British United Automobiles Inc., the authorized distributor of MINI in the Philippines, is now accepting orders for the exclusive MINI 60 Years Edition to celebrate the marque’s 60th anniversary. The exterior of the MINI 60 Years Edition complements the interior to create a harmonious look and feel from end to …

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MetroExpress P2P

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has opened seven new Premium Point-to-Point (P2P) Bus Service Routes which will originate from the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan to seven different destinations to the north and south. 1. Philippine Arena – ClarkRoute Length: Approximately 75.8 kilometersAuthorized Units: 15One-Way Fare: PHP300 …

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Following the drone attacks on two of Saudi Arabia’s oil production facilities last week as claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, local oil companies Petron Philippines and PTT Philippines have announced that their supplies were enough for the market. “We wish to assure the public that there will be no supply …

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Will small-scale boutique car manufacturer Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) appear in the “Gran Turismo” racing simulation video game on the PlayStation, either on the PlayStation 4 as a downloadable content for a future update of the game’s current guise as “Gran Turismo Sport” or on the next version of the …

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Ferrari has debuted two drop-top supercars in one day: the V12-powered Ferrari 812 GTS and the Ferrari F8 Spider V8. The 812 GTS is the spider version of the 812 Superfast and is the first front-mounted V12 production spider to be offered by Ferrari in 50 years, the last one …

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While comparing the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis price list we received from a dealer to what Toyota Motor Thailand is producing and offering, we saw a variant that–as of today before the launch–isn’t offered here: the Toyota Corolla Altis GR Sport. For the uninitiated, the ‘GR’ is the abbreviation for Gazoo …

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Toyota Corolla

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is launching the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis today, but before that happens, we’ve secured its price list from one of its dealers. Just to double-check, we inquired with other dealers and got the same price list, so short of today’s launch, we’re confident of the prices …

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Muntinlupa e-trike

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has filed Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-044, which permits electric tricycles or e-trikes to serve as an alternative to tourist transport services “to promote new and more sustainable public transportation solutions, and to support the country’s flourishing tourist industry.” To operate as …

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There’s no denying that the market–the Philippines or otherwise– loves SUVs. It’s even been predicted that by 2023–which is only four years away–the biggest automotive markets in the world will have as much as 90 mainstream and crossover SUV models, along with 90 luxury models. Even a huge carmaker like …

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PITX

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is reopening more routes for public utility vehicles to and from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). According to the Board, it is opening the new routes “to achieve the objective of improving the accessibility in the PITX area and complement the …

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A pre-production model of the Porsche Taycan has set the record for four-door, all-electric sports cars on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit after it was clocked with a lap time of seven minuts and 42 seconds over the legendary 20.6-kilometer course with test driver Lars Kern behind the wheel. “The Taycan is …

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Ferdinand Piëch, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and the chairman of the Volkswagen Group from 1993 to 2002, has passed away at 82. According to Bloomberg.com, Piëch was having dinner at a restaurant on the night of August 25 when he collapsed. Piëch was then brought to a clinic where …

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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) has announced a new recall for over 14,000 of its vehicle models to replace the front passenger airbag inflators. The affected units, the model years, and the breakdown of the vehicle number by models are: Model Model Year Number of Affected Units Accord 2003 290 …

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Representative Frederick W. Siao from the lone district of Iligan City has filed House Bill (HB) No. 1987 for the first regular session of the 18th Congress. The bill, which is known as the ‘Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act,’ seeks to “update the country’s road safety laws” and establish …

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Just over two years after the Supreme Court (SC) ordered the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to refund the fees it collected from vehicle owners for its aborted Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) project, the agency is finally pushing through with the refund, with a total amount of PHP359 each. Broken down, …

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