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Monday, February 28, 2022

Suspected Cyberattack Halts All Toyota Japan Production

Toyota is suspending all factory operations in Japan after a company supplying it with parts was hit with a suspected cyberattack.

Is A Sales Agent Gouging You For A Land Cruiser 300? You Can Now Report Them Directly To Toyota PH

Toyota Motor Philippines is reminding its customers, particularly for the Land Cruiser 300 that the company is implementing a “one suggested retail price” policy nationwide. If anyone says otherwise, they’re now opening their hotline to report any pricing concerns.

Isuzu, Hino, and Toyota Are Working Together On Zero Emissions Buses

Isuzu, Hino, and Toyota are joining forces in order to popularize electric buses enroute to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Here Are The Variants, Prices Of The 2022 Toyota Avanza

Toyota Motor Philippines is officially opening the order books for the all-new 2022 Avanza on March 1, just four months after its global debut in Indonesia. With that, we’re now getting more information about the entry-level 7-seater MPV heading to showrooms.

For P 65K This Mitsubishi Dealer Can Transform Your Strada Into A Super Shogun

If you think the just-launched Strada Athlete Black Edition is a bit too rich for your taste, there’s an interesting alternative; thing is, it’s exclusively available through the Autohub Group’s network of Mitsubishi dealerships.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Needed Connections To Get His Brand-New Lincoln Nautilus In Time For His Birthday

Thanks to the on-going global parts and semi-conductor shortage, getting a vehicle built and delivered in a timely fashion is just as impressive as getting a man to the moon. For one of the 12 humans to have ever walked on the moon and back, getting his brand-new Lincoln Nautilus required some connections within the Ford Motor Company.

Sunday, February 27, 2022

The Philippines Is Now One Of China's Biggest Markets For Its Cars

The Philippines is now one of the biggest markets for Chinese made vehicles in the world. This is according to the latest report coming from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Nissan Bounces Back To Third Place In January 2022 Sales

Philippine new car sales started off sluggishly last January with a 11.2 percent year-on-year decrease compared to 2021 figures.

Friday, February 25, 2022

Geely PH Aims For 4 Percent Market Share By End 2022

Fresh from a 182 percent rise in sales last year, Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the exclusive distributor of Geely vehicles in the Philippines will once again push full steam ahead hoping to reach a 4 percent market share by end 2022.

Autohub Launches 2022 Ford F-150 Lariat Apex Limited Edition For P 3.7M

As part of the Autohub Group’s 23rd anniversary in the Philippine automotive industry, the multi-brand dealer group is launching the special Ford F-150 Lariat Apex Limited Edition.

Review: 2022 Geely Emgrand Premium

There are so many ways for one car to be called a game-changer—it could be through pricing, specs, package, or a combination of all three. Whatever the case, it’s a game-changer if it has the ability to upend the status quo. Despite entering the largest and most competitive segment in the country, the 2022 Geely Emgrand satisfies that very criterion. It’s a game-changer indeed, and it’s something that will surely put everyone on notice.

Geely PH Enters Sub-Compact Segment With P 798K Emgrand (w/ Specs)

Geely is ready to shake up the sub-compact sedan segment with the launch of the 2022 Emgrand. Hoping to repeat the success of the Coolray in the sub-compact SUV segment, the Emgrand brings quality, technology, and contemporary aesthetics to the Philippines’s largest and most competitive market segment by volume.

If You're Thinking Of Buying An Isuzu D-Max, Best To Get One Now

If you’re considering to buy a brand-new D-Max, Isuzu suggests that you get in line right now.

Every 2022 Mazda Vehicle Tested Earned Top Safety Pick+ Ranking

For the third consecutive year, every Mazda vehicle tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) resulted with a Top Safety Pick+ award. This covers the Mazda3 (both hatchback and sedan), CX-30 (lead photo), CX-5, and CX-9.

Is The 2022 Morgan Super 3 The Ultimate In Open-Top Motoring?

British-based Morgan is peculiar in that throughout its 113-year history, it’s known for one thing: three-wheeler sportscars. Now, it has unveiled the 2022 Super 3—a ground-up redesign of its icon while still adhering to the brand’s tenets of driving thrills and character.

Carousell PH Bullish On Classified Ads Business In 2022

With the pandemic crisis accelerating the expansion of the e-commerce and online classified ads landscape, Carousell Philippines looks forward to 2022 with an optimistic and bullish perspective.

