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Car storage tips during the COVID-19 crisis

With the COVID-19 pandemic rendering all but the most important driving activities inoperable, we’re forced to leave our cars at home. Sure we can do some grocery and other medical related activities and driving to them, but…

Geely Coolray Sport DCT: Chinese and desirable

There are cheap China cars (there are over 1,000 registered car brands in China apparently), then there is the Geely Coolray, perhaps the most desirable looking, premium-feeling, clean and classy China-branded and China-made car on the market…

Nissan 370Z: real-wheel Zenith

In a nation where the vast driving generation is so accustomed to front-wheel drive, here comes Nissan unveiling a rear-wheel drive living legend—the 370Z—made it available to the local market complete with full factory support and warranty.…

Isuzu mu-X Boondock Edition: the SUV segment’s best kept secret

While the Isuzu mu-X is old, and a replacement due soon, that’s not to say it isn’t any good or any less of a competent, capable vehicle. Case in point: the Isuzu mu-X Boondock Edition. Thanks to…

Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 V Hybrid: silver lining in today’s dark clouds

  In 2006, I was able to try a second generation Prius and that car was an utter disappointment back then. The hybrid system hardly worked, the batteries took forever to charge, and the Prius felt very…

Mazda 6 SkyActiv 2.5 Turbo: Magnificent Mazda

If you’ve been following my regular test drives, you will notice that I am very much a huge fan of Mazda. The modest brand from Hiroshima, though small in size versus giants like Toyota and Nissan, has…

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…