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There’s one similarity that both the Toyota Hilux and Isuzu D-Max share–they’re both capable and tough pickup trucks. Yes, these two formidable workhorses are the ones you should go to if brawn is what you’re after. What’s more, their impressive features are enough to make you happy and contented on …

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Mazda BT-50

No, it’s not a Korean pop group sensation. The dual-cab Mazda BT-50 is actually a compact/midsized pickup truck that has been here for 12 years now. Yes, you heard us right–it has been here more than a decade already. It seems the dominant pickup players in the country have been …

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All-Wheel Drive or Four-Wheel Drive? Confusing as it might seem, they are actually two different things that you shouldn’t interchange from each other. While both types drive use differentials to transfer power to all four wheels, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is mostly used to describe cars and small-to-medium crossovers like Honda …

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The 2019 American-market Ford Ranger will inherit a “big toy” from its equally big brother, the Ford-150. What’s more, it will get something that not any other midsize pickups have in the market today. The technology is called the Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage (BLIS). This feature allows …

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Mitsubishi Xpander

What happens when you combine two power players in the global automotive industry? You get the 2018 Mitsubishi Xpander, of course. Shifting from its original “Dynamic Shield” look, Mitsubishi’s Xpander will get a fresh identity shift, taking from no other than the “V-motion” badge of its associate, Nissan Motors. The …

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Truck bed covers–also known as tonneau covers or pickup bed covers–aren’t really considered accessories when you live here in the Philippines. They’re actually necessities here, since we live in a country where the hot and humid weather–combined with the heavy rains and typhoon we experience half the entire year–can easily …

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Pickup trucks may not be the most fuel-efficient vehicles today, but that doesn’t mean there are those rare ones that offer great mileage as well. The recent Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Economy Run last November 20-22, 2017 at Clark Pampanga proves just that. The results showed several pickup trucks …

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(Updated: October 2018) Gone are the days when pickup trucks were used solely for hauling and carrying things around. Today, some modern pick-ups have extended their life’s mission, even giving passenger cars a run for their money when it comes to comfort and convenience. And it’s that mixture of rough-neck …

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Tata Prima

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer and one of the top ten globally, is boosting its presence in the country through its local distributor, Pilipinas Taj Autogroup, by ramping up its commercial vehicle lineup offering.  From introducing just two passenger cars and two light commercial vehicles in its Philippine-market …

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Let’s face it: It’s not cheap to own a brand new pickup truck these days. Gas can be expensive, especially for this type of vehicle that only averages around 22 miles per gallon (or less)*. So why still buy a pickup? First, they’re tough, and they can carry heavy loads …

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