The volume of vehicles sold in the Philippines is primed for a 12-percent growth this year to reach about 577,000 units amid a government drive to upgrade jeepneys and increase in domestic production, according to Frost & Sullivan. The US-based consultancy firm said the projected Philippine economic growth of up to 7 percent yearly over […]
LUCENA CITY – Two motorists died while three others were hurt after three vehicles crashed along the diversion road, which motorists call “killer highway”, in Atimonan, Quezon early Thursday. Atimonan police head Chief Insp. Michael Encio said a truck driven by Manjo Bayanay lost its brakes while negotiating a descending section of the diversion road in […]
Members of the “Batac robbery group” which have gained notoriety in Metro Manila and in nearby provinces with their style of robbing cars by smashing windows, have been arrested by joint elements of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and the Marikina City Police Station on Monday night. In a press conference on Tuesday morning, […]
BEIJING — Electric car producer Tesla will build its first factory outside the United States in Shanghai under an agreement signed Tuesday, becoming the first wholly foreign-owned automaker in China. Tesla Inc.’s announcement comes amid mounting US-China tension over technology, and follows Beijing’s April promise to end restrictions that required foreign automakers to work through […]
OLBIA, Sardinia — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several meters (yards) in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to video of the crash. “He is recovering at his home and will be fine,” Clooney spokesman Stan Rosenfield […]
Heavy rain is a motorist’s enemy, leading to poor visiblity and treacherous road conditions.
This will probably be the swan song for the current 991.2-generation of the iconic sports car.
At a starting price of $40,750 (over P2 million), this is a very pricy Mini.
Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) provided its premium H350 and Grand Starex vans as the official vehicle partner of the 2018 FIA Motorsports Conference, organized by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in collaboration with the Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP). With the theme, “Empowering the Future, Unlocking Motor Sport’s Potential,” the sixth edition […]
It’s been a long time coming, and now the American automotive brand deems the Philippine market more than ready for their iconic muscle-bound Supercar, the Corvette Stingray.
In today’s automotive scene, the market is slowly becoming more focused. The biggest segment belongs to the A and B cars (think Toyota Vios and Wigo, Honda City and Brio, Nissan Almera, etc.).
My Dad drove me every day to school from nursery until college.
It’s that time of the year again as Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines celebrates the Tanabata Festival. Tanabata, the Star Festival, is rooted from a legend between star-crossed lovers who are only able to meet once a year. Traditionally held all over Japan, this reunion is commemorated […]
Some 126 drivers of electric jeepneys and tricycles in and around Barangay Ayala Alabang attended a hands-on training on driving and maintaining EJeepneys and ETrikes last May 23, 2018. The EV Drivers’ Advance Training was conducted by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines and the Jaime V. Ongpin Foundation, Inc. to help prepare the […]
When you want to break a record in Pike Peak, you get a driver who knows that tract better than anyone else. Rhys Millen drove a lightly modified Bentley Bentayga claiming the record for a production SUV at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The two-time champion Rhys Millen hails from New Zealand, and […]