Subaru Has Earned More Top Safety Pick Awards Than Any Other Carmaker

Subaru earns six more Top Safety Picks awards from the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) underlying the brand’s continued safety-conscious approach to vehicle design and engineering.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

17-Year Old Bianca Bustamante Advances To W Series Pre-Season Test In Barcelona

Up and coming motorsport star Bianca Bustamante continues her rapid rise up the racing ladder. She will be heading to Spain this week to take part in W Series’ three-day track test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya between March 2 to 4. Despite her limited experience in formula cars, the 17-year-old Filipino racer showed outstanding speed at the W Series pre-season evaluation test held three weeks ago in Arizona, USA. As a result, she has been selected as one of five drivers by W Series’ Racing Director Dave Ryan to have the opportunity to test alongside established W Series stars in Spain.

Porsche PH Now Taking Orders For First-Ever 2022 Macan T

Porsche Philippines is now taking orders for the first-ever Macan T. The T stands for “Touring” for Porsche, and it identifies models that offer an “especially authentic driving experience thanks to precise tuning, exclusive equipment, and efficient engines.”

Sleeping At The Wheel Isn't The Only Risk For Tired Drivers

Hazard anticipation, speed control, and awareness of other road users are severely reduced for drivers who take the wheel whilst tired, even when they think they are alert and awake. This new evidence suggests it’s not just falling asleep at the wheel that is dangerous.

Get Discounts On Your Lexus Service On These Days

Lexus continues to offer its customers with special deals to help them keep their car in shape. Those who avail of Periodic Maintenance Service (PMS) on February 24, 26, and 28, 2022 automatically receive 40 percent discount on Lexus Genuine (Fully-Synthetic) Engine Oil.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Nissan Gives LEAF EV A Sleeker Look For 2022

Nissan is giving its all-electric Leaf some styling enhancements and new technology for 2022.

Jeep Wrangler Sahara Is Made For A Generation Of Dreamers And Doers

What makes a legacy is the kind of impact that one is able to create in his lifetime. This is founded in his choices, direction, and values. Similarly, brands are often designed, built, and strengthened that it leaves behind a lasting influence that will sustain for generations to come. The driving force? Purpose. For every new idea, every innovation, it is the purpose behind the conception that makes it something worth pursuing.

MG HS Reportedly Coming Into The Philippines For P 1.258M

After launching the MG ZST last year (check out our review here), it looks like MG Philippines will be adding yet another turbocharged SUV to its line-up this year.

Spied! 2022 Suzuki Celerio Lands In Batangas Port

Waiting for the all-new Suzuki Celerio? You probably won’t have to wait that long. Sent straight into our inbox, someone snapped Suzuki’s entry-level hatchback landing at the Batangas Port.

Last Gas-Powered Lotus, The Emira, Arriving In The Philippines This Year For P 8.888 Million

Lotus Cars Manila had one big announcement during 02.02.2022: the last internal combustion engined Lotus, the Emira, is coming this year. And its price tag? A cool P 8,888,888.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

All-New 2022 Toyota Avanza Launching On March 7, Prices To Start At P 813,000

With the continuous rise of the local demand for Commercial Vehicles (CVs) particularly versatile carriers for family use, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is once again set to reinvigorate the market with a full update of one of its most popular compact Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPVs): the Toyota Avanza.

2023 Mazda CX-60 Will Offer A Kaichô-Inspired Interior

Mazda is showing a glimpse of the first-ever CX-60’s interior, and it’s a work of art. Already known for Kodo—the design philosophy that breathes life into its cars and Ma—the calm and dignified beauty of empty space, the CX-60 will once again tap into its rich Japanese tradition when it comes to its interiors.

Meet The Winners Of The 5th SeaOil Lifetime Free Gas Promo

Two delivery riders and a working student are building their dreams as grand prize winners of SeaOil’s Lifetime Free Gas (LFG) promo this year. Luzon winner Jomar Alluag, Visayas winner Jason Deposoy, and Mindanao winner Jenreel Alger are celebrating winning a lifetime’s supply of free gas in different ways.

Next-Gen 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor: This Is It

After showing off the “regular” next-generation Ranger, Ford has now revealed the next-generation Ranger Raptor. And with its arrival raises the off-road performance bar for pickup trucks.

Lexus's LFA Successor Will Do 0-100 km/h In 2 Seconds

With Lexus committing to becoming an all-electric brand by 2035, they showed off a bevy of concepts that show what the future of the Lexus Driving Signature would look like.

Heads-Up: You Can Now Get Vaccinated At LRT-1 Central Station

After a successful partnership with Pasay City Health Office in opening LRT-1 Baclaran Station as a vaccination site for second dose and booster shots serving almost 400 individuals to date, private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) opens another vaccination site at LRT-1 Central Station.

Soon Your LGU Will See These Toyota Hiace Patient Transport Vehicles In Action

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) released an initial 50 of 300 units of Hiace Commuter Deluxe vans converted to Patient Transport Vehicles to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or PCSO.

Audi PH Offers Home Charging Solutions For e-tron EV Owners

International studies reveal that as much as 88 percent of owners charge their electric vehicles at home, making residential charging solutions a significant component in the transition to sustainable, electric-powered mobility.

