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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Pasig River Expressway Greenlit

More than a year since it was first proposed by San Miguel Corporation (SMC), the government has approved the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) project, a 19.37-km, six-lane elevated road, that will run along the banks of the Pasig River—from Radial Road 10 in the City of Manila to C-6 road, also known as the future South East Metro Manila Expressway (SEMME) in Taguig.

Should Toyota PH Transform Its Yaris Hatchback Into A Sub-Compact SUV Instead?

Next to its sedan sibling, the Vios, the Yaris hasn’t really reached mainstream success here in the Philippines. With that, could Toyota Motor Philippines turn their attention and transform their sub-compact hatchback to a sub-compact SUV instead?

Hyundai PH Mourns Passing Of Chairman Edward Go

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country, announces with profound sorrow the passing of Chairman Edward S. Go. Chairman Go, a pillar and inspiring, well-loved figure of the company, joined his Creator last September 16, 2021.

5 Takeaways From Ford's Virtual Driving Skills For Life

The “new normal,” as this pandemic life has come to be called, has thrown most of the world off-balance. Many of us have learned to cope in our own ways and that includes making adjustments to our daily routine. The habits that we once knew and practiced have made way to methods that are supposed to make life as we know it, safer. Add to that having had less time behind the wheel and on the road.

The Story Of How A Well-Loved Dog Toy Started From A Volkswagen Part

Dog owners are likely familiar with the KONG toy, a hallow, rugged rubber cone that can be filled with treats. It seems like a perfect shape for chewing and keeping doggos entertained—but that wasn’t its first purpose.

Toyota Updates Vios Yet Again For 2022

It looks like the Toyota Vios is due for another refresh in 2022; that is, if we look at Thailand’s Yaris Ativ.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Been Wanting A Sportscar? You Can Get The Nissan 370Z NISMO With A P150K Discount This Month

Have you been waiting on a deal for a brand-new sportscar? Well, you’re in luck because for September, Nissan Philippines is including the 370Z to its roster of Breakthrough Deals.

Premium Warranty Services Philippines Set To Transform Used Car Buying Experience

Premium Warranty Services Philippines, Inc. (PWSPI) announces the start of its commercial operations in the country.

Not Doing Much Driving? Use CTEK To Prevent Problems With Your Car's Battery

As majority of people spend more time indoors and have adopted work-from-home measures, vehicles sit idly in the garage. Without knowing it, the non-use can result to electrical issues such as dead batteries. This can affect its electrical system, not to mention an expensive brand-new battery replacement or worse, personal stress if the car will not start, and you need to go somewhere.

2022 Toyota Tundra Takes The Fight To The Ford F-150

Toyota is taking the fight to the F-150 with the all-new Tundra, at least for the U.S. market. Dubbed the “toughest Tundra” it’s redesigned from the ground up to be the “most capable, most advanced Tundra to date.”

Could The 2022 Hyundai Staria Load Be The Best Looking Cargo Van Out There?

After showing it off in a passenger configuration earlier this year, Hyundai is now showing how its all-new Staria can come as a cargo vehicle. Meet the 2022 Staria Load.

Is The 2022 Mazda CX-5 Hiding An Improved All-Wheel Drive System?

Apparently, one of the biggest changes to the 2022 Mazda CX-5 is something that you don’t see. While Mazda’s compact SUV does get reasonably visible aesthetic changes to its exterior and added equipment to its interior, the carmaker also used this opportunity to modify its platform and even all-wheel drive system.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Toyota's Production Stoppage Now Extends To RAV4, GR Yaris As Well

Toyota Motor Corporation is making a third adjustment to its Japan production as a result of the on-going parts shortage.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Review: 2021 Toyota Fortuner 2.8 LTD 4x4

By and large, Toyota got it right with the Fortuner. Just as 7-seater pickup-based SUVs were becoming a “thing” in 2005, the carmaker surprised everyone when they came out with one that was sleek. Since then, it’s managed to engrave itself into the hearts and minds of Filipinos as one of their most desired vehicles—one that transcends religion, political leanings, and socio-economic class. Whether you’re a DDS or Yellow (dilawan), boss or bodyguard, manager or rank-and-file employee, the Fortuner is something that everyone agreed on. And agreed on that it was good. Not perfect, mind you, but good.

