In September 2018, Toyota’s luxury car brand, Lexus, announced that it was going into the boatbuilding business with the Marquis-Larson Boat Group “to build, sell, and service the next Lexus yacht.”  A year later, it formally revealed the production version of the yacht in the Lexus LY 650, with its …

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Kawasaki Versys

The Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) has deployed a total of 695 personnel in cemeteries and transportation hubs nationwide to provide assistance to motorists and ensure smooth traffic along major thoroughfares. HPG acting director Brig. Gen. Dionardo Carlos said 360 personnel were deployed in cemeteries, 260 in patrol bus …

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After months of no word from either Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) or Groupe PSA after the former proposed a merger with the latter in May, things suddenly moved fast between the two in the last 24 hours. After Groupe PSA confirmed less than 24 hours ago that it is talking …

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Just in time for the coming ‘Undas’ holiday break, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has opened–temporarily, we’d like to note–the first segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) today, Wednesday, October 30. The first 10-kilometer section to be opened, identified internally as Subsection 8, stretches from the Mamplasan …

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Isuzu PIMS 2018

The Euro 4 Mitsubishi L300 has only been around for a month yet it already has competition coming in in the form of the upcoming Isuzu Traviz. The Isuzu Traviz first appeared on our shores in October 2018 at the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) as the Isuzu VT02 Concept …

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Ferrari 488 Spider

It’s officially official. A month after we first reported about it, Motostrada Inc. has officially been appointed by Ferrari S.p.A. “as the exclusive general distributor and dealer of Ferrari sports cars, spare parts, service, accessories and merchandise in the Philippines.” In essence, Motostrada Inc. has officially taken over the distribution, …

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Mazda MX-30

After years of holding off on producing electric vehicles, Mazda Motor Corporation has finally joined the bandwagon by unveiling its first mass-production electric vehicle, the Mazda MX-30, at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. When Mazda held its ‘SkyActiv Technology Forum’ for ASEAN motoring journalists in 2013, the Japanese carmaker believed …

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If you can, fill up on fuel tomorrow as petroleum companies have started to announce a rollback on their products then. First to announce the rollback at around 8 AM today is independent oil company PTT Philippines, with its gasoline prices going down by PHP0.25 per liter and diesel at …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is auctioning off 126 units of buses and motorcycles that are deemed abandoned by their owners “for failure to pay the necessary and required fines and penalties within six months from date of apprehension.” Eleven buses and 115 motorcycles will be under the auction block …

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If you happen to be in the market for a van soon–be it a commuter-type for business like the Nissan NV350 Urvan or the aptly-named Toyota Hiace Commuter or for personal comfort with a touch of class like the Toyota Alphard or the recently-launched Toyota Hiace Super Grandia–may we suggest …

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Isuzu Motors Limited has given the Isuzu D-MAX a full-model change eight years after it rolled out the second-generation model, with sales starting from October 19…at least in Thailand. In conjunction with the full-model change, Isuzu utilized a development concept it calls ‘Efficient and Robust’ to create a vehicle “that …

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Kia Philippines is set to launch the Kia Seltos subcompact crossover on November 6, which is more than three weeks away, yet it has shared the prices of its three variants online on social media today–a departure from the usual practice of most, if not all, car brands to keep …

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After accepting the challenge posted by both militant groups and the public to commute from his house to Malacañang to prove that there is no ‘transport crisis,’ it has taken presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo three jeepney rides, one motorcycle ride, and nearly four hours to get to work from his …

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Following last year’s OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition handset, smartphone maker OnePlus and supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive have collaborated once more to create the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition which “draws inspiration from signature McLaren design and celebrates the brand’s relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation.” The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition …

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Peugeot Philippines has finally brought in the Malaysia-made version of its Peugeot 3008 compact crossover, bringing the price of Europe’s 2017 Car of the Year to below PHP2 million–or PHP1.890 million, to be exact. To refresh your memory, when the range-topping GT Line variant went on sale locally in October …

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