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October 30, 2022

Europe To Ban Combustion Engine Vehicles By 2035

The European Union will effectively ban the sale or registration of new combustion-engine cars starting 2035. This move, agreed by the EU’s executive arm, parliament, and member states, will speed up the switch to full electric vehicles.

October 29, 2022

Philippines To Go 100 Percent EVs By 2040

The Philippines will join the rest of the world in effectively limiting the sale of new internal combustion engined (ICE) cars by 2040. This target was announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the Comprehensive Roadmap for the EV Industry or CREVI.

Nissan Kicks e-POWER Stars In Philippines' First 3D Billboard

Nissan Philippines standards in automotive advertising as it unveils the brand’s first 3D immersive ad in the Philippines and in Asia.

Ford Territory Hits 15,000th Sale Milestone In The Philippines

The Ford Territory has officially reached its 15,000th customer milestone in the Philippines, a testament to its growing popularity in the market more than two years since its launch in 2020.

October 28, 2022

Kia EV6 To Take Full Advantage Of Ayala Land's EV Charging Stations

With over 20 charging stations to be activated throughout Luzon, Ayala Land’s comprehensive charging architecture will support the charging needs of locally available electric vehicles, marking the beginning of the Philippine EV revolution. From installing one of the first integrated EV charging systems in Ayala Malls, Ayala Land takes the next step by bringing the chargers to its offices, estates, hotels, and industrial centers.

Don't Be Alarmed, You Might End Up With Just One Key For Your Brand-New Toyota

Down on parts, Toyota Motor Corporation may be cutting back on smart keys just to bring cars as quickly as possible to customers.

October 27, 2022

Hyundai Supplies FIFA World Cup 2022 With Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), an official sponsor of FIFA World Cup 2022 announced it will help the world’s biggest football tournament achieve its carbon neutral goal by providing eco-friendly vehicles for 50 percent of the event’s passenger transportation. This marks the first time in the history of the competition to have eco-friendly vehicles in the event fleet at this scale.

Watch Team Toyota Philippines Take On Asia's Best Virtual Racers

Toyota Motor Philippines is inviting the whole nation to support the Philippine team in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Gran Turismo (TGR GT) Cup 2022 Asia Regional Finals, livestreaming across participating Asia Pacific countries on October 29, 6 PM Philippine time.

Honda Is Launching Its Raize-Fighting WR-V On November 2

After teasing it as the RS Concept last year, Honda is finally revealing what the production version will look like. Set to battle against the likes of the Toyota Raize, the small SUV is expected to be called the WR-V, based on this official teaser from Honda Indonesia.

Great Wall Motor Appoints Philippine Distributor

After we reported the entry of Great Wall Motor (GWM) into the Philippine market last year and early this year, it’s finally official. The Chinese auto brand is coming into the country through a new distributor, Luxuriant Automotive Group, Inc. or LAGI.

Ayala Land Rolls Out EV Chargers At Strategic Offices, Malls, Hotels

Leveraging the strength of the Ayala Corporation conglomerate, Ayala Land rolled out its first batch of electric vehicle (EV) chargers at key locations in Luzon starting today.

Spot The Difference: Brembo Unveils New Logo

Brembo, the world’s leader in braking technology for automotive vehicles has revealed a restyled logo with a simple and modern design which is meant to be more digital-friendly.

Audi To Enter F1 With Sauber

After announcing the end of its partnership with Alfa Romeo by the end of 2023, the Sauber F1 team will now serve as Audi’s factory team from 2026 onwards using a power unit developed by the German automaker. The move will have Audi also acquiring a stake in the Swiss team.

Goodbye Fiesta: Ford To End Production Of Sub-Compact

After nearly 50 years, Ford will stop building the Fiesta sub-compact by June 2023. The carmaker has confirmed that plans are in place to replace it with a new Volkswagen-based electric SUV which will be built at the same plant in Cologne, Germany.

October 26, 2022

Hyundai Continues To Outclass Everyone Else In Design With 2023 Azera

Hyundai continues to make design strides with the introduction of yet another futuristic-looking model in the form of the all-new 2023 Azera.

House Of Fruitas Picks Toyota Lite Ace FX For Its Logistics Needs

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) teams up with leading food and beverage small footprint store operator, House of Fruitas, helping it further enhance its daily operations with the aid of the all-new Toyota Lite Ace FX.

Isuzu La Union Celebrates First Anniversary With Mini Truck Fest And LCV Show

One of the newest dealerships of Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), Isuzu La Union, celebrated its first-year anniversary with a Mini-Truck Fest and LCV Show last October 21 to 22, 2022. Despite being constructed and inaugurated at the height of pandemic, One Maharlika Motor Sales and Service Corporation remained aggressive in establishing the market share of Isuzu La Union in the Northern Luzon region.

