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February 23, 2024

Subaru To Relocate C5 Showroom

Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc (MIP), the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, will relocate its C5 Showroom to an upgraded venue. The new showroom will be able to provide more Subaru customers with its improved amenities and features.

The Geely Coolray Has Sold Over 800K Units Worldwide

The Geely Coolray is now one of the best-selling products sold by Geely Auto ever. Known as the Binyue in China, the compact crossover has sold over 800,000 units in over 40 countries, double its figures from 2021.

What Is The State Of The Philippine Electric Vehicle Industry In 2023?

When the Philippine government passed the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act or EVIDA Law in April 2022, it had the goal of moving the country towards a greener and fossil fuel-free environment. Among the perks the EVIDA Law granted was the reduction of vehicle excise tax to zero for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and 50 percent for Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs).

Chery Auto Expands Europe R&D Office

With Europe in its sights, Chery Auto has made the strategic decision to expand its R&D in Raunheim, Germany.

186 Hino 200 Series Multi-Purpose Rescue Vehicles Ready To Serve Batangas

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) turned over 186 units of its Hino 200 Series Multi-Purpose Rescue Vehicles to the Batangas Provincial Government for distribution to various LGUs in the province. The move will upgrade the province’s emergency response capabilities ensuring the safety and well-being of its constituents.

2024 Jaecoo 7 Boasts Of Global 5-Star Safety Standard Construction

Set to be launched at the Manila International Auto Show in April, Jaecoo has revealed that its first Philippine model—the J7—has met global 5-star safety standards.

February 22, 2024

Subaru Yet To Re-Start Production In Japan

After the death of a 60-year worker, crushed by a 25-ton mold, Subaru has yet to start production at its Japanese assembly plants. So far, the carmaker has lost six days of production volume for nameplates such as the Forester, Crosstrek, and the BRZ.

Toyota Motor PH Recalling Select Avanza, Veloz, Yaris Cross For Front Shock Issue

Yet another recall is affecting select units of the Toyota Avanza, Veloz, and Yaris Cross in the Philippines. This time, it has something to do with its front shock absorber.

Ford Philippines Reveals Specs, Prices Of All-New 2024 Mustang, Bronco (w/ Brochure)

This just in: Ford Philippines revealed the prices and specs of the all-new Bronco and all-new Mustang. The Bronco will be made available in just one variant: the Bronco 2.7L Outerbanks equipped with the Sasquatch Package, while the Mustang will come in both 2.3L EcoBoost and 5.0 GT variants.

Colors, Specs, Prices: Everything You Need To Know About The 2024 MG One

SAIC Motor Philippines formally launches its newest global compact crossover: the 2024 MG One. Previewed last December, the MG One comes in two variants: the MG One Std and the MG One Lux with a price tag of P 1,298,888 and P 1,458,888, respectively. As a limited time offer, they are discounted at P 1,223,888 and P 1,390,888 for the MG One Std and MG One Lux, respectively.

2024 Mazda CX-30 Ups Styling, Safety, Tech For P 1.995M

Mazda Philippines has updated the CX-30 HEV compact crossover for 2024. Packed with higher equipment levels, including enhanced safety and convenience features, it cements its position as the most elegant crossover in its segment.

2024 CX-70 Debuts Mazda's Newest Special Color: Melting Copper Metallic

Mazda has always considered color as an integral part of its design language. That’s why the brand has come up with some pretty classy colorways that coincided with the launch of their KODO design language.

IM Is MG's Answer To Audi, Lexus, Tesla

Among Chinese carmakers, SAIC Motor isn’t known for expanding its brand portfolio left and right. In fact, despite being part of China’s “Big 4” automakers, they’ve actually opted to invest in brand building and have limited themselves to four brands. Well, make that five now with the announcement that IM will be making its global debut in, at all places, the Geneva Motor Show.

February 21, 2024

Hyundai Mobility Experience 2024 Kicks Off This February 23-25 At BGC

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) begins its Hyundai Mobility Experience (HME) tour in BGC at the Bonifacio High Street Central’s Amphitheater and C1 Open Parking Lot this February 23 to 25. This nationwide roadshow returns for a second year to allow even more Filipinos discover how the brand is innovating the car ownership experience.

Toyota Motor PH Appoints Masando Hashimoto As New President

Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) formally introduced its new president, Masando Hashimoto. Hashimoto assumes leadership from Atsuhiro Okamoto, whose tenure saw remarkable resilience and growth amidst the most challenging years for the Philippine economy, navigating the impacts of the global health crisis.

Select Mazda CX-60, CX-90 Subject Of Special Service Campaign

Bermaz Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles in the Philippines has confirmed that a number of CX-60 and CX-90 SUVs are part of a global recall.

Toyota Names Hilux's 48-Volt Hybrid Tech As "V-Active"

While Toyota has taken a more simplified naming for its Hilux Hybrid in Europe, where it’s known as self-explanatory “Hilux Hybrid 48V,” in Australia, they’ve decided on giving it a fancier name: V-Active.

Volvo Axes Recharge Branding; Introduces New Performance Pack

As part of its transformation towards becoming a fully electric carmaker by 2030, Volvo Cars is streamlining and standardizing its model names for its EVs.

February 20, 2024

Petron To Expand Car Care Center Network In 2024

Petron has been steadily expanding its Car Care Center (CCC) network across the country, opening a total of seven new locations in 2023 with plans for even more in 2024. This  move underlines the company’s commitment to delivering accessible, convenient, and top-notch car care services nationwide.

Gogoro Swap & Go E-Scooter To Expand Across Philippines

Gogoro Philippines, the innovative leader in electric mobility and battery-swapping technology, is set to expand operations across the country following its successful launch last December.