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JAC Motors celebrates its 55 years of being in the industry with the all-new JAC S7 at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) last April 4, 2019, at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City. Now carrying a new power train, the compact SUV is now specifically …

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A car with great safety features is what most people look for nowadays. But they’re not easy to recognize, since different car manufacturers seem to place their own “unique” twist when it comes to naming them. Take for instance, the popular Electronic Stability Control safety feature. This works by monitoring your …

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As a car shopper who places great value on safety, you’ve probably come across the term ISOFIX in your research. You may also be aware of what it pertains to, which is safer car seats for children. But is that all what ISOFIX is about? Read on to learn more …

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Once upon a time, safety technologies like stability control and navigation systems were only available in luxury vehicles. Now, they’re a common sight in many vehicles today. We’re giving you some of the newest and advanced safety features that are still rare right now. Not surprisingly, many of them were …

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Volvo XC60

Dr. David Yang, executive director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety said that when properly utilized, advanced driver assistance system technologies have the potential to prevent 40 percent of all vehicle crashes and nearly 30 percent of traffic deaths. Still, there are two factors that can prevent this from …

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New drivers often buy old, used cars when they’re first starting to drive. This may be practical, but not really safe in the long run. Old vehicles often lack safety features that are more common in most modern vehicles today. And they can be a tremendous help for anyone who’s …

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How can something good-looking be powerful? Just ask the 2019 Mazda MX-5. This uber popular and lovable roadster has gotten a significant power surge from its engineers, now boosting a hefty 181 hp (and 205 Nm of torque) from its original 155-hp engine. Still, this isn’t really the sole purpose …

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As of May 1, 2018, all brand-new vehicles sold in the United States are now equipped with a rearview video system (RVS) as standard, based on a regulation issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT) in 2014. Also known as a backup camera, the RVS is automatically engaged when the …

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Subaru EyeSight

Subaru and Motor Image executives have confirmed that the Subaru EyeSight system will finally be introduced in certain Philippine-market models in 2018, six years after the technology was first used in Subaru vehicles in 2012. In an interview with members of the media at the Philippine-market launch of the all-new …

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Mini Countryman

The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) recently released the crash test results of four new car models it has tested, two of which are either sold or will go on sale locally soon: the all-new Mini Countryman and the all-new Suzuki Swift. Based on the tests, both vehicles …

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The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia, otherwise known as the ASEAN NCAP, recently held its 7th ASEAN Automobile Safety Forum in Makati City recently, with invited gusts from both the public and private sectors giving the members of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), the proponent behind the ASEAN NCAP, and both …

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If not all, most of us understand the importance of safety. That’s why we often hear the reminder “safety first” from our family, friends and colleagues. But the question is, when it comes to buying a car, do we really put safety first?

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