Is the Hilux still the must-have pickup?
When consumers think of buying a brand-new pickup, chances are the Toyota Hilux ranks pretty high among their list of options. Not only is it produced by a trusted Japanese brand, the nameplate itself has been around since 1968, so its
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The Toyota GR Yaris and Honda Civic Type R are easily two of the feistiest hot hatches currently out in the open. They both look mean, handle superbly, and put out figures that easily dwarf those of their non-performance-oriented counterparts.
By combining professional driver instincts with automated driving technologies
Toyota is taking a different approach to developing safety features in its cars. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has revealed that it is now working with Stanford University's Dynamic Design Lab to "bring together the instincts of professional drivers and automated
Car sales took a big hit last year
Did you happen to buy a car last year? If yes, then a good pat on the back is in order, because you helped keep the local auto industry afloat during arguably the harshest downturn it's ever faced.According to data
We can’t wait to see these in action
The Toyota Gazoo Racing (GR) Yaris, even in its stock form, is easily one of the gnarliest-looking hatchbacks in recent memory. In full-on rally guise, though? The vehicle is downright menacing.The Japanese car manufacturer's performance wing has previewed
This is how you make a great hot hatch even greater
Litchfield has revealed it intends to do unholy things to one of the hot hatch hall of fame's newest entrants. It intends to begin upgrading and tuning the mighty Toyota GR Yaris."Litchfield hasn't experienced such strong customer anticipation for
Take note
It looks like Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is starting off 2021 the same way it did 2020: with quiet price hikes. TMP has officially bumped the prices of select variants of certain vehicles.First up is the Corolla Altis, which recently got
Could a Philippine launch be in the pipeline?
It's been almost a year since Toyota first unveiled the new Yaris Cross. Now, the Yaris-based crossover is finally making its way to the ASEAN market-specifically in Singapore.Toyota has yet to announce any details yet as of this
Did you know Merc could have gone with a four-pointed star?
Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer merged to form the Auto Union in 1932, the circles representing each of the four manufacturers coming together. There's a great story behind the Audi name-August Horch founded his eponymous car company in 1899, quitting
It’s not a passenger car, though
The Toyota Land Cruiser continues to be the gift that just keeps on giving. No, there's still no word regarding what to expect from the next-generation model-but what the Japanese carmaker has been working on in Australia may be
Is the king of subcompact sedans still worthy of its title?
I'm sure I'm not the only one who raised eyebrows when Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announced that another facelifted Vios was on its way here. It's a lot like the new Wigo: a facelift of a facelift.I wouldn'
We would pull the trigger on this beauty
The beauty of a vehicle will always be in the eye of its beholder. That shriveled rust bucket you pass in the empty lot across the neighborhood sari-sari store during your morning walk to the terminal? To you it might just
How does the base variant perform?
There are two types of people who enter a dealership: Those who immediately look at the top-spec offering and make their way down the lineup, and those who start with the base model to see where their budget will take them
A vehicle not intended to make sense
Well, here's a mashup we never thought we'd be around to see. Digital artists from the Flat Hat 3D Studio have gone ahead and fused the current-gen Toyota Supra with two of the wildest-looking cars to sprout up
This is called the C+pod, a small vehicle that can go 150km on one full charge
Well, it looks like Toyota didn't need to wait for 2021 to launch its ultra-compact battery electric vehicle after all. This, ladies and gents, is the new C+pod. Let's take a look.It stands 1,290mm wide and
Based on our Buyers’ Guide
The local car market took a pretty massive hit in 2020 on account of COVID-19. According to data collected by the ASEAN Automotive Federation, the Philippines was the second-worst performing region in terms of car sales from January to October
Do you think this should make its way over to our shores?
Toyota has shown us a handful of quirky little EV concepts over the years. While not all of them make it into production, some eventually do, and oftentimes they're exciting.The latest concept that's slated for a formal introduction next
So... is the GR Yaris up next?
Well, what do you know-it looks like our speculations were right yet again. Sort of. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has now officially launched the refreshed Yaris, the one we previously said might be arriving in 2021.We may have missed a
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