motoring

What do they find exciting about the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis?

LEE JUNIA Toyota Makati The smooth flowing design of the exterior with a distinctive front fascia creates a dynamic and fresh exterior. On the other hand, the straight forward and uncluttered interior design is a good blend…

A new hybreed of the Toyota Corolla Altis

The new Toyota Corolla Altis was launched the other day. What does this mean to the country? In many ways, nothing new. In other ways, something game-changing. The Philippines is a Toyota country. It’s also a very…

Compact flagship: MG RX5 SUV

MG Philippines has been steadily attracting a following thanks to its bang-for-the-buck lineup and the backing of a well-known distributor in The Covenant Car Company, the folks behind Chevrolet Philippines. The cars’ sleekly modern styling is of…

Ferrari resurgence

Coming off his maiden victory at Spa-Francorchamps, Charles Leclerc was looking forward to another good showing at the Italian Grand Prix and, with the updated power unit of the Ferrari, Charles picked up from where he left…

How to avoid falling into auto promo traps

Big, eye-catching print ads are coming out these days offering brand new cars for no down payment or as little as P3,000 down payment. It goes to show what drastic marketing schemes carmakers are resorting to in…

A look at the previous 11 generations of the Toyota Corolla Altis

The year was 1966, when Toyota introduced the Corolla model (known in Japan as the Toyota Karora). In less than a decade, it became the best selling car worldwide in 1974, and in 1997, it surpassed the…

Maxus maxes it out with the G10

Typically, a newcomer in a room would flash his best angle to make a good impression. Still a relatively unknown brand in the Philippine market, Maxus dispenses with that and goes right up to making all of…

It’s ‘Mission Impossible’ time for the MMDA

It’s an action movie director’s worst nightmare. If Tom Cruise were to ever film a car chase on Edsa, he would have to raise his hands in frustration and change the scenario to a foot race. That’s…

2020 Corolla Altis ushers in Toyota’s new hybrid era

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) hosted a lavish event last Monday not only to launch the full model change of the Corolla Altis, but more important, to usher in Toyota’s new hybrid era. Out with the old hybrid…

Singapore GP adds more A-list performers for next week’s F1 race

Organizers of the Singapore Grand Prix recently announced two additional British acts, the Lighthouse Family and The Ramona Flowers to the entertainment line-up of the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019. Both groups will make…