Thursday, July 9, 2020

Despite Challenges, Kia PH Confident of Maintaining Spot as Top 10 Best-Selling Car Brands

Behind every dark cloud, they say, lies a ray of hope. The current COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world during the past few months has taken its toll on the local economy. The fear of the virus, along with the lockdown, have caused general weakness of consumer confidence, as well as numerous businesses closing shop. This is further aggravated by the challenges facing two major contributors to the country’s economic performance, the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry.

Meet the 2020 Lexus SUV Family

If you see life as a series of choices that lead to your ultimate destination, then you can do no wrong when choosing one of Lexus’s leading luxury SUVs. For adventurous individuals with the most discerning tastes and the highest standards, these are the models that we invite you to explore.

Kia PH Says They've Solved Their Spare Parts Issue

Kia Philippines President Manny Aligada understands that one of the biggest hurdles to Filipinos’ acceptance of the Korean car brand is parts, or more particularly, the lack of it.

Finally, the Kia Stonic is Arriving in the Philippines in 2020 (Pinky Promise)

Hey Kia Philippines, please don’t beat around the bush. Despite the shadowy teaser, we know exactly what you’re releasing in the fourth quarter of this year: it’s the Stonic B-segment crossover.

Toyota Unveils 2021 Corolla Cross SUV (w/ Video)

Toyota has unveiled an all-new crossover that slots between its C-HR and RAV4: the 2021 Corolla Cross. Expressing a strong sense of sportiness, agility, and robustness it promises spaciousness and comfort in the compact crossover class populated by the likes of the Subaru XV, Mazda CX-30, and Honda HR-V.

Lamborghini's Most Powerful Roadster Packs 819 Horsepower

This is the Sián Roadster, a limited edition open-top hybrid super sportscar that’s the most powerful to ever come from Lamborghini. With its development centered around the V12 engine, it also packs a unique hybrid drivetrain. You want one? Well, that’s too bad. All 19 examples have been sold.

10 Reasons Why the Hyundai H-100 is Your Heavyweight Business Partner

Around the globe and even in the Philippines, business owners are trying their best to adapt to the “new normal” lifestyle, because getting back on their feet allows them—and their respective communities—to thrive during this global pandemic. But adapting to the new normal might be challenging, as this means working round-the-clock while taking precautionary measures for the quality goods and services they’ve been accustomed to providing.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Will Have More Screens, Less Buttons

Mercedes-Benz and its 2021 S-Class will have plenty of screens and fewer physical buttons—that’s their promise as they showed off a glimpse of what their MBUX infotainment system looks like in their flagship sedan.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

No, the Turbocharged Mazda3 Won't Be Sold Anywhere But North America

“If you build it, they will come.” That iconic line from the movie, Field of Dreams may have referred to Kevin Costner giving in to the voice in his head to transform his corn plantation into a baseball field, but it’s also become a battle cry for many businesses; for as long as you give people a product, they will buy them.

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R Isn't Just Going Racing, It's Going to Keep Racers Safe Too

The Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition is the official Safety Car of the 2020 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. The Limited Edition is one of two new variants added to the Type R line-up for 2020, and is the most extreme version of the hot hatch to date.

Mazda PH Launches Limited Edition Mazda3 edition100

Commemorating its historic win as the World Car Design of the Year, Bermaz Auto Philippines, the official distributor of Mazda in the country is launching a limited edition model called the Mazda3 edition100. And before you ask, no, it won’t be limited to 100 units; it will be limited to just 50.

Get the Mitsubishi Montero Sport with P 162k Cash Discount

Entering the second half of 2020, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines has extended its “Mid-Year Lowdown” promo to provide the market attractive low down payment schemes that will make owning a brand-new Mitsubishi vehicle easy and more affordable.

The Upcoming Hyundai Elantra N Line Will Hunt Down Civics

After showing it off in camouflaged form, Hyundai is now offering the first full glimpse of its Elantra N Line compact sports sedan. Also called the i30 in other global markets, the Elantra N-Line will add yet another performance-oriented offering from the Korean automaker.

Mercedes-Benz PH Takes Aim at BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe with 2020 A 180 AMG Line

Mercedes-Benz Philippines is taking aim at the recently launched BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe by announcing the availability of its entry-level A-Class sedan in AMG Line trim.

The 2021 Lexus LS Could be the Most Luxurious Japanese Car Ever Made

Lexus just refreshed its flagship LS sedan for 2021, and by the looks of it, it’s shaping up to be the most luxurious Japanese car ever made.

Peugeot PH Celebrates Bastille Day with Up to P 100k Discounts

Peugeot Philippines joins the rest of the French communities all over the world in celebrating Bastille Day by offering its customers the freedom to choose. With the program “Revel in the Freedom to Choose – Peugeot Bastille Day Celebration”, Peugeot car buyers are entitled to a voucher worth up to P 100,000 that can be applied to any one or a combination of the following:

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Land Rover PH Brings in Range Rover, Range Rover Sport Plug-In Hybrid

As Range Rover globally celebrates its 50th Anniversary of luxury and all-terrain innovations, the brand is going electrified in the Philippines with the launch of the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).

