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“A good rule of thumb: Assume anyone riding with you to be infectious”
There are universal standard precautions for personally protecting yourself from contagious diseases depending on the mode of transmission. For most infectious diseases, direct contact is a common way of getting it. This means staying in an enclosed space, like inside a car,
Is it now more desirable than the previous version?
The previous Suzuki Dzire was a delightfully weird car built to exploit Indian-market tax breaks for sub-four-meter sedans. It drove better than it had any right to, thanks to Swift-based roots, but decent dynamics couldn't balance out
The brand’s fourth dealership in Mindanao
Geely's dealer-network expansion in the country has been moving along at a pretty steady clip. A couple of weeks back, its showroom in Baliuag, Bulacan, began operations. Now, local distributor Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) has opened another one: Geely
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
Still a Jaguar at heart, despite being an SUV
It's been a long time since I've driven a Jag, the last being the original F-Type R-a rear-drive supercharged sports car that would attempt to introduce you to the nearest tree the moment you so much as
“You shouldn’t need a law to convince you that child safety is important”
Lost in the scandal over the private motor vehicle inspection centers over the past month is the less contentious but just as overblown scandal over the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act-a law we've been reporting about for four years.
“The problem is that there isn’t much local manufacturing left to save”
It was shocking news to wake up to, on the first work week of the year, when the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced that it would be slapping an additional P70,000-P110,000 bond on imported vehicles to preserve
In Cavite, Palawan, Negros Occidental, and Bohol
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the various quarantine measures implemented in the country, Caltex has managed to expand its retail network, opening 15 new stations so far this year. The latest five among these are located in Trece Martires, Cavite; Puerto
Good times
The recently opened Nangalisan/Asin Road that snakes up to Baguio City is not for the faint of heart. It is tight and twisty, with ditches that line narrow sections. If you aren't careful, some corner exits are dotted with loose
What was your favorite moment?
Last February 28, 2020, Netflix finally dropped Season 2 of its hugely popular TV series, Formula 1: Drive to Survive. This season chronicles the highs and lows of Formula 1 teams, drivers, and even their families during the 2019 Formula 1 season.
A Toyota through and through
Despite its global leadership in hybrid technology, Toyota has had a hard time selling its hybrids here. Even with a 50% excise tax break under the TRAIN law, the P2.4 million Prius is a hard sell. The Thai-built Corolla Hybrid,
The MPV to beat
It's exceedingly hot under the noonday sun, out here surrounded by towering stacks of shipping containers at Mitsubishi Motors PH's new stockyard. In the six years since the Japanese automaker moved into its new South Luzon production facility, it has
It’s time to clear the issue
We've all heard somebody say it. Maybe it was the person who taught you how to drive. Maybe it was a friend; and this is what they probably said: "If you're driving a vehicle and you hit a pedestrian, you
The longest between an automotive brand and a watchmaker
Bentley and Breitling have simultaneously launched the Continental GTC Mulliner and the Breitling Premier Bentley Mulliner Limited Edition to celebrate their 17-year partnership that officially began in 2003, when the automotive brand commissioned the watchmaker to craft a dashboard clock befitting
We render the upcoming Bronco and list down some of the latest news and rumors
Its been over three years since Ford announced the Bronco's return. In that period, the Dearborn-based carmaker presented a teaser showing the silhouette of a draped Bronco, unveiled and raced its Bronco R Baja race prototype that showed hints of
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
We call it the ZR-V, which stands for Zippy Runabout Vehicle
One of Honda's popular models in its local lineup is the BR-V. It's basically the seven-seat SUV version of the Mobilio, which in turn is the MPV version of the Brio hatchback. So, what if Honda decided to
There are many good deals out there
Not everyone buys brand-new cars. In fact, most car enthusiasts prefer to buy used cars. The primary reason: Used cars are less expensive. The moment a brand-new car rolls out of the dealer's lot, it's a used car
This model has a serious off-road pedigree
Around 15 years ago, for the second article I wrote for Top Gear PH, I had the opportunity to test-drive the manual variant of the previous-generation Suzuki Jimny. I remember saying it was quite fun to drive on the highway-
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