Start planning those road trips: Malacañang on Wednesday released the list of official holidays for 2015 based on Proclamation No. 831. Students and people planning to take vacations should note that the list includes 18 holidays and 10 long weekends. Proclamation No. 831, which was approved on July 17, listed down the following regular and [...]
There’s an app for that. The expected traffic congestion starting Saturday up to Monday must be so massive that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) had to develop a mobile app just to help motorists avoid the gridlocks to be caused by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) centennial celebration on July 27. The Android application [...]
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is geared up to continue the fun in its all-out motorsports festival this July 26, 2014 (Saturday) at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga. The day will feature the country’s biggest motorsport event, the 2014 Vios Cup. At least 30 Vios Cup cars are again expected to be on the track. The racing action is expected [...]
Motorists traveling north be warned: Several roads will be partially used as parking lots by the thousands expected to converge north of the metropolis for the July 27 centennial celebration of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). Heavy traffic is expected on the North Luzon Expressway and MacArthur Highway. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned [...]
“Fast & Furious 7″ finished filming this July, as the film prepares for its opening on April 3, 2015. The production posted a heartfelt letter to fans, thanking them for their outpouring of support after the death of star Paul Walker in a car accident in November 2013. Walker’s brothers Caleb and Cody helped fill [...]
Desperate times call for tough measures. To help curb theft and murders committed by motorcycle criminals “riding in tandem,”A proposed ordinance may soon require motorcycle riders in Quezon City to wear not just a helmet but a “safety vest” that displays their license plate number in letters and numbers six inches in size. The ordinance [...]
Honda may have established itself in the automotive industry with an aggressive approach to vehicle design, engineering, and tuning, but its No. 1 priority, as reinforced by its latest model releases, is still customer safety.
Automobile Central Enterprise, Inc., (ACEI), the official importer and distributor of Volkswagen cars in the country, has announced a special offer for the Polo Sedan, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Touareg, and the Beetle. With this limited offer, customers can enjoy low downpayments and low monthly amortization with 0% interest for up to 24 months. You [...]
The all-new 2016 Mazda2 was today unveiled in Japan by Mazda Motor Corporation. Mazda’s sub-compact entry, known as the Demio in Japan, receives its first complete redesign since its global third-generation launch seven years ago. Based on the HAZUMI concept, which debuted at the Geneva Auto Show in March, this all-new fourth-generation vehicle is outfitted with [...]
Choosing small no longer means having to tolerate a dismal drive. Ford was not content to plant just any wheezy engine and lazy four-speed in the Fiesta hatchback. It’s instead equipped with Ford’s most advanced technology, lending new meaning to a premium feel within a tiny footprint. Here’s how it stands out from the hatchback crowd:
The third-generation Nissan X-Trail that selected Asia-Pacific motoring journalists test drove in Kyushu, Japan, last month not only looks very different from the outgoing model, it also has a raft of new, advanced technological features that Nissan Motor Co. claims are the first in the world.
When Toyota unveiled the FJ Concept vehicle at the 2003 North American International Motor Show, almost 20 years after production of the original FJ40 Land Cruiser utility vehicle ended, everyone was shocked that Toyota, such a conservative, stiff and unexciting conglomerate, would commission such a vehicle. In 2006, the FJ Cruiser hit showrooms in the United States and quickly became a favorite.
Actor Chris Pratt – star of the soon-to-be-released movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” – will serve as honorary pace car driver in a 2014 red and silver Chevrolet SS pace car for John Wayne Walding 400 on Sunday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “It’s a dream come true to drive the pace car [...]
More sideways action exploded at the Mega Tent grounds in Libis, Quezon City, for the second leg of the Hyundai Lateral Drift Championship recently, with newbies Jowil Lazaga and Adrian Jonsay, both of Team GMW, stealing the show.
The Hockenheimring in Germany has been the test track of Mercedes since the track’s inception. Yet, never has it seen a German marque with a German driver holding aloft the winner’s trophy. The last German to stand on the top step was Michael Schumacher in 2006 on board his Ferrari. Saturday qualifying saw the [...]