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Volkswagen PH’s birthday bash continues via SM Mall tour

VOLKSWAGEN Philippines said its sixth-year celebrations have been extended via display events at select SM Malls in Luzon and the Visayas. The company said the mall displays are scheduled at SM City Pampanga on October 20-26; SM…

Honda Cars PH tops J.D. Power satisfaction ranking

HONDA Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announced it was ranked No. 1 in the J.D. Power 2019 Sales Satisfaction Index Study. The company said J.D. Power representatives handed the award for topping the study to HCPI executives on…

Duterte injured in bike accident

President Rodrigo Duterte was slightly injured in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday night, but the 74-year-old fan of big bikes was all right, senior officials reported on Thursday. Mr. Duterte’s lifelong passion for motorcycles has left him…

SLEx traffic back to normal by Dec. 1 – Ramon Ang

MANILA, Philippines — Traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) — northbound and southbound — will return to normal by Dec. 1, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) President Ramon Ang said on Tuesday. Ang made the announcement amid…

Honda teases all-new Jazz ahead of Tokyo debut

Honda has released its first teaser image of the all-new Jazz which is set for its world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 23. Honda says that the all-new Jazz has been redesigned with the…

BMW reveals all-new 2 Series Gran Coupe

BMW has revealed the all-new compact 2 Series Gran Coupe, a lower, wider take on the 2 Series sedan. Like the 2 and 1 Series, the new four-door rides on BMW’s front-drive platform. To help traction when…

Hyundai previews Veloster Grappler concept for SEMA

Hyundai will unveil the Veloster “Grappler” concept at the 2019 SEMA show. The Grappler concept boasts increased ground clearance, combining superb approach and departure angles for confident off-roading capability, while custom front and rear brush guards were…

PSE OKs Phoenix Petroleum’s new P7B share offering

The Philippine Stock Exchange has approved a plan by Davao businessman Dennis Uy-led Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. to raise as much as P7 billion from a public offering of a new series of perpetual preferred shares. Based…

Panelo turns down 6-month commuting challenge

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Monday turned down the dare of a commuters’ group, Kongreso ng Mananakay, for him to take public transportation for six months. “That doesn’t matter. I only gave in to…

Walking above Edsa to your next ride? Not sci-fi, but plan taking shape

It’s 2021 and you’re walking literally above Edsa to your next jeepney, bus or train ride. This is not a scenario from a sci-fi novel but a plan starting to take shape thanks to the Asian Development…