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The mind: more chaotic than city traffic

Two years ago, when my mother suffered her third and most serious stroke that left her in the ICU for several weeks, I had to drive to and from the hospital every day.

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Thanks for not hitting on us singles

I’m single (but unavailable), and unmarried with no children. I’ve devoted my time at home to taking care of my elderly parents, both of whom are facing their own health challenges bravely.

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The new Vios goes north

The subcompact sedan Vios is 15 years old in the Philippines. I was there when Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) debuted the car to the local motoring media in May 2003 with a TV ad showing pop star Britney Spears—then 22 years young—breaking into song, interspersed with glamor clips and angles of the Vios in motion.

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How Toyoda beat the ‘selfie king’

My Toyota Hiace van, made in 2004 when Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) was just 16 years old, was my trusty chariot when I entered the basement parking of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Bonifacio Global City late afternoon of Aug. 1.

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Suzuki launches new Dzire, Swift

Every once in a while, the most silent ones throw the mightiest punches. And on the night of June 28, low-profile Japanese carmaker Suzuki swung the proverbial one-two punch in the B segment, simultaneously launching the new versions of the subcompact sedan Dzire and the Swift hatch in a millennial-themed program at the Marriott Hotel in Pasay City.

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An MPV for a no-nonsense MVP (Maka-Van na Papa)

My father is about to hit 80, but can still drive like a 40-year-old. Our neighbors call him Mang Tony, and they know he’s up and about whenever his beat-up, 21-year-old van clunks in or out of our garage.

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A mini bus with massive possibilities

My preference for big vans started when my “animal instincts” kicked in sometime in the late 1990s: that is, when I and a small group of friends from the office started rescuing injured and abandoned animals we found helpless on the streets while on our way to or from a weekend trip or outreach mission.

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Nissan PH hosts regional launch of mid-size SUV

CLARK GLOBAL CITY, Pampanga—We’re going up, up, and away. But our feet would still stand firmly on solid ground.

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Hatching up uncommon creature comforts

Who would’ve thought that a bicycle parts producer would be a world-class car brand someday?

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Car dreams in a forested mountain

South Korean automotive giant Hyundai has added another feather to its cap in one of its more lucrative Asean growth markets, the Philippines.

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Oct 24, 2018

Last week was a whirlwind of sorts for the offroading community. Members have gone from enjoying their vehicles and

Oct 24, 2018

If you’re into cars, working in the auto industry, drive a lot for work or pleasure, or are just

Oct 10, 2018

Last weekend’s race proved to be on-the-edge-of-your-seat exciting that I just had to write about it again.

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