Monday, February 21, 2022

Is This The 2023 Toyota Innova?

An all-new Toyota Innova may be upon us. Spied in Thailand ahead of its supposed launch this November, the best-selling MPV may benefit from a brand-new platform and hybrid engines.

Apple Supplier To Partner With Chery Auto To Build EVs

Luxshare Precision Industry Co., a supplier and contract manufacturer for Apple Inc., signed an agreement with Chery Automobile Co. to jointly develop and produce electrified vehicles.

Firefighters Are Struggling To Douse Fire On Ship Carrying Porsche, Audi EVs

In what could be a reality in the era of electric cars, firefighters are struggling to put out a fire that broke out on Wednesday on a vessel carrying thousands of luxury cars, which is adrift off the coast of Portugal’s Azores islands, a port official said, adding it was unclear when they would succeed.

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Mazda To Run Endurance Series With Bio-Diesel Powered Mazda2

After running races powered by a next-generation biodiesel last year, Mazda has committed to racing the entire 2022 Super Taikyu Series using the cutting-edge fuel. The Mazda2 Bio concept which runs the Skyactiv-D diesel engine will use Susteo, a 100 percent bio-derived next-generation bio-diesel.

Review: 2022 MG ZST 1.3T Trophy

The MG ZS is a pioneer of sorts in the Philippines. It was, for all intents and purposes, the pioneer of the small SUV segment in the country, and its playbook of offering size-above proportions and value-oriented positioning helped the brand establish a foothold in a segment typically dominated by sedans and hatchbacks.

Friday, February 18, 2022

Mitsubishi Opens In Talisay, Negros

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) inaugurates its newest dealership in Talisay City in Negros Occidental under MG Gateway South Corporation (GSC). Situated along the main road of Lacson Street in Zone 15 Poblacion, it has a land area of 4,200 square meters that shows off a 7-vehicle display at the main showroom and 18 car bays in their service area.

Review: 2022 Toyota Raize 1.0 Turbo

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” That line from the novel turned movie Forrest Gump could pretty much describe what happened to me in the past few weeks. In the lead up to the Toyota Raize’s launch, I became part of the country’s COVID-19 statistic and because of that, I had to sit out on giving you my first impressions on the much-awaited sub-compact SUV.

Hyundai PH Is Taking Its Modern PUV On A Roadshow

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) ramps up the growing business mobility opportunities for the Filipinos in 2022 with the launch of BiyaHenyo Caravan, a nationwide dealer-based roadshow series featuring the Hyundai HD48 GT Modern PUV.

Changan Counters Volkswagen By Pricing The Alsvin At P 539K

Seems both Changan and Volkswagen are duking it out for the title of the most affordable new sub-compact sedan in the country. After the German automaker dropped the price of the Santana to P 550,000, Changan is slashing P 90,000 off their Alsvin until March 31.

Subaru Makes The Best Vehicles In 2022

Subaru makes the best vehicles. This is based on Consumer Reports’ annual brand ranking which tracks down which carmaker produces the most well-performing, safe, and reliable vehicles.

Nissan Is Discounting The Almera By P 80K, Navara By P 95K This Month

Nissan customers can experience exclusive promos this February.

DHL Express PH Fleets Up With BYD T3 EV Vans

DHL Express has chosen BYD to provide them with its first fleet of zero emissions all-electric commercial vehicles. Decked in their trademark yellow color, the BYD T3 electric compact van combines high performance with low energy consumption and cost of maintenance.

Mitsubishi Motors PH Donates P 1M To Philippine Red Cross

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) heeds to the call of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) for continuous aid for Typhoon Odette-hit communities by making a one million pesos contribution. Almost two months following what was recorded as the most destructive storm in 2021, locals across Visayas, Mindanao, and Palawan still require support.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Next-Gen 2022 Ford Everest To Make Global Debut On March 1 (w/ Video)

After showing it off in action last December, Ford Motor Company will give the world front-row seats to the reveal of the next-gen Ford Everest on March 1.

Kia PH Targets 6,000 In Sales This Year And Is Set To Introduce 2 New Models, Open 7 New Dealerships

Kia Philippines looks to sustain its growth in 2022 after a strong showing last year. To do so, the Korean automaker is looking to introduce new models and expand its showroom presence nationwide.

The 2022 Carnival Offers First-Class Travel Kia Style (w/ Brochure)

Kia’s a brand on a mission. With a brand-new logo and slogan, they are set to elevate the in-car experience so owners can drive full speed towards what inspires them. After the Sorento, the next vehicle to lead the charge is the all-new 2022 Carnival. Dubbed, a “Grand Utility Vehicle” it is the first-class motoring Kia style.