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Porsche Media Driving Academy

Porsche is arguably the most driver-focused car manufacturer in the world.

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A Honda Odyssey up north

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of driving the Honda Oddyssey up north. To be honest, driving it in Metro Manila traffic was pretty abysmal in terms of fuel consumption: even with my carefully honed ultra-efficient driving technique, I was lucky to make 5 km/liter.

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Life balance despite traffic + rains

If you would peek inside a multi-tasking woman’s things-to-do list, whether she’s single, married, a stay-home or working mom, an entrepreneur or employee, you would see 10,000 things to do in a day (okay, that’s an exaggeration—maybe only 9,000).

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Type R vs STI , CR-V vs CX-5, X3 M-Sport vs Macan

As a motoring journalist, I have the opportunity to drive almost every single car sold on the market before it’s even released for public consumption, sometimes months before it is launched in the Philippines.

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Toyota Rav4: the safe and reliable crossover choice

In today’s automotive scene, the market is slowly becoming more focused. The biggest segment belongs to the A and B cars (think Toyota Vios and Wigo, Honda City and Brio, Nissan Almera, etc.).

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The more things change, the more they stay the same

The International Engine of the Year Awards have space for both innovation and enthusiasm.

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Sounds like sex: Maserati Levante S 430

Over the course of 14 years writing about cars, I have driven a handful of Italian machines. All have been truly memorable: Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati.

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SkyActiv-X: the future of internal combustion engines

At the recently concluded Mazda Pan Pacific Tech Forum, journalists from all over the Asean region were given a briefing of Mazda’s latest development, the SkyActiv-X engine, featuring the company’s SPCCI or spark controlled compression ignition.

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BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer: premium corporate downsizing

Maybe it’s because of age, but I have an honest confession to make as a car guy: I love MPVs. They are easy to get in and out of, thanks to the taller-than-a-sedan ride height, which offers a better view of the road ahead, thanks, yet are easier on the knees compared to an SUV. […]

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Porsche Macan 2018

The Porsche Macan and I have very fond memories. I was first able to sample the car in early 2015 during an exclusive drive around Baden-Wurttemburg in Germany a few months prior to its Asian release.

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Aug 15, 2018

If we think it’s a bit hard to explain the new Lexus ES 350, imagine how hard it is

Aug 15, 2018

TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Subaru, together with Motor Images Enterprises Inc., part of the Tan Chong International Limited Group and led by

Aug 08, 2018

When my son Arthur was younger, we would joke around saying that he would probably end up driving an

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