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TRAIN derails auto industry Q1 sales momentum

Philippine automotive industry players knew that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law would have an impact on sales this year, especially in the first quarter.

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Ferrari unleashes its most powerful magnum opus: the 812 Superfast

Zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.9 seconds.

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Global NCAP reacts to Trump’s ’bowling ball’ car test ‘joke’

Noting that fewer American cars are sold in Japan compared to the great number of Japanese cars sold in the United States, President Donald Trump asserted last month that Japan bars American cars from its market through an odd test. “They take a bowling ball from 20 feet up in the air and they drop […]

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Suzuki dazzles MIAS with new Dzire

For the first time in the history of the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), Suzuki Philippines (SPH) joined up to showcase their award-winning and best-selling vehicles, and to present a preview of the 2019 Dzire subcompact sedan. On display were the Suzuki Vitara, 2017 CAGI Car of the Year awardee under the subcompact crossover category; […]

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Something new: Russian brand joins 2018 MIAS

The Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) opening tomorrow will offer visitors something really new: Russian motor vehicles on display.

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2018 Foton toplander has all the right stuff

Despite the higher excise tax rates imposed by the new tax reform law, light commercial vehicles, especially SUVs, continue to dominate sales.

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Ssangyong’s halo car: the Tivoli Sport R

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.

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The Russians are coming

The GAZ Group, Russia’s largest manufacturer of commercial motor vehicles, is entering the booming Philippine automotive market with a bullish attitude. The Russians will initially offer GAZelle buses and trucks to businesses and various industries as well as to the country’s fleet modernization program and later, heavy duty trucks and equipment for “Build, Build, Build” […]

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Why cars disappear from the market

Whenever a new car model is launched, no one can tell how many years it will be sold in any given market or country. Car models that disappear from the market with no forewarning at all, can be called “los desaparecidos,” or “the disappeared.” Cars disappear from the market for a number of reasons that […]

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Ford bullish on outlook for PH and Asia-Pacific in 2018

Buoyed by their fifth consecutive year of growth in the Philippines in 2017 and their best-ever January performance despite the new excise tax on vehicles, Ford Motor Company gave a bullish outlook not only for the country, but also for the entire Asia-Pacific region this year.

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Apr 25, 2018

The Inquirer design staff aren’t all that enthused about me right now. I can normally give them nice pretty

Apr 25, 2018

Truth be told, the Honda Pilot isn’t for everyone. It isn’t going to potentially steal sales from the likes