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September 30, 2023

GAC Motor PH To Bring In M8 Luxury MPV In Q1 2024

Astara Philippines, the exclusive distributor of GAC Motor vehicles in the country, has confirmed the arrival of the GAC M8 in the first quarter of 2024.

Legado Motors Is Dongfeng Passenger Vehicles Distributor

Dongfeng passenger vehicles has found a Philippine distributor and it’s launching in the Philippines this October 16. Legado Motors will offer Dongfeng’s range of passenger vehicles starting off with their EVs and hybrids.

September 29, 2023

Honda Cars PH Launches Accessory Packages For 2024 CR-V

The recent launch of the all-new Honda CR-V has introduced a slew of new technologies such as the e:HEV technology and Honda Connect. Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) has gone one step further to make it stand out from the crowd. Honda Genuine Accessories makes its way to the all-new CR-V lineup to give customers the chance to make their SUV as individual as their personalities.

2024 Volkswagen Tharu: This Is (Finally) It. Prices, Specs, Features

With initial stocks at the ready and the full specs and features already released, Volkswagen Philippines has finally revealed the final piece of the Tharu puzzle: the price.

Iñigo Anton Completes Clean Sweep As 2023 SeaOil Radical Challenge PH Races At BRC

Even the gloomiest weather couldn't dampen the on-track action when the 2023 SeaOil Radical Challenge Philippines staged its 2nd leg of the season at the Batangas Racing Circuit (BRC). The weekend saw its reigning champion Iñigo Anton dominate every session and win all three races last September 22 to 24.

Honda Has Come Up With Their First Production V8 Engine

In a company first, Honda has made their first production V8 engine and it comes with VTEC too! Meet the 350-horsepower BF350 engine.

Honda Is Merging Its Motorsports Division

Honda is merging its two motorsports divisions to create a truly global organization. This as North America’s Honda Performance Development (HPD) will become Honda Racing Corporation USA starting with the 2024 motorsports season.

September 28, 2023

Isuzu Philippines Teases Decked Out 2024 D-Max Limited

Hot on the heels of the Mazda BT-50 Edition X, Isuzu Philippines is coming out with their own version of a decked-out truck in the form of the D-Max 3.0 Limited.

Subaru Brings Back WRX TR For 2024

Subaru is digging into its history to come up with a new “enthusiast-focused” WRX. Sadly, it’s still not the WRX STI many so desperately want, but it does bring back a nameplate used way back in 2006: the WRX TR.

Andika Rama Crowned As Toyota Gazoo Racing GT Cup Asia Champion; Luis Moreno Heading To Global Finals

The Gazoo Racing (GR) GT Cup Asia 2023 gathered 15 local qualifiers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Pitting their driving skills and wits against one another across three races, Indonesian Andika Rama rose to the top to claim the regional championship title, with Filipino Luis Moreno ending up in second place.

Mober Switches On EV Charging Station For Its Fleet

Mober, a logistics and delivery company, switched on its electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in Pasay City. Located just 1.5 kilometers from IKEA Pasay, this 800-square-meter facility shows its dedication to become the leader in green logistics in Southeast Asia.

This Lexus Mitsukoshi Event Promises An Immersive Aural And Culinary Journey

Lexus Philippines’ next curated event promises an immersive voyage of the aural and culinary kind. Happening at Lexus Mitsukoshi in BGC from September 30 to October 1, the Sonic Oasis event will have visitors experiencing soundscapes that only Lexus could provide.

Here Are The Complete Specs, Features Of The 2024 Volkswagen Tharu

Ahead of its official Philippine debut and weekend test drive event, Volkswagen Philippines has released the full specs and features of its new compact SUV: the 2024 Tharu.

September 27, 2023

This Isn't A Drill: Globe Is Raffling Off A Brand-New BYD Dolphin

In celebration of G Day, Globe is giving customers a chance to drive to the new era of mobility, as it gives customers the opportunity to experience sustainable transport by raffling off electric vehicles as top prizes in this year’s G Chance the Raffle.

Brace Yourselves For An EMPOWered Drive This Weekend By GAC Motor

GAC Motor announces an extraordinary weekend event for car enthusiasts and potential car owners looking to buy a performance sedan. From September 30th to October 1st, gear up for the EMPOWered Drive, featuring the EMPOW, GAC Motor’s bold and sporty sedan.

Honda To Leverage Artificial Intelligence For An Interactive Japan Mobility Show Experience

Honda’s Global Brand Slogan: The Power of Dreams – How we move you will form the central tenet behind their sprawling display at the Japan Mobility Show.

Nissan Goes "Fast And Furious" With This Urban Electric Hot Hatch

Nissan thinks European urban EVs could look something like this: meet the Nissan Concept 20-23. Designed by Nissan Design Europe to commemorate its 20th anniversary, the Nissan Concept 20-23 had one simple brief: it’s an urban car with no constraints that its designers would like to drive on the streets of the cities where they work. The fact that the design team had young members could explain the “Fast and Furious” elements like the scissor doors.

