Wilbert Tan

Wilbert Tan

wilbert.tan@carmudi.com.ph

Wilbert is one of Carmudi's gifted writers. He is also a guitarist/musician and a lover of anything that can get from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds. If he’s not playing Need for Speed or waiting for sports cars to pass by, you may find him in your local hangouts manning guitar duties for his different musical projects. Of course, Wilbert's dream car has got to be the Bugatti Veyron. Read Less

Rolls-Royce targets rich codebreakers with limited edition Wraith Kryptos
Rolls-Royce targets rich codebreakers with limited edition Wraith Kryptos

If you’ve got deep pockets and a penchant for solving ciphers and other puzzles, then Rolls-Royce has the perfect car for you. The British luxury car maker has just announced the Wraith Kryptos Colle

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I-ACT apprehends 4 colorum vans in Makati
I-ACT apprehends 4 colorum vans in Makati

With the National Capital Region (NCR) now in general community quarantine (GCQ), mass transport services have gradually returned to the roads, beginning with buses and trains in early June, followed

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After Supras, Toyota is reproducing parts for 2000GT next
After Supras, Toyota is reproducing parts for 2000GT next

Fresh from its effort to remake original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts for third- and fourth-generation Supras, Toyota Gazoo Racing announced that it will reproduce spare parts for the Toyota 200

Jul 07, 2020
Hyundai delivers world’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck to Switzerland
Hyundai delivers world’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck to Switzerland

Hyundai Motor has just shipped 10 fuel cell electric trucks from its plant in South Korea to Switzerland. Dubbed as the “world’s first fuel cell heavy-duty trucks,” the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell commer

Jul 07, 2020
Ford brings back Bronco as a sub-brand
Ford brings back Bronco as a sub-brand

Ford already announced its plans to resuscitate the Bronco last year, but what the Blue Oval failed to mention is that it’s elevating the name from a model to a sub-brand. The Bronco will become a ne

Jul 07, 2020
BMW preps for most comprehensive software upgrade yet
BMW preps for most comprehensive software upgrade yet

Starting this July, BMW performs its most comprehensive vehicle software upgrade to date. The move seeks to improve vehicle connectivity and navigation in BMW vehicles using the German carmaker’s 7th-

Jul 06, 2020
Bentley updates Continental GT with new colors and features
Bentley updates Continental GT with new colors and features

Bentley preps up the Continental GT family for the western summer season with a range of new colors, a new steering wheel, and a panoramic roof option on the V8 variant—fresh additions designed to mak

Jul 06, 2020
Suzuki Swift gets special edition hybrid
Suzuki Swift gets special edition hybrid

The Suzuki Swift just keeps getting better and better. For its latest iteration, Suzuki gave its compact hatch an electrified makeover via the Suzuki Swift Attitude Hybrid Special Edition. Suzuki GB

Jul 06, 2020
Honda PH welcomes customers to its new Service Homecoming promo
Honda PH welcomes customers to its new Service Homecoming promo

The Philippine government may have eased its enhanced quarantine restrictions (ECQ), but it continues to uphold strict social distancing measures. Not to mention, mass transport is still severely limi

Jul 03, 2020
The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan makes its world debut
The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan makes its world debut

Volkswagen has a lot to be happy about in the Tiguan. Aside from being the bestselling car in its class in Europe, it’s also one of the most popular SUVs in the world, with global sales now exceeding

Jul 03, 2020
LTFRB increases traditional PUJ routes to 49
LTFRB increases traditional PUJ routes to 49

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now opened a total of 49 routes for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) starting today, July 3. This latest move is an expansion of the

Jul 03, 2020
Hyundai design boss SangYup Lee revisits 45 EV concept car
Hyundai design boss SangYup Lee revisits 45 EV concept car

Hyundai Motor Group’s head of Design Center and Senior Vice President SangYup Lee is on a mission to review the company’s concept cars and see what works, and the latest to get his design treatment is

Jul 02, 2020
Hyundai reveals 2021 Santa Fe powertrain options
Hyundai reveals 2021 Santa Fe powertrain options

Hyundai Motor Group has just released more info on the powertrain options for the 2021 Santa Fe, and the list includes the usual gasoline and diesel, along with the introduction of a hybrid and plug-i

Jul 02, 2020
Land Rover builds new commercial Defenders, brings back Hard Top name
Land Rover builds new commercial Defenders, brings back Hard Top name

The latest versions of the Land Rover Defender 90 and 110 will see the classic SUVs return to their rugged utilitarian roots, as the British luxury carmaker targets commercial buyers with an off-roade

Jul 02, 2020
Audi gives the Q5 compact SUV a stylish facelift for 2021
Audi gives the Q5 compact SUV a stylish facelift for 2021

Audi debuts a refreshed look for its Q5 compact SUV, imbuing the 2021 model with crispier styling cues along with a bevy of new tech features. The updated 2021 Audi Q5 will have an initial batch comp

Jul 01, 2020
Mazda releases 100th Anniversary Edition MX-5 Miata in North America only
Mazda releases 100th Anniversary Edition MX-5 Miata in North America only

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has plenty of adoring fans in the Philippines, and many are probably eager to set their eyes if not get their hands on the vehicle’s 100th Anniversary Edition. Sadly, there’s no

Jul 01, 2020
New-look Waze unveils refreshed logo, emoticons
New-look Waze unveils refreshed logo, emoticons

Waze announces its latest brand refresh that will see the popular navigation app sport a new logo, along with other visual and functional enhancements. The new Waze logo now carries a boxier font, an

Jul 01, 2020
BMW North America launches 'Driven By Pride' campaign
BMW North America launches 'Driven By Pride' campaign

BMW of North America flexes its diversity and equality muscle with its new campaign for Pride Month, entitled ‘Driven By Pride.’ The new campaign, meant to celebrate the colorful individuals that mak

Jul 01, 2020
Ford UK to use 5G network to advance EV production
Ford UK to use 5G network to advance EV production

Ford UK, in partnership with British multinational telecommunications firm Vodafone Business, will soon install a 5G mobile private network in the company’s new E:PriME (Electrified Powertrain in Manu

Jun 26, 2020
Kia’s new smart gearbox brings better fuel efficiency to manual transmission
Kia’s new smart gearbox brings better fuel efficiency to manual transmission

Manual transmissions are known to provide a more engaging driving experience, but they do hamper fuel efficiency somewhat, owing to the fact that they rely on direct shifting input from the driver. Gi

Jun 26, 2020

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