Desperate times call for desperate measures
Siphoning fuel is the act of manually (or orally, rather) emptying the contents of your car's fuel tank using your mouth, a plastic tube, and the power of suction and gravity.Before you guys get any ideas, we're discussing this
Uh-oh
So it looks like next year's oil price hike might still be a go.According to a report by GMA News, the Duterte administration's economic advisers have done a 180 on its recommendation to suspend the increase of excise taxes
Sweet relief
If you gassed up this morning, you may have noticed that the prices at the pumps are a little easier to swallow than they've been in the past few weeks. That's because today marks the first day that local oil
A steep price to pay
It looks like Audi is finally owning up to its role in 'Dieselgate.' Volkswagen's luxury-car division has finally agreed to pay a hefty fine amounting to €800 million (over P49 billion) to resolve civil claims stemming from its involvement in
Thank you
Could the country's fuel price woes be coming to an end? If a new resolution filed in the Philippine Senate pushes through, they just might.Minority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon and Senators Francis Pangilinan, Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros, Antonio Trillanes,
It's a 'global situation'
Fuel costs are skyrocketing, and naturally, Filipino motorists are looking for the easiest entity to blame. Obviously, that's the government: the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Finance's Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) Law.
How does an electric Isuzu sound to you?
Two of the biggest names in diesel have just announced a new, long-term partnership. This time, they're looking outside of traditional oil-burners, too. Isuzu and Cummins are collaborating to tackle a "once-in-a-century innovation" head-on:
We certainly hope so
Has anyone else been feeling depressed lately after a trip to the gas station? These fuel prices are a major pain already, and they don't look like they'll stop going up any time soon.Thankfully, the government is
When will it stop?
Can gas prices get any higher? According to a report by GMA News Online, the answer is yes. In fact, the news agency reported that price hikes for gas, diesel and kerosene already took effect at 6am today-the eighth consecutive week
Top Gear PH's observations through the years
This is what the Top Gear PH has said about the venerable Hyundai Accent through the years. Here's a quick breakdown of our observations from our reviews. Compared to Hyundai's own 1,400cc Accent sedan, which is also available
Surprise, surprise
Another carmaker's diesel lineup is biting the big one. This time, it's Porsche, which has just announced that it is cleaning up its act and doing away with its oil-burning offerings."Porsche has not had a diesel
Is this a bad move?
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has some pretty strong words for the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding its order to offer Euro 2 fuels again.In a statement released earlier today, the DOTr called DOE Department Order No. 002018-08-0012--
Moderation is key
There really is no sorcery behind saving fuel, as it is all science and all it takes is a good dose of common sense. As car guys, we love to give our rides a good thrashing, but seeing the fuel gauge drop
Ride height is crucial
Dear Top Gear,My parents-due to age and health-now have a harder time getting in and out of a vehicle. Our sedan requires more lifting (from the knees) when alighting, while our SUV requires more climbing (with the arms) when
Be familiar with your engine
If you drive a diesel vehicle, the quality of the fuel you put into your tank should be of concern to you. Aside from being maintained well, any engine must be supplied with clean, high-quality fuel, and a diesel engine is
Here's why the RZ4E makes sense
We got to chat with Isuzu Philippines' division manager for marketing and sales Joseph Bautista during the launch of the 1.9-liter RZ4E Blue Power turbodiesel engine that is now available in the MU-X SUV and soon, the D-Max
It claims 34km/L
Which Honda Civic is this?It's the new Civic diesel, not bound for the PH market, unfortunately. This is a very relevant car if you're shopping for something easy going and sensible, though, which presumably the vast majority of car
Enough torque to move the Moon
You've got to love an Alpina. Even the diesel-y, SUV-y ones like the new Alpina XD3, which will make its debut at next week's Geneva International Motor Show. Besides the fantastic multi-spoke alloys, quad-exhausts and sporty
Is premium always better?
Hello! Is it recommended to use a more expensive type of diesel for SUVs rather than the plain variants? For example, Shell's V-Power over the ordinary diesel. Thanks!Patrick James CoHi Patrick,Generally speaking, premium automotive fuels do perform better
This one's going to be close
The Kia Sportage has always been one of those 'almost there' cars: always slightly behind the curve compared to the Japanese, but offering just enough style and charisma to appeal to customers wanting something a bit more. But with the latest generation,
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