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March 27, 2024

BYD Is First Automaker To Produce 7-Millionth New Energy Vehicle

On March 25th, BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, became the world’s first automaker to roll off its 7 millionth new energy vehicle (NEV), the Denza N7, which was unveiled at its Jinan factory in China, symbolizing another groundbreaking accomplishment for the brand.

March 26, 2024

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N: The High-Performance EV For Petrol Heads By Petrol Heads

Electric and high-performance are two automotive concepts that lie at the opposites of a car enthusiast’s mind. Each one carries characteristics that don’t seem to jive with one another. Electric vehicles are seen as heavy, soulless, lumbering commuters, while high-performance cars are all about lightweight, visceral, communicative weekend joy machines. It’s this seemingly unattainable balance that Hyundai decided to work with in the development of the Ioniq 5 N—its high-performance EV.

BPI Auto Loans Offers Exclusive Deals, Freebies At MIAS

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is offering exclusive Auto Loan deals and enticing freebies at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS).

Nissan To Launch 30 New Vehicles In 3 Years

Nissan has revealed a three-year road map dubbed, “The Arc” in a bid to boost its worldwide sales by one million vehicles. The plan includes the launch of 30 new models—16 electrified models and 14 internal combustion-powered ones.

Genesis Magma Wants To Go Against BMW M And Mercedes-AMG

After coming up with a high-performance division for its mainstream Hyundai brand called, Hyundai N, the Korean automaker is about to do the same with its premium Genesis brand with Genesis Magma.

Yasuhisa Masuda Is Nissan Philippines' New President

Nissan announced the appointment of Yasuhisa Masuda as the President of Nissan Philippines, effective April 1, 2024. He will report to Toshihiro Fujiki, also newly appointed President, Nissan ASEAN and Thailand, and will be based in Manila.

March 24, 2024

Chery Auto PH To Display 3 New Energy Vehicles At MIAS

Chery Auto Philippines (CAP) has announced the vehicles it will be launching at the upcoming Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) from April 4 to 7.

A Tale of Passion: The Story Of Hyundai N

Joonwoo Park is first and foremost a car enthusiast. Growing up with an intense passion for everything four wheels, he found it his mission to bring the same level of high-performance vehicles to Hyundai. Carrying immense pride in both his country and his work, he didn’t want to settle on making the same cookie-cutter, dull-as-appliances cars that the Korean industry has been churning out in the past. At Hyundai’s Namyang R&D Center, Joonwoo selected a team of engineers who began to turn their dreams for a new kind of performance car. This was in 2012 and the start of Hyundai N.

March 23, 2024

Toyota Motor PH Recalls Select Land Cruiser 300, Lexus LX SUVs

Toyota Motor Philippines is announcing a special service campaign for select Land Cruiser 300 and Lexus LX 600 models.

2025 Nissan Kicks Gets Bigger, More Powerful

Nissan has revealed the all-new 2025 Kicks. Sporting a bolder shape, increased technology, and a more powerful engine, this puts it squarely against the likes of the Toyota Corolla Cross, Honda HR-V, and even the Mazda CX-30.

March 22, 2024

2024 GAC M6 Pro Launched With P 1.230M Starting Price (w/ Specs)

Astara-led GAC Motor Philippines today hosted the highly-anticipated public launch of the All-New GAC M6 Pro, a dynamic seven-seater MPV well-suited for the Filipino family.

Mazda PH Introduces 2024 CX-5 Range (w/ Specs)

Mazda Philippines unifies the motif of the entire CX-5 line-up with the introduction of the new 2.0L Sport and 2.5L AWD Sport. These two variants join the most powerful offering in its segment, the CX-5 2.5L AWD Turbo. Redefining the segment with heightened levels of style, performance, and craftsmanship, the new CX-5 range is made for those who live their lives by their own rules.

Nissan Formula-E Team Heads Home For First-Ever Tokyo E-Prix

Nissan Formula E Team heads home for the first-ever Tokyo E-Prix next week, with the event on the streets of Tokyo taking place less than an hour away from the company’s global headquarters.

March 21, 2024

JMC Philippines Shows Off Grand Avenue And Vigus Pickup Trucks

Astara Philippines showcased the launch line-up of its newest brand: JMC. These pickup trucks come with tech and features at a surprisingly affordable price tag.

