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This means the EV giant may soon be having operations in ASEAN
Could it be arriving in the Philippines, too?
Have you been waiting for the Nissan Magnite to finally land in the ASEAN market, too? Well, it appears our speculations from a week ago were right, as Nissan has now officially launched the new subcompact crossover in Indonesia.Now, we've
Are we getting this?
Back in October, Nissan captured the attention of budget-minded buyers everywhere with the release of the Magnite in India. At the time, we said the tiny crossover looked like a perfect fit for Philippine roads on account of its incredibly compact
When will this arrive in PH?
It looks like 2020 is shaping up to be a big year for Toyota Motor Philippines despite the COVID-19 pandemic.First, it was the launch of the refreshed Toyota Vios. The Hilux followed not too long after, and right now we'
Would you ride something like this?
The Vespa isn't just a scooter. Here in the Philippines, it's a status symbol and, in some ways, a luxury brand. People want one not just as a means for getting around, but for its signature style and Italian roots,
Do you think these upgrades push the Xpander ahead of the competition?
It seems like only yesterday that the Philippines was gearing up for the Mitsubishi Xpander's arrival-now, other markets are already giving the hugely popular seven-seater an update.In Indonesia, the Japanese car manufacturer has upgraded this hot-selling MPV
The facility will produce ASEAN-specific SUVs, MPVs, sedans, and possibly EVs
Hyundai is investing big in the ASEAN market, with the Korean carmaker announcing this week that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government to build a manufacturing plant in Kota Deltamas, located east of Jakarta.The new facility,
The facelifted model is now available in Indonesia
The Honda BR-V's arrival in the Philippines a few years ago ushered in the ongoing era of SUV/MPV mashups. Since then, rivals like the Toyota Rush and the Mitsubishi Xpander have joined its ranks, perhaps filling the void left
It has happened in other ASEAN cities
So, about that driver-only rush hour ban on EDSA: You don't think Metro Manila's the only city to have given such a policy a shot, do you? Because it's happened in other countries in the past already--including
It's been on sale in that market since last year
The Mitsubishi Xpander might be new for our market, but it's been around in Indonesia since August last year. So it's had a lot more time to make an impact over there. It also seems that it's made quite
Are we next?
Southeast Asian markets are suckers for seven-seater SUVs. Maybe it's because our region deals with problems like bumpy roads, traffic jams, and natural disasters on a regular basis. When you consider those factors, it shouldn't be surprising
Part of its ASEAN expansion
Most of you probably know that a majority of our cars are manufactured in Thailand. Now, some of our Mitsubishi vehicles could also come from Indonesia. As part of its ASEAN expansion (which includes our local plant for the Mirage), the Japanese
Ford to pull out of Japan, Indonesia
Ford Motor Company has announced that it will withdraw from the Japanese and Indonesian markets later this year. According to Ford's president of Asia Pacific David Schoch, it was a difficult decision to end operations in the two markets.He pointed
You know what this means
Earlier this month, Toyota unveiled the second-generation Innova. The hot-selling multipurpose vehicle now boasts a more premium feel, with equally upscale features and a design that seems more crossover than MPV.After barely two weeks of waiting, the Japanese car
And we like what we see
Back in 2004, Japanese carmaker Toyota introduced a brilliant way of designing and manufacturing its commercial vehicles (read: SUV, pickup and MPV), employing a single platform called IMV (Innovative International Multipurpose Vehicle), upon which three different models would be based. Those three
Meeting the not-so-little car that could
If you think the Mini Cooper is a hoot to drive, wait till you try the Mini John Cooper Works. We had the chance to get behind its wheel in Indonesia a few weeks ago, and it certainly lived up to its
One of them is made in Indonesia
We're sorry to break this to you, Doug Kramer. Your Isuzu MU-X is, um, cute, not badass.The most badass vehicles we've recently seen are those from the 2015 Indonesia International Motor Show's Military Zone. Introduced for the
Spotted at Indonesia Int'l Motor Show
Aptly named after an Indonesian endemic lizard so large it's also called a dragon, this vehicle proudly wore its country's flag at this year's Indonesia International Motor Show. Like the popular reptile found on some of the archipelago's
Check out that big front grille
As you know, we flew to Jakarta last week to cover the Indonesia International Motor Show. Running parallel with the IIMS is another motoring event, the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show--kind of like the dichotomy between our very own Manila International
How do they compare to Pinays?
Automotive event organizers know fully well that the formula to a successful motor show includes a sprinkling of female beauty. And so, the ongoing 23rd iteration of the Indonesia International Motor Show is not only packed with motoring pulchritude (read: LaFerrari), it
While attending country's motor show
With a population of more than 200 million people, Indonesia is a country whose automotive market has huge potential. And the directors of Dyandra Promosindo, the organizer of the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS), hope to further fuel the passion for cars
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