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March 30, 2024

Astara PH To Launch GAC Emkoo Hybrid, JAC Motors Brand At MIAS

Astara Philippines will showcase its latest models from the brands it carries, namely: Peugeot, GAC Motor, JMC, and JAC Motors at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS).

Scheduled from April 4 to 7, 2024, Astara Philippines will have two sizeable pavilions at the two MIAS venues: the World Trade Center in Pasay City and the SMX Convention Center at SM MOA, Pasay City. This marks Astara Philippines’ inaugural participation as a distributor, distinguishing itself as the sole distributor to have presence in both MIAS venues.

Raoul Picello, Managing Director of Astara Philippines, stated: “We are thrilled to once again be part of the Manila International Auto Show and to showcase the latest offerings from our esteemed brands. The 2024 MIAS provides an exceptional platform for us to connect with our customers and showcase the cutting-edge technology, modern design, and outstanding quality that define our vehicles. Our two pavilions promise to offer something for every Filipino automotive enthusiast.”

Headlining Astara Philippines is JAC Motors which will hold its official brand launch at MIAS.

JAC Motors promises outstanding value-laden vehicles that do not compromise on quality. Their initial line-up will be composed of the following models: the JS4 sub-compact SUV, the JS6 compact SUV, JS8 Pro 7-seater SUV, and two pickup trucks, the T8 Pro and the T9.

Aside from the JAC Motors brand launch, another Chinese brand, GAC Motor will bring its first-ever electrified offering with the Emkoo Hybrid. The Emkoo Hybrid keeps the compact SUV’s future-forward design, but now fused with a state-of-the-art hybrid engine that promises both impressive power and eco-friendly driving.

Joining the Emkoo Hybrid are the newly launched M8 luxury MPV and the M6 Pro MPV. The GS3 Emzoom, Empow, and GS8 will complete the GAC Motor display.

Over at JMC, two pickup trucks—the Grand Avenue and Vigus will be officially launched. Both trucks showcase robust designs and cutting-edge technologies that redefine true on-road and off-road performance in its segment.

Finally, at Peugeot, the 3008 and 5008 SUVs will be displayed. These two SUVs will come with outstanding offers, including huge cash discounts during the MIAS weekend.


  1. Does the Grand Avenue come with leaf or coil springs?

    1. Leaf springs in the rear only


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