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Since last year, Nissan has announced the coming of their electric vehicle introduction, Nissan LEAF, in the Philippines. There have been much fanfare prior to its coming and Filipinos are already excited to it. In fact, studies seem to indicate that the country is ready for electric vehicles. it is. …

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The local arm for Korean carmaker Kia–now under the new distributor AC Industrials, an Ayala company–made a stunning performance for 2019 after it made a 124 percent year-on-year sales growth. Kia’s skyrocketing sales  was attributed to the four: Soluto sub-compact sedan, the K2500 light-duty truck, the Grand Carnival minivan, and …

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Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) handed over Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) to the Department of Health (DOH). A total of four L300 units were handed over to Health Secretary Francisco Duque. Duque cited the L300’s dependability and  efficiency and is a welcome addition to their fleet. The acquisition of the Mitsubishi …

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Sales for the Philippine automotive industry showed a steady climb through 2019, after showing a meager growth for the full 12 months of the year. As reflected in the joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), vehicle sales went …

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Finally, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) will be putting the Outlander EV on retail. This, as they are now set set to put up charging stations within five dealerships around the country. Yesterday, MMPC signed Memorandum of Understanding with Union Motor Corporation, Fast Autoworld Philippines Corporation, Motorplaza Inc., SFM Sales …

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Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPI) has finished 2019 with a stellar performance  after it has enjoyed a 21.17 percent for the full 12 months of 2019. In a statement, SPI attributed the consistent boost in sales to the “realization of the company’s aggressive sales and marketing efforts throughout 2019.” Their high-volume …

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FPG Insurance Co., one of the biggest players in the non-life insurance industry and pacesetters in motor insurance coverage, has a new President and CEO starting January 6, 2020; Gigi Pio de Roda. Together with the emerging portfolios for travel and residential insurances, Gigi now leads FPG Insurance’s chief motor …

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Ford Philippines will likely be bringing in the 2020 Ford Ranger in their upcoming launch come late this month. Sources downplayed numerous questions, saying that we just have to wait for the official launch, we got a word that Ford Philippines will only welcome, what is already here in the Philippines. …

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General Manager Keiichi Suzuki has assumed a new role for Suzuki Philippines Incorporated (SPH), with bigger shoes to fill. As announced by the SPH, Suzuki, who previously held the position as director for the automobile division, will hold the new post as Vice President for the company. “Apart from managing …

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Department of Transportation (DOTr) Undersecretary Tim Orbos touched on various projects undertaken by the Duterte administration to reduce the country’s carbon footprint in accordance with global standards. During the Low Carbon Transport Forum, Orbos discussed about Policy Framework and Regulations on Low Carbon Urban Transport.  Among the topics discussed was the …

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It’s still Ho!Ho! Ho! For Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) as the local automobile business unit for the Japanese carmaker in the country has extended its holiday promo. Dubbed as Cheers for Deals, the promo is aimed to cater to customers who are planning to purchase Honda vehicles this January. This …

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Grab Brian Cu

Are you a Grab customer who used its services from February 10 to May 10 2019 and paid P1,200 fare? Or have you used their services from May 11 to August 10 and paid a P450 fare? If you’re from Manila and said yes to one (or both) of these questions, …

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Ford Philippines is extending the coverage of its free emergency roadside assistance from 1 year to 3 years as part of its efforts to improve the ownership experience. Starting this month, all Ford vehicles from any Ford dealership around the country will have free 3-year coverage of emergency roadside assistance, …

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The local arm of Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai has experienced a slight dip on their sales for the first 11 months of 2019. This as Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), sole importer of Hyundai motors vehicles, has sold 30,599 units for January-November 2019. The said figures is a 6.94 percent slide …

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Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) has started to expand its offering in the Philippines, well, slowly but surely. This as the exclusive distributor for the China automotive maker has just introduced two more Geely Coolray variants. Since its introductiom back in September, Geely has a sole variant–which is also known …

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