The 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), which opens today, carries the hopes and dreams of the beleagured auto industry.
The 7th edition of the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) will be featuring car debuts, concept vehicles, and sneak peeks at some of the brands’ international offerings. The show will be featuring 17 brands during the five-day exhibit. Here are some of the new cars that you can see at the 2018 PIMS:
1st Philippine International Motor Show: the start of it all, with the theme Shifting to Higher Gear. The industry then was celebrating as it surpassed the 100,000 unit sale mark
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Grab Philippines has intensified its security measures for both drivers and passengers. Grab country Head Brian Cu said the ride-hailing company is committed to ensuring the safety of everyone under their watch. “We are committed to improve safety not only to passengers but also to drivers,” Cu said. Grab launched a safety roadmap on Monday […]
With more district offices and regular licensing centers of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) opening, Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said there should be no more reason to lag on transactions to obtain a driver’s license. “Hindi na kailangang bumiyahe nang malayo ang ating mga kababayan para lamang kumuha ng driver’s license o mag-renew ng […]
P-ara kanino ka bumaban–gon? Who do you wake up for?
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. has expanded its automotive portfolio with a deal to bring Maxus – a new brand of light commercial vehicles – to the Philippines, marking the fifth brand in its dealership portfolio. SAIC Maxus Automotive Co. Ltd. (Maxus) has appointed AC Industrial Technology Holdings Inc. (AC Industrials) as the official distributor of Maxus […]
Pump prices of oil products went up for the eighth time in as many weeks, increasing by up to P1.35 a liter on Tuesday, the biggest jump over the past two months that pushed fuel prices to their highest levels in a decade. The latest round of fuel price increases could further fan the fires […]
If there’s one vehicle in the Lexus line-up that I’ve been very curious about to try and enjoy, it has been the NX300. As much as I love low-slung rocket-sleds, sports cars and massive torque and horsepower, the reality is that such cars are only actually enjoyable to drive on early weekend mornings. When traffic is sparse and non-existent. And if and when I actually do wake-up. My current lifestyle (as with most professionals and adults) means loads upon loads of work, with weekends being the only respite. In the time that I do need to drive, I need to go far distances, usually driving for hours on end, ferrying people and / or precious cargo, through some poor roads and equally poor weather conditions. Indeed, a sports car makes little sense 99% of the time for me.
Text and photos by Ardie O. Lopez Being a premium-luxury automotive brand that has one of the most extensive model lineups in the industry, Mercedes-Benz zeroed in on a fast-growing niche in the market: those who demand a high level of comfort and luxury on top of seriously versatile performance capability. For […]
Supra. The name in Latin loosely means “from the Heavens,” and has identified every single flagship rear-wheel drive sporting GT from Toyota since 1981, although Toyota’s sports car lineage traces further back all the way to the 2000GT from 1965.
The mid-autumn festival is a time to celebrate a full harvest and to offer thanksgiving. The custom is celebrated by ethnic Chinese in the Philippines, and it’s become popular among their Filipino friends as well.
TV personality and motorcycle enthusiast Jay Taruc celebrated the first anniversary of his new motorcycle TV show Ride PH last weekend with a huge bang as thousands of riders trekked to the first-ever “Philippine Moto Heritage Weekend” held at the compound of CW Home Depot Ortigas and Ortigas Technopoint’s 7-storey parking building roof deck. The […]
Every year, the Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (NordCham) throws a huge crayfish party at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila as a nod to Nordic tradition. But what do crayfish and Volvo cars have in common? This very odd combination of seafood and set of wheels set the stage for the creation of […]