One would think that this vehicle is the stuff only of spy movies, but last week, H2O Technologies Inc. unveiled to the media its first-ever amphibious tricycle called the Salamander at the Capitol Commons Center in Pasig.
Japanese automotive brand Mazda has, time and again, proven how feisty an animal it is in a jungle of lumbering beasts. Its emblem itself shows how poised for action it is, like a wing stretched for take-off. One can barely guess that Mazda’s origins can be traced back to a cork-flooring firm started by Jujiro Matsuda, who somehow made that unexpected shift to automotive manufacturing.
Any day that you can drive a Ferrari is bound to be a good one. And when that Ferrari is the latest from Maranello, it is a special day indeed. So it was on Saturday morning, when Wellington and Marc Soong—yes, they are firmly in charge of Ferrari Philippines—unveiled the new California T convertible.
These days, the Internet is awash with motor-vehicle-dealing websites. But the vast majority of them leave users to their own devices, such as verifying the authenticity of either the seller or the buyer, checking the current condition of the unit being sold, or ensuring the security of the transaction as well as the delivery of the unit purchased.
Rowan Atkinson made millions portraying bumbling, scheming characters like Mr. Bean and Black Adder, and he is also one serious car enthusiast. He is a regular visitor to the Goodwood Revival and even crashed there in a race. He has owned several supercars including an Aston Martin DBS and a Honda NSX. Now, one of […]
Police in the USA are asking tech company Waze to turn off its police tracking feature. Waze is a navigation app that uses crowdsourced data to route around heavy traffic, as well as warn users on road hazards as well as police presence. Local users will be familiar with the “Police reported ahead” warning. […]
The Mini brand has achieved further success at the Dakar Rally. After covering more than 9,000 kilometers spanning Argentina, Chile and Bolivia, Mini won the world’s toughest rally for the fourth time in a row. Nasser Al-Attiyah/Mathieu Baumel (QT/FR) crossed the finishing line in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires (AR) as the overall winners, having […]
Here’s news from Honda: A completely reengineered and redesigned Honda Pilot SUV will make its world debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on February 12. The all-new, eight-passenger Pilot SUV – completely designed, developed and manufactured in America — will raise the stakes in the mainstream three-row SUV segment with new technology, advanced safety, […]
MANILA, Philippines–A bus on the northbound lane of Edsa caught fire on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said in an advisory. The MMDA said a Manrose bus caught fire at 4:45 p.m. while traversing Edsa near Ayala Avenue. No one was hurt in the fire that was put out at 5:24 p.m. Motorists were […]
I remember the very first time I rode a proper MPV. It was a Renault Espace, which I rode during a holiday to France in 2001. I had read about it in car magazines, but to actually ride one was something new for a kid fresh out of college. Fast forward a few years, […]
When will Hyundai stop surprising us? In 2009 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai Motor startled the world by unveiling the sixth generation Sonata with a spectacular Fluidic Sculpture styling that set it far apart from its more prosaic competitors.
VOLVO HAS an ambitious goal: to ensure that, by 2020, no one would be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo car.
Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines was one of firsts and superlatives: the most attendees for a papal Mass, the first papal Mass to be held during a storm, and not one, but four popemobiles.
MANILA, Philippines–Crowds lined up for miles along emptied Manila roads to catch even the slightest glimpse of Pope Francis on his second day in the country Friday. Though missing their signature traffic jams, the roads designated for the Pope’s motorcade were instead packed with surging greeters eager to see the Pontiff, with some even braving […]
MANILA, Philippines—In one of his moments as the so-called “Pope of Surprises,” Pope Francis declined the bulletproof car that the government had prepared for him and instead took a compact Volkswagen Touran that allowed him to wave back at cheering crowds on the road on the second day of his visit. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, […]