Hyundai To Launch High-Performance N Brand At MIAS

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) is launching the high-performance N brand at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). It will debut with the Elantra N.

Check Out The All-New Santa Fe At The Hyundai Mobility Experience Glorietta

The next stop of the Hyundai Mobility Experience is happening this March 22 to 24 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati. Mallgoers will be able to see front and center, the newly launched Santa Fe. Joining it are the brand’s sub-compact crossover, the Creta, as well as MPV duo, the Custin, and the Stargazer X. Rounding up the display is the award-winning electric vehicle, the Ioniq 5.

Manila International Auto Show Bridges The Future

The automotive industry in the Philippines is brimming with innovation and technology that has benefitted all. As the second fastest-growing vehicle market in the ASEAN region, the Philippines has continued to improve the automotive user experience for everyone, such as implementing road changes and building new roads to traverse. The industry is very adaptive and responsive to the many changes it has introduced and over the years these changes have fully integrated into the industry as the norm for many car owners and manufacturers.

2025 Infiniti QX80 Is Your First Look At All-New Patrol

Nissan has pulled the covers off the all-new 2025 Infiniti QX80 giving us, in the process, a first look at the all-new Patrol slated for its own debut later in the year.

March 20, 2024

The "Electric-First" All-New Peugeot 5008 Has Just Debuted

After showing off its five-seater form in the Peugeot 3008, Peugeot is now showing its electric-first all-new 5008 (e-5008)—a three-row, 7-seater SUV that offers up to 660 kilometers of range.

The New Sweet Life: Ferrari Roma Spider Launched In The Philippines

La Nuova Dolce Vita. It’s Italian that translates literally to, “The New Sweet Life.” And goodness, there’s no better way to express that than with the all-new Ferrari Roma Spider.

Watch The Spanish Grand Prix Live And In Person With Scan To Win Contest

Attention all F1 fans! Here’s your chance to watch the Spanish Grand Prix in person with the “Scan to Win” contest promo by beIN Sports—the official broadcaster of Formula One in the Philippines.

Toyota Motor PH Upgrades Vios Specs; Offers Free PMS And Insurance This Month

Toyota is having the last call on its March offers. Customers can choose from various payment options with free periodic maintenance service, free insurance, and more.

March 19, 2024

Isuzu Shows Off D-Max In Mild Hybrid, EV Forms

Toyota may be offering the Hilux with a much vaunted 48-volt hybrid system, but when it comes to fully electrifying their pickup truck, Isuzu may have just beaten them to the punch. Shown as a thinly veiled concept, the D-Max EV Concept foreshadows a fully-electric version that may be heading to showrooms in the very near future.

What's Wrong With Secretary Kim To Feature Hyundai Vehicles

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) has teamed up with streaming provider, Viu, alongside ABS-CBN Studios and Dreamscape Entertainment, for the Philippine adaptation of the romantic-comedy series, “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim” as its official mobility partner.

Audi Launches 2024 Q6 e-Tron, SQ6 e-Tron SUV

The Audi Q6 e-tron has made its global debut as the first its product that rides on the Premium Platform Electric or PPE architecture—the same one that the all-new Porsche Macan uses.

Honda Cars Expands To Paranaque And Tacloban

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) starts the construction of two new dealerships: Honda Cars Paranaque and Honda Cars Tacloban. Their groundbreaking ceremonies were held last March 6 and March 8, respectively. These new dealerships will strengthen HCPI’s current network of 37 Honda Cars Dealerships nationwide.

BAIC Returns To Philippines Under UAAGI; Previews 5-Car Line-Up

United Asia Automotive Group Inc. (UAAGI) is now the official distributor of BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. Ltd.) in the Philippines. BAIC Philippines will bring in a lineup of both traditional SUVs and modern crossovers.

March 18, 2024

2024 Lexus LBX Launches In Philippines With P 2.968M Price Tag

Lexus Philippines has finally launched its smallest, most affordable offering yet: the first-ever Lexus LBX. Designed to appeal to younger, style-conscious luxury customers, the LBX breaks the brand convention by going with a “premium casual” theme.