Vehicle maintenance is like a religion in itself. You need to change the oil, check the fluids, rotate/balance the tires, etc., and you need to do all these on a regular basis following a strict schedule (5,000 kilometers or three months–whichever comes first, anyone?). There’s nothing for car owners to …

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Yamaha MOTOBOT ver. 2

Few human drivers can keep up with Valentino Rossi, much less pull ahead of him. But how would a robot fare against one of the most successful motorcycle drivers of all time? Yamaha puts that idea to the test by pitting the Motobot–Yamaha’s autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot–against the nine-time MotoGP …

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2018 Range Rover Velar

The last time two-tone cars were this popular, the Soviet Union was still planning the launch of the Sputnik satellite. In only the past few years, over 20 production cars have been paraded on showrooms and automotive events around the world, sporting contrasting body and roof colors characteristic of the …

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Tires on the Road

The brakes on your car are critical to your overall safety, and so it’s of utmost importance that you keep them in good working condition always. If there’s a problem with your brakes, you’re better investigating the issue sooner rather than later. Even if you have your brakes checked regularly, …

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Ford Volkswagen Logos

In an effort to coerce automotive manufacturers–particularly Ford and Volkswagen–to fulfill their fuel emissions and economy targets for the next decade, various environmental groups banded together and launched a campaign last Wednesday, October 25, addressing the issue. “The automakers and the Trump administration are conspiring to undo clean car standards …

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Green car crashing into back of another car

Car accidents can be fatal. That’s why for the sake of our safety, private and public agencies constantly bombard us with campaigns and information drives designed to remind us of measures we must uphold for better and safer driving. For All Soul’s Day, Carmudi would like to take some time …

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Ford F-150

So how much does America love the Ford F-150? Enough to buy over 820,000 units, as per 2016’s numbers released by the company. The USA’s bestselling vehicle for 35 years straight managed to sell 239,854 units in December alone. That’s roughly one F-150 sold every 33 seconds. So what makes …

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2018 Lexus LS

The Lexus LS has been dubbed as the original luxury disruptor. Arguably, no other car has turned an established category on its head as conclusively as the original LS did when it debuted in 1989. As if that wasn’t enough, the sedan managed to raise the bar for powertrain smoothness, …

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Maserati Levante

The Maserati expansion continues. This time around, the Italian race car maker is planning to build a second SUV as it looks to grow annual vehicle sales to 80,000 globally. To be based on Alfa Romeo underpinnings, the upcoming Maserati SUV is expected to hit the market as early as …

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Land Rover Defender

Land Rover‘s next-generation Land Rover Defender model, which is expected to hit the market sometime in 2019, has been the source of much speculation ever since the celebrated British SUV brand confirmed that it was working on an all-new version of its classic off-roader. Along with the confirmation came the …

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Nissan is forced to suspend vehicle production for its domestic market in Japan following the carmaker’s own admission that unauthorized inspectors continued to certify vehicles even after the discovery of the malpractice earlier. Mid-October, Nissan announced the recall of close to 1.2 million vehicles produced in its native Japan for …

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Aston Martin DB11 Volante

The eagerly anticipated Aston Martin DB11 Volante is now upon us, and it is set to make a strong case for the ‘ultimate driving machine.’ The British brand’s new drop-top model joins last year’s DB11 Coupe, easily becoming two of the most visually stunning offerings from the carmaker to date. …

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Nissan and Droog's Soak Technology

Dehydration means that the body lacks enough fluid. Too much dehydration can lead to dizziness and lack of coordination and/or focus, all of which can be dangerous to a driver on the road. Nissan believes that driver dehydration is a serious issue, and so it teamed up with Droog, a …

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Dubai Police Scorpion

Dubai Police announced that they will soon make use of flying motorbikes in patrolling local streets. When realized, the battery-powered flying bikes, which rely on four propellers to stay airborne, will have Dubai’s enforcers buzzing around the skies at speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour. The flying motorbike …

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Volvo FH LNG and Volvo FM LNG

Volvo Trucks recently launched two heavy-duty trucks that run on natural gas. Built for the European market, the Volvo FH LNG and Volvo FM LNG can cut CO2 emissions by 20 to 100 percent, the Swedish truck maker attests. The new trucks can operate on either biogas or methane gas–two …

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