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

DPWH Secretary Villar tests positive for COVID-19
DPWH Secretary Villar tests positive for COVID-19

In a July 15 Facebook post, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar publicly revealed that he has contracted the dreaded COVID-19. “I regret to announce that today, July

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Reduced tollbooth numbers at Bocaue Toll Plaza causes traffic snarl
Reduced tollbooth numbers at Bocaue Toll Plaza causes traffic snarl

The North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Corporation extended its apologies to the public after its decision to reduce the number of tollbooths accepting cash transactions at its Bocaue Southbound Toll Plaza

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Labor group questions oil price hikes amid COVID-19 pandemic
Labor group questions oil price hikes amid COVID-19 pandemic

Leaders of the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemned the recent ‘big time oil price hike’ implemented by oil firms across the board. According to the militant labor group, the series of oil price hikes,

Jul 15, 2020
New Bronco 2- and 4-door models elicit nostalgia, excitement
New Bronco 2- and 4-door models elicit nostalgia, excitement

The classic two-door and first-ever four-door trims of Ford’s new Bronco sub-brand are finally here, and they look ready to rumble. Engineered with Built Wild Extreme Durability Testing, Capability a

Jul 15, 2020
Valenzuela City bans driving lessons on arterial roads
Valenzuela City bans driving lessons on arterial roads

The City of Valenzuela has issued a notice to driving instructors and the public at large, stating that no student drivers will be allowed to drive on arterial roads from Monday to Saturday, beginning

Jul 15, 2020
Volkswagen restorers make most of free time during pandemic
Volkswagen restorers make most of free time during pandemic

Volkswagen classic car owners are enjoying an unprecedented amount of free time on their hands, with many of them located in areas on lockdown due to the persistent COVID-19 pandemic. And what is a V

Jul 14, 2020
LTFRB Central Office closes anew over persistent COVID-19 threat
LTFRB Central Office closes anew over persistent COVID-19 threat

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will once again close the doors of its Central Office to business after five staffers tested positive for COVID-19. The LTFRB Central

Jul 14, 2020
FEJODAP National President ‘Ka Zeny’ passes away at 75
FEJODAP National President ‘Ka Zeny’ passes away at 75

The National President of the Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association of the Philippines (FEJODAP), Zenaida Maranan passed away in her sleep last Saturday, July 11. She was 75. ‘Ka Ze

Jul 14, 2020
Toyota transforms the Corolla into a crossover SUV
Toyota transforms the Corolla into a crossover SUV

The Corolla is inarguably Toyota’s most versatile nameplate, regularly changing with the times and enduring various changes to its look. At different times, the model has appeared as a hatchback, stat

Jul 13, 2020
Kia kicks off production for new Sorento Hybrid
Kia kicks off production for new Sorento Hybrid

Kia announced the start of production for the new Sorento Hybrid, effectively launching the brand’s first electrification effort for its global flagship SUV. The electrified fourth-gen Sorento is cur

Jul 13, 2020
Aston Martin’s first-ever SUV rolls off production line
Aston Martin’s first-ever SUV rolls off production line

If there’s a perfect indication that the SUV is king nowadays, look no further than sports car maker Aston Martin finally building its first crossover, the DBX. A little over four years since Aston M

Jul 13, 2020
Hyundai teases rendering of new Elantra N Line
Hyundai teases rendering of new Elantra N Line

The Hyundai Elantra is one of the more popular compact sedans in the market today, thanks to its combination of sleek styling, affordability, and overall dependability. But all too often, “affordable

Jul 10, 2020
The 2021 Mazda3 will see a turbocharged 2.5L version
The 2021 Mazda3 will see a turbocharged 2.5L version

Here’s some good news for those who wish better performance out of the Mazda3—the Japanese carmaker has just announced that their flagship model will soon be available with a 2.5-liter inline-four eng

Jul 10, 2020
Lamborghini Sián Roadster offers the ultimate futuristic top-down experience
Lamborghini Sián Roadster offers the ultimate futuristic top-down experience

Lamborghini is known for following up its coupe releases with a roadster version, and the Lamborghini Sián is the latest model to keep this tradition. Say hello to the ultra-rare Lambo Sián Roadster,

Jul 10, 2020
Land Rover lends support to UK Red Cross rowing team
Land Rover lends support to UK Red Cross rowing team

Land Rover has partnered with watchmaker Elliot Brown to provide some much-needed support to UK’s Team Exe Endurow as the group attempts a 2,000-mile (3,218-km) row around the UK coast. The British r

Jul 09, 2020
Mitsubishi wins major tech award with Road Assist+ app
Mitsubishi wins major tech award with Road Assist+ app

Mitsubishi Motors North America proudly announced that its unique Road Assist+ smartphone app has won the 2020 Future Digital Awards Technology Award in the Technology & Innovation Category. Buil

Jul 09, 2020
2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets more digital with next-gen MBUX
2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets more digital with next-gen MBUX

Mercedes-Benz announced earlier that the 2021 CLS Class will be the first model in its lineup to house the second-generation MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system. The German marque

Jul 09, 2020
Fully electric Porsche Taycan is now in PH
Fully electric Porsche Taycan is now in PH

Local Porsche lovers can now enjoy zero emissions along with their fast ride, as Porsche Philippines announced the availability of the sports car’s fully-electric, four-door variant, the Taycan Turbo

Jul 08, 2020
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

Jul 08, 2020
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

Jul 08, 2020

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