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This new model comes with both hybrid and gasoline engine options
Each one is a bespoke creation
This is it: The last BMW i8 cars have left Plant Leipzig, marking the end of the line for the German carmaker's high-powered hybrid sports car.End-of-production specs tend to be special, but what makes these even more
The latest in the lineup to get the electric treatment
Ford is on a mission, like most other mainstream car manufacturers, to electrify all the things. Because emissions. The all-electric Mach-E is due very soon, and in the next few years, we'll see a smaller Ford EV based on
Hurray for cleaner air
Good news, Volvo T8 plug-in hybrid owners: Volvo Philippines is now offering free home installation of its Wallbox device for convenient charging of your cars during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Wallbox is a charging station that can be mounted near
*Not fully, though—it’s got a mild hybrid setup
Ford is pretty much the only mainstream car manufacturer that doesn't sell a small electric car. A slew of them have been launched in the past year-the Honda e, the Mini Electric, and the Peugeot e-208-and there are
Something tells us this service will catch on
Volvo isn't just about building safe cars. In the Philippines, the brand has been busy coming up with ways to make the ownership and car buying experience safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, too.Volvo Philippines has announced that it is
The brand’s second offering in our market is a mild-hybrid crossover
Since its formal relaunch in our market in September last year, Geely Philippines has already sold 524 units with the Coolray subcompact crossover as its sole offering. Of that total, 295 units were sold in the period covering January to April 2020.
We hope we get the hybrid here
Here's something to get Honda Jazz fans pumped for the next-gen model's Philippine arrival: The Japanese carmaker says its hybrid version carries bits of Formula One racing technology in its DNA.The company says it is using its experience
Is this something you’d buy if made available?
The Toyota Corolla Altis is undoubtedly a classy and stylish-looking car. But sporty? There's some room for debate there, especially when you put the compact sedan beside more aggressively styled competition like the Mazda 3 or the Honda Civic.So,
Twenty-three years after the Prius made its debut
Toyota may be a titan in the local automotive industry, but sales of its hybrid vehicles haven't really taken off here in the Philippines just yet. On a global scale, however, the Japanese carmaker's hybrid sales figures are a far
A cute city mover
Brave? Foolhardy? Gosh, Toyota is ignoring the times we live in and launching a new car. Oh hang on, it's not. It doesn't actually go on sale for another year.This mini-me of the RAV-4 will be Toyota'
This could finally herald the hybrid era for us
There was a time, not too long ago, that the success of the biggest carmaker in the Philippines rested heavily on the Toyota Corolla. And when I say success, I don't just mean in the financial sense and in terms of
A Toyota through and through
Despite its global leadership in hybrid technology, Toyota has had a hard time selling its hybrids here. Even with a 50% excise tax break under the TRAIN law, the P2.4 million Prius is a hard sell. The Thai-built Corolla Hybrid,
One mean Korean machine
The all-new Hyundai Elantra has just been revealed in Hollywood, and boy, do we like its look-it's equal parts classy and angry. Frankly, it has the aesthetic to take on the likes of any compact sedan in the market.
The mild-hybrid variant carries a P1,598,000 price tag
Remember Geely's mild-hybrid crossover we announced a few weeks ago? It's here already. In fact, you just might be able to see it for yourself, too.The Geely Azkarra, as it will be called, will be on display in
Those are the official numbers from the EPA
The diesel-powered Honda CR-V was clearly a winner when it first came out here in the Philippines. A fuel-efficient seven-seater SUV is a sure-fire formula for success on this side of the globe. So when Honda announced
As a follow-up to its initial offering, the Coolray
Geely made quite some noise last year when it re-entered the Philippine market under Sojitz G Auto Philippines Corporation (SGAP). A lot of credit for that, of course, goes to the carmaker's promising little crossover, the Coolray.In 2020, Geely
Whoa
The Toyota GR Yaris, with its 1.6-liter turbo capable of 268hp and 370Nm, is one impressive hot hatch. We want it here. The thing is, Toyota has just released the fuel-economy figures for the hybrid version, and now we
Effortless to ride and to drive
Very much so. And don't forget that, with the i3 and the i8, the German carmaker was one of the first to embrace electricity. The 5-Series is another one following a route down this path, although in this case, it'
As long as they remain fun-to-drive
Subaru, a brand known for making some of the most enjoyable cars around, has announced it is going all in on electrification. That said, it doesn't look like the company intends to remove 'fun' from its DNA in the process.The
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