CHICAGO — The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production in anticipation of soaring global demand and potential shortages, Department of Energy officials said Friday. Calling the effort […]
The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid) posted a 25-percent drop in the number of imported vehicles sold in the local market in January to 6,493 units from 8,696 units a year ago. Passenger car sales fell by 29 percent during the month to 2,254 units. Hyundai cars continued to lead this segment as […]
WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to impose tariffs on European auto imports if he is unable to strike a trade deal with the EU. “We’re negotiating. If we don’t make the deal, we’ll do that,” Trump told reporters in response to a question on new tariffs. Trump’s renewed threat against […]
The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) has sold 6,493 units in January this year, a drop of 25 percent from last year’s 8,696 units sold in the same period amid conservative consumer outlook.
MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Monday that a stop-and-go traffic scheme would be implemented on roads covered by the homecoming parade of Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray on Thursday, February 21 in parts of Pasay, Makati and Manila. A stop-and-go scheme means that vehicles will be halted for some […]
Vehicle manufacturers saw their sales volume drop by 15 percent in January, showing no sign of market recovery after the industry had its worst sales decline in decades last year. Vehicle sales for the first month of the year reached only 26,888 units, lower than the 31,645 units sold in January 2017. This was according […]
As local vehicle assemblers ended 2018 with a 16 percent decline, selling just 357,410 units compared to the 425,673 units in 2017, members of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi) and the Truck Manufacturers Association Inc. (TMA) are making sure to get to a hot start this early in the year. […]
PGA Cars recently gathered the best luxury premium brands Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley to drive up north for the much-awaited World of Supercars.
Ferrari’s chief executive officer confirmed a couple of weeks ago that a hybrid supercar will debut this year.
Photos by Ardie O. Lopez When nearly every major automotive manufacturer has a stake in the commercially hyper-active subcompact car category, it becomes a veritable no-holds-barred competition to vie for the potential customers’ final nod. Typically it’s about achieving the tricky balance between offering the best overall features over an attractive and ideally irresistible sticker […]
The Honda Jazz started a revolution back in 2005 when it was launched. And I have a very personal relationship with it.
Nissan finally dips its feet into the highly competitive Philippine mid-size SUV market dominated by Toyota and Mitsubishi. Not only is it the new baby in this segment, the New Nissan Terra (meaning: earth or land ) has the looks, muscle, and a whole load of advanced technology to rival the reigning kings […]
Last Sunday, Feb. 17, at around 3:20 p.m., businessman and avid race car driver and businessman Jose Luis Yulo was gunned down in an apparent hit.
Foton Motor Philippines, Inc. (FMPI), the exclusive distributor of Foton vehicles in the country, formally inaugurated the Foton Bacoor showroom last February 13, 2019. This facility serves as the brand’s 28th dealership nationwide, and the second in the province of Cavite. Here’s the news from Foton: “The grand opening of Foton Bacoor is the latest proof […]
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and the country’s automotive industry leader Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) jointly unveiled the new generation Toyota Hiace during the new model’s World Premiere held at the Grand Hyatt Manila, Bonifacio Global City. By hosting the All-New Hiace’s worldwide launch in the country, TMP has further asserted the Philippines’ position as a […]