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November 30, 2022

Limited-Edition 610-Horsepower Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato Is Made For Playing In The Dirt

Just when you thought there was only room for one off-road-tuned supercar, think again. Lamborghini has just entered that niche with the limited-edition Huracán Sterrato.

Manila Is One Of The Worst Cities In The World For Commuters

To anyone who has experienced commuting around Metro Manila, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. The National Capital Region (NCR) ranks as one of the worst cities when it comes to its public transportation system based on a study compiled by the Oliver Wyman Forum and the University of California at Berkeley.

BYD Philippines Accepting Orders For Most Affordable EV SUV: The 2023 Atto 3 For P 2.598M (w/ Specs)

BYD Philippines is now accepting orders for the 2023 Atto 3 SUV. Unlike the Dolphin EV which was designed primarily for the Chinese domestic market and subsequently made available for export, the Atto 3 is built from the ground-up as part of the Chinese battery electric vehicle leader’s global push.

Volvo Showroom Soon To Rise In Pampanga

Volvo Philippines officially inks the deal with Gateway Group to open a dealership in Pampanga. The partnership was finalized in a contract signing ceremony held on November 16, 2022 at the Volvo Makati Showroom.

November 29, 2022

If You Think The Ford Ranger Couldn't Get Even More Premium, They Come Up With The 2023 Ranger Platinum

When it comes to the top-spec Ranger, Ford fans has their eyes on the Ranger Raptor—the Baja-conquering off-road spec version of the next-gen truck. But what if you couldn’t care about jumping over sand dunes and all that? What if all you want is a touch of luxury and even more premium features? Seems Ford now has you covered with the first-ever Ranger Platinum.

No Other Carmaker Will Turnover A Brand-New Car Quite Like Mazda Philippines

Porscha Nicolas (third from left in lead photo) is currently battling some health issues. Though she prefers to keep the exact details private, it’s been causing her great pain. And while she’s undergoing treatment, there’s one thing that takes the pain away, even if momentarily: driving her parent’s MX-5.

Looking For A New Business? Why Not Set Up Your Own EV Charging Network?

With the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act or EVIDA lapsing into law, establishments will soon be required to put up EV charging stations. And while most of them are free, why not make it a source of additional income? That’s where Solarius EV Charging comes in.

Mazda PH Studying To Bring CX-60 SUV To Market In 2023

Mazda Philippines is studying to bring in the CX-60 compact SUV; this was revealed by Steven Tan, President and CEO of Bermaz Auto Philippines, the distributor of the Japanese automotive brand, at a roundtable discussion.

November 28, 2022

Mazda MX-5 Crowned Endurance Race Champions Anew

On November 27, 2022, Team MSCC Mazda Miata is crowned the 2022 Petron Makabayan Endurance Race Challenge over-all race champion after completing 188 laps over eight hours of non-stop racing. The team also managed to bag the Class 1 and Open A categories for both the 4- and 8-hour race.

Maxus PH Offering Up To P 240K Discount On Its Vans

This holiday season is the ideal time to gather all the members of your family and embark on that exciting road trip you’ve been planning for so long. But you’d want to make sure no one in your household gets left behind, so your vehicle must be able to comfortably and safely accommodate them all.

Mini Philippines Launches 3-Door Resolute Edition For P 3.3M

British United Automobiles, Inc. (BUAI) launches the Mini Resolute Edition for the Philippine market. Offering the brand’s thrilling driving experience, this new special edition three-door adds unique exterior and interior design elements for a more unconventional appeal.

November 27, 2022

November 25, 2022

Meralco Reaffirms Support For DOTr Infrastructure Projects

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) committed anew its support for the government’s transportation infrastructure development efforts crucial to the country’s pandemic recovery and economic growth.

BMW Closes 50 Years Of M With Limited-Edition BMW 3.0 CSL

When BMW released the XM as their way of celebrating 50 years of the high-performance BMW M brand, some eyebrows were raised. Well, don’t worry. If the first dedicated BMW M model since the M1 isn’t to your liking, there’s always this: the BMW 3.0 CSL.

Toyota Motor PH To Continue Assembling All-New Vios In The Philippines

It seems that Toyota Motor Philippines will be assembling the all-new Vios sub-compact sedan locally, after all.

How Much Does It Cost To Service The EV6? Kia Philippines Reveals All

In the lead up to the Philippine market launch of their first-ever all-electric vehicle, the EV6, Kia Philippines revealed more tidbits, particularly surrounding its cost of ownership and availability.

November 24, 2022

Solarius EV Charging Opens At Fairmont Makati

Solarius EV Charging, a sister company of Solarius Energy, announces the launch of a network of public EV charging locations. 

