SANTA ANA, CAGAYAN— Gone in 150 seconds. That was all it took for a bulldozer and a backhoe to destroy 14 imported luxury cars worth about P180 million, as President Duterte watched at Port Irene here on Wednesday, sending a powerful message to car smugglers. Another 800 vehicles that arrived in 2013 and 2014 and […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND—The Geneva Motor Show is the first major European auto show of the year, and acts as a harbinger for the auto industry.
Carmakers big and small bring their wares to Switzerland to showcase design and industry trends.
MotoGP, the premier motorcycle race, is offering a more exciting grand prix than its four wheeled cousin, the F1.
Despite being an unassuming Japanese brand, Suzuki has managed to conquer a certain kind of Filipino car owner: the practical motorist whose number one priority is fuel economy and ease of maintenance costs.
Some people remember SsangYong as the Korean brand that formed an alliance with Mercedes-Benz and produced the popular midsize SUV Musso in 1993 using Benz technology.
There is an easy-to-follow surefire recipe for causing absolute (pleasant) pandemonium in a busy shopping district on a weekend afternoon, and yours truly was more than a willing ingredient in it.
General Motors is looking at yet another affordable way of getting consumers behind the wheel by piloting a rental scheme along the lines of the Airbnb model.
Porsche has joined Daimler, Italdesign and Volvo’s Chinese owner Geely who think flying cars could be the best way of escaping our congested roads in the future.
After gracing our screens for decades, flying cars are about to shift gears from dream to reality, with the unveiling of a commercial model in Geneva this week. From James Bond to The Jetsons, flying cars have long captured our imaginations, but now a Dutch company says they are almost ready to take to the […]
In Lexus’ almost 30-year history, three models have truly stood out: the original LS400 luxury sedan, which taught the snooty Germans how a truly grand, reliable, no-frills yet super capable luxo-barge should be done; the LF-A supercar which, despite being late, taught the world that Lexus knows how terminator-like efficiency can build a truly amazing, sensual and awe-inspiring supercar with a sound better than today’s current crop of Formula 1 cars; and finally, this, the LC500, a car so amazingly capable, it was chosen as King T’Challah’s (of the Marvel Universe’s Wakanda fame) chariot.
The rise of electric cars heralds not only a major technology switch but also promises massive disruption to today’s auto giants as Tesla and a group of powerful Chinese rivals take over the fast lane. The diesel scandal in 2015 in which Volkswagen admitted manipulating 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide to fool pollution tests only […]
The rumors started early last year. Honda would be bringing in a limited run of Honda Civic Type-Rs.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) maintained that traffic constables would still flag down erring motorists, contrary to text messages that circulated on Friday claiming otherwise. Jojo Garcia, acting MMDA general manager, made the clarification in an effort to prevent possible confrontations that may arise between motorists and traffic constables due to the “erroneous reports,” […]
Every year, the International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 to commemorate the achievements of women around the world. More and more women today are thriving and making major advances in different facets of society across the globe. They now have taken the driver’s seat and have the power to steer change and progress […]
Auto Nation Group, Inc., distributor of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the country, recently turned-over two units of the Mercedes-Benz Pocket Train to Clark Pipeline and Depot Company, their first customer in the Philippines. The Mercedes-Benz Pocket Train is a new product offered by the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles unit of Auto Nation Group, […]