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A hybrid electric vehicle combines two or more different power sources to make it run. Often, it will use an internal-combustion engine (that uses a typical fossil fuel like gasoline or diesel) with an electric motor to produce energy to power up your vehicle. There are three common types of …

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A new car will depreciate about 10 percent the moment it leaves the lot, and another 20 percent within its first year. You’re looking at around 50 percent value by the time your ride turns three years old. This may be bad news for the original owner but it’s a …

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Nissan is a car manufacturer that has a rich heritage. Before becoming one of the largest carmakers in the world, this Japanese company had encountered different challenges along the way. Through the years, Nissan has introduced well-known cars such as the Bluebird, Sunny, GT-R, and the Z-series sports cars, among …

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A futuristic motorcycle being dubbed as ‘the Iron Man bike’ made its way to this year’s EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) Motorshow in Milan. If you’re familiar with Iron Man’s suit with its advanced Heads-Up Display (HUD) and tech, then you have a good idea of what you’ll get when you don this …

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As a driver, you’ve probably faced this situation: you’re driving your car up a slope, when suddenly, whether traffic has stalled or you simply miscalculated the gear and need to shift down, you need to bring your car to a full stop. Another car comes up right behind you. This …

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Jeepney

On October 18, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved the fare hike for both public utility jeepneys and buses, raising the minimum fare for the former from the provisional PHP8 to the permanent PHP10 while for the latter, the minimum fare of regular or non-airconditioned buses increased …

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California is currently experiencing its worst wildfire, with towns getting wiped out one after another. As people evacuate with the wildfire’s continued spread, some have taken to social media to post their nightmarish experience of driving through the flames. In the video below, a family records their drive through a …

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Some car ads are supposed to encourage “impure thoughts”, but this really isn’t the typical one that’s designed to stimulate one’s carnal pleasures. The one we’re talking about here leans more towards the lyrical arts, since the root cause to most of the “emotional unrest” happening here is because of …

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With the rainy season upon us (read: gridlocks and flooded roads just around the corner), it’s time to consider getting your own set of wheels. Reduce downtime. Time is valuable and having your own car eliminates time spent lining up. Plus, you get the added benefit of taking control of …

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You read that right—a fleet of Nissan Patrols has set a new Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest Synchronized Car Dance.’ Who would have thought that the big and muscular Patrol can dance, right? Well, the 180 units of Nissan Patrols didn’t exactly dance the night away. The said Guinness …

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Toyota and its luxury line Lexus won top honors at the 2018-2019 Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards (AFPCA), securing the automobile of the Year (AOY) for the Standard and Premium/Luxury categories with the Toyota Wigo city car and Lexus NX300 compact SUV/crossover, respectively. The Wigo won over the Montero Sport, …

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Hyundai is one of the well-known car brands in the world. Originating in Korea, this automaker showed continuous improvements in engineering, design, and market reach. These key elements allowed Hyundai to sell 4.86 million units globally last 2017 and it is the sixth top overall global automotive brand. In the …

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It’s been a week since the 7th Philippine International Motor Show opened its doors to the public. In case you missed the five-day event, which wrapped up on Sunday, October 28, here’s what went down on the first day of the show–from the car launches to the performances. Enjoy!

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Buying a car is always exciting. Unlike before, buying a brand-new car is now more convenient due to the special promos and flexible financing schemes. Attractive downpayment promos and auto loans are offered left and right, which entices a lot of interested car buyers. However, some individuals tend to overlook …

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Buying used cars can also be risky, to say the least. Unlike a brand-new set of wheels–which you expect to be running perfectly–a used car’s dependability relies on wear and tear, its old owner’s maintenance habits, and the overall integrity of the hardware. Spare yourself from buyer’s remorse and take …

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