Hyundai Kia Solar Roof Charging Technology

Sister carmakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors will soon introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology in some of its vehicles after 2019, using solar panels incorporated into the roof or hood that will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles “with additional electrical power, increasing fuel efficiency and range.” The …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR

The chase to break lap records on the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit never stops and the latest is for the fastest road-legal sports car which has now been claimed by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR with a time of six minutes, 40.3 seconds. Driven by Porsche test driver Lars Kern, …

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Jeepney

While the PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) was supposed to go into effect yesterday, November 2, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is asking jeepney operators and drivers to hold off on charging the new fare until the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued the …

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Jeepney

The new PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) takes effect today, November 2. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) though is warning PUJ operators and drivers that they can’t charge commuters with the new fare if they don’t have the new fare guide issued by the …

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It’s been a week since the 7th Philippine International Motor Show opened its doors to the public. In case you missed the five-day event, which wrapped up on Sunday, October 28, here’s what went down on the first day of the show–from the car launches to the performances. Enjoy!

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Toyota Supra Goodwood Festival of Speed

Toyota has announced that the production version of the all-new Toyota Supra will officially make its highly-anticipated debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), otherwise known as the Detroit Auto Show, which will be held from January 14 to 27, 2019, at the Cobb Center in Detroit, …

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BMW M2 Competition

If you were at the recently-concluded Philippine International Motor Show, on display at BMW Philippines‘s pavilion was a pair of BMW M models–the M2 and the M5. Both cars are no slouch in their respective segments, but just in case you’re thinking the German marque can do better than the …

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Grab Uber Logos

Grab Philippines will contest the decision of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), which imposed a series of fines that total PHP16-million against the company, for allegedly violating the provisions set by the agency as it reviewed Grab’s acquisition of Uber. “We respectfully disagree with PCC’s decision. Grab completed the transaction …

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Mazda Philippines

Bermaz Auto Philippines, Inc. (BAP), the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the country, has begun construction of a multimillion-peso warehouse and training facility in the province of Laguna. Located within a 2.5-hectare property along Pulo Road in Cabuyao, Laguna, the new Mazda Philippines Warehouse and Technical Training …

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Today is the last day of the 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), the biennial event that showcases the production vehicles, concept cars, and upcoming models of the country’s major vehicle manufacturers and distributors. If, for some reason, you couldn’t make it to the show’s five-day run, we’ve assembled a …

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Hyundai i30 N

It’s a shame that the Hyundai i30 isn’t sold locally since the segment it belongs to is already occupied in the region by the Hyundai Elantra. Hyundai Asia Resources (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, may look to do us one better though by bringing in …

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Isuzu PIMS 2018

While Isuzu Philippines’s (IPC) mainstream models like the Isuzu mu-X and Isuzu D-Max are drawing the attention of the attendees to the ongoing 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), another model stands quietly at the side that the Japanese carmaker plans to enter in the ongoing Public Utility Vehicle Modernization …

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Suzuki Jimny PIMS 2018

The 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) is happening right now and will run until October 28 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, and of the many vehicles on display on the show floor, there was only one vehicle that everyone waited patiently for hours to be unveiled …

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Ferrari Portofino

Autostrada Motore, Inc., the official distributor of Ferrari in the Philippines, recently held a two-prong celebration as it launched the Ferrari Portofino and announced its newest partner in its automotive endeavor. The Ferrari Portofino is the Italian carmaker’s latest “entry-level” V8 twin-turbo grand tourer and is the successor to the …

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Toyota PIMS 2018

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is keeping it simple at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show. With the all-new Toyota Vios making its debut only a few of months ago, the Japanese carmaker’s attention-getter at the biennial motor show is one of its concept vehicles it debuted at last year’s Tokyo …

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