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Thursday, September 15, 2022

PIMS: 2023 Mazda CX-8 Elevates Three-Row SUV Refinement

Mazda Philippines introduces the 2023 CX-8 at the Philippine International Motor Show. Already an embodiment of everyday luxury, the enhanced styling and new standard features further redefine elegance and refinement in its class. It seamlessly blends beauty, comfort, and performance into one peerless three-row SUV.

PIMS: Hyundai PH Announces Promo For Creta Compact Crossover

Hyundai Motor Philippines, Inc. (HMPH) used the Philippine International Motor Show to announce a test drive promo starring their new Creta compact crossover.

PIMS: Hyundai PH Says Ioniq 5 EV Will Arrive By January 2023

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) makes its much-awaited public debut at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show or PIMS.

PIMS: Chery Auto PH Flexes Performance Muscle With 254-Horsepower Tiggo 8 PRO 2.0T (w/ Specs)

Chery Auto Philippines has steadily re-written the local motoring landscape with the Tiggo 8 Pro. Starting the movement for innovation that brings advanced technologies to more Filipinos, the brand, under the stewardship of United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI) is ready to flex their performance muscle with the launch of the Tiggo 8 PRO 2.0T.

Subaru Unveils All-New 2023 Crosstrek Compact Crossover

Subaru has sprung a surprise by dropping the “XV” name for its all-new compact crossover. Instead, it will take on the “Crosstrek” name globally.

PIMS: Philippines Is Now Kia's 2nd Largest Market In ASEAN

After three years of being part of Ayala, one of the Philippines’ biggest and most respected conglomerates, Kia Philippines is looking back at its accomplishments thus far. While the preview of their all-electric EV6, which is slate to enter the local market by early 2023, took centerstage, Manny Aligada, Kia Philippines president credits their growth of being present in key market segments.

PIMS: Kia Philippines Previews "Less-Than-P4-Million" 2023 EV6 GT-Line

Late last year, Kia Philippines president Manny Aligada revealed plans to launch an all-electric vehicle to the local market. Now, the Korean auto brand, distributed by Ayala-owned AC Motors, is leveraging the strength of the conglomerate to launch and support the EV6 at the Philippine International Motor Show or PIMS.

PIMS: Honda Cars PH Previews All-New 2023 BR-V

Apart from the HR-V RS, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is highlighting their safety and advanced technology with the Philippine preview of the highly-anticipated all-new BR-V.

PIMS: Honda Cars PH Adds RS Turbo Variant To HR-V Line For P 1.739M

Honda Cars Philippines is adding the RS or Road Sailing variant to its HR-V line. As typical of the RS line, it comes decked in sportier garb while also boasting additional comfort and safety features.

PIMS: Suzuki Philippines Shows 2023 Ertiga Hybrid

It’s official. Suzuki Philippines has previewed the Ertiga Hybrid at the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS).

2024 Ford Mustang: This Is It

Ford adds another chapter to an icon with the all-new 2024 Ford Mustang. The pony car delivers the looks, and promises the sound and continued appeal that made it a legend. It’ll come in both convertible and coupe flavors in both V8 or turbocharged 4-cylinder versions. It also comes in both manual and automatic versions.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Concept One Wheels Celebrates 20th Year; Appointed As First Nitto Performance Hub In Asia

Concept One Wheels celebrated their 20th Anniversary last September 10, 2022, marking two decades of bringing in the latest aftermarket wheels and reputable tire brands in the Philippines. 

Philippine Auto Industry On Track To Full Recovery With August Sales Jump

On the eve of the country’s biggest automotive industry event, the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines or CAMPI says the industry is now “on track to a full recovery.”

Honda To Accelerate Electric Motorcycle Development

With Honda wanting to realize carbon neutrality for all its products and corporate activities by 2050, they’ve announced plans to accelerate the electrification of its motorcycles.

Did A Newspaper Just Leak Mitsubishi's PIMS Surprise?

Update: Ralliart was officially launched at PIMS (9/16). 

Whether deliberate or not, it seems a major newspaper managed to leak out what Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) will unveil at the Philippine International Motor Show or PIMS tomorrow. Check out the tear sheet below for yourself.

