Charles E. Buban Archives | Motioncars

Toyota concludes 2019 Vios Racing Festival

Toyota Motor Philippines recently concluded the 2019 Vios Racing Festival with a “waku-doki”-filled Final Leg (Races 7, 8 and 9) as well as the conclusion of the first-ever Autocross Challenge and Circuit Championship that brought additional excitement…

Mitsubishi PH rolls out its 700,000th production car

A “Majestic Red” Mirage G4 has rolled off the production line Monday at Mitsubishi Motors Philippines’ plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna to become the 700,000th unit to be manufactured by the Japanese automaker here. This milestone was…

Mitsubishi’s new energy ecosystem lets your car power your home

When Typhoon Faxai’s record-breaking winds and heavy rain battered Chiba Prefecture (about 40 kilometers southeast of central Tokyo) last September, Mitsubishi Motors sent 12 Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicles or PHEVs to community facilities and other sites…

Dune buggy-like concept SUV intrigues at Mitsubishi booth

Whenever there’s an auto show where Mitsubishi Motors is a participant, you can be sure that the Japanese automaker will bring in a new concept for an SUV. Case in point was the Engelberg Tourer SUV concept…

Stefano Show

Consistency proved vital for Estefano Rivera of Team Obengers/Toyota Otis as he bagged the overall championship title of this year’s Giti-Formula V1 Challenge. Needing only to place second in the ninth and final race of the season,…

Multi-branding dealers gaining ground

HOW AUTO BRANDS SHARE THE DEALERSHIP PIE Imagine picking out a vehicle from a lineup of different auto brands in one showroom. With this, you could compare the models side by side to find the one that…

Here comes Dongfeng

Dongfeng Motor Corp., one of China’s top five automakers, announced last year its plan to more than double its overseas sales in the next three years, aiming to seize larger market share in the emerging economies. The…

1st Dongfeng showroom rises in booming Cainta town

It has always been Agrani Motors’ mission to support business activity or enterprise by distributing quality and affordable vehicles. “Five years ago, we chose Tata, India’s largest automobile brand, to sell their range of cars, utility vehicles…

Less is more for this tech-laden Santana

Volkswagen has been in existence for the past 82 years. An auto brand made famous by its most iconic creation, the Beetle, the German automaker has since moved on to fashion other memorable models that include the…

Volvo’s first plug-in hybrids now in PH

By 2025—that’s six years from now—Volvo Cars intends to make half of its sales volume to be fully electric and even committed to put 1 million of these electrified cars on the road. This ambitious commitment shows…