Search CarGuide.PH

Showing posts with label Environment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Environment. Show all posts

April 16, 2024

Kia Backtracks On EVs, To Offer More Hybrids

Amidst the uncertain demand for battery electric vehicles, Kia is shifting its efforts and ramping up its hybrid vehicle offerings.

April 1, 2024

Honda Philippines Switches On Solar Power At Batangas Assembly Plant

Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) celebrates a milestone in its journey towards a cleaner future with the official inauguration of its 1.056-MW rooftop solar power project. This project, initiated in collaboration with Skye Renewables, now enters its operational phase at HPI’s manufacturing plant in Tanauan, Batangas.

March 28, 2024

Volvo Produces Its Last Diesel-Powered Car

Volvo has built their last diesel-powered car.

On a cloudy Thursday in early February, the plant in Ghent, Belgium, produced its last diesel-powered car, a V60. And just the other day, the plant in Torslanda, Sweden, saw its last XC90 diesel car roll off the production line.

March 27, 2024

Nissan Shows Hospitality To Formula E Rivals Ahead Of Tokyo E-Prix

As the only Japanese team on the Formula E grid, this week’s Tokyo E-Prix holds special importance to Nissan. So, to mark its inaugural home race, Nissan Formula E Team has collaborated with Japanese fashion designer Jun Nakamura to create bespoke kimonos inspired by all 11 teams that compete in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

February 6, 2024

Caltex PH Launches Carbon Offset Program

Chevron Philippines Inc. launches the Caltex Carbon Offset Program, a voluntary carbon offset program for Caltex service stations in the Philippines. The same program was launched in Malaysia and Singapore, in 2023 and 2022, respectively.

January 29, 2024

BPI Employees Will Now Ride In This EV Shuttle

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has leased a new electric vehicle (EV) unit in a bid to gradually replace its old gas-powered fleet vehicles and curtail its greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumption.

January 13, 2024

eFrancisco Motor Corporation Wants To Develop Hydrogen-Powered Jeepneys

eFrancisco Motor Corporation (formerly known as Francisco Motor Corporation), the original manufacturer of the Philippine jeepney, thinks there’s still some life left in the mass transit icon.

December 15, 2023

Every Vios, Innova, and Even Next-Generation Tamaraw Built In Santa Rosa Will Use Green Energy

In its bid towards carbon neutrality, the country’s number car brand and leading manufacturer, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) will be switching to 100 percent renewable energy (RE) for its manufacturing needs.

December 5, 2023

Let Toyota Remind You That Its Hybrid Line-Up's Fuel Efficiency Is Hard To Beat

In the past, Toyota Motor Philippines has never been the one to tout or embrace fuel efficiency figures. However, as they face some new competition in the hybrid space, they would like to remind everyone that when it comes to fuel economy, their Toyota Hybrid System or THS is hard to beat.

October 18, 2023

Omoda Just Made People Bike Around To Promote Eco Travel

In what could be considered as one of the weirdest ways to launch a brand, Omoda invited over a thousand users, partners, and motoring journalists from more than 30 countries to China to bike around Shen Shan Park in Wuhu, China.

September 20, 2023

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.

September 6, 2023

Toyota Builds Hilux Prototype That Emits Water As Its Only Emission

Toyota is walking the talk when it comes to their “multi-path strategy for carbon-free mobility.” Its Hilux pickup truck isn’t just getting mild hybrid power, but they’ve been experimenting with a battery electric, and now, a fuel cell (FCEV) version as well.

August 28, 2023

Second Life Jaguar I-PACE Batteries Now Used For Energy Storage

JLR has partnered with Wykes Engineering Ltd, a leader in the renewable energy sector, to develop one of the largest energy storage systems in the UK to harness solar and wind power using old Jaguar I-Pace batteries.

August 10, 2023

Bentley Journeys Towards Climate Positive Factory

Bentley has installed a new 1,200-liter biofuel bowser at its historic manufacturing facilities in Crewe, England, that will further reduce the factory’s environmental impact. By actively reducing levels of carbon in the atmosphere, Bentley aims to make Crewe a “climate positive” factory by 2030.

July 23, 2023

Mazda To Race MX-5 Using Carbon Neutral Fuel

The Mazda MX-5 is the most raced car in the world, so it’s only fitting that it’ll be used to banner the use of sustainable fuel in Mazda’s quest for carbon neutrality.

June 13, 2023

This Is The World's First Publicly Available Sustainable Fuel And It's Not Cheap

The world’s first publicly available sustainable fuel goes on sale, and it won’t be cheap. Coryton, a UK-based fuel specialist has just released its Sustain Classic range—a sustainable gasoline designed for vintage and classic cars, but can be used by regular, run-of-the-mill automobiles.

May 2, 2023

Mober Trailblazes Logistics By Going Electric

Mober is one of the Philippines’ most innovative players in the third-party delivery industry because of their decision to switch its fleets from traditional combustion engine to electric vehicles.

May 1, 2023

Toyota Pushes For Carbon Neutrality During Earth Month

A group of volunteers led by Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) headed to the coast of Lian, Batangas for a mangrove-planting activity as part of the ‘All-Toyota Green Wave Project’ (Green Wave). This project is the Company’s expansive and multisectoral effort towards Carbon Neutrality (CN) and biodiversity conservation within TMP’s network amidst the serious threat of global climate change.