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Compulsory Third Party Liability (CTPL) is the least amount of insurance you can get on a car. This particular type of insurance, which is a requirement before a vehicle can be registered, helps to cover for the hospitalization, physical injury, or death of a third party in a vehicle-related accident. …

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Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation–which shares its acronym with China-based brand BAIC (which is its authorized dealer locally)–tested the mettle of its latest offerings by bringing them to the uphills and twisties of the highest point of the Philippine national highway system. A small group drove all the way from Metro …

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Honda is a car company that prides itself in believing in the power of dreams. Well, the founders of Honda did dream big and is now one of the biggest car brands in the world. The most popular car of this Japanese automaker is arguably the Civic, a sporty-looking sedan …

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Ah yes, the number “8” special protocol license plate. Oyo Sotto hates it, and sex dens use it. Lawmakers break the rule because of it (just ask Imelda Marcos and her Toyota Coaster), and assumed non-politician’s sons / kabarkadas can get their 15-minutes of fame as a result of it …

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As the 2019 Singapore Motorshow officially closed its doors for good at the end of the day yesterday, January 13, we  look back at the cars we saw on the convention floor, from the regular cars you’d see on the streets to the veritable exotics, from the Alpine A110 to …

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One of the most common enemies of car paint is the sun–particularly its ultraviolet (UV) rays. They are notorious for oxidizing vehicle paints, which makes them look worn out and old before their time. That’s why many car manufacturers like Nissan are investing in technologies like the Xenon Weather-Ometer (XWO) to help …

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Japanese car brand Suzuki brought to Philippine shores the all-new, third-generation (second-generation locally) Dzire all the way from its original home in India, with the hope that it will be popular in the local market. According to Suzuki Philippines, the Dzire topped India’s automotive sales as of May 2018. So …

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It was July 1, 2015 and my world stopped. I mean, it literally stopped. A severe allergic reaction to something I ate almost flat-lined my heart, and I realize how truly blessed I am to be given a second life by God. If not for a miracle, my love story …

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Yes, we think so. And we’re excited about it. Imagine a material that can charge 12 times faster than your vehicle’s current lithium-ion batteries. But here’s what’s remarkable about it: this same material can actually charge your electric vehicle in almost the same time it takes for you to brew …

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Four-wheel steering is not a new idea. There were cars in the 1920s that had it, and in the late ‘80s to early ‘90s, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, and Honda each had their own domestic production cars equipped with the technology. Unfortunately for these car manufacturers, many viewed four-wheel steering as …

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Giving gifts to car nuts were way simpler back then. Give them a couple of CDs, or a tape cassette head cleaner, magazines, car shirt, or a toy car collectible and you’re in for good. However, giving gifts have become far more complicated these days. Technology is more advanced, and …

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Suzuki Jimny PIMS 2018

The year 2018 was a very challenging yet colorful year for the Philippine automotive industry. The movements, actions and reactions from both the private sector and the government were not the typical bumps and bruises of the business: it is more of bobbing and weaving through the kicks and punches …

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Chips and dents on your car door may be minor damage, but they have the ability to be extremely annoying, especially if they’re the ones welcoming you every time you get in your car. The bad news is they can happen easily anytime, anywhere—whether you’re traveling on the road, parked …

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Having a van is a practical way to shuttle people around. Be it as a family hauler or a VIP mover, a van is a perfect ride that does one thing well: carry people, and their luggage, comfortably. A happy adventure awaits–this is the mantra of Foton’s Cummins-powered Traveller Van. Since …

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It’s quite unusual that there’s a sudden surge of interest in the off-road motorcycle scene, particularly ADV. Yup, adventure. It’s innate to have that particular urge to go out and explore the unknown, especially when you ride off-road with your best mate on your touring/adventure bikes. That is how we …

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