Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Honda Cars Philippines Receives Recognition in Sustainable Business Awards


Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines received citations in the recently held Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) in Dusit Thani, Manila. HCPI bested other companies in the Supply Chain Management category and received a special recognition for Business Responsibility and Ethics.

Kia Builds Roster for PBA Basketball Team


The world of basketball– players, fans, and teams alike– wait with bated breaths every year for draft day. This year was especially special for the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) as they welcome three new expansion teams for its 40th season.

Review: 2014 Ford EcoSport 1.5 Titanium

Photos by Ulysses Ang
When the Ford EcoSport launched, it was lauded as the best thing to hit the market since, well, sliced bread. Through a careful series of drives and activities, the EcoSport went from strength to strength making you wonder why you should even consider another car. Within the confines of a controlled environment with pre-determined routes and such, it certainly was getting perfect scores. Outside the glitz and glamour of the motor show floor or even exotic locales, the EcoSport loses a bit of that luster. Don’t get it wrong, it’s still a great vehicle, but one that’s just not exactly perfect.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Suzuki Opens First 3S Dealership in Mandaluyong


Good news for Suzuki customers in Mandaluyong area: the first Suzuki 3S shop is now operating at full throttle. The dealership opening marked a new milestone eight years into the partnership between Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPH), the only integrated motorcycle and automobile company in the country, and the Shaw Motor Plaza Corporation (SMPC).

Yokohama Philippine GT Championship Goes to Clark International Speedway on August 31


The Yokohama Philippine GT Championship is moving to the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga this August 30 and 31 for Round 3 of the 6-leg 2014 season.

The series has so far managed to form a grid of 17 drivers in every race for GT 300, GT 200, GT 150, and GT 100. But all in all, there are 20 drivers competing in this year's championship. And after just 2 races, we now have clear favorites in each of the four GT classes.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Isuzu D-Max X-Series is a Young Person's Pick-Up Truck


Tapping into the Generation Y or the Millennials’s mindset, Isuzu Philippines Corporation adds a new variant to their D-Max pick-up truck line designed for the young urbanite in mind. The new D-Max X-Series is aimed for the “fun, digital lifestyle of the metropolitan set.”

Mazda Philippines Turns Over MX-5 Anniversary Edition to Owners


Mazda’s exclusive distributor in the Philippines, Berjaya Auto Philippines, turned over 15 of the 25 limited edition MX-5 Anniversary Edition to owners in a simple ceremony held at the company’s new vehicle stockyard in Batino, Laguna.

AVID's 7-Month Sales Up 15 Percent


For the first seven months of the year, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) rallied its sales to a total of 20,938 units, up by 15% compared to the same period last year. July sales notched up by 8% to 3,036 units marked by strong showing from both the Passenger Car (PC) and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) segments.

Kia Pampanga, Kia Butuan Take On Global Space Identity


Personable, committed, and excellent– these are the basic tenets of Kia’s signature Power to Surprise  and Family-like Care service and throughout its many dealerships nationwide, this stands to be true.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bridgestone Takes Comprehensive Approach in Preserving the Environment and Building Communities


Bridgestone’s commitment to being a tire company that pioneers best practices and holds steadfast in its pursuit of being a constructive member of the global community is in full swing in the Philippines.