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New York will soon ban cars from its beloved Central Park, the city’s mayor announced Friday, citing a commitment to reducing pollution and “prioritizing people over cars.” Automobile traffic was already prohibited in the north of Manhattan’s iconic green space, which will celebrate its 160th birthday next year. Vehicles could still circulate, however, on three […]
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.
It may not have the comfort and refinements of the Camry or the advanced drivetrain and in-car technology of the Prius C.
You visit a motor show to get selfie close with cars that convey their “fast and furious” nature. You want to get immersed in cutting-edge automotive technologies. You want to touch their superbly designed metal bodies, open their doors, and enter the comfort of their cabins, and somehow imagine yourself out in the open highways behind the wheels of these beautiful cars on display.
The spindle works.
In this new car, the flagship of the Lexus line, the spindle grill—that was somewhat controversial to some—works. Its levels of aggressiveness and flair combined well with the identity of the whole car.
Hyundai’s passenger car (PC) segment scored a 22 percent year-on-year growth, according to the February 2017 sales report of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the authorized importer and distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines.
Bentley Motors delivered 11,023 cars in 2016, a record high and the company’s fourth consecutive year above 10,000 cars. This represents a nine per cent growth on the performance of 2015 (10,100 cars).
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.
After reporting a record-setting 27.8 percent year-on-year sales growth in January 2017, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) posted 7.5 percent growth in February 2017 compared to the same month last year.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and partner agencies are gathering Filipino developers, IT and digital media talents, and road safety enthusiasts in a national Road Safety Idea Hack, which also features workshops using traffic and road safety data sets at the Crowne Plaza, Ortigas Avenue, Quezon City on March 13 and 18.