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The third and final leg of the challenge will take place this Saturday
The Isuzu Fuel Eco Challenge is happening in Santa Rosa, Laguna, this August, and Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) is hosting various car clubs for the 2019 festivities.Participants in this year's challenge get to put Isuzu's RZ4E engine on both
A very practical daily companion and a scarily efficient ride
As the recently concluded Yamaha Sight Safe Run leg in Bicol showed, the Sight 115 is a veritable monster when it comes to fuel efficiency. The current record holder posted a fuel-consumption figure of 147.6km/L on the 114cc moped,
That's not bad at all
The affordable seven-seater war is on, and right now the triumvirate locked in battle are the Honda BR-V, the Toyota Rush, and the Mitsubishi Xpander. Recently, the latter has just achieved a feat that may well put it at the
It did 34km/L in actual driving conditions
So which diesel vehicle do you think is the most fuel-efficient?After the successful launch of Euro 6-compliant Petron Blaze 100 last year, the petroleum company wasted no time in finding out if there's also an improvement with its
Do you know your motorbike's fuel mileage?
Does your blood pressure fluctuate as often as the change in fuel prices?With prevailing uncertainty over the price of gasoline, motorists are now becoming conscious about the fuel consumption of the vehicle they use. The same goes for motorcycle users.To
*Based on DOE's latest test
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently held its 13th Fuel Economy Run in Clark, Pampanga. Numerous carmakers volunteered their units, with over 50 participating vehicles across different segments taking part in the test. The run covered the following route: Petron Service Station
Savings on one end, satisfaction on the other
Over a month ago, I was with Ford Philippines for a wellness trip down South which turned out to be quite fun. Recently, I found myself with the same group heading North in a rally of sorts-five food destinations across four
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to
Happening on May 27th
Unless you've somehow figured out how to grow money on trees, fuel economy is a pretty big deal when shopping for a new car. Taking into account our country's hellish traffic, these numbers could spell the difference between a best-
Crossovers can be pretty efficient, too
Fuel economy runs--while to some extent entertaining (watching capable vehicles driving at a snail's pace in an effort to save fuel is somewhat amusing, we guess)--aren't exactly the most exhilarating of affairs. You're slow, and all you
And with air-conditioning at maximum!
It was dubbed the "Battle of Champions." The category winners of each of the three previous Volkswagen Eco Fun Run rounds were to be pitted against each other in this final event. We had done pretty well when we won the 1.
Check out the figures
Another leg of the Volkswagen Eco Fun Run was held last month, and this time the German carmaker lent out three models--the Polo, the Touran and the Tiguan--for the participants to drive. The destination was Abe's Farm in Magalang,
For 2015 Shell Eco-Marathon Asia
The Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit has released a traffic advisory stating that the southbound part of Roxas Boulevard--from Katigbak Drive to T.M. Kalaw, to be specific--will be closed from February 23 to March 2 to make way for
We spill our eco-driving secrets
A great way to introduce a brand into the collective consciousness of the local market is to demonstrate how economical its vehicles are. That is exactly what Volkswagen Philippines set out to do with the second staging of its Eco Fun Run.
It's time to drive the car
After a few afternoons wasted fabricating parts on our fantabulous Toyota Vios bodykit, it's finally time to go out and see if all that work will pay off.I finally tape the wheel skirts to the car. They're not as
Low-cost aerodynamics for fun and fuel efficiency
A few months ago, a bunch of journalists did an economy run in the United States, albeit one with a difference. When told that there were no restrictions on the use of duct tape, they went a little, uhm, crazy.They ended
More than 100 cars designed by students
An annual competition gathering more than 100 student teams from 16 Asian and Middle East countries, Shell Eco-Marathon Asia is not just a race to the finish line. Here, we give you three reasons why you should bring yourself to the
With best result of 14.81km/L
After its previous-generation D-Max ran 1,476km with a fuel consumption of 19.3km/L in April 2013, and its Crosswind traveled 958km to register a fuel consumption of 17.42km/L in August 2013, Isuzu Philippines completed its trilogy
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