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Riding the Train

With the Train Law or Republic Act 10963 finally signed and implemented for 2018, car prices will change: most will go up, some will go down.

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2018 New Year driving resolutions

The New Year 2018 is upon us, and with it a clean slate, hope for a fresh start and lots of great potential. As we make resolutions to live a better life, right wrongs or simply abandon bad habits, we should also make resolutions with driving and how we treat our cars.

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2018 car wishlist

With the excise tax increase finally approved by President Rodrigo Duterte along with Congress, the majority of cars will increase in price.

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Christmas Motoring Wishlist for 2018

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 […]

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How gray market importers profit from tax system loopholes

With the looming revisions in the excise tax for automobiles, which forms a key component of the proposed TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law, the automotive industry is abuzz on how the industry will evolve, and how the market will react.

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Tokyo Motor Show: one last look

While the 45th Tokyo Motor Show is long over, many of us who visited still feel nostalgic and excited when we look back.

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MAZDA JINBA ITTAI: When car and rider move as one

Last Nov. 23 to 26, Mazda Philippines opened its doors to the public to allow them to feel and experience what Mazda, specifically Jinba Ittai, is all about.

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32 things that make a car guy happy

A car guy and his car are integral to one another, not just in the sort of jinba-ittai manner Mazda professes (horse and rider as one), but also in a way the car acts as a total support package for the driver: as a beast of burden for SMEs, as a means to get you to and from places safely and securely, and as a means of escape from the troubles of life.

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Audi A4 2.0 TDI: best executive all-around

Audi’s newest and latest A4 executive express, launched a few months ago, is making waves in the local market. It proudly and boldly differs from its rivals who seek to provide the best, sharpest and most scintillating driving experience.

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Honda collection hall: must-see for motor history geeks

Japan is a vast place to be in. Many tourists will be familiar with Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido, Kyoto and many other major cities.

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Mar 14, 2018

While I generally like cars to go fast, because they are more fun, I’m a huge fan of Shell

Mar 07, 2018

A reader recently asked why we weren’t going deep into the technical as much lately. He was referring to

Mar 07, 2018

Quick question: What would you do if some attacked you in your car? Would you just cower and try