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Fresh from celebrating its milestone of selling its 1 millionth unit since the company’s foray into the country in the ’60s, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. has long been a faithful competitor and investor in this country. While they may have fallen into a rut a few times, the company and the brand has always been able to pull itself out of these difficulties and recover.
The display of a Hyundai Kona Electric at last week’s Manila International Automobile Show (MIAS), plus Nissan Philippines’ recent announcement that the Nissan Leaf will be available within the year—these are signs that the electric vehicle (EV) era is on its way here.
The recently concluded Manila International Auto Show 2019 or MIAS held at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City was the most attended to date, with 142,000 visitors flocking during its four-day run.
I am a firm believer that traveling gives kids a wealth of learnings that is sometimes better than just sitting in a classroom. Traveling gives us firsthand experience of different cultures, food and a front seat to nature’s wonders.
I recently flew to Hong Kong to watch the fifth round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship as a guest of Audi Philippines.
At the Singapore Auto Show early this year, the Philippine media had a sneak preview of the all-new Mazda 3 sedan.
Peugeot will always have a very special place in my heart. In 2016, Peugeot flew us to the Paris Motor show in France for the launch of the 3008, 5008, and Traveller van, followed by a unique and intensive brand immersion that truly allowed us to see what makes the proud French brand tick, why they design and engineer their cars as such, and why, as an automaker, they seem so foreign to us Filipinos weaned on generations of Japanese, American and Korean cars.
Much is said about mobility, and the future of mobility. It is a fairly common buzzword in the automotive industry.
It’s hard to question the love for music and cars of Pinoys. There will always be that music genre that car-riding Filipinos follow, whether it’s driving to work or their favorite sports club or cruising to a weekend getaway.
In a world awash with cross-overs and SUVs, it’s highly refreshing to strap yourself back into a no-nonsense sports sedan. Who better to demonstrate a fine example of the species than BMW, arguably the originators of this segment. The BMW 320d, resplendent in blue, looks awesome for lack of a better, more mature sounding adjective. […]