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Monday, August 8, 2022

Everything You Need To Know About The 2023 Nissan Kicks E-Power (w/ Specs)

After debuting its technology and its merits for everyday driving, Nissan Philippines has now revealed everything you need to know about its 100 percent electric-driven compact crossover, the 2023 Kicks e-Power.

2023 Honda Jazz RS Offers More Torque Than A Civic RS Turbo

When the fourth-generation Honda Fit (global name Jazz) made its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2019, its design wasn’t that well-received. Although some markets quickly implemented their own unique front fascia treatments, that became moot and academic for ASEAN, where it was discontinued in favor of the City Hatchback.

Sunday, August 7, 2022

After A Two-Year Absence, The NISMO Festival Returns This 2022

Nissan and NISMO is bringing back the NISMO Festival this December at the Fuji International Speedway in Shizuoka, Japan after a two-year absence.

Wheel Gallery, Method Race Wheels Visits Top Guns Of The Philippine Air Force

Inspired by the recent Top Gun: Maverick movie, the team at Wheel Gallery – the Official Distributor of Method Race Wheels – thought it would be awesome to showcase their 4x4 rigs beside the Top Guns of the Philippine Air Force. This was made a reality with the help of Col. Edison “Bong” Nebrija, Commander New Task Force Special Operations and Anti Colorum Unit of the MMDA who was a formal Naval Aviator himself. He connected the team with the Philippine Air Force and after much scrutiny, approval was granted for an epic photoshoot with the 5th Fighter Wing of the Philippine Air Force at our very own “Fightertown” - Basa Air Base in Floridablanca, Pampanga.

Review: 2022 Changan CS75 Plus

Life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves. It’s weird to open this review with a poem by Rabindranath Tagore, but given how it’s so prominently displayed on the Changan CS75 Plus’ touchscreen each time you turn it on, it’s got to mean something. And after a week of driving it, I think I’ve got it. The poem, which talks about the fleeting nature of life, also happens to aptly summarize this compact SUV.

Toyota Motor PH Drops More 2023 GR86 Features, Specs Hints (w/ Video)

Just in time for 8/6 day (it’s also the day that local orders books opened), Toyota Motor Philippines dropped more hints to the Philippine spec, second-generation GR86. As expected, the GR86 will come in both manual and automatic flavors, but with widely varying specs to cover what could be two different price points.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Suzuki Auto Festival Heads To Cebu City This August 6-7

Suzuki Philippines Inc., continues to bring its Auto Festival Roadshow to more cities, with Cebu City being the latest to experience the much-anticipated event.

Isuzu PH Mobilizes Relief Operation For Abra Earthquake Victims

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), in partnership with Isuzu Isabela - one of the dealers under by B.M. Domingo Motor Sales Inc. (BMD Motors), took the initiative to organize a relief operation in Abra Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) to extend aid to the displaced families in Abra province after the strong magnitude 7 earthquake that recently struck provinces in northwestern Luzon and adjacent areas including Metro Manila last July 27, 2022.

Friday, August 5, 2022

Nalubak Ka Ba? Your Suspension May Need To Be Checked

As everyone prepares for face-to-face classes this monsoon season, BSB Junrose, the local distributor of Sankei 555 Steering and Suspension Parts shares some tips to find out if your suspension needs some checking. 

Lexus Is All About That Man-Machine Connection

Developing a car that delivers a driving experience like no other takes years of research and development; a large team of engineers and master test drivers; as well as cutting-edge test tracks that simulate every type of road condition in the world. Rigorous testing, constant refinement, and a mission to constantly improve, are hallmarks of Lexus. Participating in prestigious international races to test new technologies also play a huge role in the evolution of Lexus as a driver-oriented luxury brand.

More Insurance Companies Understand Merits Of Honda SENSING Driver Assist System

More and more insurance companies are understanding the merits of the Honda SENSING system and they’re partnering up with Honda Cars Philippines to offer preferential insurance rates for vehicles equipped with the system.

Peugeot Says The All-New 408 Is A Work Of Art, So They Put It Up In A Museum

Peugeot thinks its all-new Peugeot 408 is a work of art that they’ve chosen a rather unexpected setting to display it: the Louvre-Lens Museum.

Subaru Outback Is The Only Mid-Sized Car To Ace New, Tougher Side-Impact Test

After testing compact SUVs, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) now started testing mid-sized cars using their new, tougher side-impact test requirement. And guess what: only three out of seven vehicles tested earned a “good” or “acceptable” rating, and only one managed a “good” score.

Get Honda's Fuel-Sipping Vehicles With Unique Deals This August

Honda Cars Philippines is listing down their offers this August which include deals on some of their fuel-sipping models as well as unique promo that include automobile learning courses, perfect for first-time car owners (or for those that need a refresher).

DOTr Inaugurates Two Additional Busway Stations

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Jaime J. Bautista led the formal opening of two additional busway stations: the Roxas Boulevard and Taft Avenue Busway stations.

Peugeot Philippines Offers Easy-Own Packages This August

Peugeot Philippines has launched an Easy-Own Financing Program that offers customers an easier way of owning a brand-new Peugeot. In cooperation with Security Bank for a limited time, it offers various financing options with attractive interest rates for the 2008, 3008, 5008, and Traveller Premium.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Toyota Updates Fortuner For 2023

Knowing the fierce competition in the mid-sized SUV segment, Toyota has decided to give its Fortuner a nip-and-tuck for the 2023 model year.

