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What are the biggest factors that contributed to the massive jump in vehicle sales in the country?

From 2014, up to 2019 projections, the Philippine Automotive Industry has been doing very well in the long run. While it has been on a slump since 2018 after post-TRAIN implementation, the industry as a whole, has…

3 or 4 things we need to understand better

The realities and technologies of the automotive world are changing rapidly. We need to understand several things about the new systems and even the new world in which we will be living. The big news is electrics.…

34 celebrities and VIPs share their favorite and dream cars

1)Dingdong Dantes (Actor/ Superbike Enthusiast) I really like going around the city with this electric scooter. With its 50-kilometer distance capacity when fully charged, this vehicle can be smoothly flicked along the busy streets without the fear…

Ferrari Roma: La Nuova Dolce Vita

Ferrari chose Rome as launch city for their new car. This was appropriate because the new car was a welcome reminder to the world that cars can still look beautiful. Not just strong, or dominating, or “having…

GAC’s advanced electric ENO-146 concept

China has massively moved forward, proudly showing off their collective industry’s latest technologies and an ambitious electrification program for their vehicle line-up. By 2035, the Chinese automotive market is expected to be exclusively electric. Current battery technology…

Mazda Miata MX-5 30th Anniversary at Miyoshi

The Mazda Miata MX-5 is a global phenomenon: well-loved, respected and admired by almost all segments of car culture. It is a paragon of efficiency, lightweight, nimble handling, outstanding grip and a minimalist approach to capture the…

What women want…in cars

In my 20 years in the automotive industry, I have seen how passionate men are with their vehicles. Some give them names, lavish it with hundreds of thousands of pesos in upgrades, cleans, and caress them every…

How to work on a walkable city like Singapore

I just returned from a short trip to Singapore last weekend, and what really struck me was the sheer number of people who walk to work, whether in part in conjunction with a train or bus ride,…

Billionaire Boys Club: a Super Saturday with special cars

Weekends are supposed to be for relaxing, catching your breath, and spending quality time with family and friends. Unfortunately, we rarely get to do so as weekends are often used to plug in the holes and fill…

Mazda MX-30: the first EV with Jinba-Ittai credo

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 was a truly momentous occasion for the Mazda Motor Corp., the Hiroshima-based manufacturer, as they unveiled to the public, their first-ever pure battery electric vehicle, the MX-30. The MX moniker (which stands for…