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Foton Philippines recently opened its 26th showroom in the northern municipality of Bauang, La Union.
You know that something is done well when it all seems so effortless. Case in point is the BMW 5 Series sedan.
Seven-seat SUVs are the modern family workhorse, particularly for those moms and dads who fancy themselves weekend warriors. The premium end of the market has several offerings and one of the best-balanced of the bunch is the Audi Q7.
If there was one bright spotlight at the Philippine International Motor Show, it’s the one aimed at the new mini SUV on the block, the Suzuki Jimny. Block sounds about right, as the Jimny goes for a squarish, military-style offroader look, more angular than the previous Jimny. The DNA is familiar, and it all originates from the original Jeep. Those lines have been successful for many oraffroaders over the years, all tracing their heritage back to the Jeep: the Land Rover Defender, Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the FJ40 and later FJ Cruiser, and the Humvee. The Suzuki is especially attractive as it successfully follows those boxy styling cues and shrinks them to supermini proportions.
The 7th edition of the Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) will be featuring car debuts, concept vehicles, and sneak peeks at some of the brands’ international offerings. The show will be featuring 17 brands during the five-day exhibit. Here are some of the new cars that you can see at the 2018 PIMS:
1st Philippine International Motor Show: the start of it all, with the theme Shifting to Higher Gear. The industry then was celebrating as it surpassed the 100,000 unit sale mark
The mid-autumn festival is a time to celebrate a full harvest and to offer thanksgiving. The custom is celebrated by ethnic Chinese in the Philippines, and it’s become popular among their Filipino friends as well.
The Ford Ranger Raptor may have been born in Australia, having been developed there, and it’s now here on our islands. Ford showcased the new Ranger Raptor, during the Ford Island Conquest activities that are now going around Luzon. Also on hand are the rest of the refreshed Ranger lineup, the Everest, and 2018 EcoSport. Dubbed as the experiential test drive roadshow, the Ford Island Conquest will be rolling into the Solenad Nuvali Activity Area on October 19-21, 2018 and at SM Clark Events Center on October 26-28, 2018.
The biennial Paris Motor Show is usually a showcase of glamor, new designs and high technology. However, there is growing uncertainty in the automotive market.
A lot of fantastical figures have been thrown about the past few days for us to think about: P800 million in lotto pot money; supposedly zero people incarcerated during Martial Law; and $1 trillion valuations for Apple and Amazon each.