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With the fourth and last quarter of 2017 already upon us, Ford Philippines has unveiled its year-end sale deals offering customers more opportunities to own a Ford vehicle before the year ends. Available until December 31, 2017, Ford’s year-end deals allow customers to purchase vehicles with all-in low down payment, or low monthly …

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Tokyo Connected Lab

The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show is scheduled to open its doors to the public next week, from October 28 to November 5, and beyond the expected car displays and test drives, an attraction that’ sure to please the show’s attendees is the Tokyo Connected Lab 2017. As a three-program interactive …

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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday, October 17, said that they will be canceling the franchise of those who participated in the two-day transport strike. Board member Aileen Lizada confirmed that they will be canceling the franchise of those who joined for violating the LTFRB MC …

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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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Modern Jeepneys

While the country is experiencing the two-day transport strike, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) urged the protesters to discuss the issues pertaining to PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP). The two-day transport strike–held yesterday, October 17 and today, October 18–was initiated by jeepney drivers and …

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Will local, “Made in China” vehicles one day surpass foreign car brands in the Chinese market? There’s a big possibility they can, according to a study conducted by J.D. Power. And its prediction? Chinese local car makers will catch up–or even surpass–many of the popular global car brands by 2020. …

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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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Chevrolet Camaro

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), recently named the grand prize winner of its Transformers: The Last Knight “True Power from Within” nationwide promo and it’s Christine Joy Favor of San Pedro, Laguna. As the grand prize winner, Favor gets a brand-new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro RS AT and P100,000 worth of …

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Hyundai Universe Bus

Hyundai Philippines has fortified its long-established partnership with Victory Liner, Inc. (VLI), one of the country’s largest provincial bus operators, by supplying it with 20 units of its Hyundai Universe luxury bus.  “We are happy with how Hyundai has helped us over the years,” noted VLI Vice President for Operations Edward Hernandez. “Our …

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Card System

The highlight at the recently concluded first Philippine Auto Parts Expo held last October 12 and 13 at the Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City were the modern jeepney prototypes that are part of the Department of Transportation‘s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program. Aside from the advances …

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Modern Jeepneys

The first Philippine Auto Parts Expo was held last week on October 12 and 13 at the Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City, and although the event was held primarily to showcase the local auto parts manufacturing industry, what drew the most attention during the two-day event were the …

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Toyota Avanza Veloz

Toyota Motor Philippines has introduced into the market a premium variant of its popular Toyota Avanza compact MPV that boasts of a sportier appearance on the road. Called the Toyota Avanza Veloz, the new variant has an aero grille, smoked chrome garnish on the headlight and rear hatch, and a sportier …

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Twenty of only 36 Ferrari 250 GTO cars ever built returned “home” to Ferrari’s Maranello plant in Italy recently to mark the model’s 55th anniversary. Built from 1962 to 1964, the car was created to allow the Italian carmaker to race in the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) Group 3 Grand …

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Porsche 911 Carrera S, Porsche Passport

Porsche has launched a subscription-based monthly service called Porsche Passport that, for a certain amount, will give you access to at least eight of its model variants for a monthly fee. Think of its as something like Netflix, but with Porsche vehicles instead of movies and TV shows. The program gives …

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Suzuki Celerio, Suzuki Alto

Suzuki Philippines has updated two of its subcompact hatchback models in the Suzuki Celerio and Suzuki Alto with new safety features.  The updated Suzuki Alto 800 STD is now equipped with an anti-lock brake system (ABS) and dual airbags for both the driver and the front seat passenger. It has …

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