MANILA, Philippines–Four were killed while 14 others were injured in a multiple collision early Wednesday involving a passenger jeepney, truck and motorcycle in Marikina City. Senior Superintendent Reynaldo Jagmis, Marikina City police chief, said the truck driver tried to counterflow thus occupying the left lane along J.P. Rizal street in Concepcion Uno village around 5:30 [...]
MANILA, Philippines—The father of a nine-year old girl who was shot by a still-at-large motorist turned to social media to help identify the perpetrator. A Facebook post of the victim’s father made public by his friend went viral as he detailed the incident. He posted snapshots of the gunman’s vehicle from a short-circuit television camera [...]
General Motors has announced that Mary Barra, 51, a career-long GM manager, as its new global CEO, the first time that a woman has taken that position. Barra started working for the company in 1980 as a General Motors Instutute co-op student at the Pontiac Motor Division. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in [...]
When big numbers are needed, the local auto industry could always rely on Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) to deliver sales that no other brand would be able to match.
After six rounds of race weekends, the Hyundai Lateral Drift Pro-Am Championship Series 2013 held its final round separating the country’s best drift drivers from the rest last Nov. 30 at the Megatent in Libis, Quezon City. In the series’ eighth season, the level of drift competition heated up and so did the level of judging. The organizers of the Hyundai Lateral D Championship invited professional drift couples Hiromi Kajikuma and Kimihiro Obata from Japan, the drifting capital of the world, to serve as the series’ guest judges for all the six rounds.
On top of the P500,000 donated to the victims of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that badly hit Bohol and Cebu in October and the P1 million given to the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”) in November, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) is again turning over an additional P3 million cash to aid not only the survivors but for the rehabilitation of provinces that were devastated by the strongest storm ever known to make landfall.
The all-new Mustang, ready to be released next year, is getting younger in looks and even heart, thanks to a dedicated, perhaps a bit fanatical, team of designers who want to continue the revered tradition of this 50-year-old legendary nameplate. It’s unmistakably still a muscle car that the big boys will drool over. But [...]
Bentley Manila recently unveiled the new benchmark in the ultraluxury performance sedan segment, the New Flying Spur, through a series of exclusive private previews.
Honda has released the first visual of its 2014 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) challenger reflecting the all new technical regulations for the FIA WTCC which will come into force for 2014. The Honda Civic WTCC render shows the subtle style of the wheel arch extensions, larger diameter wheels, sleeker aero package and extended rear [...]
Volkswagen Philippines launched with not one but two slogans, though not necessarily compatible with each other. The first one, “the people’s car,” was understandable given the company name. But the vehicles’ styling, equipment level, and pricing did not exactly connote a plebeian mode of transportation.
Nowadays, pickup trucks are no longer workhorses used only in farming, construction and other outdoor industries. Modern pickups have become a lifestyle statement for urban dwellers who dare to be different from the hoi polloi driving passenger cars and sport utility vehicles. This is why pickup manufacturers have to factor in creature comforts as well as durability and off-road capability when designing a new pickup, yet strike a judicious balance between the two.
I’m definitely not a nature lover. I don’t like getting dirty or being in places that have lots of bugs. Being the Jane of Tarzan was something I never fantasized.
The road may have been winding, with its ups and downs. For 27 years, the Inquirer Motoring section has marked the exciting journey with milestones—28 in all. Here they are now, in chronological order from the most recent to the earliest.
We are naturally suspicious of daytime events that ask us to bring extra clothes, so it was with some trepidation that we received Volkswagen’s instruction to bring something for “water sports.” However, we were quite excited to find out that this meant heading to the Taal Lake Yacht Club to experience some sailing.
If you had for some reason been away from Formula One news for a season or two and were to return in March next year, you might think nothing had changed. The starting grid for the 2014 season appears to have reverted back in time. Kimi Raikkonen is at Ferrari and Nico Hulkenberg at Force [...]