All-New 2023 Honda Accord Launching In November

After just seven years on the market (it was launched in the market in 2017), the current 10th generation Honda Accord is getting an all-new replacement, and this is your first look.

October 25, 2022

The Toyota GR Corolla Is Headed To ASEAN

How’s this for a plot twist? It seems the ASEAN region will be getting the hotly-anticipated Toyota GR Corolla after all. Unveiled early this year initially for the North American market, and then subsequently, for the Japanese market, it seems more global markets are set to get Toyota’s new hot hatch.

EastWest Bank Named Number 1 Bank Partner Of Mitsubishi Motors PH

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation, the second-biggest seller of automobiles in the country, has named EastWest Bank as their Number 1 Bank Partner in 2021 in terms of financial contribution.

It's Official: Here Are The Prices Of The 2023 Honda BR-V

After revealing its November 21 launch date, Honda Cars Philippines has continued to announce more information surrounding its much-awaited 2023 BR-V. Now, in a lead up to the launch, they’ve finally confirmed the prices. Previewed at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show and launched globally way back in 2021, the all-new BR-V comes in four variants:

Toyota Is Going Against The Tesla Model 3 With The Help Of BYD

In order to spearhead its electric vehicle program, the world’s largest carmaker, Toyota launches the second member of its bZ or Beyond Zero electric vehicle range. This time, however, instead of turning to a Japanese carmaker like they did with Subaru and the bZ4X, they went straight to the world’s biggest electrified vehicle manufacturer, BYD, for their expertise.

Mazda Tweaks MX-5 Formula For 2023

Mazda is refreshing its MX-5 sportscar yet again for 2023, and this time, it adds and/or swaps both exterior and interior colorways to keep things fresh.

Toyota Teases All-New 2023 Innova

It’s official: Toyota is holding the global debut of the all-new Innova in November and this is your first official look.

October 24, 2022

Toyota PH Offers Low Down, Pay Light Deals This October

Toyota Motor Philippines unveils promotions across its lineup of units this October with pay low, pay light, or outright savings deals until the end of the month.

Ford Island Conquest Heads To Cebu On October 28-30

Ford Philippines’ experiential test drive event Ford Island Conquest (FIC) is making its next stop in Cebu City at the end of this month, further expanding its presence to reach more customers in the Queen City of the South and nearby areas.

Audi Wants To Clean The Air While You Drive

In a pilot project, Audi is working with supplier Mann+Hummel to develop a filter for electric cars that collects particulate matter from the surrounding area. Both while driving and charging, it is to already help improve air quality in cities during a first pilot phase.

Get Up To P 100K Off A Brand-New MG This October

MG Philippines opens the final quarter of 2022 with a set of exclusive promos on select MG cars and SUVs, making it easier for you to drive home your very own MG.

October 23, 2022

MINI Conquers Visayas

Mini owners from the Queen City of the South enjoyed a fun drive and adventure at the Mini Cebu Getaway, held at the City of Smiles—Bacolod City. The event was jointly organized by Mini Philippines and Mini Cebu.

3 Things To Remember For Your Undas Drive

All Saints Day and All Souls Day—also known as Undas in the Philippines—gives families and friends the yearly opportunity to honor the saints and their departed loved ones. This flurry of activity can cause heavy road traffic, but the right preparation and mindset can help ease the stress and make the experience worth the trip.

Review: 2022 Nissan Kicks e-POWER VL

Among small SUVs, the Nissan Kicks has caught the attention of people for one thing: its all-electric powertrain. Initially, there’s been some confusion on the role of the on-board combustion engine (we’ll get to that later), but the fact of the matter is, it’s the only one in its class to be powered solely by an AC synchronous motor. As such, there’s no denying that it delivers a great drive. However, at the same time, it’s saddled by a package that’s simply run-of-the-mill everywhere else.

October 21, 2022

Lexus PH Adds Handling Goodies To 2023 Lexus IS 350 F Sport For P 4.178M

Lexus Philippines has updated the IS sports sedan with handling updates for 2023. Born out of the Lexus Driving Signature or LDS philosophy, the rear-wheel drive sports sedan now has two features sought after by performance enthusiasts.

Subaru's Entire 2022 Line-Up Is Now A Top Safety Pick

Subaru has completed the last piece of its safety puzzle with the announcement that the all-new Subaru WRX has been bestowed with a Top Safety Pick+ by the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS.

Hyundai Motor PH Shows Off Ioniq 5 EV's Capabilities

As Hyundai Motor Philippines (HMPH) marches towards the market launch of its all-electric Ioniq 5, the automaker showed off its Vehicle to Load or V2L and Vehicle to Vehicle or V2V capabilities.