Jaguar Goes Electric with P 7.590M 2020 I-PACE SUV

Jaguar Philippines goes electric with the launch of the I-PACE SUV. The all-electric I-PACE is Jaguar’s entry into the EV segment and takes a clean sheet approach, particularly with its engineering.

Mazda PH is Discounting Its Models to Celebrate the Brand's 100th Anniversary

Mazda Philippines is celebrating the Japanese car brand’s 100th anniversary by slashing P 100,000 off on most of their 2020 models from today until July 31, 2020.

Porsche PH Rains on Jaguar's Parade, Now Officially Says Taycan is Available

It took a jab from a premium segment competitor, but Porsche Philippines just had to raise their hand and officially say that its zero emissions sportscar, the Taycan is now officially available after a lengthy tease. Though it comes in three variants globally, locally only the flagship Taycan Turbo S is being offered.

Investing in This Simple Tech Maximizes Your Property's Value

As land values increase in the National Capital Region (NCR) and surrounding areas such as Laguna and Bulacan, developers have started to carve up lots, opting to transform them to narrow townhouses with double garages. It’s a shame, really.

The Hyundai County Electric is the True Modern PUV We Need

Here’s a zero emissions alternative for diesel-powered buses from Hyundai: the County Electric. Now plying the roads of Hyundai’s home market of Korea, the County Electric is an economical and eco-friendly minibus. It could very well be the future of public transportation.

Toyota to Start Reproducing Parts for the 2000GT

The next recipient of Toyota’s Heritage Parts program is this: the 1967 2000GT.

A Brief History of Mazda's SUVs: From Utilitarian Workhorses to Stylish Everyday Cars

Today Mazda is famed for creating a range of great to drive and attractively designed cars and SUVs, known for their style, technology, and dynamic ability. In recent years, Mazda has reacted to the huge desire for SUV style vehicles with a host of new models, ensured each of them features Mazda’s trademark driver engagement, so that a Mazda SUV always puts the “sport” in Sport Utility Vehicle.

MG PH is Giving Up to P 180K Discount for Front Liners

MG Philippines acknowledges the work and the sacrifice put in by front liner and essential workers (and their families) with special discounts on both sales and aftersales service.

Dear Ford Philippines, Please Give Us the Bronco

Dear Ford Philippines, I hope you change your mind about launching the Territory and instead give us the Bronco instead? We know the launch for the Bronco is still slated for next week, but can you forgive us for wishing this because you showed us this teaser?

Monday, July 6, 2020

2021 Mazda3 Turbo Confirmed to Make 227 Horsepower, 420 Nm of Torque

The leak has been proven correct: the turbocharged 2021 Mazda3 will make 227 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque. The figures have been confirmed by no less than Mazda Mexico’s own official YouTube account (link here).

Ford PH Confirms: Territory SUV is Arriving Soon

Ford Philippines is set to bring the all-new 2020 Ford Territory for the first time in the country to give Filipino customers a new SUV offering that will complement today’s modern lifestyles and needs.

Ordering Genuine Chery Auto Parts is as Good as a Call Away

Aside from the introduction of its very own mobile service program, Chery Auto Philippines, through its official distributor, United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI) is now allowing owners to inquire and order genuine parts conveniently through a mobile phone.

Chery Auto PH Now Offers at Home Service

No Chery Auto dealership nearby? Afraid to go out to have your car serviced? No worries. United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI), the official distributor of Chery vehicles in the Philippines, strengthens its aftersales service capability and reach with the Chery EC Mobile Service Program.

2020 Chery Tiggo 8 Luxury EX vs 2020 Geely Azkarra Premium 2WD

Chinese cars have gone a long way. From being cheap knockoffs a decade or so ago, thanks to deep pockets, they’ve now managed to incorporate design and technology to match with the best of the world. Of course, their prices have also gone up slightly, representing the wealth of features that they’ve begun to offer.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

The 2020 JAC S4 Ultimate is the Most Feature-Packed Crossover for Just P 1.058M

Triesenburg Auto Corp. (TAC), the official distributor of JAC passenger and light commercial vehicles in the Philippines has entered the compact crossover segment with the 2020 JAC S4.

Pissed Off Billionaire Plans to Sell You a Modernized, Uncompromising Land Rover Defender Lookalike

Ineos. If the name reads familiar, you probably know it as the brand splattered on the air scoop of the Mercedes-AMG F1 car as well as on the sleeves of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. They also happen to be one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies. And now, they’re entering into the automobile business as well.

