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GAC’s contender in the subcompact-crossover class is going for gold
When discussing the GS3's NCAP crash-safety results with a friend, he remarked that getting five stars is easy when you use a chassis from an established manufacturer. Fair point. But while GAC's Cross-Modular Platform Architecture (CMPA) was licensed
The interior looks pretty nice
The Philippine auto market has been relatively spoiled for choice since Chinese car manufacturers with some much-improved offerings began creeping into the country a couple of years ago. Not only did the influx of new brands give buyers a host of
We could always do with a little more space
The #vanlife isn't for everybody. You probably aren't going to want to live inside a moving vehicle if you easily get car sick or if you're the stingiest in the group when it comes to shelling out for gas
The changes will take effect on March 1, 2021
The Department of Trade and Industry's move to impose additional tariffs on vehicle imports is starting to take effect. Following Geely's announcement of an imminent price increase, GAC Motor has now confirmed that it will also be implementing SRP hikes
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.
That’s one way to ring in the Year of the Ox
So, how did you celebrate Chinese New Year last week? Opened up a box of tikoy, or perhaps lit up a few firecrackers? That's nice. If, however, you're one of the world's largest Chinese carmakers, chances are a snack
Prepare your wallets
Those of you who have been eyeing a Geely for your next car purchase might be in for a bit of a surprise when you visit the dealership.The Chinese car manufacturer has just announced that it will soon implement a price
In case you’ve considered checking the brand out
Planning to buy into the resurgence of Chinese car brands in the Philippines? Then Changan might be worth checking out. The company has a handful of new models available locally, including the Alsvin, CS35 Plus, and CS75 Plus, and they cost less
Courtesy of a 150kWh battery pack
Remember Nio? It's one of the better-known Chinese car manufacturers thanks to its moderately successful Formula E team and its EP9 hypercar, which once held the Nürburgring record for EVs. The company's posh electric SUVs sell well in
Ending 2020 on a high note
It appears Geely Philippines isn't done with dealership openings just yet.Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the Chinese carmaker's official Philippine distributor, has just opened yet another new dealership, this time in Imus, Cavite. This comes not long after the
The brand has big plans for the future
The past year's struggles aren't stopping Triesenburg Auto Corporation (TAC), JAC's official Philippine distributor, from pursuing its expansion plans in 2021.In a statement, the company announced that it is set to open three new dealerships-two of them
Have you check out this brand yet?
Geely has been one of the bigger surprises in the local auto industry over the past couple of years. Thanks to its models' relatively low price tags and features, the car manufacturer is slowly but surely establishing itself as a viable alternative
Might be worth a look
Another manufacturer is making its cars easier to buy this holiday season. This time around, it's Geely with the Coolray, Azkarra, and Okavango in partnership with BPI Family Savings Bank.The Chinese car company is currently offering the three vehicles with
Another affordable, tech-loaded seven-seater has entered the fray
Once upon a time Geely was like any other Chinese manufacturer in the Philippine market, but for all the wrong reasons. Its vehicles embodied the stigma that surrounded China cars at the time: They looked, smelled, and felt cheap. It was far
Definitely a car we want to try out
An electric-powered car that's about the size of a couple of balikbayan boxes? And with an equally minuscule 28,800 Chinese yuan (a smidge over P200,000) price tag to boot? The Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV sounds like something
Not a bad price point
It doesn't look like Geely Philippines will be changing its gameplan-undercutting more established rivals by a considerable margin-any time soon. We've learned the pricing of its upcoming seven-seat SUV, the Okavango, ahead of launch and it looks
Bring this here, please
The MG ZS and RX5 were relative surprises when they burst onto the local car scene over the last couple of years. A big part of this, of course, was their competitive pricing, but their looks had a lot to do with
Eight seats should be a thing for more MPVs
Last year, Maxus jumped into the Philippine market with the V80 and the G10. Both targeted buyers looking for an affordable ride with people-hauling capabilities, with the latter being a nine-passenger MPV featuring four captain's chairs and a 1.
Do you live nearby?
Residents of Cagayan de Oro will now find it easier to check out the Geely Coolray and Azkarra crossovers as the Chinese car manufacturer has opened a new dealership in the area.Geely Cagayan de Oro, which is under the management of
It’s not perfect, but it’ll do
At this point, there's very little sense in homing in on a new release's origins. The past two years have seen a handful of worthwhile newcomers hailing from the People's Republic, including the likes of the Geely Coolray and
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