Moden trucks are something to behold
Yes, we write mostly about cars here at Top Gear Philippines. But given the chance, we'd definitely want a crack at being behind the wheel of something heavier with a couple of thousand newton meters of torque-something like this baby
In case you need to move cargo instead of passengers
Small cars and tons of cargo aren't usually a recipe for success. Sure, once in a while you might find yourself forced to pack a subcompact car to the brim just to make do. But it isn't an ideal solution.
MAN Automotive Concessionaires has officially launched the new CV lineup
A bunch of new Volkswagens has just landed here in the Philippines. But no, neither the new Golf nor Polo are part of the new arrivals. In fact, the new Volkswagens are all commercial vehicles from the VW Truck and Bus lineup.
In need of a workhorse?
Suzuki Philippines is making the Carry-one of the staples in the country's light commercial vehicle segment-a very enticing buy for small businesses this year.From now until December 31, 2022, the Japanese manufacturer is throwing in three years or
“It’s a working vehicle, and a damn good one”
I'm driving a box van across a muddy field in hot, muggy weather, mud sloshing past the wheels as we crawl across ditches that would strand a lesser van. Most other times, I'd be worried about having to get out
Attention, business owners
Hauling goods from one point to another within our road system can be tiring work. If you're a business owner looking to make life easier for yourself or your drivers, Hino Motors Philippines' (HMP) latest entry into the market might be
To be unveiled early in 2022
In 2019, Wataru Kato graced the car world with the Liberty Walk tractor. Sure, the thing was pretty much just a regular old tractor with an absurd wing and stainless steel exhaust attached to it, but you had to give props to
It gets an automated manual transmission
When it comes to commercial trucks, utility and performance are the main factors to consider. Any convenience features or creature comforts are pretty much just bonuses. Isuzu, though, is making ease of use one of the key selling points of its latest
Usage will be limited as the DPWH conducts repairs and rehabilitation
Important news for all drivers and operators of commercial vehicles: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that the Nagtahan Flyover in Manila City will be off-limits to trucks for seven months starting today.The Department of Public Works and
The commercial vehicle gets both styling tweaks and mechanical upgrades
An updated commercial vehicle from Fuso Philippines has just landed in our market: the all-new six-wheeler Canter. For all of you business owners currently in the market for a new workhorse, you might want to check this out.The new
The van that can
Once upon a time, the Mitsubishi L300 FB was the de facto choice for moving cargo and people. Sure, other trucks came before it, like the Tamaraw, the Fiera, the Anfra, and even Mitsubishi's own Cimarron. But in the turbulent years
Over in Thailand, they’re already being tested
Electric vehicles already have somewhat of a presence here in the Philippine auto industry, thanks to recent introductions like the Nissan Leaf and Porsche Taycan. They're definitely around, but we figure it's still going to be a bit of a
Planning to drop by?
Most motorists are probably familiar with Hyundai because of offerings like the Starex, Tucson, and Accent. But besides being one of the biggest names in the local passenger car scene, the South Korean carmaker has a sizeable trucks and buses business, too.
Developed with help from the US Department of Defense
It's no secret that Internet quality and service here in the Philippines leave much to be desired. For the majority of us, a connection around these parts is about as reliable as a mid-2000s Chinese car-you can expect it
You’ll be surprised at some of the cars that made this list
Do you ever come across a price list that just breaks your heart and makes you think "man, if this thing was maybe just a little bit cheaper, I might be able to actually consider it?" Yeah, you're not alone there,
Deals on the Universe and the County are available
Hyundai Asia Resources (HARI) is offering some massive discounts this month, but this time for its commercial-vehicle lineup. For those in the market for large people-haulers, this is something you might want to take a look at.From today until
More commercial vans and trucks should have this
If you've ever been behind the wheel of a commercial van or truck, you'll know keeping tabs on your surroundings can be a chore. This isn't just because these vehicles are considerably larger than the average subcompact sedan or
The strategic alliance is now officially operational
Back in December 2019, prominent truck manufacturers Isuzu and Volvo confirmed they will be forming a strategic alliance that will result in the joint development of heavy-duty vehicles. Now, the two companies have made some big steps toward the next phase
The three companies have just inked a new partnership
Huge news for the automotive industry: Toyota, Isuzu, and Hino have just inked a new partnership aimed at jointly developing battery and fuel-cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs), autonomous driving technologies, and electronic platforms for commercial vehicles.Through the new partnership,
The truck can now be had with a six-speed automatic gearbox
Hino Motors Philippines has launched its first model for 2021: the all-new Hino 300 Series. This is the latest addition to the manufacturer's local light-duty truck lineup. Let's take a look.The new truck gets a few changes
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