MANILA, Philippines—Contrary to the earlier stance of its own Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) unit, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has said that taxi operators should modernize and improve their services instead of opposing technology solutions like ride-sharing app Uber. “People prefer to use these tech-based transport services because they are […]
Mazda Motor Corporation has revealed its all-new compact crossover, the CX-3. The new car will feature the company’s core Skyactiv fuel-efficiency technology and Kodo-Soul of Motion styling. The new car is set to launch in 2015 in Japan, with other markets to quickly follow. The small SUV will slot in below the hot-selling CX-5 in […]
There’s more reason to travel in luxury as an exclusive travel promo awaits BMW car owners nationwide. In partnership with Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines, the world’s most awarded airline Singapore Airlines (SIA) brings exceptional fares to 16 destinations in three continents. Until end of November, […]
One unit of the extremely limited-edition supercar LaFerrari, of only 499 to be produced, will soon arrive in the country. The owner? A politician from the North. The LaFerrari is dubbed the company’s most ambitious road car project, with its hybrid 6.3-liter V12 powerplant capable of 963 hp and 900Nm. Top speed is in […]
If there is one thing that’s sure to catch the attention of Filipinos who are out hunting for the ideal family vehicle, the water-wading 800-millimeter boast sure stands out in the midst of all the adjectives and descriptions used to amplify just how rugged the all-new Ford Everest can be.
Last weekend, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) held its second installment of the 2015 Mitsubishi ASX media drive in Anvaya Cove, Subic Bay, to allow members of the motoring media to give their new ASX test cars a long cardiovascular stretch and to check out its new features.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, a close friend of murdered race car driver Ferdinand “Enzo” Pastor, explained that the reward money given to the tipsters, who informed police on the whereabouts of the alleged killers of Pastor, came from the same private donors who previously raised the amount for the arrest of alleged […]
Last year we got the Spock versus Spock TV commercial, with Spock played by Zachary Quinto in an Audi S7 going against Spock Prime (Leonard Nimoy) in a Mercedes CLS. The contest involved loading a golf bag into the trunk and driving to the country club. Since it was an Audi commercial, you can easily […]
The iPhone 6 has just officially landed in Philippine stores on November 14, and already Volkswagen Philippines is giving away the new handsets for its car buyers this Christmas season. The phones will even come with data plan from fellow Ayala company Globe Telecom. Here are the details from VW Philippines: Volkswagen Philippines is […]
If there’s a lot of room to gallop, then it pays to drive a precision vehicle with the horsepower necessary to do the wide, open road some measure of justice.
In the new TV series “The Flash,” police scientist Barry Allen is struck by an energy blast that transforms his body and gives him superhuman speed. We couldn’t help but remember that as another red streak raced around the Sepang Formula One circuit in Malaysia. The red blur was the all-new Porsche 911 GT3.
It seems that each and every time I drive a Volkswagen, I slowly but surely warm up to it.
The 2014 Wales Rally Great Britain held this past weekend was the season-ender to another fantastic season of rally racing. This year Shell took on the title sponsorship for the World Raly Championship (WRC) series, marking the return for the brand to international rallying. Shell is also the Technical partner of the Hyundai Shell World […]
The Hyundai Lateral Drift Pro-Am Championship Series 2014 comes to a close with excitement. This year’s Pro Division championship battle comes down to the wire with defending champion Gio Rodriguez of team Atoy Custom in second place with 391 points, driving it close to John Boban of team Drift MOB in first place with […]
Nissan rose from the ranks and was recognized as one of the world’s most valuable brands for 2014, according to Interbrand, a world-leading brand consultancy firm which annually conducts the Best Global Brands Study.