2022 Maserati MC20 Arrives In The Philippines

Modena Motorsports, Inc., the official importer and distributor of Maserati in the Philippines announces the arrival of the Maserati MC20 supercar. The first vehicle designed and built under Maserati’s new era, the MC20 combines luxury and performance with the Italian brand’s unique style.

Toyota Motor PH Caps Off 2022 Season Of Vios Cup

Toyota Motor Philippines concluded this year’s Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Vios Cup with an unforgettable final weekend.

Changan's "Christmas Three Delights" Offers Deals On Best-Sellers

From November 11 to 30, 2022, Changan Motor Philippines’ “Christmas Three Delights” has on offer best holiday deals for its current top three best-sellers, the Changan Alsvin, CS35 Plus, and the CS75 Plus.

November 23, 2022

Honda Cars PH Offering Low Down Payment For All-New BR-V

Following the official Philippine launch of the Honda BR-V, Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) is bringing it closer to the motoring public with its simultaneous nationwide mall displays from November 24 onwards.

Mitsubishi Motors PH To Launch All-New Strada, 2 New SUVs In 2023

No one is questioning that Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has been relatively quiet when it comes to new products of late. With the exception of the Xpander launched last May (and that’s even technically a refresh), the country’s solidly number two carmaker has just done special edition variants of its Montero Sport, Strada, and Mirage G4 (two of them, in fact) to keep things fresh. Well, don’t worry because they’re stirring up some nice things come 2023.

SMC Infra To Issue One-Time Free Pass To Cash Motorists Affected By November 17 RFID Outage

Following its announcement that it would waive toll fees for all motorists affected by a disruption in its electronic toll collection (ETC) system last week, SMC Infrastructure said it is set start issuing refunds starting Wednesday, November 23.

Toyota Motor PH Introduces Connected Services; First-Ever Pay How You Drive Insurance

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) brings a new level of vehicle convenience and personalization with the launch of myToyota Connect.

Win A Brand-New MG ZS When You Top Up Your Easytrip RFID Using The MPT DriveHub App

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), operator of CCLEX, CAVITEX, CAVITEX C5 Link, CALAX, NLEX, NLEX Connector, and SCTEX and MPT Mobility launch their 2022 holiday raffle promo: Download, Drive, and Win through their app, MPT DriveHub.

Eyeing A New Car This Christmas? Consider The Volkswagen Lamando

Volkswagen Philippines is offering its Lamando sedan with a substantial discount of P 125,000 until the end of 2022.

Kia Philippines Awards Best In Aftersales Service

Kia Philippines is committed to further elevating the aftersales experience with the Kia National Skills Cup (KNSC) 2022. This nationwide competition—that is open to Kia’s 42 dealerships and their respective manpower—puts the skills of Kia’s Service personnel to the test through a rigorous competition that includes a theoretical skills test; a practical test; and an on-vehicle scenario-based test.

Mazda's Future Plans Include This EV Sportscar, Reduced Service Costs

After being late to the electrification game, Mazda has announced that it will roll out a USD 11-billion plan that will enable them to flexibly catch up on a global scale.

November 22, 2022

Could Going Electric Give Relevance To Maxus? Check Out The eT60 EV Pickup

Let’s face it. Maxus hasn’t exactly been setting the commercial vehicle segment on fire since its Philippine launch a few years back. Could introducing a fully electric pickup though change all that.

November 21, 2022

MG Philippines Opens 42nd Dealership

MG Cebu South joins the growing MG Philippines nationwide dealership network, and provides easy access to MG products, promos, and aftersales services to the progressive Municipality of Minglanilla in the Queen City of the South. MG Cebu south is located along the busy Cebu South Road, within the Plaza Margarita commercial complex—a popular gathering point that is frequented regularly by residents in the area and guests from neighboring townships.

Toyota PH Breaches 140K Vehicles Sold In 2022; Hyundai Catches Up To Kia

The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) reports a year-on-year growth of 42.4 percent for October 2022.

2023 Toyota Innova Features Ground-Up Redesign; Introduces Hybrid Engine To MPV

It’s official: Toyota has dropped the diesel engine in favor of an all-gasoline line-up for the all-new 2023 Innova.

Here Are The Complete Specs, Prices Of The 2023 Honda BR-V (w/ Specs)

After previewing it at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show last September and opening reservation books last October, Honda Cars Philippines has finally launched the all-new, second-generation 2023 BR-V for the Philippine market.

These Guys Test Drove A Hyundai Creta, Now They're Heading To Watch The FIFA World Cup Live

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) has awarded the winners of its FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Test Drive Promo. The contest, which was introduced in support of the brand’s Goal of The Century (GOTC) global campaign, gave participants a chance to watch the FIFA World Cup Tournament live. It was open to all who test drove the new Creta at the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) or any authorized Hyundai Motor dealership nationwide during the month of September.