Chrysler Sends Off 300C With HEMI-Powered Limited Edition

Apart from the Dodge Challenger and Charger, Chrysler is also saying goodbye to its long-serving 300C sedan. Marking that occasion (as well as the 70-year legacy of the Chrysler 300), the automaker has come up with a limited-edition variant powered by a 485-horsepower, 644 Nm 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine.

Meet Ferrari's First-Ever SUV: The V12-Powered Purosangue

Ferrari has finally unveiled its first-ever four-door, four-seater model which also happens to be an SUV. Meet the first-ever Purosangue.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Do You Want An MPV That Can Do 20 km/L? Suzuki Philippines Is Teasing The Ertiga Hybrid

At the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) press con last August 30, Suzuki Philippines general manager for automobile, Mr. Norihide Takei gave a hint that they will be launching a hybrid model at the show as “their answer to high fuel prices.”

Hino Philippines Introduces New 300 Line-Up

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) launched its latest 300 Series line-up designed with power, comfort and safety. The new 414i, 414i Long, 414i 6W, 814i, and 814i Extra Long are loaded with features that address a wide range of business needs.

The 2022 Porsche Cayenne Is Made To Be Lived

The 2022 Porsche Cayenne is one of those luxury cars that is larger than life. Up close, and even from afar, it stands tall and proud, with an undeniable air of strength and confidence. Being a Porsche, the Cayenne is a head turner, with elegant, classic lines complementing a dynamic and sporty body design. It is also inspired as a sports car.

Lexus NX Subject To 2 Additional Recalls In The Philippines

Lexus Philippines is recalling selected NX 350 premium compact SUVs for two reasons—one connected to its skid control system, and the second with regards to an update to its lane keep assist system.

All-New GR86 Banners Toyota's Philippine International Motor Show Display

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) supports the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) for the 8th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), happening on September 15 to 18 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, Metro Manila.

Monday, September 12, 2022

Toyota Motor PH Adds More Features To Fortuner For 2023 (w/ Specs)

Just as Toyota Motor Philippines updated the specs of the Hilux pickup truck, they’ve done the same for the Fortuner as well.

BYD To Manufacture EVs In Thailand

BYD is setting up an EV manufacturing facility in Thailand with the goal of producing 150,000 electric vehicles annually by 2024.

Next-Gen Ford Ranger, Everest Scores Perfect At Safety Test

The next-generation Ford Ranger and Everest (except for the Ranger Raptor which remains untested) scored a perfect 5-star safety rating at the Australia New Car Assessment Program or ANCAP.

SeaOil Reiterates Commitment To Care With New Campaign

SeaOil, the leading independent fuel company in the Philippines, reiterates its pledge to deliver excellent customer experience through the Alagang SeaOil campaign.

Chevy Wants You To Go Electric With Their CR-V-Priced 2024 Equinox EV

Chevrolet thinks it can help buyers transition to fully electric vehicles with the help of their all-new Equinox EV. The most important aspect? They’re targeting a starting price of just USD 30,000 (P 1.704 million) which not only makes it the most affordable compact SUV-sized EV, but also puts it at a price parity similar to conventional and hybrid-powered compact SUVs.

Meralco Avenue Corner Shaw Boulevard To Be Closed Until 2028

Motorists are advised to avoid the north and southbound portions of Meralco Ave. in Pasig City beginning 03 October 2022 as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to start the construction of Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) - Shaw Boulevard Station.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Chery Commonwealth Is First Chery Dealership To Have An EV Charger

Chery Auto Philippines is the first Chinese brand locally to integrate an EV charging station at one of its dealers—a commitment to launching more electrified vehicles in the near future after the success of its Tiggo 8 Pro PHEV.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Kia Philippines Confirms EV6 To Be Shown At PIMS

Meaningful technology, engineering, and innovations that will inspire customers to embrace the future will proudly be showcased at the Kia Philippines display at the 8th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) from September 15 to 18, 2022 (10 AM to 8 PM) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

2023 Toyota Hilux GR Sport Adds One Sought-After Feature (w/ Specs)

Toyota Motor Philippines has finally heard you: it’s adding one sought-after feature for the 2023 Hilux, at least for the top-of-the-line Hilux GR Sport.

BMW Philippines Pioneers An Electrified Future At PIMS

After the announcement of the return of the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI), SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines, reveals what the market can expect from the brand’s direction toward the Future of Mobility.