Mitsubishi Motors PH's Reimagine Your Ride Test Drive Event Heads Back To Luzon

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) makes its way back to Luzon to conclude the first half of the Reimagine Your Ride (RYR) Test Drive. The experiential tour which started in May, is coming from successful stagings in Cebu and Davao.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Toyota Motor PH To Open GR86 Order Books This August 6

Previewed at the Toyota Gazoo Racing (GR) Festival 2022, Toyota Motor Philippines will be opening the queue for the all-new, second-generation GR86 starting this Saturday, August 6. And in a different approach this time around, it will only be available at select Toyota dealerships nationwide.

McLaren, APL Join Forces For This P25K Shoe

McLaren Automotive and APL have joined forces to create a new range of luxury footwear that promises to progress design, performance, technology, and construction.

Isuzu PH Donates P250K To Northern Mindanao Medical Center

As part of their 25th inaugural anniversary celebration, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) kicked off their drive to sustainability by providing support to select hospitals nationwide. IPC team, led by Ms. Imelda Bernas – Administration Division Head and Mr. Robert Carlos – Sales Assistant Division Head, headed to Cagayan De Oro for the turnover ceremony of P 250,000 cash donation to Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC).

Lamborghini Is Sold Out Until The End Of 2023

Lamborghini has continued to break record ending its first half of 2022 with its best six months ever when it comes to sales, turnover, and profitability.

Nissan PH Reveals Specs, Variants, Prices Of 2023 Kicks E-Power Compact Crossover

Check out the full specs here (8/8).

We’ve already sampled the technology both on public roads and on the race track, now Nissan is almost ready to launch the first-ever Kicks for the Philippine market and believe me, it’s ready to “electrify” the market (pardon the pun).

Maxus Drops G50 Prices Back To Pre-2022 Levels

From July 1 to September 30, 2022, Maxus Philippines is offering huge cash discounts on the G50 compact MPV.

Chery Auto PH Records Highest Ever Monthly Record Last June

Chery Auto Philippines is riding the strong momentum it started in the second quarter as it sets yet another record in its month-to-month sales figures last June.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Suzuki Auto PH Adds All-New Celerio To Roster Of Discounts This August

Suzuki Philippines is now adding the all-new Celerio to its roster of offers this August with their 5-tastic Deals. The promo, which runs throughout the month of August, offers attractive low down payment options and cash discounts.

Ford Upgrades Maverick Compact Pickup With Beefy New Off-Road Package For 2023

Ford is currently riding on the success wave of its all-new compact truck, the Maverick. Globally unveiled around a year ago, the pickup is designed for urbanites who’ve developed a taste for outdoor activities. It became such a huge success for the Blue Oval that the entire 2022 production run has been sold out and the carmaker had to stop taking in new orders. Until now.

Petron Doubles Consolidated Net Income In H1 2022

Petron Corporation reported a consolidated net income of P 7.7 billion, double last year’s P 3.87 billion as the country’s largest oil company, and only remaining refiner continued to emerge stronger from the pandemic.

Jeep, Dodge Models May Soon Get Peugeot Engines

Stellantis, the parent company of brands such as Jeep and Dodge, announced plans to build a new turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine to replace its current 2.4-liter Tigershark engine.

It Has Come To This: Jaguar Land Rover To Test Vehicles For Electromagnetic Compatibility

As cars start becoming more and more like “computer on wheels,” Jaguar Land Rover has taken the necessary step to protect their upcoming vehicles from possible electromagnetic interference.

Toyota Motor PH Adds FX, Cargo Variants To All-New Lite Ace Line-Up (w/ Specs)

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) strengthens its support to Filipino micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with the addition of two more variants of its newest light commercial vehicle, the All-New Lite Ace.

Monday, August 1, 2022

Porsche PH Brings In 2022 Cayenne Turbo GT Super SUV

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Porsche’s flagship SUV, Porsche Philippines introduces its latest and sportiest iteration yet: the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT. The third-generation model embodies the Cayenne’s winning formula as the brand’s luxury off-road vehicle that is founded on the qualities of a dynamic sports car and imbued with the signature Porsche sophistication.

Review: 2022 Changan Alsvin 1.5 Platinum DCT

The name, Alsvin has certainly raised some eyebrows. At first, it seems this new sub-compact sedan from Changan has a typo in its name. While the automaker has provided no definitive reason behind its name, “Alsvin,” is actually a mythical Norse horse which also happens to mean, “swift.” Now, whether that’s an intentional shot across Suzuki’s bow is something best left to the imagination.

MG Opens At Mall Of Asia

MG Mall of Asia (MG MOA) is the latest dealership to join MG Philippines’ continuously expanding nationwide dealership network, bringing the total number of MG dealerships up to 42. MG MOA is strategically located within the SM Central Business Park in Pasay City: a bustling, mixed-use, commercial and lifestyle locale. SM Mall of Asia is also ranked among the largest shopping malls in the world; it attracts a plethora of visitors who now also have a chance to see the latest MG vehicles up close and personal at the new MG MOA dealership.

MPT Mobility DriveHub App Now Supports CCLEX

MPT Mobility, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation’s (MPTC) digital innovations arm, recently announced the full availability of its all-in-one travel app, MPT DriveHub, for Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) motorists.