All-New Mitsubishi Outlander Corners PHEV Market, Destined For Global Release In 2023

Despite increased competition from other carmakers, Mitsubishi Motors has announced that they have continued to corner the Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) market in their home market of Japan.

Isuzu Opens New, Bigger Davao Dealership

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) officially opened the bigger and better Isuzu Davao as they continue to strengthen the brand’s image through the Isuzu Outlet Standardization program. Isuzu Davao is under the management of Southern Motors of Davao, Inc. (SMDI) who has been in the industry catering customers in the city for more than seventy (70) years. With the updated facilities of Isuzu Davao, they are echoing their commitment to provide the best customer satisfaction to the people of Davao.

October 20, 2022

MG Live! Heads To Marikina And Santa Rosa

MG Philippines is making a return to the live music scene with the brand-new edition of MG Live!—the brand’s flagship, free live concert series—this October 2022.

Porsche Expands The 911 Family Alphabet With The 2023 911 Carrera T

Porsche is adding a new letter to the 911 family with the re-introduction to the 911 Carrera T. Standing for “Touring,” this new package is meant to provide an enhanced level of everyday driving pleasure and performance.

The Refreshed 2023 Nissan LEAF Is Now In The Philippines

After its global unveil early this year, Nissan is finally releasing the updated all-electric Leaf for the Philippine market. Arriving for the 2023 model year, it sports revised looks and enhanced technologies.

This Is How Blackpink's Jennie Customized Her Dream Car

So how would Blackpink’s Jennie customize her new ride, a Taycan 4S Cross Turismo? Well, apparently, something like this.

The GR Sport Is No Longer The Most Expensive Fortuner Variant For Toyota Motor Philippines

Toyota Motor Philippines may be focusing on the fact that the refreshed Hilux and its improved feature set is now available at dealerships nationwide, but the Fortuner also happened to get its own set of updates which happens to mess up its current price structure. Let us explain.

Toyota Just Gave The RAV4 Hybrid The Gazoo Racing Sport Treatment

Toyota has been giving its entire line-up the Gazoo Racing Sport or GR Sport treatment (barring maybe the Innova), so it just makes sense for them to bring this in: the 2023 RAV4 GR Sport.

Mitsubishi Motors PH To Show How The Outlander PHEV Can Power Your Home During Blackouts

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) participates in the biggest EV convention and exhibition – the 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit. Happening today until tomorrow (October 21) at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, MMPC will showcase the Outlander PHEV.

October 19, 2022

Petron Philippine Overland Expedition 2022 Heads Into The Jungle

After delays due to Typhoon Karding, the first-ever Petron Philippine Overland Expedition (PHOX) 2022: Pacific Coast Challenge flagged off with 25 teams vying for the top prize.

Mitsubishi Set To Challenge Territory, Coolray, Creta With Made-For-ASEAN B-Segment SUV

Realizing how lucrative the small SUV segment is, Mitsubishi Motors is previewing an all-new vehicle to fight the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Ford Territory, Honda HR-V, Geely Coolray, and Toyota Corolla Cross. Shown as the XFC Concept, it will provide ASEAN customers with a vehicle that provides ample comfort and cargo space while also offering secure road handling in rough or flooded roads.

Volkswagen PH Says The T-Cross Can Be Enjoyed In More Than One Way

Volkswagen Philippines says its T-Cross compact crossover lives up to its billing of being “More Than One Thing.” The campaign is meant to highlight the multifaceted qualities of the T-Cross, qualities which match its owners’ equally dynamic lifestyle.

Ford President Checks Quality Of Next-Generation Ranger, Everest

Jim Farley, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, whose focus is to improve overall quality from the get go visited the company’s Thailand manufacturing base reinforcing the Auto Alliance Thailand (AAT) and Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM)’s role as a global manufacturing and export hub.

These Are The Best Nissan Dealers For 2021

Nissan Philippines (NPI) recently held its annual Dealer of the Year Awards, celebrating the achievements of its 53 nationwide dealerships. Nissan Pampanga was hailed as the Dealer of the Year, while Nissan Cebu Central was awarded the Nissan Global Award. Both dealerships topped the Nissan network in terms of vehicle sales, service quality, business sustainability and customer retention, among others.

Check Out The Philippine Specs Of The 2023 Hyundai Stargazer

Hyundai Motor Philippines is either ending 2022 with a bang, or starting 2023 on a high note. Either way, here’s their entry to the small MPV segment—the 2023 Stargazer.

Hyundai PH Opens Order Books For 2023 Stargazer; Prices Start At P 998K

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) declares the arrival of its MPV segment contender, the Stargazer. The said model, which made its first debut at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) in Jakarta last August, is making its way to authorized dealerships in the country by November 8. HMPH, only the second distributor to offer the Stargazer, is now opening the opportunity for pre-booking. Check out the full Philippine specs here.