Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mazda CX-5 Goes Battling Entry-Level Crossovers with New Maxx Variant

After showing it off as part of the Mazda Collection at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) last April, Mazda Philippines is finally revealing all the details of the 2015-2016 (their terminology, not ours) CX-5 and Mazda6. Of course, regular readers will notice that these are already in the June 2015 Philippine Car Price Guide and we have reviewed the 2015-2016 Mazda6 sedan. So let’s focus on the most interesting aspect: the new CX-5 Maxx.

Honda Offers Wash Over Promo Until September 2015

Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) announced its much sought after promo is back!  For as low as Php 27,000, Honda’s Washover service can restore your car’s original paint to its brand new spectacle. Customers save half the price from its original suggested retail price of Php 54,000. Plus with Honda’s highly-trained technicians, modern drying facilities, and premium-quality paint, you can be assured of a brand new look for your car.

Review: 2015 Mazda6 Skyactiv Sedan

Photos by Ulysses Ang
It’s been a long while since you last saw the Mazda6. At two years, perhaps that’s too long a time. So given the chance to get reacquainted with her once more, you don’t say no. You free up your schedule and make sure you spend time with her. After all, how can you resist? Yes, her siblings are all fascinating, but there’s something alluring with the Mazda6. She’s hands down, the sultriest and sexiest one in the family, especially if she comes wearing that tight-fitting Soul Red Dress. She’s the four-wheeled love affair that makes wives jealous and friends envious.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Hyundai Enters Sub-Compact Crossover Market with Creta

Hyundai just pulled the wraps off its much-awaited sub-compact crossover, the Creta, in India. Designed as the Korean brand’s answer to the likes of the Ford EcoSport and even the Honda HR-V, the Creta looks to be part Tucson, part i20 Cross Sport, and part Kia Soul.

Tata Philippines and Kuya Kim Continue Partnership

Pilipinas Taj Autogroup, the exclusive distributor of Tata Motors passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines, renewed their partnership with its brand ambassador Kuya Kim Atienza this day of June 26, 2015 in line with the automaker’s commitment to provide the Filipino motoring public, vehicles that are cost efficient, reliable and durable for their everyday needs.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The Lowdown on Toyota's New Hilux, Fortuner Engines (w/ Videos)

Toyota is thoroughly modernizing its direct-injection turbo diesel engines and hopes that its new GD-series engine will raise the bar for fuel efficiency, power, and quietness. The new 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV 4-cylinder engine and 2.4-liter 2GD-FTV engines power the all-new Hilux launched in Thailand last May and the Land Cruiser Prado launched in Japan last June.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

This is Your 2016 Mazda MX-5 Brochure

A few weeks back, Mazda Philippines dropped the bomb by revealing the price of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 on a quiet Sunday morning. You can check it out here.

Now, we got our hands on the brochure (see it after the break). So we’ll just leave it here for you to drool over. And remember, you can reserve one now with customer deliveries starting in August.

The Sophisticated Sophomore: 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

After showing off a not-so pretty version of the Cruze at Auto China in Beijing last year, Chevrolet showed off a proper all-new 2016 model of its compact Cruze that is marked for sale to more than 40 global markets (hopefully including the Philippines). It will be for sale first in North America in early 2016 before sales will follow in other markets.

Fuel Up at Caltex to Help Promote Learning in Public School

By fueling up in participating Caltex stations from June 15 to July 15, motorists can help provide vital teaching equipment to the highest-need public senior high schools in Metro Manila.

FedEx Celebrates Road Safety with Young Road Safety Champion

FedEx Express and Safe Kids Philippines celebrate road safety as it awards the “Young Road Safety Champion” during the National Safe Kids Week Celebration at the SM Mall of Asia.