Charles E. Buban Archives | Motioncars

Shaping the next 30 years

  Toyota Alabang has played an impressive role over the past 30 years in shaping the evolution of auto dealerships in the Philippines. Not only that, it has found ways to overcome and learn from challenges and…

Reviving an iconic brand, reaching new markets

The Philippine auto industry is always in flux, as current as well as upcoming brands, models and price offerings alter market demand. Nonetheless, few periods in automotive history match today’s pace of change. Over the next few…

Getting reacquainted with the Montero Sport

After months of teasing and leaked spy shots, the 2020 Mitsubishi Montero Sport has finally made its global debut in Thailand—known there as the Pajero Sport—last July. The timing of the mid-cycle refresh was just about right…

Forester i-S Eyesight now fully stocked

Since its launch last January, the top of the line Forester model—now equipped with i-S EyeSight Driver Assist technology—could barely meet the demands of customers for the first half of the year, requiring them to wait two…

Subaru PH slates hunt for Pinoy Palm Challenge contenders in Singapore

It’s that time of the year when Subaru starts its search for its next Palm Challenge champion who could last the longest while one palm is placed in one designated area of the vehicle. Last year, it…

Suzuki on the move

Beyond the automotive industry’s optimistic figures obtained for the first seven months of the year, one sub-story that should not be missed is how one “emergent” auto brand was able to make significant headway against big name…

‘BR-V’ enough for the conditions

Too many times, we are in a hurry to get from point A to point B. Instead of an adventure, a sense of wonder and excitement, driving becomes a task as the only goal is just to…

MG’s ‘Champion Edition’ Crossover SUV raffled off at ‘Dawn of Heroes’ event

At last week’s “Dawn of Heroes” event held at the SM MOA Arena, the crowd was not only treated to two world-title bouts, the flyweight world grand prix semifinals, and the return of former UFC champions—one luck…

MG is now official global car partner of Liverpool FC

MG Motor and Liverpool FC have extended their existing, long-term regional relationship with the iconic British automotive brand taking up the new designation of official global car partner of the most successful English team in European football…

Five things that make the Ford Expedition a standout on the road

The all-new Expedition has been called the new benchmark for full-size SUVs since its debut at the Manila International Auto Show last year.…