Toyota has launched the refreshed and restyled 2015 Camry, in a bid to retain its title as the best-selling car in America. The new car took its bow at the New York International Auto Show. The new car follows the sportier look embodied in the Vios and Corolla sedans. All body panels have been [...]
The first-generation Nissan Murano had a profound impact on the SUV market when it was introduced for the 2003 model year.
Remember the Honda HR-V? The tall wagon that looked like a cross between a Civic and a coffin? It’s back, and in rather fine form. The all-new HR-V was revealed at the New York International Auto Show. This time, the HR-V will be built on the Fit/Jazz, making it Honda’s take on the Ford Ecosport [...]
The Audi A3 was awarded the World Car of the Year Award at the New York International Auto Show. The A3 was chosen from an initial entry list of twenty-four vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of twelve, then three finalists: The BMW 4 Series, the Mazda 3 and the Audi [...]
Prepare to navigate around the reblocking zones on EDSA until Monday morning. The MMDA has released the list of areas to be repaired starting Wednesday at 2 p.m. MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino announced on Monday that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) would start working on the southbound lane of Edsa from Holy [...]
A course in automobile servicing seems to add glamor and appeal to technical-vocational schools.
Hyundai has introduced the all-new Sonata sedan at the New York International Auto Show. The seventh-generation features a new design dubbed “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0,” a stiffer body structure; better ride quality; and reduced noise, vibration and harshness. The Korean company says it took cues from the upscale Genesis sedan in designing and providing technology for [...]
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announces its summer check-up promo. Have your Toyota checked by Toyota-certified technicians for free. Simply visit any of Toyota’s 41 dealerships nationwide from March 31 – April 16, 2014 to avail of a free 20-point vehicle safety inspection. Furthermore, Toyota Motor Philippines gives utmost importance to road safety most especially during the [...]
April 5, 2014 marked the partnership between fuel giant Petron Corporation and the BMW Car Club of the Philippines (BMWCCP). In a memorandum of agreement signed during the Manila International Motor Show (MIAS) 2014, Petron Corporation supports the activities and the mission of BMWCCP which is to promote interest in motoring, touring activities, and to [...]
Launched in Manila last October, the BMW 320d Gran Turismo combines the roominess of a wagon, the swooping roofline of a coupe and the large tailgate/cargo area of an SUV. It is powered by the most fuel-efficient powertrain of the 3 Series, the BMW TwinPower Turbo 2-liter in-line four-cylinder engine with Efficient Dynamics that averages 57.6 mpg (24.25 km/liter) in combined highway and city driving.
Remember “The Power of Dreams”? That was the mantra of Honda Racing when it was competing in Formula One. Although Honda Motor Co. withdrew from F1 in 2008, it is returning to the world’s supreme level of motor sports in 2015 with McLaren. Whether Honda will retain its Power of Dreams slogan or not, one thing is sure: it introduced the power of Earth Dreams Technology in the 2014 Accord ahead of its other models.
When Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) started manufacturing vehicles in August 1995, the first product it rolled off the assembly line was a pickup truck, the TF 190. It was succeeded by the Fuego two years later. By the time the D-Max was introduced in 2003, Isuzu was already an established brand known for its toughness, reliability and excellent resale value.
AS THE Holy Week break approaches, the road beckons for many motorists. If you’re embarking on a long road trip in the next few days, here are some reminders that may help make your journey smoother: 1. Prepare your car. This is the time to crack open that engine bay and top up the fluids: [...]
ON WEDNESDAY, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) starts repair work, or what is now more commonly referred to as reblocking, on the first 37 of 94 sections of Edsa. Motorists who cannot avoid passing through the identified concrete road segments will just have to brace themselves for the tight traffic squeeze, especially on [...]
HOLY Week is here once again, and as is tradition for Filipinos, this means a road trip to the province for a much needed R&R or simply a getaway vacation for the family and a change of scenery. Here are some tips to improve your safety, comfort and convenience. 1. Ensure that your car is [...]