Here’s a compilation of all the official advisories
Carmakers will soon start returning security deposits in light of the Department of Trade Industry's (DTI) decision to remove the safeguard duties on imported vehicles.In addition to Toyota Motor Philippines' and Nissan Philippines' recent announcements, other manufacturers have also released
Recent customers are entitled to rebates, too
Interested in the 2021 Navara? Well, Nissan Philippines has some very good news for you in light of the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) order to halt the imposition of safeguard duties on imported vehicles.The carmaker has just announced
Dealers will contact concerned customers regarding the refunds
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) finally pulled the plug on its safeguard measures earlier this week. This means carmakers no longer have to charge customers extra with every car purchase, and that should be good news for those of you
It’s almost final
The local auto industry's car import safeguard saga appears to be coming to a close.According to a recent report by the Manila Bulletin, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has already signed an order halting the imposition
What do you think of the commission’s findings?
Good news for local car importers: The Philippine Tariff Commission has just concluded its investigation into the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) safeguards on imported motor vehicles and is recommending that the measure should not be implemented.The DTI began
Will the stricter measures improve safety for riders and all road users?
Senator Manny Pacquiao recently filed Senate Bill 2263, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Rights and Safety Act of 2021.The proposed bill aims to "recognize, protect, and promote the rights of motorcycle owners and users to proper standards of ownership and use,
That applies for both car and motorcycle dealers
Forcing car or motorcycle buyers to purchase their preferred vehicles via financing has been a common practice among dealerships for quite some time now. And sadly, it's become even more prevalent in recent years, especially among motorcycle dealers.We bring with
A total of 20,702 vehicles were sold
The local automotive industry is still trying to get back on its feet this year. Unfortunately, after seeing some slight improvements in February, the industry has now posted significantly lower sales figures for March.According to data from the Chamber of Automotive
An executive order may be issued in June, says the DTI
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) and Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) may soon breathe a sigh of relief, as the Inter-Agency Committee (IAC) on Automotive Industry Development is expected to issue an executive order (EO) in a few months extending the Comprehensive Automotive
The license can wait
The driver's license you're working on is going to have to wait.According to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) secretary Ramon Lopez, driving schools-among other non-essential establishments-will be closed until April 4 (Easter Sunday), due to
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Another carmaker has made some changes to cope with the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) provisional safeguard duties on vehicle imports. Mazda Philippines has just announced that it has already begun collecting security deposits for purchases of select vehicles.Since
But the effects of DTI’s safeguard measures are yet to be seen
The local auto industry's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will be anything but easy. So far, however, the numbers indicate that this bounce-back year is off to a promising start.Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) data
Stocks are projected to cover all customer purchases in March
Carmakers have had to make some big decisions to cope with the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) new safeguard bonds on vehicle imports. Companies such as Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, Isuzu, and Ford have all had to adjust their prices or
The country is actually lowering taxes instead of raising them
Earlier this year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) left automakers scratching their heads in frustration after imposing a P70,000-P110,000 per unit cash bond on vehicle imports.The hope is that this safeguard will help even the playing
Purchases of brand-new Civic and HR-V units will also require deposits
Another Japanese carmaker has announced that it will make some changes to cope with the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) safeguard duties on vehicle imports. Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) confirmed in a recent announcement that it will begin the collection
This will apply to the Montero Sport, the Strada, and the Xpander
One by one, automakers are starting to impose either additional cash deposits or outright price increases in light of the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) safeguard duties on vehicle imports. The latest carmaker to announce a few changes is Mitsubishi
Were you planning to buy one?
Ford Philippines is the latest local car manufacturer to raise prices because of the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) new car-import safeguard duties.Only the Ford Ranger and Territory are affected by this move-a handful of variants for
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