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British United Automobiles, Inc. (BUAI), the exclusive distributor of MINI vehicles in the Philippines, recently joined and lorded over this year’s results of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Economy Run. The government initiated program is an annual activity that aims to raise awareness and empower consumers on the importance …

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Jeepney

Senator Grace Poe, the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services, is urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to compromise with transport groups on the rollout of the jeepney modernization program next year by allowing jeepneys that are over 15 years old to continue to operate, provided that these …

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The list of Japanese manufacturers getting hit with a quality assurance scandal just got longer. Mitsubishi Materials Corp., a leading nonferrous metals company in Japan, recently admitted to falsifying data for its products, which includes parts for cars and aircraft. Following similar quality control scandals at Nissan, Subaru, and Kobe …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

On the first day of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane dry run on EDSA yesterday, December 11, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) apprehended 1,275 violators. In addition, 3,722 highly-tinted vehicles were monitored to have violated the traffic scheme through the no-contact apprehension policy of the MMDA while 84 were apprehended through …

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    The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently approved a resolution that will open missionary routes for the residents of Tacloban City in Leyte to establish “an efficient, reliable, and safe mass transport service” in areas that were devastated by super …

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McLaren Senna

McLarens are known to be very fast road cars. After all, what’s the point of being named after one of, if not the, most successful Formula One team in the world if you’re not built for speed? On the road or on the track, these cars are sure to make …

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Peter Schwarzenbauer

Mini plans to launch an electric version of its iconic hatchback in 2019. Baptized as the ‘Mini E,’ the electric vehicle comes exactly 10 years after the British car brand first trial-tested the battery-powered model. Mini top honcho Peter Schwarzenbauer, who also heads Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad, and BMW’s investment fund, …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

With the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) planned dry-run of its proposed High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane on EDSA scheduled to take place tomorrow, December 11, 2017, starting at 6 a.m., the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) shared that it supports the program.  “The essence of HOV is shared use …

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Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road

Road trips to Bolinao, Pangasinan and the Hundred Island National Park has now become faster with the opening of the four-lane Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road Project by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Alaminos City, Pangasinan. Constructed at a cost of P28.120 million, the 1.861-kilometer road project between the Pangasinan-Zambales Road and Alaminos-Bani …

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Ford Alibaba

Ford and Chinese tech giant Alibaba entered into a partnership this Thursday, which aims to explore new car retailing methods in China. The three-year deal primarily focuses on testing the viability of online selling and vending machine concepts for Ford’s Chinese-market vehicles. However, other areas of exploration are also on …

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Hyundai Marawi

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai passenger cars and commercial vehicles the Philippines, announced the launch of its P100-million fund to rehabilitate Marawi City. On December 6, 2017, HARI together with its 42 dealers pledged their Manifesto of Support to Marawi City responding to the call …

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Caltex 7-Eleven

Demonstrating eight years of shared commitment and solid partnership, Philippine Seven Corporation (PSC), the exclusive licensor of global convenience store chain giant 7-Eleven, and Chevron Philippines, Inc. (CPI), the marketer of the Caltex fuel brand, celebrated the recent landmark opening of the 100th 7-Eleven-Caltex store at the Aseana Square along …

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Ianugurazione mostra del Design Museo Ferrari Maranello 25/05/2017

The Ferrari Museums recently set a historical record, hitting an unprecedented 500,000 visitors from the start of the year to November. This marks a 12-percent increase in total ticket sales for the two museums compared to the same period last year. It also means the previous record has been broken …

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DPWH Uber

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and transport network company Uber via its local office Uber Philippines have joined forces to fight traffic within Metro Manila. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Uber Philippines General Manager Laurence Cua have recently signed a memorandum of understanding where the latter will share data it has …

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Honda Cars PH voluntary safety recall

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is asking the owners of around 199,000 of its vehicles to participate in the voluntary safety recall of select models of the Honda City, Honda Jazz, Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, Honda Accord, and Honda Pilot sold locally from 2001 …

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