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Big names like the Subaru BRZ and Chevrolet Tahoe also made their local debut
You can still catch these rides at the World Trade Center
The Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) is back this year, and local car manufacturers have brought out their biggest guns for the event's comeback. It's been two years since the last one, and frankly, we think we may have shed
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
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-
Remember this brand?
Remember Chery? This Chinese brand was all over the place not too long ago (particularly in mini hatchback form), but after passing from one distributor to the next, it seemingly just faded away from the market. Now, a new distributor is reviving
The festivities kick off tomorrow, October 4
It's been a crazy long workweek, and we all deserve to relax a bit this weekend. What better way to unwind than with good food, great music, and of course, even better cars, right? Well, if that's what you're
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
Are Chinese-made cars finally improving?
We can't believe we're saying this, but it might be about time to start taking Chinese car manufacturers a little more seriously. Maybe it'll do the industry some good to ease up on the made-in-China jokes a
Another celeb turns to Atoy
We don't know how many more times we'll have to say this, but Atoy Llave appears to be a very busy dude. The businessman is customizing cars for celebrities left and right, and the latest addition to his
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,
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
Brand's 19th showroom in PH
It looks like Foton is on a mission to expand its presence in the country. The Chinese carmaker's official distributor in the country, United Asia Automotive Group Inc. (UAAGI), has now added Foton Quezon Avenue to its roster of dealerships.The
At the height of Christmas madness
We're car people, and we love to drive by default. But there are days when getting behind the wheel is such a pain that we'd rather just get a root canal. Just like last month when the holiday season was
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