Monday, July 6, 2020

2020 Chery Tiggo 8 Luxury EX vs 2020 Geely Azkarra Premium 2WD

Chinese cars have gone a long way. From being cheap knockoffs a decade or so ago, thanks to deep pockets, they’ve now managed to incorporate design and technology to match with the best of the world. Of course, their prices have also gone up slightly, representing the wealth of features that they’ve begun to offer.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

The 2020 JAC S4 Ultimate is the Most Feature-Packed Crossover for Just P 1.058M

Triesenburg Auto Corp. (TAC), the official distributor of JAC passenger and light commercial vehicles in the Philippines has entered the compact crossover segment with the 2020 JAC S4.

Pissed Off Billionaire Plans to Sell You a Modernized, Uncompromising Land Rover Defender Lookalike

Ineos. If the name reads familiar, you probably know it as the brand splattered on the air scoop of the Mercedes-AMG F1 car as well as on the sleeves of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. They also happen to be one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies. And now, they’re entering into the automobile business as well.

You Can Save Up to P 100K on a Toyota Hilux This Month

From today until July 31, 2020, Toyota Motor Philippines is offering value for money deals which include cash discounts, flexible financing options, and other offers on most of the line-up.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Jeep PH Just Dropped the Price of the Renegade and Compass Even More This Month

Last May, the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass have officially been introduced to the Philippine market as the new entry points to the Jeep family, accompanied by a launch discount. Now, as a way of saying thank you for the hard work of everyone during these trying times, Auto Nation Group, the official distributor of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles in the country is adding even bigger discounts for the month of July.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Dodge Just Made the World's Fastest, Most Powerful Production Sedan: the 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

The world’s most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan isn’t from Mercedes-Benz or BMW—it’s from Dodge and their SRT team. Meet the 797-horsepower (808 PS) 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye.

Geely Introduces Not One, But Two Brand Ambassadors

How’s this for one-upping the competition? Days after Chery Auto PH announced its new brand ambassador, Coco Martin, Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) has now done the same with not one, but with two brand ambassadors.

The U.S. Army's New Troop Carrier is Based Off the Chevrolet Colorado

The U.S. Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle or ISV may look like a bespoke troop carrier, but the surprising thing is that it shares 90 percent of its components with something far humbler: the Chevrolet Colorado.

Jaguar Land Rover PH Continues with Huge Discounts This July

All British Cars (ABC), the sole authorized dealership of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in the Philippines is extend significant discounts on selected models with as much as P 1.490 million off.

Tesla Surpasses Toyota in Terms of Market Value

Toyota may still be the world’s most valuable car brand, but Tesla managed to beat the Japanese giant as the world’s highest valued carmaker in terms of capitalization.

Ferrari Recognized for Eliminating Gender Pay Gap

Ferrari has been awarded the Equal Salary Certificate for providing equal pay to men and women with the same qualifications and positions in the company. This accreditation attests to Ferrari’s commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment while fostering career development for all.

The 2020 Dodge Challenger Super Stock is the World's Fastest, Most Powerful Muscle Car

The Dodge Challenger is one car built around a single focus: to go fast in a straight line, and the team behind it seems to take it in stride as they’ve unleashed yet another model that’ll decimate the quarter mile. Oh, and it may eat some supercars for breakfast along the way, too.

Mitsubishi PH is Rewarding Loyal Service Customers with 5+1 PMS Promo

Mitsubishi Motors Philippine Corporation is showing their appreciation to loyal customers with the Mitsubishi 5+1 PMS promo. The program intends to reward customers that patronizes Mitsubishi Motors genuine parts and Mitsubishi dealership after sales services by giving a free 6th scheduled PMS or 25,000-kilometer preventive maintenance service.

Dodge Just Shoved the Supercharged 6.2-liter V8 into Their Durango SUV

Dodge is at it again—this time giving its Durango SUV the Hellcat treatment. The result? An SUV that can run to 100 km/h in about 3.5 seconds and a quarter mile in 11.5 seconds.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Honda Cars PH Now Introducing High-Efficiency Cabin Air Filters

A day after announcing substantial discounts on its “new old stock” cars, Honda Cars Philippines is welcoming back its service customers with parts discount as well as the introduction of its very own high-efficiency cabin air filter.

