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March 4, 2024

"Conquest Look" 2024 Toyota Hilux G Now At Showrooms

After we reported on the refreshed Hilux in September of last year, the first batch of “new look” Hilux G models are starting to arrive at local Toyota showrooms this month.

Nissan Plans To Commercialize Driverless Ride Hailing Services In Japan

Nissan plans to offer autonomous-drive mobility services starting in 2027. Working with local Japanese authorities and transport operators, the plan is to offer the driverless ride hailing services in about three to four municipalities in Japan (including rural areas) with tens of vehicles.

Hyundai Reveals Refreshed 2024 Ioniq 5

Hyundai has given its award-winning Ioniq 5, a major refresh for 2024. The enhancements bring design, feature, and performance upgrades.

2024 MSCC Mazda Miata Spec Series Starts May 25; Calls For New Racers

The 2024 season of the MSCC Mazda Miata Spec Series starts on May 25. Organized jointly by Mazda Philippines and the Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC), the MSCC Miata Spec Series is the country’s only one-make sportscar racing series.

March 3, 2024

Omoda 5 EV Passes Two Crucial Safety Tests

Leading up to its market launch at the Manila International Auto Show, the Omoda 5 EV has successfully passed two crucial safety tests: water wading and underbody scraping.

Suzuki Auto PH May Not Be Offering The XL7 Hybrid

After the Jimny 5-door, Suzuki Auto Philippines may be readying their next product launch in the form of the 2024 XL7. Based, however, on documentations released by the LTO, the SUV derivative of the Ertiga will not gain recognition as a hybrid. It may not even be offered with a hybrid powertrain at all.

Bugatti Shows Off Electrified V16 Engine

Bugatti may have sent off its quad-turbocharged W16 engine, but it looks like they’re not exactly done with that unique engine configuration. Ending years of speculation, Bugatti has just announced a new 16-cylinder engine, but this time, with a V configuration.

Get The Chevrolet Trax With A P 160K Discount

As part of Chevrolet’s on-going “Own the Road Sales Promo,” the Trax compact crossover is subject to several buying options.

ENEOS Is Title Sponsor Of 2024 Super Sprint Series

Eneos Philippines Corporation (ENEPH), the local office of Eneos Corporation, Japan’s No. 1 Oil Company, has signed on to become the title sponsor of this year’s Super Sprint series organized by GMET Events. The Super Sprint series is a timed competition where drivers navigate one at a time through a defined course. The design of the track is geared toward beginner to intermediate drivers and is characterized by a quick but challenging layout that emphasizes safe but active competition.

March 1, 2024

All-Electric Gogoro Scooters Are Not Covered By E-Bike Ban

Gogoro Philippines has released an official clarification in connection with the recently passed MMDA Regulation No. 24-022 series of 2024 that bans e-bikes, e-trikes, as well as tricycles, pedicabs, pushcarts, and kuligligs from traverse national roads, circumferential, and radial roads in Metro Manila starting on April 1.

Push The Capabilities Of Subaru SUVs With The Adventure Tour Drive

Motor Image Pilipinas, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the country is bringing a new kind of drive experience with the Subaru Adventure Tour Drive. Nature becomes the Crosstrek, Forester, and Outback’s playground as the immersive experience aims to showcase the off-road prowess, rugged durability, and innovative features found in each of these vehicles.

Check Out This Casio G-Shock Mudmaster Inspired By The Toyota Land Cruiser

Gear up for a new challenge! G-Shock brings out the spirit of challenge with its latest collaboration with Team Land Cruiser Toyota Auto Body for the new Mudmaster GW-9500TLC-1.

Hyundai Motor PH Signs 4 Brand Ambassadors

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) has made a big move signing not one but four local entertainment icons to serve as their first-ever ambassadors. The carmaker underwent a brand transformation in the Philippine market and determinedly re-introduced itself as a mobility solutions provider throughout the past year. Taking strides to realize this role, it onboards Mr. Piolo Pascual, Ms. Sarah Geronimo, Ms. Kim Chiu, and Mr. Paulo Avelino.

