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.
Four new showroom/service centers open under partnerships with LICA Auto Group
Nissan Batangas (under Tetra Sales and Service Inc.), Foton Cainta (under Cherub Auto Dealer Inc.), Subaru Cainta (under Subaru Brescia Motors Inc.), and Suzuki Batangas (under Shaw Motor Plaza Corp.), were all inaugurated within weeks of each other, and the invites were
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 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
With 15 seats, this is good for big families
These days, big vehicles are king. We're not just saying that, either. According to a report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, commercial vehicle sales rose by 37% during the third quarter of 2016. This segment includes SUVs,
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