Being in the far east, we tend to get cars quite late. On an extreme example, it took Nissan nine years to launch the R35 GTR in the Philippines. On a less extreme case, Audi’s much lauded and highly anticipated A4 finally broke cover in Manila, almost 10 months since it went on sale in Europe, and roughly over a year since it was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motorshow last year.
Every year, MINI Asia, MINI Indonesia and BMW Group Indonesia organize a driving adventure for Asean media in Bali, one of the world’s most exotic islands globally admired for its natural beauty, serenity and cultural heritage.
In the world of enduro and motocross, there’s one motorbike brand that has continuously filled up the podium—KTM, which is readily identified by its signature orange and black color theme.
The first night race in Formula 1 (F1) continued to shine bright in 2016.
In this country that’s waking to the dawn of the so-called “motorization age,” dozens upon dozens of vehicle brands and types vie for your attention, either by dazzling you with style, or amazing you with technology.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines organized an off-roading clinic dubbed as the “Mitsubishi 4×4 Camp by Hiroshi Masuoka” last weekend.
MANILA — A city official of Manila has warned barangay officials involved in the collection of “illegal parking fees,” that has caused traffic congestion, particularly in Quezon Boulevard. This as Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada recently declared the boulevard a “no parking zone.” In a statement on Sunday, the city government said Estrada has ordered the […]
TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur Tugade may not hold the title “traffic crisis manager” after the House of Representatives committee on transportation held the proposal in abeyance, citing “conflict of interest” among officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The committee headed by Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento deferred deliberation on the DOTr’s proposed 40-page draft that would […]
THE AYALA group, which has debuted into the motorcycle business through a partnership with Austria-based KTM AG, has sold its very first KTM motorcycle. The buyer of the KTM 1190—which is designed for adventurers who like offroad traveling—is Tjader Regis, a businessman from Davao City and proprietor of Davao UAS Photography, which specializes in unmanned […]
“I BECAME fascinated by airplanes and wanted to make them, so I studied airplanes in college. But back when I graduated, Japan wasn’t allowed to make airplanes. So I channeled my dream into racing instead and joined Honda. “At first, it was motorbike racing. When we were winning one race after another, I learned that […]
Chevrolet International together with The Covenant Car Company Inc. recently unveiled the new Chevrolet Trailblazer 7-seat SUV and Colorado pickup truck to members of the Asean Press in Cebu, Philippines.
DRIVING a new car can be a thrilling experience. Add some challenging elements, such as driving on the ’wrong’ side of the car, unfamiliar roads and traffic conditions, and the excitement can soon turn to apprehension. Good thing, then, that the Mazda CX-3 is not the typical crossover. We first drove the CX-3 in a […]
Back in the day when airfares to Mindanao were prohibitive, travelers would often take a grueling commute which came to be known as the “LuzViMinda” road trip because its cuts across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The 48-hour, 1,000-kilometer or so journey to Davao City passes through the Maharlika Highway, and would have two sea crossings […]
The Parañaque government will be enforcing the number coding scheme in all areas in the city starting on Oct. 1 because of the worsening traffic due to ongoing infrastructure projects. “There is an increase in the volume of traffic in Parañaque for the past five years and it has become unacceptable,” Mayor Edwin Olivarez said […]
Senator Grace Poe has expressed dismay over the absence of some mayors at Thursday’s resumption of the Senate hearing on the proposed emergency powers, saying it would have been their opportunity to express their observations and reservations on the issue. So far, Poe said only Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, among the local executives invited […]