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Looking forward to the next million units with the Xpander

Fresh from celebrating its milestone of selling its 1 millionth unit since the company’s foray into the country in the ’60s, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. has long been a faithful competitor and investor in this country. While they may have fallen into a rut a few times, the company and the brand has always been able to pull itself out of these difficulties and recover.

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Optimism in the air as MIAS 2019 concludes successful run

The recently concluded Manila International Auto Show 2019 or MIAS held at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City was the most attended to date, with 142,000 visitors flocking during its four-day run.

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Most memorable Mitsubishi car models through the years

The GTi is the sixth generation Galant’s special model and is the brand’s first front-engined manual transmission sedan to feature Mitsubishi’s legendary 4G63 16-valve double overhead camshaft engine in the Philippines.

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Formula E: the future of motorsports

I recently flew to Hong Kong to watch the fifth round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship as a guest of Audi Philippines.

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Taking the all-new Mazda 3 compact sedan to the next stage

Taking the all-new Mazda 3 compact sedan to the next stage

At the Singapore Auto Show early this year, the Philippine media had a sneak preview of the all-new Mazda 3 sedan.

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Peugeot 5008: joie de vivre of motoring

Peugeot will always have a very special place in my heart. In 2016, Peugeot flew us to the Paris Motor show in France for the launch of the 3008, 5008, and Traveller van, followed by a unique and intensive brand immersion that truly allowed us to see what makes the proud French brand tick, why they design and engineer their cars as such, and why, as an automaker, they seem so foreign to us Filipinos weaned on generations of Japanese, American and Korean cars.

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BMW 320d M Sport: Involving and intoxicating

In a world awash with cross-overs and SUVs, it’s highly refreshing to strap yourself back into a no-nonsense sports sedan. Who better to demonstrate a fine example of the species than BMW, arguably the originators of this segment. The BMW 320d, resplendent in blue, looks awesome for lack of a better, more mature sounding adjective. […]

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Porsche Cayenne V6: unbreakable

Porsche Cayenne V6: unbreakable

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to sit in, and especially drive, a Porsche, you’ll experience the feeling of being inside something solid, stable, and crucially, unbreakable.

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Nissan Terra: being late has its advantages

A few years ago, I had the chance to visit Nissan’s all-new factory worth $360 million in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. We were getting a preview of the all-new Nissan Navara pickup, and Nissan was boasting of not just their new gem, but the facility’s new technology center as well. Then Nissan Pilipinas president Toti Zara […]

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Jose Luis ‘Sel’ Yulo: the life and times of a car guy

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.

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Apr 17, 2019

Fresh from celebrating its milestone of selling its 1 millionth unit since the company’s foray into the country in

Apr 10, 2019

The display of a Hyundai Kona Electric at last week’s Manila International Automobile Show (MIAS), plus Nissan Philippines’ recent

Apr 03, 2019

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