Honda HR-V

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, is set to launch the updated Honda HR-V this week and beyond the usual facelift and styling tweaks, it will now have a new range-topping variant in the 1.8-liter RS Navi CVT. The updated HR-V sports new full-LED headlights …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended the full implementation of the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Traffic Scheme along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).   The suspension follows the Senate’s filing of a resolution urging the agency to recall MMDA Regulation No. 18-005 which details the rules and …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now accepting offers for a total of 115 vehicles that, after having been impounded by the agency, have been abandoned by their owners “for failure to pay the necessary and required fines and penalties within 6 months from date of apprehension.” The LTO is …

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Honda Brio

In April 2018, Honda revealed what the next-generation Honda Brio will look like with the Small RS Concept at the 2018 Indonesia International Motor Show. Well, the 2018 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show has just wrapped up and Honda Prospect Motor (HPM), the Japanese carmaker’s manufacturing and distribution arm in …

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Fernando Alonso

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has announced that he is retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the 2018 season. Dear F1… A post shared by Fernando Alonso (@fernandoalo_oficial) on Aug 14, 2018 at 8:08am PDT Alonso announced his departure from active competition from Formula 1 via …

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Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Spectators at the upcoming German World Rally Championship (WRC) round, the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, will be surprised at the start of the race stages as Porsche has fielded a Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport as the course car for the entire round. The Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport course car isn’t just …

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Bugatti EB 110 Race Cars

Most people nowadays know Bugatti for its hypercars in the Bugatti Veyron and its successor, the Bugatti Chiron–insane 8.0-liter W16-packing quad-turbocharged monsters that are both beautiful and luxurious works of art. What many don’t know is that Bugatti is steeped in motorsport history, having participated–and won–in the golden years of …

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SBX 2nd PhilAPEX

At the recently-concluded 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX), of the handful of jeepneys and buses on display that are qualified for the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), one unit stood out for its cute look and diminutive size: the SBX. Manufactured by AssemblePoint, a Japanese company …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

It looks like the payday traffic next week on August 15 will be worse than ever as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will start the dry run of its proposed expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) on that …

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2nd PhilAPEX Modernized Jeepneys

The 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX) is open until today, August 10, at 5 PM at the SMX Convention Center in the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City, and like last year, locally-developed public utility vehicles are the centerpieces for the two-day event. Last year’s participants …

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2nd PhilAPEX

The local car parts manufacturing industry is once again showcasing its products at the 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX) which runs until today, August 10, at the SMX Convention Center in the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City. First staged last year at the Philippine Trade …

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10 Millionth Ford Mustang

A nameplate that’s been in production since 1964, the 10 millionth Ford Mustang has rolled out of Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan today–a GT Convertible clad in Wimbledon White with a 460 horsepower (hp), 5.0-liter V8 engine and a six-speed manual drivetrain combination and equipped with the latest …

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Modern Jeepneys

The Philippine Part Makers Association (PPMA), with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry-Board of Investments (DTI-BOI), is set to open the doors tomorrow, August 9, for the 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX). To be held at the SMX Convention Center in the SM Mall of …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

After staging a dry run of it in December 2017, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) will reimplement the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes (HOVLs) on EDSA during rush hour. Though no date was given as to when it will be reimplemented, the program will essentially continue where it left off in …

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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will resume the distribution of the Pantawid Pasada fuel subsidy cards to jeepney drivers and operators starting today, August 7. In a statement it released yesterday, August 6, the agency said the distribution will resume on Tuesday, August 7 until Saturday, August …

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