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September 30, 2021

Subaru PH Now Offers Contactless Service

Motor Image Pilipinas, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines is launching a safer and more convenient way for owners to have their cars serviced amid the health and safety concerns brought upon by the on-going pandemic.

Jaguar Land Rover To Provide EVs For World Leaders At COP26

Jaguar Land Rover is partnering with COP26 ahead of the vital climate change summit in Glasgow, Ireland in November.

Ford Creates New Global Merchandising Team

Ford thinks its brand is strong enough that they’ve now created a global brand merchandising strategy team which they hope would lead to an expanded collection of merchandise and accessories.

Guy Lives Out Fantasy Playing With Tonka Trucks Thanks To The Maxus T60

Adrian Tecson believes he has found a way to rekindle his childhood memories with the Maxus T60. Tecson, who runs a content production and creative consultancy group during the weekdays, engages in various sports and outdoor activities on the weekends. 

Rolls-Royce Shows Off Their First Full Electric Vehicle: The Spectre

Rolls-Royce showed off their first fully electric car—the Spectre. Currently in its development phase, the carmaker showed it off in camouflage. It’s set to arrive to market by the fourth quarter of 2023.

Dakar Rally-Bound Gazoo Racing Hilux T1+ Uses The Land Cruiser 300's V6 Engine

Toyota is taking another crack at the Dakar Rally with an all-new truck: the GR DKR Hilux T1+.

Jeep Electrifies All-New 2022 Grand Cherokee SUV

Jeep is continuing its push towards electrification with the first-ever plug-in hybrid Grand Cherokee. Building on its legacy as one of the most awarded SUVs ever, the all-new 2022 version brings not just a new fuel-efficient powertrain, but an all-new exterior design as well as an uplifted interior.

September 29, 2021

Turbocharged 2022 MG ZS Finally Set For October Reveal

After accidentally popping out of their official website last August for a couple of days, MG Philippines is finally revealing the turbocharged ZS SUV this October. For real.

Geely Opens 3 Dealerships In September

Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) continued its network expansion plans for the Geely brand with the inauguration of three more dealer outlets. SGAP is adding Geely Marilao, Bulacan; Geely Sumulong Highway, Cainta Rizal; and Geely Dagupan, Pangasinan to its roster of operational dealerships.

Counterfeit Parts Boomed Last Year

As the pandemic pushed more car owners to rely on online stores and retailers for parts, this has created a growing problem: fake and counterfeit parts.

Geely To Make High-End Smartphones

Realizing that smartphones will play an increasing role in automobiles, Geely is now poised to start making them.

Geely Thinks Battery Swapping Is The Future For EVs

After trialing out the service for its fleet of EV taxis, Geely is ready to move its battery swapping service to the next level. Shown at the 2021 Wuzhen Internet Conference, the service has been named E-Energee.

Honda Teases Integra Anew, Shows Off Hatchback Form

After a surprising announcement made last month, Honda is continuing its tease on the all-new Integra. This time, they’ve shown off what sort of body style it will have.

September 28, 2021

Mercedes-Benz PH Introduces 2022 S-Class For P 17.890M

Mercedes-Benz Philippines aims to redefine what automotive luxury is all about with the all-new 2022 S-Class. Already the epitome of luxury in the traditional sense—the all-new flagship sedan has become more intelligent, personalized, and digitized transforming it yet again to the segment’s benchmark.

San Miguel Corporation's RSA Sets The Record Straight On PAREX

San Miguel Corporation President Ramon S. Ang sets the record straight on issues surrounding their upcoming Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) project. This is after the project was greenlit by the government, and broke ground less than a week ago.

Check out what he said.

This Couple Decided On A Volkswagen T-Cross Because Of A Facebook Poll

When Mary Grace Enriquez and her husband set out to buy their second, bigger vehicle a month ago, little did they anticipate that they would be taking a path to the T-Cross. But when they eventually did, they couldn’t imagine settling for any other vehicle other than Volkswagen’s sub-compact SUV.

Toyota Supports Health, Educational Welfare Of Adopted School

Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation (TMPF), the social and humanitarian arm of Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP), continues its commitment and assistance to its adopted school, Pulong Sta. Cruz Elementary School (PSCES) in Santa Rosa City, during the pandemic.

