most popular vehicles in their lineup is the Fl

Jul 15, 2020
New Volvo on Call update shows PHEV owners what's bad about their driving
New Volvo on Call update shows PHEV owners what's bad about their driving

In hopes of finding a more sustainable way of driving, more and more automakers encourage their customers to switch to EVs. Swedish automotive marque Volvo aims to further inspire drivers of plug-in-h

Jul 15, 2020
2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition breaks track record at Suzuka
2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition breaks track record at Suzuka

As if it wasn't awesome enough, the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition wowed everyone again when it asserted its dominance on the racetrack. The limited edition Type R set a new front-wheel driv

Jul 15, 2020
Audi shows off Q4 Sportback e-tron concept—production version in the works
Audi shows off Q4 Sportback e-tron concept—production version in the works

When the Audi Q4 e-tron concept debuted at the Geneva Motor Show back in 2019, attendees got treated to a taste of the first compact electric SUV from Audi. The cool, sleek, fully electric mid-s

Jul 14, 2020
2021 Audi A7 55 TSFI e PHEV reaches North American market
2021 Audi A7 55 TSFI e PHEV reaches North American market

The third plug-in hybrid in Audi's U.S. lineup is here, and it is stunning. Expected to hit North American dealerships later this year, the 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV

Jul 14, 2020
Kia Niro bags triple triumph at Diesel Car & Eco Car Top 50 awards
Kia Niro bags triple triumph at Diesel Car & Eco Car Top 50 awards

Kia's Niro range proves its versatility and quality by bringing home three major accolades in the Diesel Car & Eco Car Top 50 awards. The Niro family managed to bag the trophy for Best Hybrid, Bes

Jul 14, 2020
Renault DP World F1 Team secures Fernando Alonso for 2021 season
Renault DP World F1 Team secures Fernando Alonso for 2021 season

Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso has just been lined up for the 2021 season of the World F1 team under Renault DP. This isn't the first time Alonso will race under the French F1 racing team tho

Jul 14, 2020
The Aston Martin DB5 returns after 50 years
The Aston Martin DB5 returns after 50 years

The Aston Martin DB5 is inarguably one of the most popular cars ever made. Some would even argue it's "the most popular."  Designed by the Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera, the B

Jul 13, 2020
Volvo sales up 7.3% in June
Volvo sales up 7.3% in June

Despite the massive setback that the entire automotive industry experienced due to COVID-19, it appears car makers are slowly but surely regaining their traction. Last month, Volvo Cars sold a total

Jul 10, 2020
Toyota introduces two new safety systems to combat accidental acceleration
Toyota introduces two new safety systems to combat accidental acceleration

Toyota Motor Corporation prides itself in taking safety to another level. To help reduce traffic accidents, injuries and fatalities further,  The world's number one car brand will progressively roll o

Jul 10, 2020
Mercedes Benz streamlines global production
Mercedes Benz streamlines global production

Mercedes-Benz continues to steadily invest in its transformation process through the future as it plans to go the route of CO2-neutral mobility. The luxury vehicle company is currently focused on the

Jul 09, 2020
Toyota Japan releases live traffic map
Toyota Japan releases live traffic map

Steadily increasing traffic congestion has proven to be one of the most serious problems in large metropolitan areas across the world. Fortunately, many navigation systems installed in cars today come

Jul 08, 2020
How are BMW M Customer Racing teams coping in these unusual times?
How are BMW M Customer Racing teams coping in these unusual times?

The COVID-19 pandemic compelled BMW to delay its plans for its M Customer Racing teams for a good number of weeks, but the teams remain active in their preparations for when real-world racing resumes.

Jul 07, 2020
Ford chooses TomTom navigation app for Ford SYNC
Ford chooses TomTom navigation app for Ford SYNC

Ford Motor Company disclosed its new partnership with TomTom (TOM2)—a Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technology and consumer electronics—to build a global, real-time traffic ser

Jul 07, 2020
LTFRB releases QR codes, routes for traditional PUJs
LTFRB releases QR codes, routes for traditional PUJs

As Metro Manila continues under general community quarantine (GCQ), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has gradually resumed public transportation. It was last Wednesda

Jul 07, 2020
Ford expands COVID-19 testing around Michigan
Ford expands COVID-19 testing around Michigan

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, testing is one of the most important things to do to help prevent if not reduce the spread of the virus. Ford Motor Company’s alliance with Wayne State Univ

Jul 06, 2020
Ford aims for mobility in commercial vehicles with FordPass Connect
Ford aims for mobility in commercial vehicles with FordPass Connect

For the past few years, the term "mobility" has become some sort of a buzzword in the automotive industry. It's not enough to simply make safe, reliable cars anymore, as car brands are now taking thin

Jul 06, 2020
Bentley releases all-new 2021 Bentayga
Bentley releases all-new 2021 Bentayga

British automotive marque Bentley is known for packaging vehicles with immense power and luxury. After over a century of existence, the upscale car company continues to expand its segments with the co

Jul 06, 2020
Hyundai urges drivers to always check their back seat
Hyundai urges drivers to always check their back seat

Hyundai Motor America reminds every car owner to check the rear seats when exiting a vehicle, especially now that summer season is on its way to North America. The simple act can be helpful in prevent

Jul 04, 2020

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