A lot of work goes into this truck
You all know the Ford Ranger. It is, after all, one of the hottest-selling trucks in the country. But do you really know the Ranger?What we mean is, are you familiar with this pickup outside of the spec sheets, reviews,
Global chip supply is only expected to stabilize by Q2 of 2022
The automotive industry continues to feel the impact of the global chip shortage. According to a report by Bloomberg, IHS Markit expects the crisis to reduce worldwide car production by as many as 7.1 million units this year."In the third
The company is set to temporarily suspend operations of two manufacturing plants
Toyota recently had to hit the brakes on its production in Thailand as the new Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads further across the country. Now, the carmaker is set to temporarily suspend operations of two of its other plants, this time
A massive milestone for the brand
Subaru has just marked a massive milestone: The Japanese carmaker has officially produced 20 million all-wheel-drive vehicles.This achievement comes 49 years after Subaru launched the Leone 4WD Estate Van, the first-ever mass-produced AWD passenger car in Japan.
You’ll soon be able to commission a one-off body on a modern Rolls-Royce chassis
As you can tell from the images here, Rolls-Royce and coachbuilding go together like strawberries and sunburn in South West London.Of course, that's mainly because coachbuilding was at its zenith before mass production became a thing. In the first
Designed to help out humans, not replace them. So we’re told
Robots can charge cars. Robots can sell cars. Robots can even design BMW art cars. And robots will soon build Spanish crossovers, too. Of course, robots in car factories are nothing new. But Seat's new EffiBots are starting to do some
You either adapt or face obsolescence
Deep inside the German car companies, something very big indeed is shifting. Inside five years, they'll drastically reconfigure how they design, develop, build, and sell.I'd love to tell you what sort of cars this means we'll get, but
The milestone unit is the Triton, also known as the Strada
Mitsubishi has just achieved a huge production milestone with Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (MMTh) announcing that it has officially produced its six millionth unit.Coincidentally, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is also celebrating its 60th year in business in Thailand in 2021. It reached
They’re also being prioritized for vaccination
Just how serious is the ongoing global automotive chip shortage? In South Korea, those working to procure auto chips are being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination and will no longer be required to undergo quarantine.According to a recent report by Nikkei
The country is actually lowering taxes instead of raising them
Earlier this year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) left automakers scratching their heads in frustration after imposing a P70,000-P110,000 per unit cash bond on vehicle imports.The hope is that this safeguard will help even the playing
COVID has affected supply chains
The automotive industry's sales situation during the pandemic is more complicated than it looks. For example, a drop in sales isn't as simple as uncertain buyers or less spending power. You have supply chains to take into account, too, and
The company wants to boost the production of its Silverton plant in South Africa
The Ranger is arguably one of Ford's most popular nameplates. Not just in the Philippines, but in other markets as well. Ford wants to further build on this, as it has now made a big investment to boost its global Ranger
The industry takes yet another hit
The local car manufacturing industry has taken another hit today, as Nissan has announced that it will be ceasing its assembly operations in Santa Rosa, Laguna in March 2021. This news comes following the expiration of Nissan Philippines' (NPI) contract with Univation
That was quick
India is a motorcycle country, but that doesn't mean a hell of a lot of people over there aren't buying cars. Case in point? One Suzuki manufacturing plant in the country managed to hit the one million vehicles produced milestone
A milestone reached in six years
MG is no longer a brand you can scoff at. If the pleasantly surprising quality of its cars and the number of them plying Philippine roads isn't enough to convince you of this, maybe the brand's regional production figures will
The plant will be called ‘Factory Zero’
The electrified Hummer and the Cadillac Lyriq-these are just two of the vehicles that indicate General Motors' shift to electrification is in full swing. Now, the carmaker takes another step toward that electrified future with the official announcement that its Detroit-
Local operations have been hit pretty hard
Yesterday, the Toyota Motor Corporation gave the public a look at its 2020 global sales figures. While the COVID-19 pandemic (which is still ongoing) has been rough on the auto giant, the carmaker already appears to be on the right track,
After 84 years
Most cars are replaced after six or seven years. Occasionally, the chassis that underpins them will continue for another generation or two. But Morgan's definition of 'another generation or two' is predictably different to everyone else's.And so we see
It’s the brand’s first-ever SUV
This is it. More than half a decade after the vehicle was given the green light, the DBX-Aston Martin's first-ever SUV-has rolled off the production floor.The inaugural unit of the DBX was manufactured at the luxury carmaker'
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