Toyota Rush

In an advisory issued on June 27, 2019, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 12,124 units of the Toyota Rush for an issue with its airbag computer. According to TMP, due to an error in the programming of the Rush’s airbag computer, the vehicle’s curtain shield airbags may deploy “upon …

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LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra

As Metro Manila’s commuting public braces for a ‘transport holiday’ by Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) operators on Monday, July 8, as a sign of protest against the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB), the  Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has invited the Board’s chairman, Atty. Martin Delgra III, to …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) through the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act No. 10930 which amends the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, specifically regarding the driver’s license by extending its validity and penalizing acts in violation of its issuance and application. …

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Lee Iacocca, a legend in the automotive industry, has passed away at 94 in his Bel-Air home in California from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Born Lido Anthony Iacocca on October 15, 1924, the Pennsylvania native graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem in 1945 and then went on to receive a …

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Chevrolet has never hidden the fact that the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette will go the way of most supercars by adopting a mid-engine setup, bringing to an end over six decades of the classic and traditional long nose, front engine muscle car silhouette the nameplate has long been known for. And …

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Automotive–and Ferrari–aficionado and ex-movie producer James Glickenhaus recently took his Ferrari Modulo for a drive on the mountain roads outside of Monaco when its exhaust system caught fire. Fortunately for Glickenhaus, the car had an onboard fire suppression system which he activated, killing the flames and damaging only the bodywork around …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its attached agencies have announced that students up to college level, as well as those taking vocational and technical courses, can ride the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR for free. In addition, the terminal fees in airports and seaports, owned and managed by the Civil …

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Taking your driver’s license tests soon or perhaps you’re a veteran driver who’s forgotten what those road signs and markings on the road mean? Well, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has some good news for you as they recently released a primer that’s simply …

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Peugeot Philippines continues its aggressive strategy towards increasing and solidifying its presence in the C-SUV segment with the launch of the new Peugeot 3008 SUV Active. Taking on the immense success of the 3008 SUV GT Line, this new variant comes at a price point that is half-a-million (PHP 500,000) …

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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, has updated the Honda BR-V, giving it a raft of upgrades to keep up with the competition. After all, it was the first SUV/MPV in the local market when it debuted in late 2016. Up front, the BR-V gets …

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Last week, Auto Asia launched four new models as it formally opened its dealership, two each from the two brands under its collective umbrella: the Musso Grand and Rexton for SsangYong, and the Honor S and Star Truck for Changan. SsangYong Musso Grand and SsangYong Rexton The SsangYong Musso Grand …

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Online carpooling platform Wunder has announced that it will cease its operations by the end of the week on June 28, saying that it has decided to stop to focus its resources” in other mobility niches, in order to accelerate our vision of a better mobility ecosystem worldwide.” While the …

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In a field of 170 cars that was filled with models from Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and various other marques, one small-scale manufacturer—it only makes 325 road-legal cars per year–stood tall as it finished in ninth place overall at the end of the 2019 24 Hours of Nurburgring: Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus …

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Auto Asia, a new dealership “that is set to make waves in the country’s ever-growing motoring landscape” has set foot in the heart of the Philippine automotive manufacturing industry of Santa Rosa, Laguna by opening its doors to the public and carrying two brands that are already familiar to the …

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Slated for July 17 and 18, the seventh staging of the Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) will see not only the participation of various independent manufacturers as they showcase their products but major car brands like Hyundai, Mitsubishi, and Nissan as well. Their participation comes as no surprise since Hyundai …

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