Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Subaru XV Gets a Price Adjustment


Subaru is now offering its XV compact crossover at a more attractive price point. Starting today, the XV can be yours for just P 1,198,000—that’s a savings of P 100,000 over the previous price of P 1,298,000. Motor Image Pilipinas, the distributor of Subaru vehicles in the country, believes that its XV can easily compete with compact sedans/hatchbacks and is aggressively re-pricing its offering as such.

All-New 2015 Toyota Hilux Aims to Redefine Toughness


After months of intense speculation, leaked spy shots, and the entire hullabaloo, Toyota has officially revealed the all-new 2015 Hilux in at least two markets: Thailand and Australia (note: in these photos, the silver Hilux is the Thailand model while the blue is the Australian SR5 model). The eighth-generation model will be sold to over 180 markets, including the Philippines. Building on the nameplate’s loyal fan case and legendary reputation, the all-new 2015 Hilux has set the goal of “redefining tough”.

Mazda Philippines Enters Philippine GT Championship with Mazda2 Skyactiv Race Car

Photos by Ulysses Ang and Mazda Press
“Race on Sunday, sell on Monday”—that’s the line used by car manufacturers when asked why they delve into motorsports. The technology developed on the track (not to mention, the resulting marketing and publicity it generates) is beneficial in making their road cars better. That’s exactly what Mazda Philippines is hoping for as they officially enter the 2015 Philippine GT and Philippine Touring Car Championship (PTCC) by providing factory support to division titlist Edwin Rodriguez for the season.

Honda Cars Breaks Ground in Manila Bay


Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) recently conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest car dealership, Honda Cars Manila Bay. Soon to rise along Bradco Avenue, Aseana Business Park, Paraňaque City, residents and customers working around the area will enjoy more convenient access to Honda’s products, services and facilities.

Volkswagen Philippines Culminates Fuel Eco Fun Run with "Battle of the Champions"


Following three runs of the Volkswagen Fuel Eco Fun Run, VW Philippines in partnership with Shell Companies in the Philippines, ups the ante a notch by embarking on a challenging yet fun championship round, pitting all the winners from the past three legs against each other.  To make the event even more interesting, the champions were given different vehicle assignments from their last runs.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Isuzu Philippines Posts 54 Percent Growth Amidst Slowing Car Demand in April


Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) continues its growth with a 54 percent increase in the first four months as it reached 6,369 units compared to the 4,154 units in the same period last year – in spite of a 25 percent decline in April.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

UPDATED: Ford Philippines Reveals 2015 Everest Specs, Model Variants, and Pricing


UPDATE 1: The brochure is now available below the break (5/24).

Breaking news! Stop the presses. And stop that SUV purchase for that matter—well, at least until September. Ford Philippines has finally unveiled the Philippine specifications, model variants, and pricing of the all-new 2015 Everest at its dynamic launch. After its global reveal in Beijing, its regional launch at the Bangkok International Motor Show and MIAS, you think you have everything you need to know about the Ford Everest. Except for the price. So, allow us to enlighten you. Read on.

Toyota Motor Philippines Hits 1 Million Cumulative Sales Mark


Last April 2015, Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) registered a total of 9,467 units for the said month. This has brought the number one automotive company in the country to break the one million sales mark. Based on the most recent Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) report, Toyota recorded 1,000,468 units since it started operations back in 1989.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Revives Muscle Car Wars


The muscle car battle is now hitting a renaissance as Chevrolet dropped the bomb on the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro. It promises to have higher levels of performance, technology, and refinement thanks to a top-down change.

Isuzu Brings "Fiesta Fair" to Dealerships Nationwide


Come and enjoy a day of fun as the country’s leader in diesel engine technology brings you a four-month long celebration dubbed as the “Isuzu Fair” which will run from today up to September 26, 2015 on its dealerships nationwide.