Friday, July 25, 2014

Michelin Pilot Sport Experience is On; Winners of Right2Race Announced


Malaysia’s legendary Sepang International F1 Circuit will come alive between July and August 2014, with the roar and excitement as more than 500 Michelin customers, journalists and social media commentators from 16 countries enjoying the rare and unique opportunity to take part in the Michelin Pilot Sport Experience.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Volkswagen Philippines Announces Limited Financing Offer


Now, it is easier to own a Volkswagen.

Automobile Central Enterprise, Inc., (ACEI), the official importer and distributor of Volkswagen cars in the country, is pleased to announce a special offer for the Polo Sedan, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Touareg, and the iconic Beetle.

Get Free Parking During UAAP Games, Win Free UAAP Tickets with your Petron Value Card


Petron is spicing up the perks of its Value Card holders in conjunction with the start of the UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) where Petron Value Card holders, regardless of school affiliation will have the chance to avail of free tickets or even just free parking when you watch the games.

More Fuel, More Chow in Caltex-Chowking Promo


The journey just got way happier for motorists who will fuel up starting July 15 to September 30, 2014 at any Caltex station. Aside from getting maximized power, improved fuel economy, lower emission, smoother drive and reliable performance in every Caltex with Techron fuel purchase, Caltex customers can also enjoy a free Chowking Halo-halo, Chinese-Style Fried chicken, Pork Siomai Chow Fan and more.

30 Drift Drivers Competed at Hyundai Lateral Drift Round 2; Round 3 Slated on August 23


Last Sunday saw more sideways action at the Mega Tent grounds in Libis for the second leg of the Hyundai Lateral Drift Championship. A total of 30 drift drivers from the amateur and pro division battled it out for the top slot in this year’s series.

Isuzu Philippines Reports 11.7 Percent Growth in 6 Months of 2014


Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) powers past the midway mark of 2014 with a strong 11.7% growth pace compared to its results during the same January-to-June period in 2013. Isuzu’s performance comes side-by-side with the Philippine automotive industry’s record-setting rate of a 15.5% increase in year-on-year deliveries of commercial vehicles.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Review: 2014 Mazda3 1.5 V Skyactiv

Photos by Ulysses Ang
Consider me spoiled. It’s not every day you look forward to driving an entry-level variant mainly because you’ve already tried their range-topping model. But, they say that well-engineered cars, no matter the variant, should have the same great DNA with or without the extra trimmings. And that brings us to the all-new Mazda3 1.5 V Skyactiv sedan—the sub-million brother to the awesome 2.0 R Skyactiv and currently, the most affordable entry point to the world of Skyactiv. Is it every bit as good as its big brother? How does it perform?

Round 2 of Yokohama Philippine GT Championship on July 27


After more than a month's break, the Yokohama Philippine Grand Touring Car Championship is returning to the Batangas Racing Circuit (BRC) for Round 2 of the 2014 season.

Don Don Portugal dominated the GT300 class in Round 1, fending off the challenge from Jomai Yllana. But he'll be facing stiffer competition in the next race as more drivers are expected to join the grid, including Tuason Racing School driver VM Kaikkonen. It is, however, still uncertain if reigning champion Jody Coseteng will be defending his title this year.

Vision Petron announces 2014 National Student Art Competition


Now on its 14th year, Vision Petron, the award-winning national student art competition of industry leader Petron Corporation has announced the theme of the current competition season as Lakbay Panata: My Journey, My Pledge.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Honda Lets Us Try Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) in the All-New Jazz and City


Safety is perhaps the least sexiest topic to talk about when it comes to cars. Styling, performance, and even space dictates a car buyer’s heart in choosing their next vehicle purchase even before the subject of airbags, brakes, and crash safety are even brought up. This lack of safety-consciousness is reflected quite well in the multitude of new cars available in the market today with either no or just the barest minimum of safety equipment. However, before reaching out for the car that gives you a GPS and DVD combo, it might a good idea to actually what new safety technology such as Vehicle Stability Assist can do for you.