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Toyota worker’s suicide ruled work-related after harassment

TOKYO — An engineer at Toyota killed himself after being constantly ridiculed by his boss, authorities have ruled. Toyota Motor Corp. acknowledged the case after reports of the ruling emerged on Tuesday. The company said it hopes…

The cars and stars of “Ford v Ferrari”

The movie Ford v Ferrari” wastes no time in putting you in the midst of the action. The film opens with Caroll Shelby’s fiery nighttime drive at Le Mans, the road coarse where the famed 24-Hour race…

Ford Ranger is a smooth-riding heavy-duty truck

We’ve gotten so used to seeing pickup trucks running around in the concrete jungles that we’ve sometimes forgotten what pickups were really made for. Some pickups have been so “dressed to the nines” for docile urban uses…

Farm-hopping in the Queen City of the South

The Queen City of the South is synonymous to Sinulog, Spanish-era ancestral houses and churches, museums, lechon, posh beach resorts in neighboring Mactan, and a host of other stuff worth braving the urban traffic for. In Cebu’s…

How far can you go in a hybrid?

There are two main benefits of owning a hybrid car: excellent fuel economy, and long range. Expect at least 22km/liter of gasoline, and with that, extended driving range between fill-ups. Let’s take a look at the hybrid…

Miss Toyota Alabang candidates bring cheer to young cancer patients

  While there are many challenges to determine who’s the best and fairest in a beauty pageant, candidates of the Miss Toyota Alabang 2020 went through a different experience that they can surely count as the most…

Fourth offering

  A traditional British brand with a sporting heritage has come all the way from England through China to offer Filipino consumers a new wave of distinctive automobiles at affordable prices. Morris Garages, better known as MG,…

Adventure-ready Colorado Trail Boss

  With three special models in the Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck lineup—Colorado, Colorado High Country Storm, and the Colorado Trail Boss—offering distinctive configurations, there is a Chevy pickup truck for everyone. For many outdoor adventurers, the Colorado…

Geely marks return with a big bang

  Remember Geely? It is a Chinese automotive brand that arrived in the Philippines many years ago and then vanished from the scene almost unnoticed. Now, Geely is due to be noticed big time. Last Wednesday, Geely…

Geely ace

  Once in a while, an automaker introduces a “halo” vehicle model to create a splash—like the New Beetle for Volkswagen in 1997, the fifth-generation Camaro for Chevrolet in 2007, or the R8 for Audi in 2008—and…