JAC PH is Launching a Turbocharged Crossover, the 2021 S4 for Less than P 880k (w/ Specs)

The compact crossover segment is about to get even more competitive as Triesenburg Auto Corp. (TAC), the official distributor of JAC passenger and light commercial vehicles in the Philippines will be launching its very own turbocharged offering—the 2020 JAC S4.

Nissan's Upcoming Magnite SUV Is Rumored to Start at Just P 350k

Nissan has teased its B-segment SUV designed specifically for the Indian market. The glimpse shows the headlights and grille of what the carmaker promises to be a “technology-rich and stylish B-SUV concept.”

Volvo PH Celebrates Swedish Midsummer by Cutting Its Prices by Up to P 1 Million

Merriment, magic, and a million pesos off. That’s what Volvo Philippines offers those who are in the market for powerful and efficient cars this Swedish midsummer month. Volvo is a Swedish car, born and bred in the Scandinavian country that celebrates the longest day of the year through a grand fête. In celebration of this cherished Swedish tradition, Volvo PH offers up to P 1 million off on select Volvo units including T8 Plug-In Hybrid variants.

Maserati Reveals Details on First Post-Ferrari Engine: the Nettuno

Maserati has just unveiled their first post-Ferrari engine: the Nettuno. The beating heart of its upcoming MC20 super sportscar, the Nettuno is the Italian carmaker’s first completely in-house developed engine in 20 years.

Suzuki's New Compact SUV Looks Strangely Familar

Suzuki’s new compact SUV looks strangely familiar, doesn’t it? It should be—it’s basically the Toyota RAV4 with a new front-end. Previously announced as part of a corporate partnership, Suzuki has now released the RAV4-based Across.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Honda Cars PH is Discounting by as Much as P 500,000

This July, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. is giving buyers up to P 500,000 in cash discounts with their “Great Deals, Brighter Tomorrow” promo.

Have You Noticed Waze's New Look?

Waze is ready to welcome people back on the road with a revamped look and Moods to add more fun into every drive. Their latest brand refresh reinforces inclusivity and connection into every journey on the road, empowering each user to share and express their feelings with the Waze community.

Toyota Still is the World's Most Valuable Car Brand

Toyota has once again been named the world’s most valuable car brand while Tesla passes Honda, Ford, and Nissan. This was calculated by market researcher Kantar and released through their annual BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Brands List.

Will You Buy an P 8.5-million Zero Emissions Shelby Cobra?

What’s the world gone to? A Cobra with less than a V8 under the hood? Really? What would the late Carroll Shelby think? Well, that’s exactly what happened on the other side of the pond with British carmaker AC Cars and their new 2021 Cobra range.

It's Confirmed: Jeep PH is Launching the Gladiator this July

Jeep Philippines is confirming that its much-awaited pickup truck, the Gladiator is finally landing this July 11 after a teaser was posted on Facebook.

Hyundai Releases More Details on 2021 Santa Fe's Powertrain, Platform

Hyundai has revealed that its new 2021 Santa Fe isn’t just a simple skin job. The migration to the company’s latest platform means it gets new powertrain and more space compared to the current 2020 model.

The 2021 Bentley Bentayga is More Luxurious than Ever

With more than 20,000 examples handcrafted since its launch (more than any of its competitors) the new Bentley Bentayga is set to build on an incredible success story to date. Combining the abilities of a performance grand tourer, a luxury limousine, a spacious family car, and an off-roader, the new Bentayga levels up on the success of its predecessor.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Toyota PH Reveals More Details on GR Supra E-Sports Program

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has released more details of its first e-sports program: the GR Supra GT Cup Asia – Philippines. Organized under Toyota’s global Gazoo Racing brand, the virtual racing tournament will start in July, and aims to find the Philippines’s top e-sports racers who will represent the country in the Asian Regional Round in the last quarter of this year.

Subaru Won't be Racing at This Year's Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

Subaru and its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) won’t be running at this year’s Nürburgring 24-Hour Race due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Petron Now Offers Antibacterial Treatment for Just P 250

Petron Corporation, the leading oil company in the Philippines is now offering interior anti-bac treatment at selected service stations starting today.

The 2021 MG 6 Now Gets a 181-Horsepower Engine

After showing off its revamped design inside and out, MG is now confirming that its 2021 MG 6 compact fastback is getting a power upgrade as well.

