On November 30, the VIP Preview day of this year’s edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach, the BMW Art Car by John Baldessari celebrated its world premiere. The 19th vehicle of the BMW Art Car Collection was designed by the American master of conceptual art and revealed in the presence of the artist himself, […]
With only 150 alcohol breath analyzers spread across all regional offices, Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante on Thursday said the agency would prioritize the procurement of 330 more before the year ends for a stricter enforcement of the anti-drunk and drugged driving law. The Philippines was given a dismal rating of 1 over […]
As the actual Christmas holidays draw near, the discussion—apart from all that Yuletide cheer—invariably leads to Metro Manila’s traffic headache. Those fortunate enough to travel by plane, and basically anyone who transits around the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, are thus excited about that phase of San Miguel Corp.’s Naia Expressway that will connect to Terminal […]
In what can be best described as a complete shocker, Nico Rosberg, 2016 Formula 1 World Drivers Champion announced his retirement from racing. The newly crowned champ held a press conference to inform the media that he felt that after 25 years of racing, both in the junior classes and in F1, he has gotten […]
The Philippines must seize a “unique but fleeting” window amid emerging trends in global manufacturing to establish itself as a pioneer in high-value manufacturing in Southeast Asia, the head of conglomerate Ayala Corp. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala said on Tuesday. In a keynote speech during the Manufacturing Summit 2016, Zobel said he believed the […]
Mazda Motor Corporation started production of the all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV at Ujina Plant No. 2 near the company’s global headquarters in Hiroshima. The model will go on sale in Japan in February before being rolled out to global markets. Here’s the news from Mazda: The original CX-5, which began production in November 2011, […]
In a previous part of our lives before we had kids, my wife and I learned about wine as we travelled. We visited vineyards and stayed with winemakers that had become our friends. So I was quite happy to visit an award-winning winery in Japan that was part of the Kirin Company, which in turn was part of the Mitsubishi Group.
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the mass resignation of all 690 traffic enforcers of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) due to complaints of extortion activities from motorists. “Today, I am issuing an order for all traffic enforcers of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau to step down and turn in their […]
The 2016 F1 World Driver’s Championship has reached its final showdown in Abu Dhabi. Title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg knew full well what they had to do to take the title. Lewis had to win the race. There were no ifs and buts, anything less and he loses the championship. Nico, with 12 […]
In terms of new motoring experiences, 2016 is a banner year for me particularly in terms of driving some very exciting cars.
Text and photos by Aida Sevilla Mendoza Revealed at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the 2016 model year, the Lexus GS F is the four-door sedan version of the RS F coupe, but with a stiffer chassis, meaner engine parts, and a few other performance enhancers. A midsize […]
Since its launch in 2015, the Nissan Navara has overwhelmed the local and regional markets, offering a great combination of refined comfort and conveniences usually found in upscale SUVs (but have quickly become the norm in the segment), while delivering unparalleled performance both on and off-road.
Most people dream of buying their own car someday, but one man from northern China got his brand-new vehicle in the oddest way. Using only sacks of small change and tiny denomination notes, the unidentified Chinese national bought a new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado valued at 400,000 yuan (P2,894,491). According to local news outlet China Youth Daily, the […]
Now, pedestrians at Makati’s central business district will enjoy a longer elevated walkway. On Monday, Makati Mayor Abigail Binay and officials of the Makati Commercial Estate Association (MaCEA) inaugurated an extended De La Rosa Elevated Walkway that provides pedestrians and commuters a safer way to their destination. MaCEA’s latest project extended the walkway by 305 […]
Tesla is one of the companies that has long championed autonomous cars and has promised to have the necessary hardware installed on all their cars to make full self-driving possible. It even released this video to demonstrate the software that it is currently working on. While the video shows a man sitting on the driver […]