After the recent spate of attacks on drivers of transport network vehicle services (TNVS), ride-hailing service Uber introduced yesterday another safety feature for its riders paying in cash. Uber explained that its Rider Identification safety feature would activate once the rider selects cash as payment option. “Rider Identification is a verification method when no credit […]
The recently concluded 13th edition of the Singapore Motor Show held at the Suntec Convention Center was considered a success, despite the highly regulated nature of the auto industry where a “certificate of entitlement” that the island state government uses to control vehicle purchases are priced like Bitcoin.
Three waves of disruption are set to shake up the automotive industry: electrification, autonomous driving, and ride-sharing. All three are intertwined and about to make even more rapid progress in the near future.
One does not hesitate to accept an invitation to attend the Singapore Motor Show and to cover the regional launch of the new Subaru Outback and Subaru’s latest EyeSight technology for many reasons.
The chief executive of Daimler said Monday at the Detroit auto show that his company cannot currently guarantee it can meet tougher European CO2 emissions standards taking effect in several years. Dieter Zetsche, CEO of the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles, told reporters he “can’t guarantee” to meet tightening emission standards in 2021. “It’s a […]
Car makers appealed to Americans’ deep love of SUVs and trucks on Monday at the Detroit Auto Show, unveiling a host of choices from luxurious to utilitarian, while also beefing up the humble sedan. From European car makers to American icons, there were dozens of new offerings for the North American market. While sedans and […]
Non-traditional manufacturers are certainly making an effort to get in on the act of developing driverless vehicles and bringing them to market.
Hyundai said it plans to sell the Nexo in California later this year, in a bet on hydrogen even as many rivals turn to battery power.
Self-driving buses aren’t new, but Toyota’s concept vehicle unveiled Monday aims to be more than just that: a mobile platform for e-commerce, ridesharing and medical services, for a start.
Do you want to freak out your balikbayan relative who has long grown accustomed to the rather “civilized” manner of driving in the Western world?
The newly signed Train (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law makes buying a new car more complicated than ever before. Set to take effect at the start of 2018, Train increases the excise tax rates on vehicles that most consumers who qualify for car financing can afford. In Bracket 1, vehicles sold at net […]
THOSE SOLO long drives, highway trips with family members or friends, beautiful scenes that cross their way while driving, wonderful stopover experiences—these are some of those moments that create memories that never fade.
Isuzu Philippines Corporation pre-empted 2018 with an accomplished New Year’s resolution. Isuzu upgraded the D-Max pickup and its 7-seat sibling, the mu-X SUV, to Blue Power Euro 4 diesel technology in time for the 2018 model year.
Toyota Motors Philippines Inc. (TMPI) unveiled the new Yaris hatchback last Dec. 20 at the Grand Hyatt ballroom during its annual Christmas thanksgiving event with the media.
With 2017 coming to a close, we’ve experienced a whole lot of carmageddon-levels of traffic. The revised excise tax rates which form part of the TRAIN Law has also been signed into law which will affect the car-buying public, and shockingly gruesome accidents have gone viral on social media. These are the main topics which […]