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Honda Civic

The 10th generation Honda Civic gets a slight makeover and it is already out in the US market. Aside from the new look, the Civic now comes standard with Honda Sensing technology. In terms of exterior changes, you have to take a close look to spot the new design of …

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Toyota Alabang just opened what is said to be the largest Toyota service center in Asia. Located a few kilometers away from the Toyota Alabang dealership along Alabang-Zapote Road in Las Piñas, the vehicle repair and maintenance facility boasts five stories, a total floor area of 14,000 sqm, and the …

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2019 Subaru Forester

Motor Image, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles across eight countries in Asia, has officially launched the four variants of the all-new Subaru Forester in Taichung, Taiwan last August 7. The all-new Forester brings with it improved refinement and practicality–for maximum comfort and enjoyment. It has been reengineered, reimagined, and …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) made an all-out effort to increase public awareness when it comes to its modernized Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs). The company brought three units of its modernized PUVs during the second Philippine Auto and Parts Expo (PhilAPEX), held last week at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of …

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There’s a financial storm brewing at the MRT-7‘s “project base camp.” Apparently, San Miguel Corp. Mass Rail Transit 7, Inc. (SMC MRT7)–the government’s private sector partner in the project–has a problem with a 33-hectare land in San Jose, Del Monte in Bulacan. Apparently, SMC MRT7 plans to buy the piece …

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HPBS Bus Davao

A total of 45 buses will be arriving in Davao City this month as part of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) legacy project of Mayor Sara Duterte. The 45 buses, the first batch of the initial 90 buses that will kick off the HPBS, are part of the comprehensive …

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Ride-hailing app Grab unveiled its latest feature: a new in-app ‘Emergency’ button designed to enhance the safety of drivers and passengers alike. One tap automatically dials 911 and connects the user directly to the proper authorities. The Emergency button can be found in three locations in the app: on the …

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Kia Grand Carnival

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Korean car brand Kia vehicles locally, has updated the Kia Grand Carnival by giving it more luxurious touches. The Kia Grand Carnival seven-seater–an ideal family vehicle and executive transport–can now be purchased with an optional leather upgrade to accentuate the Carnival’s luxurious …

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Adriatico Bridge

The Adriatico Bridge in Malate, Manila has now been reopened after it collapsed in September 2017. The Adriatico Building, which is more than 33 years old to date, has been replaced by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The new bridge is 14 meters long–and costs about PHP44 …

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The Department of Energy has one way to curb the looming oil price. In a statement, Department Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi tapped the Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) to import low-priced, Euro 2-compliant fuel. “PNOC-EC will source low-priced petroleum products particularly diesel, to mitigate the impact of volatile oil …

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Grab Philippines Brian Cu

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Friday, August 10, approved the legality of the Grab-Uber merger, but imposed requirements for the existing entity. This as Grab Philippines assured that it will abide by the voluntary commitments that it has told the anti-trust body. Brian Cu, Grab Philippines’ country head , …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

It looks like the payday traffic next week on August 15 will be worse than ever as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will start the dry run of its proposed expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) on that …

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Ford Ranger

Ford Philippines announced yesterday, August 9, its July retail sales improved three percent from the previous month to 2,177 vehicles, led by the Ford Ranger, Ford EcoSport, and Ford Everest. The Ranger remained the top-selling vehicle for the month and delivered its best-ever July with sales increasing 36 percent from …

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Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, had its own ‘Kona Moment’ as the brand experienced its best performing month in 2018 thus far. July sales amounted to 3,279 units, the second time the brand has breached the 3,000 limit for 2018; 8.8 …

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The BMW S1000RR has gone a long way from its first competition in the Superbike World Championship in 2009, and it’s just getting started. Today, it’s considered the most powerful in its class–and now the fastest BMW motorcycle ever. The team responsible for its victory is the Hunter Sills Racing …

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