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Look at how the Ayala/SMC ‘Common Station’ is shaping up

REPRESENTATIVES of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday said the construction of the Unified Grand Central Station, or the Common Station, is progressing on schedule. “This is a catch-up project. We are on-track on catching up,”…

Have you seen a truck emoji? Ford seeks approval for one

FORD said that, considering the “billions of emoji sent daily,” and nearly every mode of transportation including cars, scooters, boats, spaceships and ski lifts among the 3,000 approved icons available to emoji users, there is one glaring…

Centro tours facilities of Japanese partner Nippon Fruehauf

OFFICIALS of truck body builder Centro Manufacturing Corp. said it recently visited the factory of Nippon Fruehauf, its partner company based in Atsugi, Japan. Nippon Fruehauf was established in Detroit in 1914 as Fruehauf America when August Charles Fruehauf…

Chasing that elusive 10% sales growth

Will the Philippine automotive industry post a 10 percent growth in sales this year as forecast by its leaders?…

Down Memory lane: The first four generations of Supra

The Toyota Supra nameplate has been around since 1978, and had a four-generation production run from 1978 to 2002. It reemerged this year with a 5th generation model manufactured in Magna Steyr’s Austrian plant.…

Experiencing the Nissan Patrol From the Back Seat

I love to drive. On long out-of-town trips, I'm almost always the one behind the wheel. But sometimes, I have to admit that it feels good to be a passenger. There's quite a bit of load off…

For the record: Woman races 28-year-old car to Guinness fame

Chinese-Jamaican professional rally car driver Natasha Chang has officially broken into the Guinness Records, for achieving a feat that’s just right up her alley. She drove an old, converted race car up Doi Chang Mountain in Thailand,…

GAC’s Big Challenge

There is reason to believe that the Golden Age for Chinese cars is just around the corner. And that’s a subtle way of saying GAC.…

Jump starting 2019

After the full acceleration of 2017 and the hard braking of 2018, the Philippine auto industry is treating 2019, with hope and a prayer, as a solid recovery year.…

New cars to look forward to in the second half of 2019

The acceleration of Philippine auto sales will depend in no small part on the introduction of new and refreshed models.…