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Japanese automakers are busy one-upping the other as the date for the Tokyo Motor Show draws near. After Mitsubishi earlier this month, it’s Mazda‘s turn to drop a hint, releasing a 15-second clip–the third in the series–for its upcoming all-electric crossover coupe. Unfortunately, all that we’re treated to is a …

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Actor Daniel Craig, the latest to play James Bond, was given the chance to design his own Aston Martin DBS Superleggera for the fantasy gift catalogue of American luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus. Only seven of these ultra-rare cars are being offered, selling for a wallet-draining USD700,007 (PHP 36 …

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The third-gen Nissan Navara’s 4×4 N-Warrior trim (sold locally for PHP 1,629,000) is a formidable ute, earning praises from every aisle ever since its release. It’s a popular pickup especially in places where ravenous terrain is the norm, such as in Australia. For those who thought the top-of-the-line pickup can’t …

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Hyundai Philippines‘ biggest and boldest SUV to date–the 2020 Hyundai Palisade–was counted among Wards’ 10 Best User Experiences at the annual WardsAuto User Experiences Conference held recently in Michigan in the United States.   Hyundai’s first full-sized SUV was launched in the Philippine market at the 2019 Manila International Auto …

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Iconic American bike brand Harley-Davidson (HD) announced that it has ceased production–for the meantime–for its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, after the discovery of a charging issue during the final quality inspection process. Some bikes have already reached their owners, as Harley-Davidson had already begun shipping them this September. For …

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Sharper, prettier, larger, more fuel efficient, and endowed with tech: if you’ve ever had this picture of the Toyota Yaris in mind, consider your wish granted. The Japanese automotive giant recently unveiled the fourth-generation 2020 Toyota Yaris, and it’s a doozy. “New-generation compact car surpasses its class by offering driving …

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Gazoo Racing, Toyota’s performance development arm, recently turned its attention to a kei car produced by Toyota’s wholly-owned subsidiary Daihatsu, and gave it a hot-rodded spin. Dubbed as the Copen GR Sport, the tiny roadster is slated to make its physical appearance at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show at the …

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Subaru Forester

Subaru of America is recalling a total of 366,282 Foresters in all, because the front passenger airbag may not deploy during a crash. The source of the potential issue is a faulty electrical connection in the front passenger seat–part of the Occupant Detection System–which may loosen over time and prevent …

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Hyundai‘s Spanish division launched a provocative new campaign with Olympic athlete and brand ambassador Mireia Belmonte, which puts her in a bubble directly breathing the ‘exhaust fumes’ of the Nexo, Hyundai’s brand-new hydrogen fuel cell SUV. When Hyundai announced the Nexo late last year, many had a hard time believing …

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In case you didn’t know, BMW has drastically altered its iconic kidney grille design into something that looks less like kidneys and more like human lungs (The ‘Iron Lung’ design language?). Unfortunately for the brand, the shift has brought significant backlash, with some calling the new look downright ridiculous. Despite …

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Isuzu Motors Limited has given the Isuzu D-MAX a full-model change eight years after it rolled out the second-generation model, with sales starting from October 19…at least in Thailand. In conjunction with the full-model change, Isuzu utilized a development concept it calls ‘Efficient and Robust’ to create a vehicle “that …

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It seems that many of the advanced self-driving technologies equipped in cars today fail to live up to expectations. A recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that many drivers remain unconvinced about the effectiveness of lane-centering systems. This comes a week after AAA announced …

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Following last year’s OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition handset, smartphone maker OnePlus and supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive have collaborated once more to create the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition which “draws inspiration from signature McLaren design and celebrates the brand’s relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation.” The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition …

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Forget the Land Speeder, Sandcrawler, the Death Star, and yes–even the iconic Millenium Falcon here. Who needs them when German automotive company Porsche is doing a collaboration with Disney in the upcoming “Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker” movie? Besides, it’s high time the Star Wars franchise involve vehicles …

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Everyone knows that plastics are a major cause of pollution in our seas today. However, not everyone is aware that they have extremely small versions that are present in all bodies of water. What’s more surprising is that they come from one unassuming material: tire dust. “These urban stormwater findings …

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