NAIAX Tramo Access Ramp Now Open

San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) infrastructure arm officially opened the new access ramp of the NAIA Expressway (NAIAX) at Tramo in Pasay City. This is expected to ease traffic in the area and provide seamless access to the country’s main international gateway and other areas.

Honda Cars Marcos Highway Is 2024 Honda Dealer Of The Year

Honda Cars’ 2024 Dealer of the Year award was given to Honda Cars Marcos Highway, successfully clinching the top spot this year after placing third in 2021 and second in 2022. Coming in at second and third place, respectively, were Honda Cars Fairview and Honda Cars Alabang.

Nissan Teases All-New 2025 Patrol*

Nissan has started teasing the all-new 2025 Patrol, at least in its luxury guise, the Infiniti QX80. The luxury full-sized flagship, launching on March 20, is said to offer a powerful and rewarding drive, seamless comfort, and advanced technology.

February 29, 2024

Volkswagen PH Brings 2024 Tharu On Metro Manila Roadshow

The Volkswagen Tharu will be visiting select Ayala malls this February and March, offering Filipinos a chance to see this newest crossover from the German automaker. Check out the schedules below:

Toyota To Resume Production Of Models Affected By Diesel Engine Issue

Following irregularities found in several diesel engines manufactured at Toyota Industries Corporation, the Japanese government has now lifted the suspension of engine shipments.

Changan PH To Launch CS15 Sub-Compact SUV

Changan Auto Philippines, through its official distributor, Inchcape Philippines has confirmed that they will launch the Changan CS15 sub-compact SUV at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) 2024 from April 4 to 7.

3 Features That Make A Subaru At Home On The Trails

As far as crossovers and SUVs go, Subarus are just built different. Embracing a more rugged, more adventurous customer set, these vehicles are designed and engineered not just to thrive in the city, but surprisingly, on adventure trails as well.

Mazda Has The Most Top Safety Pick+ Rated Cars For 2024

If you’re looking for a car brand that’s focused on safety, look no further than Mazda. The U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just awarded the carmaker with the most Top Safety Pick+ for the 2024 model year.

MMDA Bans E-Trikes, E-Bikes On Major Roads; To Require Driver's License To Operate

The MMDA has now moved to prohibit the use of certain light vehicles on major thoroughfares surrounding the Philippine capital.

Audiofrog Car Audio Now In The Philippines

Audiophiles, there’s a new car speaker brand in town and it’s one that promises to demystify the entire mobile listening experience: Audiofrog.

February 27, 2024

Diamond Auto Group EV, Legado Motor Team Up For United Dongfeng Passenger Car, Commercial Vehicle Distribution

Diamond Auto Group EV and Legado Motor announced the combined distribution of Dongfeng Electric Commercial Vehicles and Passenger Cars in the Philippines which they call, Dongfeng Connected.

Mitsubishi Motors Opens New Commonwealth Dealership

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) inaugurated its newest 3S dealership in Metro Manila: Peak Motors Philippines Inc. (PMPI) Commonwealth.

Jetour Ice Cream EV To Be Displayed At All Megaworld Lifestyle Malls

The Jetour Ice Cream EV will soon be on display in all 20 locations of Megaworld Lifestyle Malls. This is following a highly successful Holiday collaboration between Megaworld Lifestyle Malls and Jetour Auto Philippines last December.

Bring Your Honda Back To A Casa, Get These Special Discounts

Honda Cars Philippines is offering a Service Homecoming Special Promo to all its customers with great deals and freebies. Haven’t had your car serviced in a year or more? It’s time to avail of these Service Homecoming Specials available until March 31.

Peugeot Philippines Introduces New Prices, All-In Zero Down Promo

Peugeot Philippines is now offering an All-In Zero Down Payment Financing Scheme in partnership with BDO. This makes Peugeot’s line of SUVs now within easy reach of more Filipinos. This is alongside enhanced customer benefits and the introduction of new SRPs for the French brand’s trio of SUVs.