MORE than 5,000 digital experts. That is how many people Volkswagen AG said it intends to place in its new “Car.Software” unit. In a statement, VW said Car.Software will be responsible for developing software for all models built by the entire VW Group. By 2025 the unit will be composed of experts in software development, […]
BOTH the Vespa Primavera and Sprint, available in the Philippines since October last year, now come in sportier, more stylish versions as Vespa Philippines brought out the S variants of the two scooters at the recent Makina Moto Show. Identifying the Primavera S are an edge shield, and a dust gray horn cover and split […]
A TOP-ranked Hyundai official pushed for the adoption of hydrogen power at the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth held on June 15 and 16 in Karuizawa, Japan. Euisun Chung, executive vice-chairman at Hyundai Motor Group, said a “hydrogen-powered society” is the “most viable solution” to a successful energy […]
IN JULY Volkswagen will stop producing the Beetle, ending a phenomenal 81-year run for the car — the original model was continuously built from 1938 to 2003, the New Beetle from 1997 to 2010, the Beetle (the model reverted to the name) from 2011 onwards. To mark this end of an automotive era, Volkswagen this […]
THE Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019 is still a couple of weeks away — it’s set on July 4-7. But Ferrari has already released photos of, and bits of details about, its trio of Ferrari Special Project cars. The Ferrari P80/C and Ferrari SP3JC will go on public display for the first time at Goodwood. […]
LEXUS has unveiled what it said was the first of its new jet-class fleet. Called the Lexus QZ 618 Galactic Enforcer, the jet recently made its world (or Earth) debut during the red carpet premiere of Sony Pictures’ “Men in Black: International.” The jet is currently available exclusively to MIB agents, Lexus said. It added […]
Land Rover Philippines recently announced the pricing for the new Range Rover Evoque and it’s available with MHEV (mild-hybrid electric vehicle) power.
Chevrolet launched the new Corvette Stingray in the Philippines last November and had a public unveil at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show last April.
THE 2019 Kia Stinger’s available forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection system and LED headlights earned a “Superior” rating in tests, earning the model the highest safety rating given by a well-recognized agency. Naming the Stinger as a Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) was the US’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which gave the car’s […]
KIA is on a roll. With the brand’s stewardship under the Ayala Automotive Group, prospects have improved massively with the brand.
Imagine for a moment, that one day, all cars will be somewhat similar to the Prius: hybrid, if not electric.
Since the RSA-led SMC Asia Car Distributors Inc. started handling the brand, BMW’s fortunes have improved significantly. Thanks to Ramon S. Ang himself being a certified car guy, he knows how to spec his cars perfectly to make pricing more palatable to a greater range of loyal BMW buyers, while still appealing to the most […]
Our Dads have imparted more to us than we realize when it comes to our enthusiasm toward cars, and the way we drive. And typically a sizable chunk of our childhood memories are about being driven by them, and perhaps much later on, about some conversations with them during an unforgettable trip where you […]
He probably taught you how to drive, gave you your first car, and went with you to claim your first violation ticket. They say that fathers have an immense effect on a child’s independence, and ambition, reason why offsprings follow their father’s profession. He is your first love, first super hero, and the voice […]
IF DATA from UK online retailer BuyaCar is any indication, then women are 71% more likely to buy a car online than men. The figures come from a new analysis of visitor behavior in the traditional and internet car retail environments. These are based on latest sales figures crunched by BuyaCar analysts. The study found […]