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The brand is also shifting its focus to online sales
Loyal Volvo customers might have some adjusting to do if they plan on sticking with the brand in the future.The Swedish car manufacturer has announced that it is fully transitioning into an electric car manufacturer, and that all its offerings will
Uh oh
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) isn't done tinkering with its imposition of safeguard duties on car imports just yet.The government agency has further narrowed down its list of countries exempted from its provisional safeguard duties on passenger cars
Will hybrids catch on in the PH one day, too?
Hybrids have a long way to go before they come anywhere near catching up with regular internal-combustion cars in the Philippines. Sure, carmakers are able to move a unit here and there, but overall sales are microscopic compared to traditionally powered
More than 112,000 units sold
Remember the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV? You know, the ultra-compact electric China car that, at just 28,800 Chinese yuan (slightly over P200,000), costs a fraction of what anything else on the market goes for? Well, it's selling.
This also marks IPC’s 22nd straight year as the top seller of light-duty trucks
It looks like Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) had one heck of a year in 2020 in spite of the pandemic. The Japanese marque exhibited quick recovery in the second half of the year and eventually finished it off as the country's
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
This wasn’t the case for India, though
Car sales took a big hit in Southeast Asia last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And yes, water is wet.According to a report by Nikkei Asia, sales in the region dropped by 29% as COVID-19 wreaked havoc across
Sell a car, plant 10 trees, repeat
A carmaker plants 10 trees for every vehicle it sells. How does that deal sound to you? There's a chance this will soon be mandatory, as a bill stating exactly that has just been filed in Congress.House Bill No. 8337-
It overtook Volkswagen in sales in 2020
In spite of Toyota's global sales falling in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the carmaker still closed off the year strong. As a matter of fact, for the first time in five years, Toyota is back as the world'
China was a different story, though
Not even Toyota was spared from the economic impact brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.The Japanese car manufacturer has revealed that its global sales fell by 10.5% year-on-year in 2020, with total a total of 9,528,
The Ertiga, the Carry, and the S-Presso were the biggest sales drivers
Suzuki Philippines (SPH) has posted strong figures over the past few years, as it ended both 2018 and 2019 with significant year-on-year growth. However, as with all carmakers across the globe, its progress last year was derailed by the COVID-
Ford also sold 1,925 Territory units last year
It looks like 2020 wasn't that bad for Ford Philippines. The carmaker has recently shared that it closed out the past year with the Ranger finishing as the top-selling 4x4 pickup in the industry.Ford reportedly sold a total of
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
Considering the pandemic, that’s a lot of Lambos
Despite the COVID-19 crisis, 2020 was still pretty good for Lamborghini.The Italian carmaker delivered 7,430 cars across the globe last year, reflecting only a 9% decrease from the year prior. This slight drop is attributed to the production shutdown
Porsche’s first all-electric offering sold just over 20,000 units
We don't need to tell you all the reasons 2020 was a fairly troublesome one for those in the business of selling cars. Given the circumstances, Porsche's total sales output of 272,162 cars last year ain't bad at
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines reported 47 Pajero units sold in December
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) is yet another carmaker that saw some growth heading toward the end of 2020. The year may have been abysmal for car sales, but at least the industry is starting its recovery.MMPC recently shared its sales figures
See how the world of motoring has fared in the first few days of 2021
It remains the best-selling Chinese brand for the fourth year in a row
The pandemic notwithstanding, 2020 was a pretty big year for Geely. In addition to all the big launches that the Chinese carmaker held last year, it also sold 1,320,217 across the globe, which exceeded the company's revised annual target.
Likens move to ‘pulling the rug from under the auto sector’
Yesterday, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced the implementation of provisional safeguard duties on car imports in the Philippines. The measure comes in the form of cash bonds amounting to P70,000 per unit for passenger cars, and P110,000
Commercial vehicles are expected to comprise the bulk of total sales
The automotive industry, just like every other industry, took a massive hit from this COVID-19 pandemic. Several carmakers all over the globe have suffered record losses throughout the year, and local manufacturers are no exception.But the PH automotive industry has
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