Volkswagen Tayron

When Felipe Estrella III was introduced to the media a few days ago as Volkswagen Philippines’ new president, the executive revealed that the German carmaker will introduce two new SUVs to the market within the year. With our curiosity piqued, we started to think what these two new nameplates could …

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Suzuki Jimny PIMS 2018

We don’t have to tell you that the all-new Suzuki Jimny is one of most eagerly anticipated models to be launched this year. Ever since it was first revealed in June 2018, the worldwide clamor for it has Suzuki reportedly producing it double-time at its Kosai plant in Japan–the lone …

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte‘s recent remark that the only campaign promise he made during the 2016 presidential election that he has yet to deliver is to solve the traffic on EDSA, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of the proof-of-parking space bill as an alternative to ease traffic …

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Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) President and Chief Executive Officer Maria Fe Perez-Agudo is praising two vehicles in Hyundai’s local lineup following the numerous recognition they received from various award-giving bodies. The first is the Hyundai Kona which, alongside the Kona Electric CUV, was named as the ‘North American Utility …

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BMW 3 Series

SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the authorized distributor of BMW vehicles in the Philippines, is recalling the BMW 3 Series models manufactured between 2004 to 2011 for an issue with its blower wiring harness. According to the German carmaker, it has determined that, over time, the plug connection from the …

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Nissan Livina

If you’ve been living under a rock or hibernating in a cave for the past three years, Mitsubishi joined the Renault-Nissan Alliance in 2016 to create the, well, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Closer to home, the most immediate effect the triumvirate has on the market was the recent unveiling of the all-new …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has acceded to the request of Congress and the local city council of Quezon City to postpone the closure of the Tandang Sora interchange and flyover by one week.  “While we want the construction of the MRT-7 to proceed as fast as possible, the DOTr …

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Honda Civic

Honda has decided to shut down its Swindon vehicle manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom by 2021, citing the carmaker’s commitment to manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) as the reason for the closure. According to Honda, it is committed to manufacturing EVs “in response to the unprecedented changes in the global …

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Nissan Livina

Nissan has just launched the all-new Nissan Livina and all-new Nissan Serena in Indonesia. Equipped with Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility features, the two new Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) “drive the company’s vision to transform the way people live and drive.” “Today marks the next step in our 50-year journey of delivering safe, …

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is ready for Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray‘s homecoming parade as it will field more than 200 traffic enforcers along the route. Set on February 21, Thursday, the parade will start at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila at 2 PM and will traverse through the …

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You’ve probably heard or read of the fire that gutted the famed AutoPlus Sportzentrium automotive high-performance and car maintenance shop located on the southbound side of EDSA between Connecticut Street and Ortigas Avenue. Well, two casualties of the blaze are the Ford Everest and the Toyota Sequoia of Senator Joseph …

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Shell Eco-marathon Asia

Shell announced on February 11 that Malaysia will host Shell Eco-marathon Asia in 2019 as part of its global ‘Make the Future Live’ program. Held at Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, the Asia competition comes back to where it was first held in 2010, and celebrates its 10th year of …

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Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford Philippines recently had select members of the media test drive the Ford Ranger Raptor over the lahar beds in Zambales and we can honestly say that we’re impressed by how it handles both on and off road. On road, the ride is practically akin to a luxury car as …

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Google’s Philippine office yesterday held its first ‘Google for Philippines’ event where the information technology giant announced its key updates and product launches that are tailored specifically for the local market. One such tool that Google will be updating soon–before the end of the month we were told–will be its …

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Haynes Manuals

Every car guy’s go-to book for do-it-yourself (DIY) car repairs is undoubtedly the Haynes Manual, of which there’s practically one for all mass-market cars ever manufactured–from a 1949 Jeep CJ to a 2018 Toyota RAV4. If you’re a proud owner of one and swear by it, then you’ll be saddened …

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