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The Beijing Automotive Industry Corp., (BAIC) Motor Corporation Limited was incorporated in 2010 as part of primary holding company BAIC Group. Partly-owned by Daimler AG, the company extends its business not just in vehicle production, but also in selling vehicle parts, offering automotive finance and after-sales service for its passenger …

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Taking a tour around Manila may seem a bit daunting, but with the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRT-1) here to help ease those complicated navigation around the Metro, then getting to know more about Manila’s tourist attractions won’t be much of a hassle anymore–all thanks to IkotMNL (or Ikot Manila). …

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For over 60 years, the Porsche Speedster has served as the apex of driving dynamics. The German sports car maker gave itself the best 70th birthday gift it could possibly get with the unveiling of the 911 Speedster last year. With just 1,948 units produced, the limited-edition car makes 502 …

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The Clean Air Act, or Republic Act 8749, requires all owners to have their vehicles certified. You can do this by going to any private Vehicle Emission Testing Centers accredited by the Land Transportation Office (LTO). Generally, Vehicle Emission Testing Centers with one lane only are allowed a maximum of …

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To the rest of the world, Lexus is Toyota’s luxury brand. But in its home country, Toyota’s top model is known by another name–Century. Ever since 1967, Japan’s only chauffeur-driven automobile has displayed the highest level of craftsmanship, comfort, and luxury seen in a Toyota car. The third generation of …

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Keanu Reeves may not be a bad-ass action star that performs death-defying stunts; but this self-effacing actor has something up his sleeves that makes him a really cool dude. For one, he got to star at a cyberpunk science-fiction film named “The Matrix.” Two, he really knows how to choose …

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When driving, the tires on your car come in contact with different types of terrain including asphalt, pot holes, speed bumps, gravel, and even bare earth. Depending on the quality of the terrain, a car could enjoy a smooth ride or a bumpy one. Fortunately, your car comes equipped with …

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Mother’s Day, to some, is just a day where commodities such as chocolates or flowers are on a very unusual price. But just like in those holidays, we still shed our hard-earned money to let our mothers–the maternal figure of our lives–know that they are adored and appreciated for being …

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The 911 ushered a whole new era for Porsche, helping the German sports car brand earn the distinction as a premier maker of the high-performing sports cars. Ten years ago, a new era dawned for Porsche yet again, with the release of the company’s first-ever sedan, the Panamera. Unlike any …

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Here’s good news to those who use Android Auto inside their vehicles: Google has recently announced an upgrade that promises a more powerful, intuitive, and user-friendly mobile app for drivers. The smartphone-powered infotainment system, which offers better design, now comes with a ‘Default Dark Mode’ version for a more dramatic …

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Your car’s weight directly affects the level of grip that your tires have on the road. However, that weight needs to be distributed as equal as possible to all four wheels to ensure that each one stay firmly planted on the ground. Granted, this is what the suspension system is …

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He’s worth USD72 billion, and he earns around USD114.16 per second. Yes, life has been quite good to William Henry Gates III–or popularly known as Bill Gates. He held the title of Forbes’ richest person in the world from 1997 to 2017–all but four of those years–but still an impressive …

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Internal combustion engine (ICE) cars produce carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons that harm people and environment. Although there have been great strides in making ICEs as efficient as possible, these hazards remain present in the exhaust. With environmental regulations getting stricter each year, automakers looked to find a way …

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Few sports cars can be called as legendary as the storied Porsche 911. Starting its life in 1963, the German-made, two-door, rear-engine sports coupe has become one of the most enduring high-performance nameplates that continue to be produced to this day. The car rolled out its one-millionth unit from the …

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

If you’re one to nitpick about the level of safety offered by the cars you intend to buy, a safety rating from a qualified New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) may be the first thing you look at. You may also have noticed that high-end luxury cars and supercars don’t have …

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