Ford and Volkswagen AG announced plans to expand their global alliance in ways that could signal the biggest seismic shift to happen in the auto industry in modern times. While mergers are nothing new, what makes the Ford/VW version unique is that they are seeking to create a new standard …

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While its counterparts focus on batteries, Toyota continues to pursue cars powered by the solar energy variety, with the Japanese car brand announcing that it’s ready to test the road-worthiness of its most advanced solar power system to date. Scheduled for a late July run using a Prius Plug-in Hybrid …

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In collaboration with National Geographic and Guinness World Records, Caltex announced its latest campaign, World Record-Breaking Fuel, where the popular fuel brand aims to demonstrate how a world-class fuel can make the difference between making the record books and not. The campaign partners Caltex with National Geographic for a two-part …

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For sale sign on windshield of car

Cars have a lifespan, and one day, your relationship with your beloved four-wheeler will come to an end. Though it can be heartbreaking because of the many memorable trips you’ve had with it, like a trusted steed, it can be better for you to let go than to prolong its …

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Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the firm behind the distribution of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, showed its solid support for the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) with its enthusiastic participation of the country’s first-ever Modern PUV Caravan Motorcade. The initial leg of the caravan, with the theme ‘Arangkada …

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New Chinese vehicle brand Maxus officially expanded its operations to the Philippines just this June, and as its opening salvo, released two massive people haulers in the guise of the Maxus V80 and G10. While the latter is more of an MPV, the V80 is every bit the workhorse van the …

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Geely was launched in our market back in 2011. Unfortunately, it failed to take off and got drowned by the barrage of other imported cars from the Five-Starred Red Flag. Now, Japan’s Sojitz aims to try its luck managing the Chinese city car brand and bring in its cars for …

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Startup bike company Curtiss Motorcycles showcased the 2020 version of its Zeus motorcycle equipped with a battery motor that looks like a V8 engine. The re-imagined Zeus model–dubbed the Zeus Radial V8–boasts a skeletal space frame secured to a unique powertrain architecture that’s directly inspired by the legendary V8 motorcycle …

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If there was a vehicle that epitomized ‘flower power’ back in the ’70s, that would be the Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus. Hauling surfers and their boards, attending peace rallies, appearing in Bob Dylan album covers, and even hauling Scooby Doo and the gang from one mystery to another, the VW …

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Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled the world’s first Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to feature in an engine. The South Korean car company revealed the CVVD on Wednesday, July 3, at Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang, featuring in its new Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi engine. The technology, along with the engine, is …

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Autokid, the Philippine’s leading truck dealer, has inked a partnership with Dongfeng Automotive Co., Ltd., that makes the former the premier distributor of Dongfeng trucks in the country. As a result, Autokid now carries Dongfeng’s range of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks to serve the different needs of various local …

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Although most car companies release a new model every year, that doesn’t always mean that the old model has sold out. In fact there may be plenty of outgoing models left on the car lots of their dealerships. Since dealerships have to make room for the upcoming model, they need …

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Floodwater can deal a lot of damage to your car, from its engine bay to your interiors. If your car has been immersed in floodwater, this can spell thousands of pesos in repair. But you can reduce the amount you have to shell out by following these six tips. 1. …

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At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Ford drew a lot of heavy breaths when it unveiled the track-only version of its supercar, the Ford GT Mk II. Topping at 700 hp and costing USD1.2 million, the car is more potent than any factory race car that the Blue Oval …

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Mazda is recalling 2019 Mazda 3s because the wheels have the potential to fall off while driving. The recall affects cars built both at Mazda’s Japan and Mexico manufacturing plants. Sources say that a total of 25,003 units of the model are being recalled. Mazda explains the reason for the recall: …

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