Weeks after the highly-anticipated ADV 150 was released to the Philippine market, Japanese motorcycle titan Honda brings another scooter offering, expanding their urban warrior segment. Another much-awaited model, Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI) finally dropped the drapes for the official launching of the Honda Airblade 150. First introduced in Vietnam in …

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Since last year, Nissan has announced the coming of their electric vehicle introduction, Nissan LEAF, in the Philippines. There have been much fanfare prior to its coming and Filipinos are already excited to it. In fact, studies seem to indicate that the country is ready for electric vehicles. it is. …

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Three motorcycle drivers for mobile app Joyride got arrested after the Bonifacio Global City traffic personnel on Tuesday after mistakenly arrested as habal habal. The said Kasundo Bikers were nabbed by Traffic Management Office (TMO) of Taguig City at around 7:30 a.m. on January 14. “Hinarang po kami (JoyRide bikers) habang …

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The local arm for Korean carmaker Kia–now under the new distributor AC Industrials, an Ayala company–made a stunning performance for 2019 after it made a 124 percent year-on-year sales growth. Kia’s skyrocketing sales  was attributed to the four: Soluto sub-compact sedan, the K2500 light-duty truck, the Grand Carnival minivan, and …

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Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) handed over Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) to the Department of Health (DOH). A total of four L300 units were handed over to Health Secretary Francisco Duque. Duque cited the L300’s dependability and  efficiency and is a welcome addition to their fleet. The acquisition of the Mitsubishi …

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The local automotive industry has seen quite the shift in the preference of Filipino car buyers these past few ko years. The market has shown growing interest and appreciation for smaller and more compact vehicles like subcompact cars, compact crossovers, light pickup trucks, MPVs and AUVs, and of course, mid-size …

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The petition of motorcycle taxi mobile app Angkas for another temporary restraining order on the issuance of a permanent injunction on the revised guideline implementation for the motorcycle taxi pilot implementation has been junked by a Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court. Based on the four-page order dated January 10, 2020, Mandaluyong …

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Following the series of tremors cause by the eruption of the Taal Volcano, national roads and similar establishments have shown damages. With that, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now undertaking in-depth assessment of national roads and bridges. Based on the January 14, 2020 partial report of …

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Japanese carmaker Nissan has recently announced the installation of a new official for Asia and Ocenia. In a statement, Nissan Asia and Oceania will have Blanca Garcia as vice president, communications, effective today (January 15).  Garcia, who is based in Bangkok, will report to Yutaka Sanada, MC Chairman and head …

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Sales for the Philippine automotive industry showed a steady climb through 2019, after showing a meager growth for the full 12 months of the year. As reflected in the joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), vehicle sales went …

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The multi-level NLEX Caloocan Interchange along C3 Road, is slowly taking shape after the steel girder was recently set into place. This interchange, which will serve as strategic converging point of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10, its C3-R10 Section, and the NLEX Connector, is aimed at providing efficient journeys for …

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The Volkswagen T-Cross line-up has been expanded anew after the Germany-based company added a 1.5-litre petrol-powered engine to the compact SUV’s range. The UK-based arm of Volkswagen introduced the new line-up, making it the second time the versatile T-Cross excite customers with a new engine in less than a year on …

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Motorcycle taxi mobile app JoyRide has reached milestone after becoming one of the most downloaded app in the Philippines. In a statement issued by the company, Joyride surpassed the its competitor Angkas and another ride-hailing app Grab.  Tagged under travel category , JoyRide: Motorcyle Taxi, is peaked at number nine as …

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Finally, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) will be putting the Outlander EV on retail. This, as they are now set set to put up charging stations within five dealerships around the country. Yesterday, MMPC signed Memorandum of Understanding with Union Motor Corporation, Fast Autoworld Philippines Corporation, Motorplaza Inc., SFM Sales …

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Mercedes-Benz AG (Mercedes-Benz) and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) announced that they have formally established the global joint venture “Smart Automobile Co., Ltd.” for the Smart brand, after receiving the regulatory approvals. The joint venture has a total registered capital of 5.4 billion RMB (Php 39.436 billion). This, to …

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