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The Philippine automotive industry has come a long way since 1985, the year when the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) was founded. Thirty three years ago in 1985, total vehicle sales under the Progressive Car Manufacturing Program sank to about 6,000 units from around 30,000 in 1980. This year, at the end of the third quarter, […]
Hyundai Motor Company must have been thinking out of the box when it created the Kona. With the Kona, Hyundai threw out the window all its accepted designing norms.
The 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), which opens today, carries the hopes and dreams of the beleagured auto industry.
This is like the story of an ugly duckling that turned into a beautiful swan.
In these days of almost weekly oil price increases, consumers would seize any opportunity to have a lifetime supply of free gas—if only they knew how.
It looks like a multipurpose vehicle, but Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) calls it an entry-level sport utility vehicle.
It was only after her appointment as Toyota Motor Philippines’ (TMP) first vice president for Brand and Product Planning Cluster last January that Cristina “Tini” Arevalo started to become a familiar face at TMP public events.
Before leaving for a business trip to Japan last Monday, Ramesh Narasimhan—who was appointed president and managing director of Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) only two years ago in April 2016—answered two questions emailed to him by Inquirer Motoring.
The consolidated sales reports for the first half of the year of the two major Philippine automotive industry associations show that seven of the top 10 performers, including market leader Toyota, sustained negative variance percentages compared to the same period in 2017. Only Nissan Philippines, Inc., Suzuki Philippines, Inc., and Foton Motor Philippines, Inc. gained […]
Keyless ignition systems with a start/stop pushbutton can be a deadly convenience in cars.