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Suzuki has literally showed its edge with the legendary Suzuki Katana being brought to the country. During the Philippine Moto Heritage Weekend at the Metrotent in Pasig City last weekend, Suzuki Philippines was proud to unveil the iconic Katana, following its introduction in EICMA last year. Prior to the public …

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Black Rhino Wheels and Nitto Tires are all set to hold the country’s first-ever ‘4×4 EXPO’ in the country, which will be held this weekend, September 28 and 29, at ArcoVia City in Pasig City. Eyed to be the largest gathering of 4×4 vehicles, the 4×4 Expo will be bringing …

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Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp are strengthening their alliance by purchasing stakes in one another, a move that they term as a ‘capital alliance.’ The move seeks to help both companies accelerate technological development and keep up with other car brands entering into partnerships with the same goal …

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AVID

The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors, Inc. (AVID) reported a total of 50,164 units sold at for the first 7 months of 2019, a slight dip from the 50,505 units sold in the same period last year. In July alone, AVID reached a total of 6,987 units–an 11-percemt decrease …

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Mirroring the predicament faced by its fellow Asian brands Nissan and Kia, Japanese car maker Suzuki saw its profit numbers decrease for the year. But while the two suffered single-digit percent losses, Suzuki saw a massive 46.2 percent drop for the April-June quarter. Japan’s fourth-largest automotive manufacturer posted an operating …

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AVID

The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors, Inc. (AVID) sold 7,259 units in April 2019, recording its best month so far this year as it grew by 12.1 percent compared to April 2018. For the first time in 2019, year-to-date sales crossed positive territory, slightly increasing to 29,458 units sold …

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Suzuki Ertiga

The local arm for Japanese automotive brand Suzuki has shown consistent growth for the first quarter of 2019. This after it secured the sixth spot in terms of sales in the first quarter report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI). For the first three months …

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Pioneer compact distributor Suzuki Philippines joins the 16th Manila International Auto Show this April 4 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. The most-anticipated event for auto enthusiasts and industry professionals throughout the country, this year’s MIAS will run until April 7 and is expected to gather together more than …

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Akio Toyoda

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have agreed recently to consider collaborating with one another in developing new products using their respective strengths. This means that the collaboration between the two Japanese carmakers will concentrate on Toyota’s strength in electrification technologies and in Suzuki’s strength in developing …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny

Good news! Suzuki Philippines (SPI) has finally launched the all-new, fourth-generation Suzuki Jimny locally, at least four months earlier than its initial expected date of arrival which, at the 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), was said to be in July of this year. Now, the bad news. If you …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny

Depending on how you look at it, it’s either the long wait is over or it came in ahead of time. That’s because after nine months of clamoring for it since it first broke cover in June 2018 to finally receiving it in March 2019–or four to five months ahead …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Back in November 2018, television production company Sunshine Television Ventures staged its Auto Focus Multi-Brand Test Drive Festival at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds in Pasay City. Contributor Onyl Malabanan was there, eager to get behind the wheel of one of the most anticipated car models to …

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Suzuki Jimny PIMS 2018

We don’t have to tell you that the all-new Suzuki Jimny is one of most eagerly anticipated models to be launched this year. Ever since it was first revealed in June 2018, the worldwide clamor for it has Suzuki reportedly producing it double-time at its Kosai plant in Japan–the lone …

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The second month of 2019 is almost over. Just like that, we’re already coming into the latter part of this year’s first quarter. Time flies so fast, which is why you should make good use of it. The Philippine automotive industry values the essence of time as several manufacturers have …

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Car shopping in the Philippines could be a bit confusing and overwhelming due to the many vehicle choices in the market. You need to be smart and need to contain your excitement when you’re looking for a brand-new car. One of the ways of being a smart, brand-new car buyer …

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