Kia has revealed the name of its new team that will compete in the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) 40th season. Called Kia Sorento, the new team has a high-profile hire with boxing champion Manny Pacquiao acting as team coach. Columbian Autocar Corporation, exclusive distributor of Kia Motors in the Philippines, has also announced the contestants [...]
The Toyota Revo car bomb that was set to be detonated at the Ninoy Aquino International (NAIA) Terminal 3 was the work of four military reservists who wanted to tell the Aquino administration that it should toughen up in the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea. The four planned [...]
The Department of Justice has ordered the filing of a charge of illegal possession of firearms against businessman Domingo “Sandy” de Guzman III, the alleged lover of slain racing champion and motorsports proponent Ferdinand ‘Enzo’ Pastor’s widow and alleged mastermind of the slap plot against Enzo. Assistant State Prosecutor Susan Villanueva, in a seven-page resolution [...]
Another road rage incident? Or a kidnapping in progress? A photo of several men aiming what looked like guns at a vehicle somewhere on Edsa surfaced on the Internet Monday afternoon. A motorist posted on Twitter a photo of about four armed men seemingly assaulting the driver of a sport utility vehicle while three other [...]
The NBI has intercepted a Toyota Revo suspected to be loaded with explosives at the parking area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) terminal 3 in Pasay City early Monday. Radio reports said four still unnamed individuals were arrested by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) personnel at the Parking B of terminal 3. The incident prompted the airport [...]
Suzuki will launch the all-new Vitara SUV at the Paris Motor Show in October. Meanwhile, the company has released the first official photo of the Vitara. The new car continues the model name first used more than 25 years ago, also on a small SUV. Suzuki is using the “floating roof” effect for the Vitara, [...]
Mandaluyong police are looking into the case of a naked teenager who apparently fell out or was pushed out from a car on Monday. According to the police, the driver of the silver Toyota Camry who allegedly kidnapped and raped the teenager in Mandaluyong City may not be a foreigner but a Filipino. Mandaluyong [...]
Stockholm, Sweden-Volvo has launched the all-new XC90 SUV, billed as the world’s most powerful and cleanest-running SUV. The XC90 features all-wheel drive and seven seats. The car will boast of 400 hp and a robust 640 Nm from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder supercharged engine. For the hybrid model, dubbed ‘Twin Engine’ with a ‘T8′ badge, electric [...]
Wine aficionado and hotelier Manny Osmeña is cooking up something that deserves a toast.
The Chevrolet Sonic is one of the more distinctive subcompacts in the market.
Small car fans, rejoice. Honda has taken the wraps off an A-segment vehicle that can perform well in the city and on the highway, with that proper Honda driving feel. With the City and Jazz moving up in size and price, the time is right for Honda to bring in a new hatchback and sedan to serve as its entry-level cars.
Whenever the Nissan Sentra is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is a taxicab or a dowdy entry-level compact sedan. All that is changing now that the Sylphy, the Sentra’s presumed successor in the keenly competed C segment, has been launched on the market by Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI)
Have some spare time while waiting for that Lego set to arrive? Toyota has just the thing for you. The Japanese company has released the simplest build-it-yourself kit possible: five model cars in printable pdf form. They depict the Corolla, Prius, RAV4, Land Cruiser, and 86, with three color variations for each model. The cars [...]
Don’t be taken in by appearances. There may not have been lavish song-and-dance numbers, flashy celebrities, nor scene-stealing VIPs and blinding fireworks. But with simple gestures and sincere words, the brilliance of the day’s event all happened in the heart.
The longest track in the current Formula 1 calendar, the Spa–Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, has been always a fan and driver favorite. Spectators from neighboring Germany, France and even the Netherlands have trooped over the border to catch the likes of Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and even Kimi Raikkonen claim multiple wins on the fabled [...]