Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has launched a crackdown on the abuse of special protocol license plates after some vehicles marked with “8” were seen parked outside sleazy places. House of Representatives Secretary General Cesar Pareja said that Alvarez “has given instructions for the immediate recall of protocol plates issued during the 16th Congress and earlier.” Pareja […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A 23-year-old woman died a week before her 24th birthday when part of a crane fell onto her car. The victim, identified as Chin Khoon Sing, from George Town, Penang, was driving along Jalan Raja Chulan at about 7:15 p.m. yesterday when a piece of the construction crane fell from over 20 […]
SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez has ordered the recall of all the plates of district and party-list representatives in light of reports that cars bearing the special plate “8” were seen in indecent places or being used by crime gangs. In a memorandum dated Aug. 24 issued by Secretary General Cesar Pareja, lawmakers using the special […]
Last March, Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines, launched the all-new BMW 7 Series. The brand’s flagship saloon was set to redefine contemporary luxury with all its state-of-the-art and class leading features and technical innovations. According to Ian Robertson, Sales and Marketing Head for BMW’s Sales Channel […]
From August 26 to 29 (10:00 am to 10:00 pm), Volkswagen Pampanga will hold a mall tour of German-engineered vehicles Touareg Sport Edition SUV, Polo Sedan, and the iconic Beetle at the Marquee Mall along Aniceto Gueco Street in Angeles City, Pampanga. The display, to be held near the Geox store, will provide special […]
BOSTON — Bike lanes are evolving. Cities are increasingly changing them to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars. From Boston to San Francisco and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of “protected” lanes or “cycletracks,” where physical barriers like […]
THE CONSTRUCTION of a bridge that will link Bonifacio Global City to the Ortigas business district is one of the urgent measures to be undertaken by the Duterte administration to ease deteriorating traffic conditions in Metro Manila, according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia. The bridge, which would cross Pasig River from Makati to Pasig, […]
Morris Garages (MG) is a revered British brand best known for its sports cars, but last Wednesday it came up with something totally different: a sport utility vehicle (SUV).
Photos by Jason K. Ang “Don’t blame us for the traffic. We’re only responsible for 40 percent of it.” That was Toyota Motor Philippines vice chair Alfred V. Ty talking rather jestingly during the anniversary celebration marking the 28th year of the company. The statement contained more than a snippet of […]
Take a Japanese carmaker that has been most well known for making world-class small cars and compact 4×4 urban offroaders, and ask it to create its own version of a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). The result is a no-brainer: a compact MPV called the Ertiga.
I had roughly 24 hours to spend with Aston Martin’s very beautiful and alluring, not to mention, sensually seductive Vantage V12S.
For years, I’ve harped about Subaru’s Forester, particularly in XT Turbo trim, to be the best ever, best value, most appealing, enjoyable and fun compact cross-over in its segment. But the goalpost has moved further up, and new competitors have challenged the Forester’s position.
The MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience (MPSE) blazes its way back to the Sepang International F1 Circuit in Malaysia for the 12th consecutive year. For over 25 days in August and September, Michelin will treat more than 600 selected invitees from Asia, the Middle-East, Oceania and Europe to another round of excitement and sheer driving pleasure […]
Marine biologists were deeply saddened upon discovering 29 lifeless sperm whales around the shore of North Sea Island in Germany last week, and their grief heightened further after finding out what were inside the animals’ stomachs. According to a press release from Wadden Sea National Park in Schleswig-Holstein, most of the whales had stomachs full […]
Last July 30, Honda Cars Philippines invited a group of kids to experience being part of the Honda team for a day.