Toyota's Balloon Payment Plus Offers Even Lower Monthly Payments, Includes Periodic Maintenance Too

Toyota Motor Philippines is flexing its financial muscle by making its Balloon Payment Plus plan available to more models.

Vehicle Importers See Sales Decline In August

Vehicle importers saw a 19 percent month-on-month drop in sales last August when Metro Manila heightened its quarantine classifications in a bid to control the COVID-19 Delta variant.

2022 Lexus ES Teased For PH Market, Coming Later This Month

Lexus Philippines has announced that the refreshed 2022 Lexus ES mid-sized premium sedan is making its local debut sometime later this month.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Volvo PH Earns Safety Seal Certification

Volvo Philippines (Volvo PH) earns its Safety Seal Certification from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). This certification reinforces Volvo’s commitment to ensuring that health and safety protocols are strictly observed in and around the company premises.

MMDA: No Warnings For Localized Lockdowns

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority or MMDA confirmed that under the new Alert Level system, granular or localized lockdowns can and will be implemented without prior notice.

Hyundai Puts A Robot To Work For Safety And Security

After acquiring robotics company Boston Dynamics in June, Hyundai Motor Group put to service a robot for industrial site safety and security.

Here's What I've Learned After Changing My Mazda CX-5's Brake Pads From Stock To Brembo Ceramic

This is outside the usual reporting cycle of our long-term Mazda CX-5 AWD Sport Diesel which is typically done each time it undergoes Preventive Maintenance Service or PMS, but this is a special occasion. It’s special because I happen to change the brake pads, and that’s the focus of this story.

Toyota's Refreshing The RAV4 For 2022 And Here's What You Can Expect

On the surface, it seems the only news here is the launch of a new Europe-centric trim for the RAV4 dubbed the Adventure. In reality though, Toyota is also marking this occasion to show bits and pieces of their refreshed for 2022 compact SUV.

Changan Alsvin Owners Talk About Their Cars

More and more Filipinos are now aboard the Changan’s mission of driving change while embracing practical and value for money mobility at the same time.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Arrival Of The 2022 Maxus D90 Is The Secret Maxus Philippines Didn't Want To Let You Know About

Maxus is bringing in a limited number of its D90 7-seater SUV that it decided to launch it quietly. So quietly in fact that it’s not listed on their website, and you probably need a secret password to purchase one through their dealers. It is a weird turn of events for Maxus who is targeting a landmark 1,000-unit sales figure this year. It is also weird because this is big news. Big because they managed to beat MG to the punch given that its platform twin, the RX8 is still nowhere to be found a full year after being shown at their dealer conference.

Porsche PH Unveils Country's First Ultra-Fast DC Charger

As Porsche Philippines continues to pioneer electric-powered mobility in the country through the Porsche Taycan, Porsche’s first fully electric model, the company is leading efforts meant to pave the way for the wider adoption of electric vehicles in the domestic market.

Ford PH Launches 13th Driving Skills For Life, Puts Emphasis On 'Safe Driving In The New Normal'

Ford Philippines today launches the 13th edition of the globally-recognized Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program as part of the company’s Global Caring Month celebrated every September.

Brandon Vera Is Now Hawking Petron Engine Oils

Petron Corporation is partnering with former ONE Heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts World Champion Brandon Vera to represent Petron Rev-X diesel engine oils.

Get 5x More 7-Eleven CLIQQ Rewards When You Gas Up At Caltex

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), is giving motorists more reasons to fuel up at Caltex stations with its latest promo with 7-Eleven. Filipino motorists can earn CLiQQ Rewards Caltex 2021 e-stamps for every fuel purchase at participating Caltex stations by simply presenting their CLiQQ Rewards card upon gassing up.

Foton PH Now Offers Free Education At Foton Academy

Committed to empowering Filipinos with dependable mobility, Foton PH initiates quality vocational education and competent skills priming at Foton Academy.

Dodge, RAM Owners Most Emotionally Attached To Their Cars

Fresh from being ranked number one in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study or IQS, Dodge and RAM have now taken the top two spots when it comes to the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study for 2021.