Mitsubishi To Show Adventure-Ready Electric MPV At Japan Mobility Show

Mitsubishi is acknowledging the popularity of overlanding and outdoorsy lifestyles as it revealed its first teaser of a new concept car which will make its reveal at the Japan Mobility Show (formerly known as the Tokyo Motor Show).

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault Alliance To Shift Away From Standardized Global Models

The Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Alliance is changing the structure by which their vehicles will be designed and engineered. Marking a new chapter for the “Alliance,” it aims to reshape their collaborative model to make it more agile and to improve its global competitiveness.

Lexus Philippines Launches Suite Of Ownership Services Called Lexus Premium

Lexus Philippines has introduced a new suite of services, Lexus Premium that will help a customer throughout their ownership journey from financing, insuring, and even moving on to a new model in the future.

Shell Opens Second Fast Charging EV Station In North Luzon

Shell Pilipinas Corporation (SPC) has officially opened its second Shell Recharge site, this time at the Shell Mobility TPLEX junction in Rosario, La Union.

September 26, 2023

Honda's New Concept Car Is Recycled And Reused

Honda is merging its slogan: The Power of Dreams with its vision of a purely electrified future at the Japan Mobility Show. The Japanese carmaker is showcasing its “dream” for future mobility products, services, and technologies that will augment human abilities and possibilities at the biennial show.

Look: Chery EVs On The Way To The Philippines

It looks like Chery Auto Philippines is readying to get into the battery electric vehicle (BEV) game very soon. As proof, Chery International is set to ship a batch of sample units to the Philippines soon.

Jetour Auto PH Is Official Mobility Partner Of MPT's Biyaheng South

Jetour Auto Philippines joins Metro Pacific Tollways South Management Corporation, the Department of Tourism, the Department of Interior and Local Government, and the Cavite provincial government in a unique two-day journey around the southern outskirts of Metro Manila as the official mobility partner of the Biyaheng South Experiential Tour.

September 25, 2023

Merrell Launches Limited-Edition Hiking Boot Inspired By Jeep 4x4s

Merrell, the world’s leading hike and outdoor footwear brand and Jeep have collaborated on the Merrell Moab 3 Mid x Jeep—a hiking boot that builds on the heritage of the two brand icons.

GWM Haval Jolion: Carving Out A New Space For Innovative Driving

Success stories among Chinese car manufacturers are hard to come by nowadays, considering the launch of one model after the other. Where does it end and what sets these vehicles apart anymore? GWM has taken up this challenge and gone ahead to introduce what could be the most feature-packed sub-compact SUV on the market yet.

Preston's Car-Specific Coolant Now Comes In 1-Liter Packaging

Prestone Philippines has added a one-liter variant to its Prestone Car-Specific Coolant with Cor-Guard technology.  A proven and trusted quality of auto care fluids since 1927, the new one-liter SKU widens its reach among car owners, especially those seeking to top up their car’s radiator fluid levels.

MINI BGC Celebrates Art With Cloud Grey Gallery Collab

The Autohub Group and Cloud Grey Gallery have formally announced their collaboration on an art exhibition that focuses on the Mini Brand, its rich history, paradigmatic design, and cultural impact.

All-New Honda Beat Rides In With P 71,400 Starting Price

Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI), the number one motorcycle manufacturer in the country, is celebrating 50 years with the launch of the all-new Beat.

September 24, 2023

Check Out The Limited-Edition 2024 Mazda BT-50 Edition X

Mazda Philippines is set to introduce the BT-50 Edition X—an overlanding-ready pickup truck available straight from the showroom. Visitors to the 4x4 Expo (happening only until today at Parklinks C5 in Pasig) can get their first look).

September 23, 2023

Win A Set Of Black Rhino Wheels At 4x4 Expo

The 4x4 Expo is back! After a 4 years hiatus, the off-road and overlanding community is very excited to see the second installment of the country’s only off-road enthusiast event in the country. 

September 22, 2023

Yes, The Mazda CX-90 (And CX-60) Can Run On Electric Power Alone

Mazda’s M Hybrid isn’t like any other 48-volt hybrid system, it seems. This interesting fact was revealed during the CX-90’s Philippine debut and was shared by Mazda Philippines president and CEO Steven Tan.

2024 Mazda CX-90 Arrives With P 3.680M Price Tag (w/ Specs)

Mazda Philippines widens its three-row SUV offering with the launch of the first-ever Mazda CX-90. Joining the CX-8 and CX-9 in the local line-up, the CX-90 blends performance and refinement into one genuinely crafted package.

