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Not too shabby for what should be a low-emission, fuel-efficient powertrain
Kia has revealed a new plug-in hybrid powertrain for the next-generation Sorento, a setup that the Korean carmaker mentioned when it first unveiled all the engine options for the all-new midsize SUV.This will be the second hybrid in
It also gets a new Autobiography trim
Land Rover only introduced us to the second generation Evoque in 2018, but it's already given the baby of the Range Rover family a mid-life update with a new Autobiography spec and some fresh diesel engines.Let's start with
A step closer to 100% electrification
A new hybrid McLaren supercar will be unveiled next year, and sitting prettily underneath will be this carbon-fiber tub. That, friends, is McLaren Automotive's brand-new "lightweight vehicle architecture".It has been designed specifically to accommodate hybrid powertrains, allowing the
The petrol-powered variant is priced at P1,285,000
This is it, ladies and gentlemen: Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has finally pulled the wraps off of the new Corolla Cross.As mentioned in our previous stories, the Corolla Cross comes with both a petrol-powered engine and a hybrid powertrain. The
Look at that torque figure
Hmmmm. I suspect I'm actually in one of the least sorted versions of the facelifted E-Class. This one is spec'd with air suspension and the ride is a little stilted, as if the wheels are too heavy.Never mind.
It boasts a total system output of 394hp and 600Nm of torque
BMW decided to give the 5-Series some notable updates earlier in 2020. Apart from the redesign up front, the sedan also got new plug-in hybrid setups under its hood, expanding the 5-Series PHEV lineup even further.The first two (
We’re keeping our fingers crossed
We previously reported that Kia Philippines will be launching a new vehicle in the fourth quarter of 2020, and we guessed that it could be the Stonic. The carmaker has yet to confirm this as of this writing, but we're definitely
The numbers don't tell the whole story
Seeing as the Suzuki Swift Sport has only been on sale since 2018 you'd have to say it's a bit early for a full-on facelift-the update for the 2020 model year is more like the Swift has started
A source told us that a unit has already arrived at Toyota’s Santa Rosa plant
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has been pretty busy recently since it resumed its operations amid this pandemic. It kicked off June with the launch of the facelifted Wigo, and it's looking to end July strong with the launch of the new
We wish the hatch was available here, too
Last year, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) made waves when it introduced the hybrid version of the Corolla Altis to the local market. The eco-friendly offering came in as the nameplate's top-of-the-line unit, with hopes of reinvigorating interest
To electricity and beyond!
Depending on how you see Ferrari, the SF90 Stradale is potentially controversial. It's the firm's new flagship, but it isn't powered by a seminal V12. Nor is it an only-available-to-collectors limited-edition model. It's four-
The beginning of electrification
You never forget a good introduction. I still remember meeting the current-generation Maserati Ghibli in Dubai back in 2014. The local distributor had flown me there for a test drive, and I was able to try out the Ghibli in a
This new model comes with both hybrid and gasoline engine options
The ever-popular Toyota Corolla just got bigger-literally.Meet the Toyota Corolla Cross, the newest compact SUV in the Japanese carmaker's stable. Revealed today in Thailand, it's the latest vehicle to bear the iconic Corolla badge, but it's
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.
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