Will this trend continue?
The local auto industry appears to be in a good place right now, all things considered.The latest numbers from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) are in, and local sales continue to rise
Bet you didn’t know there was a city named after the brand
Did you know that one of the biggest automotive brands today started out as a textiles machinery company? In 1924, Toyoda Sakichi invented the Toyoda Model G Automatic Loom and started his manufacturing company, Toyoda Automatic Loom Works.In 1933, the automobile
Four dealerships in one
One of the hassles in the car buying process is having to hop from one brand's dealership to another's. This is especially true for new car owners who have little to no idea what exactly it is they want to
Welcome to the fold
Chevrolet Philippines, formally called The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), recently welcomed the newest dealer principal in its still-growing dealer network. In a simple turnover ceremony, businessman Michael Aglipay and his wife Ginger Aglipay formally took over the Chevrolet Makati dealership
Customers are already dropping by
Well, that didn't take long at all. Kia Philippines immediately got business going at its newly-inaugurated Santo Tomas, Batangas dealership, with three customers immediately taking hold of their brand-new rides during the facility's opening.Kia Santo Tomas' first
Ready to serve down south
How many dealerships a car manufacturer has in a country isn't the only barometer for its brand's reach. You need to take into account where these facilities are located, too.Geely Philippines is now ready to cater to car buyers
Does dealership appearance matter to you?
Ultimately, the car buying experience boils down to what a brand's ride has to offer. You can't deny, though, that how the dealership experience is presented factors in, too. A poorly maintained showroom can raise a question mark or two
‘Under warranty pa naman’
Why is it that many car owners are quick to dismiss trips to the casa as a ripoff? Well, the answer is simple: There are plenty of horror stories going around-not just regarding pricing, but the overall quality of service and
Toyota’s subcompact crossover is one of the most anticipated releases of the year
We now live in the age of crossovers and SUVs. After you've felt the advantages of higher ground clearance and the versatility of a five-door cabin, it's hard to go back to low sedans-especially with the kind of
Good news for local residents
Just in time for the holidays, Toyota has opened its newest dealership located down south. Toyota Lucena City will serve Quezon Province, the sixth-largest in the country. It is also a gateway to growing provinces like Bicol and Rizal, and is
The highest recognition Nissan PH gives to its partners
It's been a good rebound year so far for Nissan Philippines (NPI), with the brand having launched four models in the Navara, Leaf, Terra, and Almera. Now, the carmaker is recognizing its partners who have played huge roles in NPI's
Expect the permanent location to be larger, though
Mazda owners, take note: If you're a Mazda Greenhills regular, the facility is moving to a temporary location along Connecticut Street in San Juan City.Thankfully, the new 1,500 square-meter showroom at 65 Connecticut Street is just a short
The facility is now open
Car buyers in Talisay, Cebu, will be glad to know that Ford's lineup of trucks and SUVs is now more accessible than ever following the opening of the brand's 50th dealership in the country.Ford Talisay, which is under the
And another one
Potential car buyers in Makati City-especially those that have a budget alternative in mind-now have another car brand to check out nearby, after Maxus Philippines opened the doors to a new dealership in Magallanes.Located along Osmeña Highway, Maxus
Number 41
It doesn't look like the COVID-19 pandemic will be coming to an end any time soon. But if you think this is going to keep local carmakers from expanding their dealership networks this year, you're wrong.One company that
The brand’s 47th facility in the country
It looks like Isuzu Philippines (IPC) is well on its way toward reaching its goal of 50 dealerships nationwide with yet another upcoming opening, this time in the Subic Bay area. The Japanese carmaker has announced that it is welcoming the Velocity
Would you buy a car online?
Making purchases digitally isn't just more cost-effective and convenient for consumers. Under current circumstances, it's clearly the much safer option as well. In the case of cars, though, viewing potential buys through a screen isn't going to replicate
And another one
To say the country isn't in an ideal economic position right now because of COVID-19 is kind of putting things lightly. If you thought this was going to stop carmakers from opening up shop all over the country, though, you
Planning to buy a Mitsu soon?
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) continues to expand its footprint up north, after the Japanese carmaker added Bluebird Motor Corporation to its list of local dealer partners.The company appointed Bluebird Motor Corporation as its newest dealer partner late last month, expressing confidence
Were you planning on dropping by?
Well, Metro Manila and several other areas have been placed back in enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The move comes as authorities grapple with yet another surge in COVID-19 cases ahead of the Holy Week holiday weekend.In line with this, several
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