Dual Clutch-Equipped Fuso FE71 Finds Its First Philippine Owner

Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), together with Carworld, Inc. (CWI) – Fuso Pampanga turned over an all-new Canter FE71 AMT to its first customer, RG5 Construction – a construction firm and equipment located in Sta. Maria, Bulacan for more than 15 years.

Ford Island Conquest Goes Nationwide This September And October

Ford Philippines’ Ford Island Conquest (FIC) experiential test drive event is going nationwide starting this month and making its next stop in Cagayan de Oro for the first time on September 22 to 24.

Chery Tiggo 7 Pro, Tiggo 8 Pro Ranked As China's Most "APEAL-ing" SUVs

J.D. Power has ranked the Chery Tiggo 7 Pro series and the Tiggo 8 Pro series as first among medium-sized economical SUVs and first among medium-sized SUVs in China, respectively in the most recent Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study.

Geely Albay Opens Dealership Service Area

Geely Philippines recently inaugurated the Geely Albay Dealership Service Area. The newly opened service area will satisfy the complete customer service experience at the Geely Albay dealership, which was launched as Geely’s 37th dealership in June.

First Drive: 2024 Nissan Z And Nissan GT-R

Let’s stop for a moment and admire the fact that both the Nissan Z and GT-R exist. At a time when carmakers have gone crazy over electrification, these two honest-to-goodness sportscar is testament that some people at Nissan haven’t lost their cajónes. It’s the most definitive sign of Nissan daring to do what others don’t; to do seemingly the impossible when everyone else has given up. What a world we live in.

September 21, 2023

Be One Of The First To Test Drive The 2024 Honda CR-V From September 21-24

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) invites customers to its “Drive the Future” event that features the recently launched all-new Honda CR-V. Hailed as a significant step in HCPI’s electrification journey, customers are encouraged to check out the vehicle display and experience the all-new CR-V first-hand at the at the SM Mall of Asia on September 21 to 24, 2023.

New Car Sales Jumped 21.6 Percent In August; Most Chinese Car Brands Slump

New car sales in the Philippines jumped 21.6 percent in August compared to the same period last year. Based on the report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), new vehicle sales reached 36,714 units compared to 30,185 units in the same month last year.

Isuzu Opens In Dasmarinas, Cavite

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) further expands its market in Cavite with the opening of Isuzu Dasmariñas. Operated by Iconic Dealership Inc. (IDI), Isuzu Dasmariñas will be the second dealership of IDI in the province, along with Isuzu Bacoor as they permanently closed their Isuzu Imus outlet focusing only in two cities in Cavite.

Exceed The Expectation: Explore Changan Auto At BGC

The official brand launch of Changan Auto Philippines is happening this Saturday, September 30 at 5th Avenue, BGC (in front of Central Square) and you’re invited to witness it first-hand.

September 20, 2023

Mercedes-Benz PH Launches 2024 EQA, EQB, EQE (w/ Brochure)

Mercedes-Benz may be late to the premium BEV space in the Philippines, but they’ve now managed to catch up big time with the introduction of not just one, but three battery electric vehicles: the EQA, the EQB, and the EQE.

2024 Volkswagen Tharu Priced Starting At P 1.8M

Mark your calendars! Be one of the first to test drive the all-new Volkswagen Tharu on Saturday, September 30 to Sunday, October 1 at the Karrera Showroom in Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Hyundai Group Shows 'Art Cars' In New York City For Busan 2030 World Expo Bid

Hyundai Motor Group announced an upcoming exhibition and road tour of total 20 art cars in New York City to support the South Korean city of Busan’s bid to host the 2030 World Expo.

The Yoke's No Joke For Lexus: Steer-By-Wire, Direct4 To Form Core Of Future Lexus Driving Signature

When Lexus debuted the all-electric RZ, it was supposed to offer a yoke steering wheel as an option. Unfortunately for those who want to emulate a bit of Elon Musk, a year or so into serial production, there’s still no sign of the unique wheel setup. But don’t worry: Lexus is still committed to it.

Meralco To "Aggressively Electrify" Vehicle Fleet

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has committed to aggressively push the development of vital infrastructure necessary to advance the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) through its network and capabilities.

Volvo To Axe Diesel Engine By Early 2024

Volvo Cars is axing the production of its diesel engine by early next year making them one of the first legacy carmakers to take this crucial decision.

Soon You May Have To Say Goodbye To Free Public EV Charging

The Department of Energy (DOE) says accredited Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) can now start charging fees.

These Are The New Models Lexus Will Launch In H1 2024

You are looking at the Lexus models that will be launched in the first half of 2024: the all-new Lexus LM, the all-new Lexus GX, and the first-ever Lexus LBX. Confirmed by no less than Lexus International President, Takashi Watanabe, these products were part of the Lexus Showcase event that introduces the brand’s future direction.