Monday, February 15, 2021

J&T Express to Acquire 202 Trucks from Hino Philippines

Pursuing its commitment to provide comprehensive logistical support for the fast shipment and safe delivery of products across the country, Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country, entered into a strategic partnership yet again with J&T Express Philippines.

Choice of Car May Lead to More Serious Injuries in Women

Women are much more likely than men to suffer a serious injury when they are involved in a crash, but much of the heightened risk is related to the types of vehicles women drive and the circumstances of their crashes, rather than physical differences, new research from the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Motorcycle Dealer Group Points to LTO Corruption as Reason Behind Plate Delays

Du Ek Sam, Inc., (DES) a motorcycle dealership group with 282 branches and headquartered in Bohol slammed both the LTO and the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chaired by Senator Richard Gordon on accusations hurled against the company at a recent hearing surrounding Republic Act 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.

What Happened to the Toyota Alphard?

Pre-pandemic, it was tough to get a Toyota Alphard. It came to a point when dealers would resort to refunding fully paid Alphard units simply because there were others—casino high rollers and POGOs being two—who were willing to get one above and beyond the SRP. Two years later, Toyota Motor Philippines is offering hefty discounts on their luxury MPV.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

This is the Refreshed Mitsubishi Mirage for 2021

A week ago, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines made news when it started to streamline its line-up with the phase out of its Pajero flagship SUV, added features on its Montero Sport, and the reduction of its Mirage variants to just two—a MT and a CVT. This story focuses on the last item.

Toyota Motor PH Has Just Given Its Vios Its Biggest Discount Ever

Toyota Motor Philippines is giving its best-selling Vios sub-compact sedan its biggest cash discount yet as they roll out their Make Your Move promo until February 28, 2021.

Porsche Taycan is World's Fastest Car Indoors

Even when circumstances mean that being indoors is the safe and, at times, unexciting option, racer Leh Keen recently found a way to make being indoors considerably less boring.

Honda's Now Selling the Civic Type R's Engine for P433k

Honda is offering the Civic Type R’s K20C1 2.0-liter turbocharged VTEC engine as a complete crate engine package for the first time. The clincher is, it’s available in very limited numbers.

Changan CS35 Plus Completes Problem-Free 100,000-Kilometer Test on Local Roads

Changan Philippines proved the mettle of its CS35 Plus subcompact SUV by completing a 122-day, 100,000-kilometer endurance test problem-free. The test was conducted on local roads on various terrains, and under different driving conditions.

Friday, February 12, 2021

Isuzu is Still the Philippines's Number 1 Truck Brand

The year 2020, difficult as it may have been across the entire automotive industry, did bring a silver lining for Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC).

Reserve a Subaru Until February 21, Get a Free Plush Toy

Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, wants you to celebrate Valentines and Lunar New Year at their showrooms. As an incentive, Subaru is offering the following to all customers who visit the showroom from February 12 to 21, 2021:

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Geely PH Sold 320 Coolrays Crossovers in December Alone

Even after the pandemic created an unprecedented uncertainty, Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the exclusive distributor of Geely has proven last year that it can finish the year strong.

Honda Cars PH Offers 25 Percent Discount on PMS Parts, P 1.650k Oil Change Package

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is offering special discounts and deals for its service customers until March 31, 2021 at select Honda Cars dealerships (see full list below) and service centers nationwide.

MINI Opens Pop-Up Store in Escario, Cebu

Mini Philippines and Mini AutoStudio Philippines Corp. launched a new 743-square meter Mini pop-up store on N. Escario St. Cor Tojong St. Camputhaw, Cebu City to reestablish ties with customers in the southern Philippines. 

SMC Opens Two New Skyway 3 Ramps

San Miguel Corporation is opening to the public two new ramps of the newly-operational Skyway Stage 3, further improving accessibility and ease of travel within Metro Manila, via the 18-kilometer elevated expressway.

Chery Auto PH Exceeds January 2021 Sales Targets

Bucking the usual trend for post-Christmas sales to take a downturn, Chery Auto Philippines posted the exact opposite for the first month of the year—delivering 152 brand-new units to their owners from an initial target of 121 units.

How Much Money Do PMVICs Make According to the DOTr?

With President Duterte now saying that motor vehicle inspections or MVIS no longer mandatory, it’s a clear sign that the government is now trying to wash their hands off this mess.

Calapan City Suspends PMVIC

Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro joins the City of San Fernando in suspending the operation of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center operating in the city’s jurisdiction.

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Still is Europe's Best-Selling Plug-In Hybrid SUV

Despite the growing popularity of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV still managed to hold on to its title as Europe’s best-selling PHEV.

The Mazda CX-30 is Australia's Safest SUV

After scoring a near-perfect score in Adult Occupancy Protection (AOP) at the Euro NCAP, recognized as a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US, and being recognized by the Kids Design Council in Japan for its Driver Attention Alert system, the CX-30 has done it again—this time being awarded as the safest SUV at the first-ever RACV Safest Car Awards.

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