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All-new Subaru XV: unpark your life

The cross-over segment in the Philippines is booming.

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2017 Chevrolet Spark fits the bill

The second generation of Chevrolet’s smallest and most affordable car made its Philippine debut at the 2017 Manila International Auto Show last March, preceded by its simultaneous unveiling at the 2015 New York and Seoul auto shows as a 2016 model.

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Traveling like a boss in the Nissan Urvan Premium

Color-coordinated Alpine White Urvan Premium and facade of Circa 1900, a colonial dining destination in Lahug

Ever since the sport utility vehicle became the “in thing” in the Philippine motoring landscape, the other big, burly vehicle—the van—was relegated into the backseat of our consciousness as far as hauling people and goods were concerned.

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The new Audi Q7 2.0L TFSI is a princely ride

The new Audi Q7 2.0L TFSI has an all-new 2.0L gasoline-fed engine

Getting a temporary immersion in ultra luxury certainly can put one in danger of becoming a malcontent when shoved back to regular programming so to speak, but on the brighter side, it broadens one’s understanding of how much higher the bar can be raised. That is especially true when it comes to cars.

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Kia Sportage GT Line: amazing value at the top of the class

Korean cars like the KIA Sportage are not just about value-for-money, but great style and advanced technology as well.

When I first laid eyes on the Kia Sportage, I thought it just looked amazingly gorgeous.

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MINI Cooper S 5-door is more practical, but just as fun

MINI, together with its parent company BMW, is a master of creating more niches and sub-classes. The MINI Cooper 5-door is a perfect example, an answer to a question nobody seemingly asked. It looks quite awkward too, and begs the question: how do you differentiate and segregate between this and the Clubman?

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Toyota adds ‘sporty’ to Corolla Altis nameplate

No one can argue with the outstanding success of the Toyota Corolla: 45 million units sold worldwide as of 2016, its 50th year anniversary.

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Volkswagen Tiguan: ferocity of a tiger, agility of an iguana

Browsing through online sites, I found an interesting anecdote about the Volkswagen Tiguan. Its name is an amalgamation of sorts: tiger and iguana.

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Cruising with the second-generation BMW X1

Asian Carmakers Corp. president Maricar Parco and marketing chief Karl Magsuci with the motoring media participants

The second-generation BMW X1 is what BMW calls an SAV (sports activity vehicle), and it has come of age. Now more chiseled and muscular, the new X1’s rugged proportions impose a more powerful presence on the road, and as the youngest member of the family, its dynamic lines stayed true to its X family roots. […]

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Ride your wild Mustang horses

The exterior design is more athletic, with a lower remodeled hood and grille.

In the automotive landscape, there is nothing more “Murica” as the pony car. And nothing represents the segment better than Ford’s iconic Mustang. Launched in April 17 of 1964, the Mustang is the blue oval’s most popular car that has remained in constant production for over five decades, and this popularity doesn’t seem like it […]

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Jun 21, 2017

If I were to ask how many of you use the seat belt while driving, I would see a

Jun 21, 2017

I can still remember my Dad’s own 1996 model Honda Accord with the 2.2-liter VTEC engine over 20 years