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PH auto industry sales may drop 40% in 2020 – Avid

The president of the 17-member Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors Inc (Avid) has some sobering news about the local motoring industry. “With the recently announced lockdown extension, car sales may further drop to around 30 to…

Amid halt in operations, TCCCI still receives sales inquiries

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to wreak havoc not only on public health but also on commerce, a silver lining seems to appear for The Covenant Car Company Inc (TCCCI). That silver lining is the steady…

Should car dealerships open to provide services?

When you go out on essential errands like buying food at the grocery or supermarket, medicines at the drugstores, or driving your healthcare frontliner relative to the hospital or clinic, you bring a private car. Now that…

Car servicing will be big business after quarantine – LICA Auto Group

Now in the middle of the third week of the scheduled four-week mandatory enhanced community quarantine for the entire expanse of the main Philippine island of Luzon, automobile companies such as the Lica Auto Group are looking…

Hope, humanity roam free among auto companies

The auto manufacturing sector, like the rest of industries, face an extremely difficult road to recovery and regrowth once the COVID-19 pandemic blows over. As business essentially relies on the movement of people, products, stocks and commodities,…

US auto parts traders urged to move from China to PH

At a recently concluded trade mission to the United States, members of the Philippine Auto Parts Maker Association (PPMA) have stated their case to US auto parts trading companies: Decentralize the Chinese automotive industry by moving some…

Chery Tiggo 8 goes to Los Baños

Less than 70 km south of Manila lies the city of Los Baños, a popular weekend destination for families for its therapeutic pools of mineral hot springs at the base of the dormant and mystic Mount Makiling.…

Win some, lose some

All around the world, countries are reporting more and more cases of people contracting the much-dreaded Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). US stock markets on Monday opened to double-percentage losses, suffering from the one-two punch of the looming…

‘HR-vegan’

My last (fond) memory of driving Honda’s compact crossover HR-V was that of me trying to keep up with the frenetic pace of the motoring media convoy that was going up the notoriously twisty and steep 12-kilometer…

Coming soon to an enforcer nearest you: New road laws

Filipino motorists may be seeing a lot of activity on the street level—roads and bridges being built, new cars being introduced, and that never-ending interaction amongst millions upon millions of road users. Within the halls of the…