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8 ways to take control of your fuel consumption

  Much like life itself, in driving, there are things that are simply beyond our control. The up-and-down cycle of oil prices is one of them. As a finite source, oil is a remarkable commodity, determining economies,…

No child’s play on the killing streets

In a few weeks, you will be letting your children off into the streets on their way to school, or entrust them to the school bus, van or trike driver.…

New Toyota Avanza in PH’s ’final frontier’

Was I eating too much of a good thing that I was starting to suffer an allergic reaction from it? I was hoping against that while the motorcycle I was riding on sliced the fresh city air…

Starting May 6, DOST will show that we don’t need imported trains

The news stories the past week have been discussing extensively about the Department of Transportation’s plan to bring in Chinese expertise to develop the country’s antiquated railway system. This plan involves a P14.38-billion contract.…

A ‘Visita Iglesia’ worth the drive, walk, bike, and the meatless meals

How many times has the Catholic Church reminded us: The Holy Week break is meant for things related to the observance of Lent. Yes, fellow Catholics, this week-long holiday is like Ramadan for our Muslim brothers and…

The iconic 3-diamond marque feels like a million sparkling memories

After more than 55 years of constantly “battling” it out in the competitive local automotive industry, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (along with its nationwide dealer network of 54 outlets), has transformed from a “diamond in the rough,”…

Mapuans become Prius fans

“I hope this will be my first car,” quipped Anthony Malana, a third year mechanical engineering student, while he test drove the Prius C last March 18 inside the Mapua University school grounds in Intramuros, Manila.…

Perfect Terra Forma

The hammer of the gods couldn't have chiseled out a more beautiful, majestic, yet menacing sight.…

All-new Suzuki Ertiga: a bigger 7-seater—for less than 7 figures

Photos by Tessa R. Salazar   “How was the third row seat?” “Does it look like a fridge on wheels?” “Will it fit in my small garage?” “Is it over a million?” “Is it fuel efficient?” “Does…

‘U-turn’ seen for Ayala takeover of underachieving Kia PH

Think of it as like Popeye finding his can of spinach when a sputtering Kia brand in the Philippines got “adopted” by the uber-powerful Ayala Corporation sometime late last year. When Kia Philippines was formally re-introduced the…

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