Articles about Ayala Corporation

Through the new Maxus Home Test Drive
One of the drastic adjustments carmakers have had to make throughout this COVID-19 pandemic is how they conduct test drives.These days, dealership visits and even actual car-buying transactions are far different from test drives. When it comes to these
See how the new Kia stacks up against its competitors in this three-way comparo
In case you missed it, there's a new crossover in town: the Kia Stonic. With its stylish design, tech-loaded cabin, and affordable price tag, it certainly looks like an interesting proposition in our market, especially for first-time car buyers.
The spec sheet promises good things
You know you're getting older as an automotive journalist when manufacturers start building cars for people younger than you. I was born in 1990, and it wasn't so long ago that I fell into the target age group for entry-
We’re hoping it’ll be as affordable as Maxus’ other offerings
Fresh off the launch of its new G50 MPV, Maxus Philippines is now setting up to introduce yet another new vehicle in our market: the D60 SUV.We only get a raw announcement, though, as the carmaker didn't give out any
This would be appreciated
In case you haven't been paying attention, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aggressively pursuing a cashless future for the country's transportation system. Everything from buses to expressways are expected to shift to contactless modes of payment as the year
Antonio ‘Toti’ Zara III will serve as president of the automotive business unit
Ayala Corporation-owned AC Industrials just announced some organizational and executive movements earlier today, and it appears that big changes are up for AC Motors.The company's press release reads: "Moving forward, AC Motors will organize itself into two distinct businesses-
The official launch is now only a few weeks away
Kia Philippines is poised to shake up the crossover segment with the upcoming launch of an affordable and promising new offering, the Stonic. Now that the vehicle's official unveiling draws near, let's do a quick rundown of what we know
Three variants are available, and prices top out at P1,288,000
Meet the Maxus G50, the newest addition to the Maxus Philippines lineup. Official local distributor AC Motors launched this new eight-seat MPV earlier today, and we're now here to take a closer look.The exterior is highlighted by a sleek
That’s not a typo
No, your eyes aren't growing weary from all the time you've been spending cooped up at home. That headline is no joke. From now until July 31, Kia Philippines is offering its small hatchback for a down payment of just
This covers all of Ayala’s car and motorcycle brands
Still thinking twice about driving to the casa to have your car serviced? Don't worry, we're sure you're not alone. This COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and it's understandable if you're still wary of heading
It’ll take on the likes of the Toyota Innova, Honda Mobilio, and Suzuki Ertiga
Activity in the local automotive industry has started to pick up as of late, and it looks like the coming months are set to become even busier. Maxus Philippines, for instance, is set to unveil another new nameplate within the year.The
These are also being used by FamilyDOC clinics to transport medical supplies
Add Volkswagen Philippines of AC Motors to the list of carmakers chipping in to help battle the COVID-19 outbreak.The company recently shared with us that on March 18, 2020, it provided three Volkswagen Crafter units to FamilyDOC of AC Health
A new brand is entering the market
It's official: Husqvarna Motorcycles will be manufactured and sold in the Philippine market in 2020. The brand will be handled by the Ayala Corporation, with Husqvarna units initially to be sold at several KTM dealerships across the country.The brand's
What’s it like after a P500,000 price drop?
This is the top-spec, seven-seat Kia Grand Carnival...except it's different from the top-spec, seven-seat Kia Grand Carnival you might've known before. Gone is its glorious V6 engine and joyous 276 horses-a victim of the
The brand’s arrival is in June
If you're planning to buy a brand-new ride for the family, you might want to hold off for a bit. Shanghai-based passenger and commercial vehicle manufacture Maxus is launching in the Philippines on June 5, 2019, and the G10-
It will be the first big bike to be manufactured in the country
Strike while the iron is hot, as the saying goes. Well, around two years since the start of its manufacturing operations, the Ayala-owned KTM assembly plant in Laguna Technopark has produced almost 10,000 units of the 200 and 390 Duke
Something for everyone
You're presented with two choices: Option A, you're left in a room with any car of your choosing for 24 hours. Option B, you get to mill about an art exhibit for an entire day-say Art Fair PH 2019,
Let the guessing game begin
Earlier this month, we reported that the Ayala Corporation, through its subsidiary AC Industrial Technology Holdings Inc. (AC Industrials), is now the distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines.The development finally ends months of uncertainty regarding the state of the Korean
After months of speculation
After months of speculation, it's finally official: The Ayala Corporation, through its subsidiary AC Industrial Technology Holdings Inc., is now the official local distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines.This was confirmed in a company disclosure posted in the Philippine
Ayala to acquire 65% of Columbian Autocar
Rumors have been swirling for months that the Ayala Group wants to acquire the local distribution rights to Kia. The company confirmed as much back in February. Now it seems that those talks are coming to fruition. Philstar reports that the conglomerate
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