Honda City Hatchback Takes Leadership In Philippine B-Segment Hatchback Sales

Honda Cars Philippines announces that its all-new City Hatchback has now become the best-selling B-segment hatchback in the market.

As Carmakers Brace For Supply Problems, EVs, PHEVs Outsold Diesels In Europe For The First Time

EVs and plug-in hybrids outsold diesel-powered ones in Europe for the first time. This is according to automotive market research company JATO that studied data for 26 European markets.

Daniel Ricciardo Gets His Own Limited Edition McLaren 720S

Commemorating his first win with the McLaren F1 team at the 2021 Italian Grand Prix, the British F1 team and sportscar maker has come up with this special Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S.

September 27, 2021

Will You Consider This P 471k Electric Vehicle From Geely?

Geely is targeting to launch an “EV for the masses” with its Geometry EX3—the brand’s most affordable all-electric offering yet.

Ken Block Collaborates With Audi To Explore Electric-Powered Mobility

Rally and rallycross racer Ken Block, whose elaborately produced videos of high-performance precision driving have made him a worldwide superstar, will soon be creating exclusive collaborative content about electric-powered mobility with Audi.

MG Wants To Turn Your Daily Commute Into A Game

SAIC Design has pulled the wraps off a new MG concept to mark its third anniversary and explore a vision of future urban mobility.

Brembo Celebrates 800 Formula 1 Grand Prix Starts

Brembo is celebrating another historic milestone at the end of the 2021 Russian Grand Prix: 800 Formula 1 races with at least one single-seater equipped with one or more Brembo braking components.

September 26, 2021

6 Ways The Nissan Navara VE Calibre 4x2 Ticks All The Boxes For A Pickup Truck

The culmination of over 80 years of pickup truck expertise, Nissan Philippines certainly brings their A-game with the new Navara. And while most of the attention if focused on the top-of-the-line Navara PRO-4X (read the full review here), here’s a little secret: the mid-range Navara VE Calibre 4x2 priced at just P 1.336 million, is just as good.

September 25, 2021

Toyota Starts Exporting LHD Raize SUV; PH Prices Could Start At Just 900k

It seems the possibility of seeing the all-new Toyota Raize on local roads is getting greater and greater by the day. The latest evidence? This.

Vaccinated? Honda Is Giving You Service Discounts, Free Vehicle Disinfection

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announces its Modern-Day Heroes promo. This special deal runs from September 20 to October 20, 2021, at select Honda Cars authorized dealerships.

September 24, 2021

2022 Lexus ES Arrives In the Philippines With A Starting Price Of P 3.758M (w/ Specs)

Lexus has finally launched the 2022 Lexus ES mid-sized premium sedan for the Philippines after a short tease. Order books are now open with customer deliveries to start by the fourth quarter of this year.

San Miguel Corporation Breaks Ground On PAREX

Just a few days after it was awarded the proponent status of the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX), San Miguel Corporation has broken ground on the 19.37-kilometer project.

Autohub Group Is Now A Member Of The Mitsubishi PH Dealer Family

There’s no stopping Autohub Group of Companies from growing their dealerships stable. Two new additions under Global Excellence Motors Inc. (Mitsubishi Autohub), have formally opened its doors to the public today—Mitsubishi Valenzuela and Mitsubishi Global City.

Just How Fuel Efficient Are Changan Vehicles?

Changan is the first locally available Chinese passenger car brand whose fuel efficiency has been certified by the Automobile Association of the Philippines or AAP.

Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, And Subaru Are Joining Forces To Further Advance Japanese Quality

Five Japanese automobile manufacturers: Subaru, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Mazda are joining together to promote Model-Based Development across their automotive industry. Together with five parts manufacturers: Aisin, JATCO, Denso, Panasonic, and Mitsubishi Electric, they are establishing the Japan Automotive Model-Based Engineering Center or JAMBE as their executive members.

Honda And Google To Collaborate On In-Car Infotainment, Connected Services

Honda has announced that it will be integrating Google’s in-vehicle connected services on future models. It will launch first into an all-new model slated for a North American launch in the second half of 2022, followed by a global roll out soon thereafter.

