About 7,000 workers employed in small- and medium-scale automotive parts manufacturing firms may lose their jobs this year following the scheduled phase out of select car models that couldn’t comply to stricter fuel emission standards, a top official of the Parts Makers Association Inc. (PPMA) said. Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) and Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. […]
The family of David Lim Jr. is dangling a P300,000 cash reward to anyone who could present a full video of the road rage incident along F. Sotto St. in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City last Sunday. Lawyer Orlando Salatandre Jr. said they are particularly looking for the dash board camera which captured the incident involving […]
LONDON — When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons. READ: At least 2 dead in car rampage, knife attack in London Some were orchestrated by extremist groups, others by unstable individuals with […]
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit, gears up for the 2017 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), which will be held at the World Trade Center Pasay City from March 30 to April 2, 2017. With this year’s MIAS event, Honda is bound to stir the Philippine automotive industry with its exciting lineup […]
Months after they made their call to be part of the supply chain of the CARS program, small- and medium-sized parts makers have yet to be informed if they would be part of the government-initiated project at all, said a top official of the Parts Makers Association Inc. (PPMA). Under the government’s P27-billion Comprehensive Automobile […]
CEBU CITY—It took a top Palace official’s intervention to bring in a road rage suspect here, scion of one of the city’s wealthiest families, in a surrender arrangement that caught city police and officials by surprise. While most Cebuanos slept, David Lim Jr. turned himself in to the regional police at 2 a.m. on Tuesday. […]
“Please wait.” This was the response of Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Ma. Theresa Casiño to requests from David Lim Jr.’s camp to expedite and prioritize the resolution of the charges filed against the road rage shooting suspect. In an interview past 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Casiño said she doesn’t want to give any party special […]
At least seven private individuals in civilian clothes have restricted the media from going near the detention cell, and taking photographs and videos of David Lim Jr. at the Cebu City Police Office stockade on Wednesday afternoon. Upon learning about it at around 7 p.m., Senior Supt. Joel Doria, director of the CCPO, immediately went […]
A leading London classic car retailer is offering for sale a near-perfect R107 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL. This desirable collectible has covered just 956 miles and the car is potentially the best on sale globally at this time. The model was built from 1971 through 1989, and is the second longest single series ever produced by […]
As a most pleasant coup, the Peugeot 3008 won the 2017 European Car of the Year Award. This has led to some favorable problems as Peugeot is suddenly a victim of its own success, struggling to produce enough units of the admittedly highly impressive 3008 SUV from its Sochaux-Montbeliard factory, the second most technologically advanced factory in Europe, second only to the Airbus factory in Toulouse.
Photos by Tessa R. Salazar Hey, city dwellers, read my pouty lips: If you drive your slick and shiny pickups solely in the city, you’re doing a great disservice to the vehicle. It’s like you kept a wild animal caged in your living room just to make the poor thing a conversation […]
You can learn a lot about a car company by spending time where it grew. If you hang around Stuttgart, Germany, for example, you will be able to experience the wonderfully winding roads and byways that bring you to, in, and around that area.
Uber’s attempts at world domination have been slowed by the news that their autonomous vehicles are not as clever as they think. It seems that drivers have to take control more often than was first thought. The Uber story has been fraught with lawsuits and regulatory bodies but they have persevered with their autonomous trials. […]
Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, is further sweetening the deal of the “Drive and Save” promo that allows buyers to save as much as Php 200,000 when they purchase a Subaru XV. To pump it up further, they’re even throwing in a free Crosstrek aero kit free for […]
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, extends the chance for everyone to win this March with the final edition of “Everybody Wins” campaign. All customers who will inquire, test drive, reserve, or purchase a brand new Honda vehicle (except for the All-New BR-V 1.5 V NAVI CVT) from March 1 […]