How is your car brand doing this year?
The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) numbers for the first half of 2019 are in...and it's a mixed bag.Industry sales are up by 1.46% compared to the same period in 2018, but a few segments
Clue: A lot
It looks like the Toyota Vios is our country's King of Cars so far in 2019-at least according to figures provided by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc.(CAMPI).Can you guess how many Vios units Toyota
Were you a buyer?
The Ertiga, Celerio, and Dzire are Suzuki's best-selling cars in the Philippines for the first quarter of 2019.According to Suzuki Philippines (SPH), its consistent sales growth is good enough for sixth place among Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the
March was a huge month
Nissan Philippines continues its rise up the local automotive industry's totem pole.The Japanese car manufacturer has announced that it has closed the last fiscal year with an impressive 58.5% growth in March 2019. Nissan, now third sales-wise among
Can you guess how many units it sold?
Average motorists know Isuzu for the D-Max, the MU-X, and the recently discontinued Crosswind. These vehicles are commonplace on Philippine roads, so naturally, we're more than familiar with them.For captains of industry and business folk, however, the Japanese
A full-motion driving simulator awaits
Make some noise because we're only one day away from the opening of the 2018 CAMPI Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City. This massive event, hosted by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers
With the theme 'Future Mobility'
Ready for a slew of new cars, cool concepts, and all the newest automotive merch? If so, then you should check out the upcoming Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS). The bi-annual event is back for its seventh edition.This time around,
No surprises here
To confirm what we all saw coming, fewer people are buying new cars this year versus in 2017, due to higher excise taxes, rising inflation, and increasing fuel prices.As of June 2018, Philippine vehicle sales have hit an industry total of
Probably fueled by excise tax fears
If local carmakers are apprehensive about the possible excise tax increase, they must get a little comfort in the fact that they're raking it in now.According to the combined reports of the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) and
It depends on who you ask
Unless you've been living under a rock, you should be aware that there is an ongoing proposal to increase the excise taxes on cars sold in the Philippines. We've already shared with you how this proposal could affect vehicle prices.
Sales grew by 76%
Once the Top Gear PH team settled back in to work after the holidays, the one word that we kept hearing from local car distributors was "more." One press release after another from different carmakers showed a lot of impressive numbers. A
It's been a fast rise
One look out the window during your daily drive or commute can already tell you a lot about the recent growth of the Philippine automotive industry. Right now, there are more vehicles (and owners to go with them) on the road than
An impressive year for the industry
We want to start with an explanation. You should be reading this sales report more than a year ago, and much more frequently. Well, somewhere along the line, it became more difficult procuring the numbers needed to compile a monthly report.As
Sees 'clearer direction' from gov't
On Tuesday, we reported that President Aquino had finally signed the implementation of the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy, a government program meant to spur the growth of car manufacturing in the country. The government plans to achieve this by providing incentives to
Expects to make PH a carmaking hub
The President has more good news to announce when he delivers his State of the Nation Address later this month: He has finally signed an Executive Order to implement the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (or CARS) program, the most tangible result of
More reasons to catch the event
While Toyota and Mitsubishi didn't reveal anything brand-new or groundbreaking at the 5th Philippine International Motor Show, they took a page from their rich heritage and looked to the future (Toyota's Fun-Vii Concept) and to the past (Mitsubishi'
Do not miss these vehicle displays
Make sure you wear comfortable shoes when you visit the 5th Philippine International Motor Show, which is open until this Sunday (September 21). Each booth has something interesting on display--and that excludes the after-sales and technology pavilion.So, we round
It's only a couple of weeks away
With the opening of the 2014 Philippine International Motor Show just two weeks away--on September 18 to be exact--members of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, the show's organizer, have begun announcing what vehicles they will be
Happening on September 18-21
Who's excited for the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines' (CAMPI) biennial motor show? Happening on September 18-21 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, the 5th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) will highlight the growth of the
Happening on September 18-21
We've revealed the official logo and slogan for the 5th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) happening on September 18-21 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Today, we share with you the things you can expect to see at
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