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If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is
A new vehicle financing scheme offered by third-party entities has taken off in recent years, only to bog down as fast as its client base grows. They offer financing 'programs' that supposedly enable clients to acquire new vehicles at prices below
We get behind its wheel to find out
A good road trip car doesn't necessarily need to come equipped with a wide variety of convenience features or enough seats to fit a whole barkada.Frankly, most vehicles are perfectly viable provided you're only carrying one or two passengers.
The cutest way to fight fire
As kids, many aspired to one day get behind the wheel of a massive shiny red fire truck. This isn't that. It's better.What you're looking at is a 1996 Honda Acty Crawler fire truck. It's arguably the
Ladies, do you agree?
The world's top female motoring journalists have spoken. For 2023, the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) best 4x4 and pickup is the Ford Ranger.The American truck was voted this year's top pickup offering by a panel
It’s launching this weekend
The Nissan Terra is about to get some mild upgrades in the Philippine market.Nissan Philippines has just announced that it will be launching the new Sport variant of the midsize SUV this weekend. If you want to tune in, you can
The DTI hopes so
If this news pans out to be true, the local auto industry's manufacturing scene might soon get a major boost.According to new reports, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is urging Mitsubishi to bring its Xpander assembly operations
ESB Style does it again
Japanese tuners have done it again. This time, it's the Honda N-Van that's been Defender-fied.This absurd-looking cutie you see here is an N-Van with a Land Rover Defender's face plastered on it. It's
Is our market next?
Last year, we reported that India had refreshed the Suzuki S-Presso mini SUV and equipped it with a new 1.0-liter gasoline engine and additional features. Now, it appears these upgrades are trickling down to Southeast Asia, too.The 2023
Will this make it to PH?
No Suzuki Vitara? No problem-at least if the Japanese car manufacturer ever decides to bring the Grand Vitara over to our shores.By the way, the chances of that happening have just shot up. We say this because the crossover has
Should this be sold in PH?
Downsizing doesn't just have to be for private motorists, you know. There are plenty of small businesses out there that needn't rely on anything bigger than a kei car for their transportation needs.With this in mind, something like the
HBO's The Last of Us adaptation is arguably the hottest thing on streaming at the moment.The show, which is based on the hit Sony PlayStation video game franchise, drew a record 4.7 million viewers in its season premiere-good
Would this work in PH?
The Toyota Lite Ace is arguably the most flexible light commercial vehicle available in the local market today. While it isn't a passenger car from the get-go, Atoy Customs has already shown it can be modified to fit the purpose
Goodbye, friend
Audi has dropped a new high-spec, limited edition TT. But there's bad news, because this is not just to celebrate 25 years. It's called the TT Final Edition and it's here to mark the end
by Cat Dow
Could this take on the Vios?
Late last year, we brought up the idea of the 2023 Chevrolet Aveo potentially taking on the Toyota Vios locally. There was just one problem: At the time, only images of the hatchback were made available and we were still in the
We really hope this arrives in PH
Size isn't the only thing the 2023 Honda WR-V has in common with its Toyota-bred rival, the Raize. Both vehicles are apparently also very safe, too.The Honda WR-V recently underwent ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (ASEAN NCAP)
Planning to buy a brand-new Honda Civic? If this is the case, we hope you weren't planning on buying the entry-level variant.We say this because the Civic 1.5 S Turbo CVT and its P1,368,000 price
What could this be?
The Toyota Raize's biggest draw is its size. SUV-ish styling combined with a city-friendly form factor and decent ride height? Consumers treated the package like a match made in heaven. But what if the Raize grew slightly bigger?We
Another mall showroom
In case you missed it, Geely had a very impressive 2022 in the Philippines sales-wise. Yes, it helps that the Chinese car brand's offerings are pretty enticing-but a big part of the company's local success is owed to
Will this be sustained
The local auto industry doesn't appear to show any signs of slowing down after having recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022.According to data provided by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (
We knew as far back as December 2022 that the all-new Hyundai Kona looks good. But as for performance? Not much was revealed at the time. This is no longer the case.The 2023 Hyundai Kona has finally appeared on the
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