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Bali on the right Trax

The younger and better-looking Chevrolet model

A trip to Bali or watch a Coldplay concert? That was the dilemma that I faced two weeks ago when I received an invitation from Chevrolet Philippines.

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BMW 2-Series Active Tourer: the ultimate driver’s MPV

A painlessly easy-to-drive car that sports the right badge.

When BMW launched the BMW X5 SAV, BMW’s first properly raised luggage hauler, many a BMW purist cried foul, saying it betrayed the brand’s values and heritage. Yet, BMW had seen the writing on the wall.

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Peugeot 3008 SUV: 2017 European Car of the Year

The Peugeot 3008 delivers what the global market demands.

As a most pleasant coup, the Peugeot 3008 won the 2017 European Car of the Year Award. This has led to some favorable problems as Peugeot is suddenly a victim of its own success, struggling to produce enough units of the admittedly highly impressive 3008 SUV from its Sochaux-Montbeliard factory, the second most technologically advanced factory in Europe, second only to the Airbus factory in Toulouse.

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Northern Luzon in a Navara

Crossing a stream in Adams

  Photos by Tessa R. Salazar   Hey, city dwellers, read my pouty lips: If you drive your slick and shiny pickups solely in the city, you’re doing a great disservice to the vehicle.   It’s like you kept a wild animal caged in your living room just to make the poor thing a conversation […]

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Porsche Panamera: Beauty way more than skin deep

The Panamera 4S
showed its nimbleness
in the mountains.

You can learn a lot about a car company by spending time where it grew. If you hang around Stuttgart, Germany, for example, you will be able to experience the wonderfully winding roads and byways that bring you to, in, and around that area.

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Veloster’s luster

Up front, exterior updates of
theHyundai Volester are
chrome trim around the
grille, new headlamps, new
fog lamps and new 18-inch
alloy wheel designs.

Throughout the automotive industry’s history, the creative minds of car manufacturers have brainstormed for exterior designs that are daringly different and would make their products stand out on the road.

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MINI Countryman UK launch

Sporty driving on Buckinghamshire’s open roads

MINI has finally taken the wraps off its second-generation MINI Countryman small crossover sport utility-vehicle in answer to the growing demand for these small, all-around premium vehicles worldwide.

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Chevrolet refines the brawny Trailblazer

A new aerodynamic headlamp design, LED daytime running lights and 18-inch gunmetal wheels.

Among the midsize pickup-based sport utility vehicles vying for market share in the Philippines, the Chevrolet Trailblazer is the widest and tallest in its class aside from having the strongest engine.

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Peugeot 308 SW: practical Parisian

Looking genetically handsome, and has good proportions

If the Philippines had been colonized by a progressive European nation longer, if we were a few hundred kilometers higher up the northern hemisphere, or if we weren’t plagued by incessant rains, station wagons and estates would be the norm instead of tall-riding SUVs and pickups.

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Toyota 86: five years hence

WHAT’S NEW? LED head and tail lights, plus front and rear bumpers signals.

January 2017 sees the Toyota 86 (and its Subaru BRZ twin) celebrating five years, and still going strong.

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Apr 26, 2017

Here are some easy and practical tips to keep motoring free and easy as the summer heat continues to