Mitsubishi PH Opens 2 Mall-Based Showrooms In Ortigas Area

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation brings its products and services closer to the Filipino buying public with the opening of two mall-based dealership branches in the Ortigas Center area: SM Megamall and Capitol Commons.

Ford Allows You To Load Really Long Things On The Next-Gen Ranger With This Clever Roof Rack

Though most Ranger owners in the Philippines won’t use the pickup bed to load long things, it’s good that Ford’s gone out of their way to design a rack system for those that do. With their new Flexible Rack System, the 2023 Ranger’s sport/fashion bar now turns into a versatile load rack that allows their pickup truck to carry longer items like surfboards, bicycles, or even a ladder.

November 20, 2022

Mitsubishi Hopes To Re-Discover Their Identity With The Strada Ralliart Rally Car (w/ Video)

Hiroshi Masuoka believes that motorsports is part of Mitsubishi Motors’ unique identity; their so-called “Mitsubishi-ness.” A part of the brand’s “Small But Beautiful” mid-term plan, it includes the return of the storied Ralliart name after a lengthy hiatus.

The Tokyo Motor Show Is No More

Targeting a return in late 2023, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association or JAMA has confirmed that the Tokyo Motor Show is no more. Instead, it will be re-branded as the Japan Mobility Show.

Volkswagen To Close Manual Transmission Plant In China

A manual transmission plant owned by Volkswagen’s joint venture with SAIC Motors will close by March 2023.

Mazda Introduces New Soft-Top Color To 2023 MX-5

Just last month, Mazda revealed some aesthetic tweaks to its MX-5 sportscar in order to keep it fresh. At the time, the carmaker introduced Zircon Sand (along with some spec tweaks), but now, they’re adding a new special soft top color too.

November 19, 2022

Is The All-New Honda BR-V The Most Affordable 7-Seater SUV To Own?

When looking for a new car, bulk of the attention is centered around the list price. But what’s also critical is the overall ownership experience and cost. It’s important to consider the total cost of ownership—which includes the maintenance and repairs and running cost (fuel consumption) and resale value. Given that the ownership aspect may stretch upwards of 5 years, it should be an experience where it’s stress-free and low cost.

November 18, 2022

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Returns To Competition At Asia Cross Country Rally 2022

Ralliart is making its competitive return to the rally stage as Mitsubishi Motors is set to participate at the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022. Using three specially-prepared Strada (international name, Triton) pickup trucks, Team Mitsubishi Ralliart is competing in the Group T1 prototype class.

Porsche Reveals Limited-Edition 911 Dakar

After teasing it just last week, Porsche has unveiled the 911 Dakar—a sportscar that’s equally at home on loose surfaces as it is on country roads. A limited-edition variant with a production capped at just 2,500 units globally, it harks back to the automaker’s first overall victory at the 1984 Paris-Dakar Rally which also happens to debut all-wheel drive to the Porsche 911.

Suzuki Breaks Ground On Isabela Dealership

Suzuki Philippines moves to speed up its dealership expansion in Isabela province to offer Filipinos quality products and services.

Buy A Ford, Get The Chance To Win Another Ford

In celebration of its 25th anniversary in the country, Ford Philippines is giving away 25 prizes, including a brand-new Ford Territory as the grand prize, for its special anniversary promotion.

Nissan Z, Kia EV6 Are Finalists For 2023 North American Car And Utility Vehicle Of The Year

The Nissan Z and the Kia EV6 are both vying for the 2023 North American Car and Utility of Vehicle of the Year, as jurors of the most prestigious car award in North America revealed their Top 3 finalists.

Feast Your Eyes On The 182-Horsepower 2024 Subaru Impreza

The all-new Subaru Impreza has made its world debut bringing with it an all-new design, improved performance, enhanced safety features, and updated multimedia features.

FordPass Is Coming To The Philippines On December 2

Ford Philippines announced that it is officially launching FordPass in the country, offering customers a richer ownership experience through a smart, one-stop platform with an array of useful features for the customers.

November 17, 2022

SMC Infrastructure Determines Cause Of RFID Outage, Will Waive Toll Fee To Affected Motorists

SMC Infrastructure is apologizing to all motorists affected by traffic jams along portions of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Skyway, NAIAx and STAR Tollway this morning, resulting from a momentary network outage in our electronic toll collection system.

The Toyota bZ SUV Concept Shows Off Toyota's Next EV

After the bZ4X and the bZ3, Toyota has just previewed a new all-electric compact SUV that’s been previewed as the bZ Compact SUV Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show.