Geely Invests in Same New Driving Simulator Used by Mercedes-AMG, Honda

The latest driving simulator is arriving at the Geely-owned China Euro Vehicle Technology AB (CEVT) innovation center. By early next year, CEVT will welcome a new VI-grade DiM250 driving simulator which allows Geely to improve vehicle safety and even develop cars in less time than ever before.

These New Land Rover Defenders Can Deliver Your Cargo Anytime, Anywhere

If you want a different kind of commercial vehicle, there’s always the new Land Rover Defender Hard Top. The newest addition to the Defender 90 and 110 family, the Defender Hard Top combines unstoppable all-terrain capability with cargo space, practicality, and comfort.

You Can Now Do Online Service Consultation for Ayala's 6 Car, Bike Brands

AC Motors, the automotive and motorcycle arm of AC Industrials, the industrial technology unit of Ayala Corporation is now introducing an online aftersales consultation platform: the Master Mechanics.

Organizers Axe 2021 Geneva Auto Show

The Geneva auto show will not be held in 2021, the organizers have announced.

Suzuki PH Launches Online Showroom, Official LazMall Store

Suzuki Philippines Incorporated (SPH), is now making more features and services available in the digital space with the launch of their online showroom. People will find more convenient and efficient services available to make the auto browsing experience hassle and worry free.

Nissan CEO Reveals Ariya EV's Launch Date

Nissan will unveil its all-electric crossover, the Ariya on July 15. The announcement was made no less by CEO Makoto Uchida at the carmaker’s annual shareholders meeting.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Coco Martin is Chery Auto PH's Brand Ambassador

Chery Auto Philippines announces actor Coco Martin as their new brand ambassador. The television superstar will be appearing on various print ads, commercials, and billboards endorsing the fast-growing automotive brand and its Tiggo line of crossovers, in particular the flagship midsize 7-seater Tiggo 8.

Review: 2020 Geely Coolray Sport

If there’s a vehicle that’ll single-handedly overturn the compact crossover pecking order, it’s this: the 2020 Geely Coolray. The name is nonsensical, but the car it’s attached to is most certainly not. It doesn’t carry the same gravitas as the more established brands in the market, but its impressive specs and performance are enough to make it a topic of conversation.

The 2020 XC40 is a New Breed of Volvo for a New Kind of Owner

Over the course of nearly three months of being under the Enhanced Community Quarantine, I realized that one thing that we do nearly every day, but take for granted, is driving. After being forced to stay home and off the roads, we soon started to miss being behind the wheel of our favorite car, whether it’s an old-reliable or brand-new. At the same time, we begin to see our vehicles under a different light—they are not simply a means of transportation, but an extension of our daily life.

Isuzu PH to Donate PPEs for Every Vehicle Sold

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), in its continuing total commitment to be “Your Responsible Partner” not only to Filipino motorists, families, and enterprises, but also to the country’s brave and devoted healthcare and medical front liners who continue to risk their lives in order to fulfill their daily duties, launched its “Kasama Mo” campaign.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

28 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has seen a significant interest in the myths and legends that endear so many to the brand. This trend began ever since it revealed that it equips Bespoke commissioned motor cars with a refrigerator that has two cooling modes: ‘Summer’ and ‘Winter’ to ensure that occupants’ beverages are delivered at the optimum temperature for the season.

SLEX, Skyway Sets Up 24-Hour Drive Thru RFID Installation Sites

With SMC Tollways Corporation phasing out cash payments at its toll roads as early as October, they’re giving you ample time to switch to their free Autosweep RFID system. And in the latest bit of good news, they’ve now setup 24-hour drive thru booths for people who’re too busy during the daytime.

Drivers Still Don't Trust Safety Assist Systems

A majority of buyers still aren’t sold on driver assist technology; a survey released by Pennsylvania-based insurer Erie Insurance revealed.

As a Brand, the F-150 is Worth More Than McDonald's or Nike

It could now be said: it’s the F-150 that’s making Ford. Instead of shying away from the stakes, the automaker has given Bloomberg (via Automotive News) a look of its best-selling franchise.

Chinese Battery Maker to Supply Nissan's Next-Generation EV Batteries

Nissan is entering into a joint-venture with Chinese battery maker, Sunwoda to develop next-generation vehicle batteries specifically for the automaker’s e-Power vehicles.

Heads-Up: EasyTrip Tags to be Phased Out by September 30

Heads up, EasyTrip tag users. The electronic toll fee provider for the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), and C5 Link Flyover has announced that all transponders will be deactivated by September 30, 2020.