Wednesday, October 18, 2017

BMW Philippines to Launch Brand's First-Ever 7-Seater MPV


Following the success of the BMW Xpo 2017, Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), the official importer and distributor of BMW in the country, will go on the road to reinforce their commitment to joy. Beginning October 27 to 29 at the North Court of Power Plant Mall in Makati, the BMW Roadshow 2017 will be headlined by the first-ever 7-seater MPV: the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer.

Ford's Yearend Sale Offers Deals on Fiesta, Focus, EcoSport, Ranger, and Everest


Ford Philippines has unveiled its yearend sale deals offering customers more opportunities to own a Ford vehicle before the year ends.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Toyota is Helping Everyone Get Moving: Meet the Concept-i Series


Toyota is pushing its vision of the future of mobility with its Concept-i series. It’s a future where artificial intelligence or AI enables cars to understand the driver, effectively allowing people and cars to become partners.

This is the Best Evidence of Why You Should Have Your Defective Takata Airbag Repaired (w/ Video)


If your vehicle is one of the thousands covered in the Takata airbag recall and you’re still dillydallying about having it fixed; well, here’s a video that’ll convince you to do so.

Review: 2018 Isuzu D-Max LS 4x4 3.0 Blue Power A/T


There are those who like flaunting their success with outward displays of wealth, while there are others who are equally successful but prefer not to attract any attention. Among the pickup trucks available in the market today, the one that perfectly fits the latter’s description is the Isuzu D-Max. It may not have the same headline grabbing power as some of the other choices out there, but it doesn’t mean it’s less capable. In fact, it’s an honest-to-goodness vehicle that drives and rides very well.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Victory Liner Acquires 20 Hyundai Universe Luxury Buses


Victory Liner, Inc. (VLI), one of the country’s largest provincial bus operators, fortified its long-established partnership with Hyundai Philippines through its recent acquisition of 20 Hyundai Universe space luxury buses.

Caltex Awards Chevrolet Camaro in Transformers Promo


Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), recently awarded the grand winner of “True Power from Within” with a brand new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro RS A/T and P 100,000 worth of Caltex Starcash to go with it. The nationwide promotion for Caltex customers was in conjunction with Michael Bay’s latest Transformer’s installation, Transformers: The Last Knight.

Hino Expands to U.N. Avenue


Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) celebrated another milestone with the grand opening of its newest dealership along United Nations Avenue in Manila on October 12.

Ford Philippines Participates in Global Caring Month


Ford Philippines celebrated the Global Caring Month last September with corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs focused on building homes and provision of medical and dental services.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Japanese Steel Scandal Spreads to Tires, Engine, Transmission Components


After triggering the largest scandal to befall the Japanese steel industry, beleaguered steelmaker Kobe Steel has admitted that its “inappropriate actions” has spread to more than just aluminum components.

Ford Offers to Fix 2011-2017 Explorers with Exhaust Leaks


Following the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s decision to upgrade an investigation into potential excessive exhaust or carbon monoxide leaks in the 2011-2017 Ford Explorer, Ford Motor Company has made the decision to offer free repairs to more than 1.4 million affected units in the North American market.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Ford Just Improved the Mustang's Performance Thanks to Duct Tape


There’s no better real-world example of the importance of duct tape to DIYers and car nuts than this story that involves two Ford engineers named Jonathan Gesek and Mike Del Zio.

Mitsubishi MIVEC Clean Diesel Advantage Test Drive Tour Heads North and South!


Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) recently concluded its successful leg of MIVEC Clean Diesel Advantage Test Drive Tour in several venues across Luzon and Visayas. A lot of people have already experienced and proven the MIVEC clean diesel engine advantage.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mazda Philippines' October Zoom Offers Deals on Mazda2 and Mazda3


Bermaz Auto Philippines (BAP), the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the country is offering deals on the 4-door variants of its award-winning Mazda2 V+ and Mazda3 R with its October Zoom promotion.

NVIDIA Just Developed the "Brain" Needed for Self-Driving Cars


NVIDIA just announced that it’s designed a new computer system that can make autonomous or self-driving cars a reality.

Hyundai Philippines Champions Revitalized Interest in Philippine Natural History


The Hyundai Philippines Entrance Hall welcomed VIP guests, donors, and stakeholders to the inauguration of the newly renovated National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), the proud repository of the country’s rich scientific and cultural past.

Isuzu Displays PUV Prototypes; Signals Potential Future of Large Jeepneys


Leading light-duty truck manufacturer, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) displays their latest public utility vehicle (PUV) prototypes at the 1st Philippine Auto Parts Expo.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

UPDATED: Japanese Car Makers Rocked by Potentially Substandard Metal Parts


UPDATE: Components affected now offer engine, transmission, and tires too (10/14).

After explosive Takata airbag inflators, Japanese carmakers are potentially facing a huge crisis this time involving the use of substandard steel on their body parts.

The Nissan GT-R / C is a Life-Sized Remote Controlled Car (w/ Video)


Ever wondered if Gran Turismo could accurately simulate the handling characteristics of a real car? Seems Nissan put that to the test when they hooked up a one-off Nissan GT-R to drive like a life-sized RC car driven solely using a Playstation DualShock 4 controller.

Truck Builder Supports Jeepney Modernization Program


Centro Manufacturing Corporation, the country’s leading truck body builder, has expressed support for the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s PUV (Public Utility Vehicle) Modernization program. This program seeks to upgrade some 200,000 jeepneys over 15 years old with modern PUVs over the next 3 years.

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