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.
Nobody said that life in the Piranha Club was easy. The latest casualty is Ferrari Formula One team boss Stefano Domenicali, who has decided to resign from his position as Director of the Gestione Sportiva (sports management). The management shake-up reflects the lack of winning results at Ferrari, the oldest and most successful Formula One [...]
Makati City officials have announced rerouting within the city to accommodate religious events taking place during Holy Week. To give way to the Lenten activities, traffic on J. P. Rizal Avenue from Manila to Guadalupe, Edsa will be rerouted on April 16 and 18. Since certain streets in Poblacion will be closed to make way [...]
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has revised the start schedule of the major repairs on stretches of EDSA. With 94 sections set to be repaired and reblocked, the repairs will start at 2 p.m. on Holy Wednesday instead of at 10 p.m. Tuesday. The MMDA made the change upon the suggestion of provincial bus [...]
It’s been a good weekend for Filipino drivers in world-class motorsport events. Philippine driver Vicente Floirendo took a podium finish in race 1 of the Ferrari Challenge in Australia, in the Coppa Shell category. The race was part of the first Ferrari Racing Days event in Australia, held at the Sydney Motorsport Park circuit. Aside [...]
Ford is set to launch the new Focus sedan at the New York International Auto Show. The new car will come with the new “Aston Martin” grille first seen on the revamped Fiesta, and will have an option for the 1.0-liter Ecoboost engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Ford promises a more intuitive and [...]
BYD Cars, through it Philippine distributor, Solar Transport and Automotive Resources Corp. (Star Corp.), lured huge crowds to its display booth during the recently concluded 10th Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) held on April 3 to 6 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, where they got the chance to see the BYD F5 [...]
“We will keep you busy this year.” Thus said Toshio Kuwahara, the newly appointed Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) president and general manager, in his first meeting with the local motoring media, as he vowed to lead a resurgence of the Honda brand in the local automotive scene.
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 [...]