Articles about Foton Philippines

Big names like the Subaru BRZ and Chevrolet Tahoe also made their local debut
No prices yet for the ‘Thunder 2.0’ but it could sell for P1.1-1.2 million
The Nissan Navara Calibre-X isn't the only new midsize pickup to take center stage at the 2022 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS)-there's also the all-new Thunder from Foton Philippines.This second-generation model, which Foton calls the
Thank you for lifting our spirits
The shower of gifts and prizes continues for the country's medalists at the Tokyo Olympics.On August 18, boxing silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio, and weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz were all awarded brand-new vehicles from local automotive
These are negative-pressure ambulances built to transport COVID-19 patients
Carmakers in the Philippines continue to provide support for healthcare workers and medical organizations more than two months into this pandemic.Foton Philippines, for example, recently turned over six Toano units to the Philippine Red Cross. These Toanos are negative-pressure ambulances-
One of the pieces in the heavily-stacked midsize SUV segment
Chinese cars are a more common sight in the local market as of late, with the arrival of the likes of MG and Maxus. There is one particular Chinese carmaker that has been around for quite some time, though: Foton.Foton launched
This big van is also big on value
European buyers have long enjoyed the comforts of high-roofed vans like the Volkswagen LT (now Crafter), Iveco Daily, Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinter. But aside from the odd imported Sprinter and Sprinter clones, the format hasn't really taken off locally.
The latest manufacturer to do so
Last week, Foton Motor Philippines launched its entire lineup of Euro 4-compliant vehicles. Under the proprietary brand Blue Energy, the company now offers cleaner, more powerful, and more fuel-efficient engines adhering to stricter emission standards set by the government.The
A pleasant northern drive
Honestly, I'd never driven a Foton nor knew much about the Chinese brand until I was invited recently to join their media drive event, featuring the new Toplander SUV upgraded with an automatic transmission (the previous model only came in manual).
The big vehicles at the big show
If you attended the recent 2017 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) just to check out the Honda Civic Type R, you might have been fooled into thinking that the entire show was reserved only for fast cars with lots of horsepower. Of
The company says it's viable for ride-hailing
Will we be seeing Foton vehicles in the local ride-sharing scene soon? If the company has its way, we just might. Foton is pushing its Gratour seven-seater minivan as a viable carpooling or ride-hailing transport, saying the vehicle has
Something for everyone
Whether you're a regular motorist or a businessman looking to augment the company fleet, the Philippine International Motor Show usually has something on display to suit your interests. PIMS first-timer Foton Philippines, distributed locally by the United Asia Automotive Group,
Want to try out heavy machinery?
Do you happen to be looking for heavy machinery? If yes, you might want to drop by the "Foton Moto Fair" in Quezon City later this week. Foton Philippines will be offering special deals and discounts at the event, so it should
See what their features and prices are
Two new Foton Toplander variants have just been released by the Chinese carmaker's local distributor, United Asia Automotive Group. The Toplander Executive and Xtreme variants will both be available in 4x2 and 4x4 configurations, but each one is targeted at different
Ever heard of this activity?
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. In October last year, Foton made available in our market its Toplander diesel SUV. A seven-seater based on the Thunder pickup truck, it
Is this the biggest luxury van around?
Foton has come a long way from peddling cheap HiAce clones for ambulance use and outdated pickups to commercial buyers. With new technology and the all-important Cummins partnership, Foton's current trucks are worlds better than the ones the local distributor
Powered by same Thunder diesel engine
This is not exactly the best time to be announcing the arrival of a new Chinese vehicle in our market--not after what many perceive to have been a rigged FIBA Asia championship game between the Philippines and China last night--but
Tasteful mods do the trick
We\'ve always known that the Chinese commercial-vehicle manufacturer Foton sells a pickup called the Thunder. But we\'ll admit we\'ve never shed our biases completely, and have simply relegated the Thunder to second-class status below the likes of
With three strategic points along the North Luzon Expressway<br />
Foton Motor Philippines will be offering free automotive checkup and emergency assistance to motorists plying the North Luzon Expressway from March 31 to April 4.Foton teams will be stationed at Shell Asia (southbound), Shell Balagtas and Caltex San Fernando from 7
Is your checkbook ready?<br />
Summer's here! That means trips to the beach or to cool mountains will be par for the course for the next two to three months. And what better way to start the season than by getting a new car and
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