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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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Suzuki’s comeback kid

When it comes to automobiles, Suzuki is known for producing affordable small cars with a sporty attitude.

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Foton celebrates another banner year

Breaking into the Philippine automotive industry’s list of top 10 performers is a cause for celebration for any auto manufacturer.

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Foton group EVP bullish on further growth in PH

The 2018 dealers’ appreciation night of the United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI), also known as Foton Philippines, was extra special because of the presence of Foton Group EVP Ma Rentao and other high-ranking execs from China.

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476,000 cars in 2017: Auto sales push industry past target

Figuring out how many motor vehicles were actually sold in a given year is tricky by the fact that two players are members of both the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (Campi) and the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid).

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When shopping for a new car, consumers look for reliability

Consumer Reports, a non-government organization based in New York state, is recognized worldwide for its comprehensive independent automobile testing program and reliability data.

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Isuzu’s New Year’s resolution: BLUE POWER

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.

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May 23, 2018

The Porsche Macan and I have very fond memories. I was first able to sample the car in early

May 16, 2018

Porsche makes the extremely desirable GT3 even more so—by making you work.

May 02, 2018

Last April, my husband and I attended the Entrepreneurs Organization’s Global Leadership Conference (EOGLC) in Toronto.