Paulo Papa

Paulo Papa

paulo.papa@carmudi.com.ph

Fueled by his passion for cars and a good dose of caffeine, Paulo loves taking his readers for an exciting spin with his writing. A self proclaimed nerd, epigrammatic writer, and a doting father.  Read Less

Audi R8: The coupé and the convertible

In the market for a classy two-seater mid-engine sports car? Audi’s got the right performance vehicle for you, the kind that Christian Grey drives — both in the movie and in the books. Outfitted with

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GR GT Cup 2021 e-motorsport tourney flags off on Apr. 30

Toyota Gazoo Racing and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) gear up for the first round of races for the GR GT Cup 2021 e-motorsport tournament. The first event, happening on April 30, will mark this year

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Honda PH gives 6 reasons why your car should be serviced at the casa

Ensuring safety is important, so part of that is giving your car the occasional once over. For those who need to secure proper maintenance for their vehicles, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) cites

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Ford PH cites 3 reasons Fox shocks are worthy off-road equipment

The local automotive industry is packed with a lot of utility oriented pickup trucks like the Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi Strada, and the Toyota Hilux. And while these trucks have been designed for haul

Apr 19, 2021
What's your favorite Hyundai Tucson color?

Hyundai Philippines brings elegance and performance to the local subcompact crossover segment with the face-lifted Hyundai Tucson. The current-gen Tucson comes with a hexagonal grille coupled with hig

Apr 19, 2021
Tugade orders nationwide implementation of ‘Free Ride Service Program’

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade ordered the country-wide implementation of the agency’s Free Ride Service Program for health workers and authorized persons outside residenc

Apr 19, 2021
Ford expands Explorer model in US with 3 new variants

Ford Motors adds three variants to the Explorer lineup, giving the browsers more choices in the best-selling SUV. The new models are the Explorer Enthusiast ST, Explorer Platinum, and the Platinum Hy

Apr 16, 2021
Volkswagen teases new Taigo CUV

German motor vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen, spills the beans about its latest CUV (crossover utility vehicle). Named the Taigo, the CUV is based on the successful Nivus model from Brazil and will be

Apr 16, 2021
Sedans and the City: The Honda City vs. other subcompact sedan options

The all-new Honda City from Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) is arguably one of the best vehicles in the local subcompact sedan segment. The Philippine-spec Honda City comes with a Euro 4-compliant

Apr 16, 2021
Volvo reports 40.8% Q1 global growth

The reports are in, and Volvo Cars joins the ranks of vehicle manufacturers that experienced growth and increased sales for the first quarter of 2021. Among companies that had a good run from the begi

Apr 15, 2021
Ford and B&O redefine car audio experience

Vehicle audio systems have come a long way. From cassette tapes and compact discs to digital MP3 and streaming services, in-car audio systems have undergone quite the transformation. And with the adve

Apr 15, 2021
Which Chery Tiggo 2 color do you like best?

The Tiggo 2 is Chery Philippines’ entry-level subcompact crossover and arguably the most affordable vehicle in the lineup. Like most crossover utility vehicles (CUVs), the Tiggo 2 was designed and eng

Apr 15, 2021
The midsize luxury sedan scuffle: Volvo S90 vs BMW 5 Series

When it comes to luxury sedans, it’s comfort and amenities that matter. And while having a dynamic drive and good fuel economy is a plus, those who are in the market for executive cars rarely sit behi

Apr 14, 2021
Hyundai looks to open new segment with Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle

Previewed in 2015, Hyundai’s pickup truck promised a purposeful concept. Four doors, a seating of five, with an overall footprint comparable to a small crossover SUV, Hyundai also said in 2015 that th

Apr 14, 2021
From tarp to tilapia: Geely Philippines donates food to charity groups

Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the importer and distributor of Geely vehicles in the country, came across an unexpected opportunity to use its old (and soon to be disposed of) advertising tarpaulin

Apr 14, 2021
Coming soon: Bentley Residences

British luxury car manufacturer Bentley Motors Limited takes the meaning of brand expansion to a different level. The Volkswagen Group brand has partnered with Dezer Development, a South Florida-based

Apr 13, 2021
Chevrolet Colorado: Variants explained

The local pickup truck segment is packed with offerings that bank on practicality. That’s why Chevrolet Philippines, under The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), thought it would spice things up with

Apr 13, 2021
Subaru offers Forester with P40K service voucher package

There’s more to vehicle ownership than meets the eye. That's why Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, offers worry-free deals on all Forester v

Apr 13, 2021
Rolls-Royce Q1 global sales spike by 62%, reach record high

British luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce, boasted a strong showing for the first quarter of 2021, reporting a significant increase in sales. In the first three months of the year, Rolls-Royce sold 1,380 ve

Apr 12, 2021
Jeepney drivers call for help, appeal for release of ‘missing’ P8K SAP

Jeepney drivers and small operators rallied to call the attention of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Their goal: To demand the immediate release of the “missing” P8,000 aid fr

Apr 12, 2021

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