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AVID

The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) sales closed 2017 on a positive note as it recorded sales growth across all comparable periods, propelled by the strong consumer appetite ahead of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law implementation. AVID sales delivered 106,268 units sold in 2017 …

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Ford Ranger

The current Ford Ranger pickup may have been around since 2011 that, six years later, it continues to be a sales juggernaut for the American carmaker that it has set an all-time sales record across Asia Pacific in 2017 with 134,100 units–a 22 percent increase from the previous year. “The …

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Nissan GT-R Nismo

While most carmakers tend to keep things close to their chest when it comes to what models they’ll be bringing in for the year, Nissan Philippines (NPI) did the opposite by revealing the five models it will update for 2018 led by the Nissan GT-R Nismo. The Nissan GT-R Nismo …

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Aston Martin Track Day

Last November 2017, Aston Martin Manila held the inaugural Aston Martin Track Day for the Aston Martin Owners Club-Manila (AMOC-Manila) members at the Clark International Speedway, “true to the ethos of delivering unrivaled quality service and expertise.” The British luxury sports car brand treated the guests to a unique blend …

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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, has successfully continued its growth with record-breaking sales results for the calendar year of 2017 with 31,758 vehicles, up by 37 percent compared to 2016 with 23,199 vehicles. Growing faster than the Philippine Automotive industry, Honda’s growth was …

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Pioneer compact car distributor Suzuki Philippines (SPH) ends 2017 remarkably, posting a 34 percent year-on-year growth, expanding in key cities across the country and receiving back-to-back recognitions from renowned award-giving bodies. The strong performance of several of the company’s best-selling vehicles fueled the continued sales growth. The popular life utility …

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2017 Henry Ford Awards

Ford Philippines recently held the awarding ceremonies of the annual Henry Ford Awards (HFA), with Carmudi Philippines capturing two trophies for the Carmudi Magazine Philippines. Online Editor Patrick Everett Tadeo bagged the Best Automotive Column for his “Talk Stir” column which appeared in the February 2017 issue while contributor Eric …

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Hyundai Marikina

Top executives from Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) and Shaw Automotive Resources, Inc. (SARI) recently led the groundbreaking ceremony of the Hyundai Marikina dealership along Sumulong Highway in Marikina City. “We see the opportunity to further mobilize people in Marikina City, as it is a major gateway from Metro Manila …

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Last December 19, 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill into law. It sought to reduce tax on personal income while simultaneously imposing a higher tax on fuel, tobacco, sugary beverages, and cars. With the signing of the law, the increase in vehicle …

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Mazda Philippine Lineup

Bermaz Auto Philippines, Inc. (BAP), the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the country, reported record sales numbers for the month of December and the full year of 2017. The 2017 full year sales result of 5,244 units represents the company’s best sales year since taking over the …

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Last December 19, 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill into law. It sought to reduce tax on personal income while simultaneously imposing a higher tax on fuel, tobacco, sugary beverages, and cars. With the signing of the law, the increase in vehicle …

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Hyundai Accent Hatchback

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, closed its 2017 sales with a record-high of 37,678 units, a 12-percent sales growth from 33,695 units in 2016. The Passenger Cars (PC) segment grew by 7 percent in 2017, registering sales at 25,529 units. Leading …

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Subaru Forester

Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, kicks off 2018 with great news: all variants of the Subaru Forester are still available at 2017 prices. Take advantage of this opportunity to drive your very own extraordinary SUV: VARIANT  SRP UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2018 SRP …

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The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) is confident motorcycle sales will remain strong despite the negative issues affecting the industry, including the rising number of road crashes linked to motorcycle use. The country’s premier group of motorcycle manufacturers, in fact, projects sales will hit 2 million units by 2022 …

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Maztech Philippines

Bermaz Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the country, recently conducted the 4th Maztech Philippines Customer Service Skills Competition last December 2, 2017 at the Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City. The annual skills competition is designed to promote camaraderie and showcase the talents, …

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