KOREAN tire maker Kumho said it has just built the world’s first 20-inch tire with a 45 profile designed specifically for commercial vehicles. Kumho said it fitted its PorTran KC53 tire sized 245/45 R20C 115/113R as an original equipment to a Hyundai Solati Limousine, a premium minibus sold in South Korea. The vehicle was originally […]
FUEL prices increased for the second-straight week today as the world crude market’s volatility affects local oil companies. Petron, Shell, Seaoil, PTT, Total, Unioil and Phoenix announced a P0.30 increase on every liter of gasoline, P0.55 per liter of diesel, and P0.45 per liter of kerosene. The increases took effect at 6 a.m. Tuesday. According […]
HEAVY rains from midnight to early morning today have flooded some parts of Metro Manila. According to a report from Radyo Inquirer, floodwater in Barangay Roxas District in Quezon City rose to about five feet, while sections of España Boulevard in Manila and Barangay La Paz in Makati were also submerged. A thunderstorm advisory issued […]
APP-based motorcycle ride-hailing company Angkas said its “partner riders” are now undergoing further training to ensure they are qualified to take in passengers. The Department of Transportation has allowed Angkas to conduct a six-month pilot run in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu starting this month. The agency had earlier assessed the company’s safety training program […]
THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) said seafarers will get free rides in the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) and Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) at certain times on Tuesday, June 25. The move is part of the government’s celebration of the Day of the Seafarer, the agency said. Seafarers can ride the MRT-3 […]
THE No. 4 Audi R8 LMS of Audi Sport Team Phoenix scored for Audi Sport the manufacturer’s fifth victory in the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Audi Sport customer teams have won in the endurance race’s 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017 editions. Audi Sport Team Phoenix delivered the 2012 and 2014 victories. Audi Sport Team Phoenix’s […]
MORE than 30,000 Lalamove partner drivers in Luzon and Cebu will receive VIP Club cards as a result of a new partnership agreement signed between on-demand delivery app Lalamove and Seaoil Philippines. Lalamove explained the card allows its motorcycle, MPV and light truck partner drivers to earn points from Seaoil fuel purchases, which can be […]
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.
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 […]
THE introduction of a new pickup variant and an SUV model highlighted the opening of Auto Asia’s first dealership, which brings together in one facility the Korean Ssangyong and the Chinese Changan automotive brands. The brands are distributed locally by SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines, Inc. and Berjaya Auto Asia, Inc. The companies’ president, Japheth Castillo, […]
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 […]