Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ford Forza Triathlon Team Gears Up for Ironman 70.3 Cebu

The Ford Forza Triathlon Team is gearing up for a strong finish in this year’s Ironman 70.3 with new members and a more rigorous training that started early this year.

Petron Blaze 100 Euro 6 is Most Advanced Fuel in Philippines

Petron Blaze 100 Euro 6 is now acknowledged as the best gasoline in the country, based on tests conducted by SGS, a global leader in inspection, verification, testing, and certification; ISP - The Testing Institute, one of the world’s top testing laboratories for automotive fuels and lubricants; and The Millbrook Proving Ground, one of Europe’s largest vehicle testing centers.

Isuzu Philippines Inaugurates New Parts Warehouse

To support customer satisfaction with a bigger inventory for their vehicles, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has inaugurated its latest warehouse located in Taguig City.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Audi Philippines Launches the Untaggable Q2 (w/ 21 Photos, Specs)

Audi Philippines launched the newest member of the Q family with the first-ever Q2. Built as a premium urban crossover, it fuses Audi’s progressive design with great driving dynamics and high levels of functionality.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Honda Displays Refreshed Line-Up at SM Mall of Asia

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s Automobile unit in the Philippines, invites customers to visit and see Honda’s exciting line up of vehicles at Honda’s display event at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium starting today until July 27, 2017.

Porsche Enjoys Best First Half Year Sales Ever

Porsche has seen a clear upwards trend in the first six months of this year: With 126,497 vehicles delivered worldwide, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG exceeded the high figure from the previous year by 7 percent in the first half of 2017.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Trax Now Available at Chevy Dealerships

After trickling in at select dealerships as early as a few months ago, Chevy’s global sub-compact crossover, the Trax is now available across the entire Chevy dealership network. The 2018 Trax focuses on improvements to up its refinement, fit and finish, and material choices.

Mercedes-Benz Launches Its First Pickup Truck and It's Generally Meh (w/ 21 photos, Specs)

Mercedes-Benz was supposed to rock the premium segment with its first-ever pickup truck: the X-Class. After showing it off as a “concept” late last year, they’ve finally unwrapped the Nissan NP300 Navara-based production model. And you know what? It’s just meh.

Hyundai Philippines Recognized for Service Excellence

In yet another milestone achievement, HARI, the official distributor of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles in the country and 2016 Hyundai Motor Company Global Distributor of the Year, opens the second half of the year with a remarkable back-to-back recognition for service excellence.

Kia Returns to Philippine Basketball Association

Kia is set to make its comeback to the local professional sports scene as it announces its return to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The team has declared that they will play the 2017 Governor’s Cup as Kia Picanto, after the brand’s best-selling vehicle.

5 Things to Consider When Breaking-In Your New Car

So you’ve saved up and bought a brand-new car. Congratulations. Now, the question beckons: should you break it in? That’s a common question facing new car buyers and one with straightforward answer.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ford Philippines Appoints New Managing Director

Ford Motor Company has announced the appointment of Bertrand Lessard as managing director, Ford Philippines, effective August 1. He will report directly to Mark Kaufman, president, Ford ASEAN.

Review: 2017 Volkswagen Beetle Club Edition

Only a handful of car companies could definitely say that their history is closely linked with a particular model. In the case of Volkswagen, it goes a step further: it’s in their very name. Meaning “People’s Car” in German, the very first Volkswagen was the Type 1; though the world knows it best as the “Beetle”. First launched in 1938, it enjoyed a long 65-year production run producing some 21 million examples as a result. Though Volkswagen has long since moved on from the Beetle, producing the likes of the Polo and Golf, it re-imagined the Beetle once more.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Honda Jazz Gets a 2018 Update Too; Prices, Equipment Up

After enhancing the City and Mobilio for the 2018 model year, Honda Cars Philippines is not leaving its sub-compact hatchback out. The Jazz also receives additional features and sportier updates that aim to give hatchback customers the same Honda driving experience as well as the unmatched utility and convenience expected from the Jazz.

Honda Cars Philippines Rolls Out Redesigned Mobilio for 2018

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. refreshes the Mobilio for 2018. The 7-seater Multi-purpose Utility Vehicle (MUV) now comes with a bolder and sportier exterior, enhanced interior, and upgraded comfort and safety features that satisfy the Filipino families’ needs and expectations in an all-around vehicle.

Subaru Gives Levorg a WRX-like Treatment for 2018 (w/ 17 Photos)

Subaru has just announced a “big minor change” for its sports wagon, the Levorg. Going on sale starting this August (in Japan at least), the 2018 Levorg offers refreshed aesthetics, improved levels of riding comfort and quietness, and better safety.

Born for Freedom, Built for the City Streets: 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod Launched

Harley-Davidson of Manila launches the all-new 2017 Street Rod, a new kind of motorcycle that offers the same open road feeling of freedom, but engineered to thrive in the city. Built to take on the cityscape, the Street Rod is about offering exhilarating performance in a confidence-inspiring package.

8 Things You Should Know About Ford SYNC

With car owners wanting to stay connected even when on the road, carmakers have all scrambled to come up with suitable solutions that integrate many new functions like music streaming and in-car internet with more traditional entertainment options such as radio, USB, and Bluetooth. Additionally, the “infotainment” solution must be reliable and easy-to-use. This is how Ford SYNC came about. Though it’s been out for quite some time, it’s great to get familiar with one of the pioneers.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Avoid An Off-Roading Nightmare with this CTEK Battery Manager

With 4x4-equipped vehicles becoming more user-friendly and capable, off-roading or trailing has steadily become a pastime for many car enthusiasts. However, for all of the allure that the great outdoors has to offer, it does come with its own set of challenges. Imagine this scenario: after a relaxing day by the river, you decide to head back home. Only this time, your rig won’t start. It seems your battery went dead after being drained by your portable refrigerator and your sound system. With no cell service, how are you going to call for help?

All-New 2018 Honda Accord is More Dynamic, Sporty (w/ 13 Photos, Specs)

UPDATE: Included are key specifications for the North American market (7/15).

Honda shows off a dynamic new direction for their best-selling executive sedan. With the US market introduction of the all-new, 10th generation Accord, Honda is going for a more stylish, sporty, and premium sedan powered by all-new engines and packed with a host of new technology features.

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