Last March, Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines, launched the all-new BMW 7 Series. The brand’s flagship saloon was set to redefine contemporary luxury with all its state-of-the-art and class leading features and technical innovations. According to Ian Robertson, Sales and Marketing Head for BMW’s Sales Channel […]
From August 26 to 29 (10:00 am to 10:00 pm), Volkswagen Pampanga will hold a mall tour of German-engineered vehicles Touareg Sport Edition SUV, Polo Sedan, and the iconic Beetle at the Marquee Mall along Aniceto Gueco Street in Angeles City, Pampanga. The display, to be held near the Geox store, will provide special […]
BOSTON — Bike lanes are evolving. Cities are increasingly changing them to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars. From Boston to San Francisco and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of “protected” lanes or “cycletracks,” where physical barriers like […]
Roger Federer may be done competing for the remainder of 2016, but he is certainly not done entertaining his fans and tennis enthusiasts. To commemorate the launch of the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL during the US Open, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) featured long-time ambassador Federer in “Timeless,” a series of vignettes celebrating icons of the tennis […]
ROME, Italy — An Afghan migrant traveled 400 kilometers (250 miles) along an Italian highway strapped by leather belts to the bottom of a truck, police said Tuesday. The young man was arrested after other motorists on the Naples-Rome stretch of the A1 motorway caught sight of him suspended from his makeshift harness and alerted […]
Local automotive parts manufacturers are expected to invest an initial P1.6 billion to cater to the growth in demand from the participants of the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) program. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the government was expecting an “influx of investment projects from car parts makers” as CARS required participants […]
THE CONSTRUCTION of a bridge that will link Bonifacio Global City to the Ortigas business district is one of the urgent measures to be undertaken by the Duterte administration to ease deteriorating traffic conditions in Metro Manila, according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia. The bridge, which would cross Pasig River from Makati to Pasig, […]
Morris Garages (MG) is a revered British brand best known for its sports cars, but last Wednesday it came up with something totally different: a sport utility vehicle (SUV).
Photos by Jason K. Ang “Don’t blame us for the traffic. We’re only responsible for 40 percent of it.” That was Toyota Motor Philippines vice chair Alfred V. Ty talking rather jestingly during the anniversary celebration marking the 28th year of the company. The statement contained more than a snippet of […]
Take a Japanese carmaker that has been most well known for making world-class small cars and compact 4×4 urban offroaders, and ask it to create its own version of a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). The result is a no-brainer: a compact MPV called the Ertiga.
I had roughly 24 hours to spend with Aston Martin’s very beautiful and alluring, not to mention, sensually seductive Vantage V12S.
For years, I’ve harped about Subaru’s Forester, particularly in XT Turbo trim, to be the best ever, best value, most appealing, enjoyable and fun compact cross-over in its segment. But the goalpost has moved further up, and new competitors have challenged the Forester’s position.
Marine biologists were deeply saddened upon discovering 29 lifeless sperm whales around the shore of North Sea Island in Germany last week, and their grief heightened further after finding out what were inside the animals’ stomachs. According to a press release from Wadden Sea National Park in Schleswig-Holstein, most of the whales had stomachs full […]
Last July 30, Honda Cars Philippines invited a group of kids to experience being part of the Honda team for a day.
“How on earth are we going to get to ABS tomorrow,” I texted fellow “The Voice Kids” coaches Sharon Cuneta and Bamboo on Monday. They each texted back hoping for the best and planning alternative routes, if need be. Because of the deluge of the last few days and the distance each of us will […]