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Jaguar XE R-Dynamic SE 2.0 2020: Sexy in the city

Since the Tata Group took over the embattled Jaguar and Land Rover brands and merged them into a single entity in 2013, the British brand’s future has turned shaky with Land Rover remaining strong and Jaguar taking…

Lexus UX F-Sport: cozy and comfortable cruiser

Photos by Botchi Santos Celebrity endorser, talk show host and media personality Bobby Yan who is quite the lady’s man himself once taught me that his most important criteria in choosing a car is it’s “striking distance”.…

Mazda: the rebirth of Japanese innovation

Mazda today celebrates 100 years of existence, with a rich history, culture and philosophy that shows the Japanese spirit of innovation, resilience and constant desire to improve, balanced by the soul of the Japanese, to continuously challenge…

Audi A6 2.0 TFSI S-Tronic MHEV: halfway into the future

While the automotive industry slowly prepares to go into an electrified future, be it fully EV, or some form of hybrid or another, they all have stop-gap measures to tide things over until the next evolutionary phase…

Discounting the discount

Toyota Philippines, in a recent announcement on their social media channel, offered a 20 percent discount on parts and labor for servicing on vehicles affected by the recent Taal Volcano eruption. Here’s what was posted: “Toyota Motor…

Safety driving tips through volcanic ash fall

  If you live anywhere near Taal Volcano, you would undoubtedly know about the on-going eruption, and that ash fall has reach far north. Volcanic ash isn’t just hazardous to humans, animals and vegetation. Our cars are…

Mazda 3 2020 Sportback: the gold standard

Bouncing back from a rather struggling 2019, the automotive industry is awash with new products introduced in the latter part of last year to help turn the tide and revitalize the local industry. One of the many…

An open letter of goodwill to everyone on the road

The New Year brings about new hope, and a chance to start fresh, move on from the past and wish for better things ahead. Hence, I thought of writing a message of hope and goodwill to everyone…

12 Best Cars for 2019

As we welcome 2020 and celebrate a new decade, allow me to reminisce at the most memorable cars I drove in 2019—a year that was truly special because of these amazing machinery! The top two spots were…

Lexus IS350: old school is cool

  The third generation Lexus IS350 has been with us since 2013, having served a full six years, essentially a full lifetime in the market. Year 2016 saw a revision of the model, featuring new headlights and…