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The facility will produce ASEAN-specific SUVs, MPVs, sedans, and possibly EVs
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
Unveiled in Indonesia
Honda teased the world last month with sketches that showed a new crossover for the Asian market. Well, that model has finally been revealed in the metal at the ongoing Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show.The BR-V is a crossover that,
Show to run until August 30
Admit it: When you think of Indonesia, the image that flashes on your mind is the beautiful island of Bali where you can Eat, Pray, Love. Or maybe it reminds you of the Komodo dragon. But this neighbor of ours, which also
Which vehicle should represent PH?
If you've been to another Asian country lately and wondered why your Facebook and Instagram posts were so painless while you were there, wonder no more: It's because the Internet speed there is way faster than the pathetic connectivity rate
Which ones would you like to see in PH?
With a floor area of over 83,000sqm, the 2014 Indonesia International Motor Show is huge. And as with any car show that counts manufacturers and distributors as exhibitors, vehicle sales play a massive part in the 10-day event. For this
To open on same date as PIMS
The 2014 Indonesia International Motor Show is scheduled to open its doors on September 18--on exactly the same day the Philippine International Motor Show is opening to the public. To be staged at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, the show will
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