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Lexus Manila unveils another definite head-turner

The Lexus marque has gone a long way since it first came out as a “performance project” from automotive giant Toyota via the LS 400 in 1989. That “F1” or “Flagship One” project, which resulted in the creation of the LS 400, though still viewed as “conservative” or “bland” in design by automotive experts, signaled the start of a succession of premium and performance car rollouts.

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5 Mazda2 units and Jinba Ittai energize AAP’s motorsport program

Take a closer look at the Mazda logo. Everything about it signifies the start of an exciting event, like a majestic bird poised for high-altitude flight.

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The Uber/Grab conundrum: 8 Qs remain unanswered

Grabbing an Uber-safe and convenient ride using a smartphone app has never been easier (pun intended).

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Oshikiri is new Mitsubishi PH chief

Mid-term of this year will go down in Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp.’s history as one of its busiest ever.

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After SUVs, pickups poised to be next trendsetter

Remember when these light trucks used to be just that: tough, powerful metal beasts that push, pull, wade and load big cargos?

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Support for Uber, Grab mounts

Commuters relying on transport network vehicle services (TNVS) have taken to social media to air their support for ride-sharing’s most popular companies Uber and Grab, as well as rant against regular taxis and the service’s “tormentor,” the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), which has threatened to impound and fine around 80 percent of these TNVS that the Board claims would have no existing franchises come July 26.

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Two dashes of Germany, a pinch of Japan

The second half of 2017 is getting interesting, as beginning last week, and running up to the next, three car manufacturers based in three auto-progressive nations are serving up their performance specimens for the Philippine market.

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Big, bold step for local Electric Vehicle industry

The two-day 1st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Summit (June 29 and 30) at the World Trade Center has been hoped to be the “jolt” that would bring to life the country’s dormant electric vehicle (EV) industry.

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Green vehicles under one roof

EVs and hybrids are now exempted from excise tax.

For the first time in the Philippines, seriously committed “green” vehicle manufacturers—local and foreign—will gather their wares under one roof starting tomorrow for the Asean Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Summit.

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Plant 11M trees, cut emissions by 90%

A long line of Toyota vehicles blends in with the greens.

Santa Rosa, Laguna —A generation ago, motoring and environmentalism were considered oil and water (or if you prefer the more dramatic Pinoy translation: tubig at langis)—impossible to combine.

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Aug 16, 2017

Last week’s Inquirer Motoring provided a lot of details about Honda’s latest model, the recently unveiled CR-V. The big

Aug 16, 2017

Tom Matano, the man many call Mr. Miata and one of those credited with bringing the now-iconic little car