The 2009 Auto Focus Motor Show & Auto Expo has opened its doors to motoring enthusiasts for a four-day automotive showcase at the Bonifacio Global City open grounds beside the NBC Tent.
Expected to be the top draw during the motor show's entire run are the winners in the 2009 Auto Focus People's Choice Awards, with the limelight on the Hyundai Starex, the Automobile of the Year.
Displays from 15 automobile manufacturers also hope to attract a sizeable crowd. Car companies have prepared almost a hundred vehicles on display, most of which are available for public test drives.
In his latest Philippine Star column, Auto Focus host and Sunshine TV chairman and chief executive Ray "Butch" Gamboa said the following car companies are participating in this year's motor show:
Asian Carmakers Corporation
Columbian Autocar Corp.
Covenant Car Company
Ford Group Philippines
Honda Cars Philippines
Hyundai Asia Resources
Isuzu Philippines Corp.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp.
Motor Image Pilipinas
Toyota Motor Philippines
Universal Motors Corp.
If the test drive compels you to buy a car Banco De Oro Unibank is just in the area to special packages for vehicles sold or registered for auto loans during the four-day Auto Focus Motor Show & Auto Expo.
If you're still in love with your car and you're just in for aftermarket deals the Auto Focus Motor Show & Auto Expo is also your best bet with products from Atoy Llave's A-Toy Body Kits, Sammy Liuson's Wheel Gallery magwheels, and Arvin Lim's H&R Springs. Accessories will be sold at a discount and experts will also be around to give advice and tips on accessorizing your car.
If you're in for a competition you can head off to the Auto Focus Precision Driving Challenge supervised by the Honda Safety Driving Center. The challenge will pit the driving skills of participants in different parking situations, maneuvering and driving time management using the Kia Soul multipurpose vehicle. With a registration fee of just P200, any legitimate driver's license holder can join and win as much as P5,000 during the challenge.
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