Formula V1 Race Challenge Returns

After a year , GITI-Formula V1 Race Challenge marks the comeback of adrenaline-filled physical races that open doors to aspiring racers all over the country made possible by Tuason Racing.

This Championship White Casio Edifice Watch Is Lit

Casio is celebrating Honda’s motorsports activities with this new Edifice chronograph finished in the iconic Championship White.

Toyota PH Streamlines Vehicle Delivery With New Batangas Vehicle Center

Toyota Motor Philippines inaugurated its Batangas Vehicle Center (BVC), another milestone of the country’s leading automotive company that will further contribute towards accelerating economic growth.

Hino Philippines Launches Specially-Designed Insurance Package

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country has partnered with Standard Insurance to provide total support to its customers through its latest offering, Hino Insure.

Geely Opens In Sta Rosa, Laguna

Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) continues to build stronger ties with its dealer partner Gateway Group of Companies as Geely formally opens Geely Sta Rosa in Laguna. 

Volvo Cars To Go Leather-Free

Volvo Cars is taking an ethical stand for animal welfare in its fully electric cars. Starting with the 2022 C40 Recharge, all new fully electric Volvo models will be completely leather-free.

September 23, 2021

As All-New LEAF Lands In Cebu, Nissan Now Has The Widest EV Charging Network In The Philippines

After its launch in Manila and Davao, Nissan says its all-electric LEAF has now landed in Cebu as well. Nissan Philippines president confirmed the arrival of the world’s best-selling EV in the Visayas region as he unveiled the next phase in their local EV strategy.

Philippine EV Sales Were Hurt Badly By Pandemic, But EV Association Sees A Silver Lining

The pandemic hit the automotive industry hard, but more so, the fledging electric vehicle industry. This was revealed by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) President Edmund Araga.

MERALCO Says EVs to Cost As Much As Regular Cars By 2024

Electric power distribution giant MERALCO is seeing 2024 as a “tipping point” for Electric Vehicles in the Philippines. This, as they see prices of brand-new EVs becoming more comparable with traditional combustion engine vehicles.

Could Honda Start Making More Rugged SUVs? The 2022 Passport TrailSport Could Be The Start

Honda introduced a refreshed Passport mid-sized SUV in the US, and with it comes their first-ever TrailSport variant.

September 22, 2021

First Impressions: 2022 Isuzu mu-X 3.0 4x2 LS-E

The all-new Isuzu mu-X couldn’t have come at a better time. With mid-sized SUVs now becoming the ride of choice for Filipino families or a status symbol (or both), there’s definitely a strong demand to satisfy. The pandemic aside, segment sales remain largely consistent. Couple that with the DTI deciding to roll back safeguard duties, you get what’s possibly the perfect mix for market success.

Isuzu PH Targets To Triple Market Share In Mid-Sized SUV Segment With All-New mu-X

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has high hopes for its all-new 2022 mu-X. Competing in the mid-sized SUV segment, it boasts of a complete overhaul—its first in seven years. It packs a sleeker design along with more comfort amenities and safety features.

These Are The Accessories Available For The 2022 Isuzu mu-X

Answering the need for increased personalization, Isuzu Philippines has launched a beefed-up genuine accessories line for both the all-new D-MAX and mu-X.

2022 Isuzu mu-X: Specs, Features, Prices. Here Is Everything You Need To Know (w/ Specs)

Combining bold and dynamic design, with a comprehensive suite of standard features, the all-new 2022 Isuzu mu-X is the most advanced Isuzu ever built. Now available from all authorized Isuzu dealerships, the mu-X is available in five variants across three ranges with a starting price of P 1.590 million.

Nissan PH Teases All-New 2022 Almera, Confirms Turbo Power

Nissan Philippines has just teased the all-new 2022 Almera, and yes, it’s confirmed to arrive with turbocharged power.

Pasig River Expressway To Have Bus Rapid Transit System

The approved Pasig River Expressway or PAREX will improve the lives of not just private car owners, but those taking public transportation as well.

Are There Too Many Chinese Car Brands?

Are there just too many Chinese car brands? Despite being the world’s largest car market, their appetite isn’t insatiable. As a result, the state of their automotive industry might not be as rosy as outsiders think.