You Can Save Up to P 100K on a Toyota Hilux This Month

From today until July 31, 2020, Toyota Motor Philippines is offering value for money deals which include cash discounts, flexible financing options, and other offers on most of the line-up.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Jeep PH Just Dropped the Price of the Renegade and Compass Even More This Month

Last May, the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass have officially been introduced to the Philippine market as the new entry points to the Jeep family, accompanied by a launch discount. Now, as a way of saying thank you for the hard work of everyone during these trying times, Auto Nation Group, the official distributor of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles in the country is adding even bigger discounts for the month of July.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Dodge Just Made the World's Fastest, Most Powerful Production Sedan: the 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

The world’s most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan isn’t from Mercedes-Benz or BMW—it’s from Dodge and their SRT team. Meet the 797-horsepower (808 PS) 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye.

Geely Introduces Not One, But Two Brand Ambassadors

How’s this for one-upping the competition? Days after Chery Auto PH announced its new brand ambassador, Coco Martin, Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) has now done the same with not one, but with two brand ambassadors.

The U.S. Army's New Troop Carrier is Based Off the Chevrolet Colorado

The U.S. Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle or ISV may look like a bespoke troop carrier, but the surprising thing is that it shares 90 percent of its components with something far humbler: the Chevrolet Colorado.

Jaguar Land Rover PH Continues with Huge Discounts This July

All British Cars (ABC), the sole authorized dealership of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in the Philippines is extend significant discounts on selected models with as much as P 1.490 million off.

Tesla Surpasses Toyota in Terms of Market Value

Toyota may still be the world’s most valuable car brand, but Tesla managed to beat the Japanese giant as the world’s highest valued carmaker in terms of capitalization.

Ferrari Recognized for Eliminating Gender Pay Gap

Ferrari has been awarded the Equal Salary Certificate for providing equal pay to men and women with the same qualifications and positions in the company. This accreditation attests to Ferrari’s commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment while fostering career development for all.

The 2020 Dodge Challenger Super Stock is the World's Fastest, Most Powerful Muscle Car

The Dodge Challenger is one car built around a single focus: to go fast in a straight line, and the team behind it seems to take it in stride as they’ve unleashed yet another model that’ll decimate the quarter mile. Oh, and it may eat some supercars for breakfast along the way, too.

Mitsubishi PH is Rewarding Loyal Service Customers with 5+1 PMS Promo

Mitsubishi Motors Philippine Corporation is showing their appreciation to loyal customers with the Mitsubishi 5+1 PMS promo. The program intends to reward customers that patronizes Mitsubishi Motors genuine parts and Mitsubishi dealership after sales services by giving a free 6th scheduled PMS or 25,000-kilometer preventive maintenance service.

Dodge Just Shoved the Supercharged 6.2-liter V8 into Their Durango SUV

Dodge is at it again—this time giving its Durango SUV the Hellcat treatment. The result? An SUV that can run to 100 km/h in about 3.5 seconds and a quarter mile in 11.5 seconds.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Honda Cars PH Now Introducing High-Efficiency Cabin Air Filters

A day after announcing substantial discounts on its “new old stock” cars, Honda Cars Philippines is welcoming back its service customers with parts discount as well as the introduction of its very own high-efficiency cabin air filter.

JAC PH is Launching a Turbocharged Crossover, the 2021 S4 for Less than P 880k (w/ Specs)

The compact crossover segment is about to get even more competitive as Triesenburg Auto Corp. (TAC), the official distributor of JAC passenger and light commercial vehicles in the Philippines will be launching its very own turbocharged offering—the 2020 JAC S4.

Nissan's Upcoming Magnite SUV Is Rumored to Start at Just P 350k

Nissan has teased its B-segment SUV designed specifically for the Indian market. The glimpse shows the headlights and grille of what the carmaker promises to be a “technology-rich and stylish B-SUV concept.”

Volvo PH Celebrates Swedish Midsummer by Cutting Its Prices by Up to P 1 Million

Merriment, magic, and a million pesos off. That’s what Volvo Philippines offers those who are in the market for powerful and efficient cars this Swedish midsummer month. Volvo is a Swedish car, born and bred in the Scandinavian country that celebrates the longest day of the year through a grand fête. In celebration of this cherished Swedish tradition, Volvo PH offers up to P 1 million off on select Volvo units including T8 Plug-In Hybrid variants.

Maserati Reveals Details on First Post-Ferrari Engine: the Nettuno

Maserati has just unveiled their first post-Ferrari engine: the Nettuno. The beating heart of its upcoming MC20 super sportscar, the Nettuno is the Italian carmaker’s first completely in-house developed engine in 20 years.

Suzuki's New Compact SUV Looks Strangely Familar

Suzuki’s new compact SUV looks strangely familiar, doesn’t it? It should be—it’s basically the Toyota RAV4 with a new front-end. Previously announced as part of a corporate partnership, Suzuki has now released the RAV4-based Across.