The app-based car-booking company Uber is facing stiff opposition from regulators and taxi drivers worldwide, and recently the Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has declared it illegal as well. The LTFRB apprehended for colorum violation a driver of a private vehicle that used the Uber app to connect with a commuter in […]
Indian carmaker Mahindra,which is set to expand its operations in the Philippines with the Alvarez auto group, has already gotten approval from some potential customers. The Alvarez group also distributes BMW, Kia, and Peugeot. Mahindra, the largest vehicle manufacturer in India, was recently given a thumbs up by several individuals from different logistics companies after […]
Airbags, invented and installed to help prevent deaths in road crashes, have now become a potential threat to safety in some vehicles. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to […]
Here’s news from Ford: Ford Philippines has announced an upgrade to its Ford Focus lineup, continuing to raise the bar with additional exterior and interior features that include a Sport styling kit and full leather interior. “The upgrades that we’ve integrated into our Focus line up give the vehicle a more premium feel and refined […]
MOSCOW — The driver of a snowplough involved in a deadly accident at a Moscow airport that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday. “It has been established that the driver of the snowplough was in a drunk state,” the investigating unit said in a statement. It added that a […]
MANILA, Philippines — A pair of public utility buses has again figured in a serious road accident. At least 10 persons were hurt after a passenger bus rammed into a post of the flyover on the southbound section of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) in Ortigas, Mandaluyong City Wednesday morning. Ten passengers of Nova Auto […]
Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, sold 2,017 units in September, reflecting a 34 percent year-on-year growth. Year to date, sales reached a total of 17,693 units, marking a 9-percent growth versus year-ago levels.
MOSCOW — The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday citing aviation and law enforcement sources. “There was one passenger registered on the plane, French citizen Christophe de Margerie. The three crew members were also French citizens. They […]
Another Indian brand is about to expand its presence in the Philippines. Mahindra & Mahindra, a leading manufacturer in its home country, has signed an agreement with the Alvarez automotive group. This paves the way for expansion of the brand into the local market. The Alvarez group also distributes BMW, Kia, and Peugeot. This year […]
Nine thousand moving parts. Nine hundred total kilometers traveled. One hundred school kids. Forty hours of total travel time. Fourteen office volunteers. Five personal computers donated. Four tattoos from a 96-year-old tribeswoman. Three awesome pickups. One breathtaking province.
Mazda Philippines recently celebrated its best-ever quarter with unprecedented sales figures since Berjaya Automotive took over the reins of Mazda in the country. With amazing vehicles such as the Mazda 6 executive sedan, the CX-5 compact SUV, and now the B-segment buster Mazda 3, it’s hard not to see why Mazda is now finally a mainstream contender for our pockets and garage spaces.
Mitsubishi’s ASX had just been soldiering on for the last few years until recently, when it finally received some useful updates. The aging but reliable ASX, or Active Smart Crossover, compact utility vehicle has been modernized.
HSDC’s riding instructors imparted some concrete tips on how to ride more safely. The most important ones are:
As a center of education, fashion and design, Paris is never short of beautiful people. That was readily apparent during the Paris Motor Show. As the event coincided with Paris Fashion Week, runways, cafes and streets were filled with men and women who seemingly stepped straight out of a magazine cover shoot. The stands at […]
The glare of thousands of lights are reflected on the gleaming metal and carbon fiber at the stands of the Paris Motor Show as Europe’s carmakers hope that sales in the continent this year will finally increase, even with some indications that they may remain nearly flat.