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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
Excited to see this SUV here?
It looks like another carmaker is joining the local automotive industry's hybrid-electric revolution.Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has announced that it plans to introduce the Outlander PHEV, the brand's flagship hybrid SUV, to the Philippine market. Along with this
It pays to have an F1 team
Renault is close to launching a super-novel hybrid system called E-Tech, developed with engineers from its Formula 1 team. It will come as a normal hybrid in the Clio and a plug-in version in the Captur.In the Clio,
The GT Edition, on the other hand, will be launched at MIAS this year
The doors to the 2020 Singapore Motor Show are finally open, and Subaru is kicking off this year's festivities with the official regional launch of two different versions of the Forester: the e-Boxer and the GT Edition.We got our
See how carmakers have strengthened their commitment to alternative-fuel vehicles
Arguably the world's first truly mass-market, mass-produced, purpose-built EV, the normal-looking Leaf arrived in 2010. In the last decade, Nissan has shifted almost half-a-million of the things (last year, it was the best-selling EV
That's five times more than the Prius in all of 2018
In September, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) brought in the Corolla Altis Hybrid, once again kick-starting the country's slow shift towards alternatively-powered transport.We say 'once again' because this isn't the company's first foray into local hybridization. The
This leg hosted a record total of 465 students
It cannot be denied that in the Philippine market, hybrid and electric vehicles are still in the process of gaining traction. A big reason for this is that we Filipinos are deprived of the proper and full experience of EVs because of
It seems like Audi just keeps stepping up its EV game
Audi is going big on plug-in hybrids-so big that two have arrived more or less at once.Let's start small(er), with the A6 55 TFSI e quattro. The sedan pairs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline with
The compact SUV makes a strong case for a hybrid variant
Last month, Toyota Motor Philippines unveiled the all-new Corolla Altis with a special variant: a 1.8-liter hybrid. The way I saw it, this reveal indicated that change might be coming to the local market. Maybe, just maybe, our country
Hybrid versions of the S90, XC90 are available, too
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware that car manufacturers have been busy trying to kick start the Philippine hybrid revolution the past few months.Hyundai, Toyota, and even Geely have already introduced their respective hybrid offerings
Liking the darker look?
This is the Note e-Power Nismo Black Limited. Yes, we know the name's a handful, but thankfully the idea behind it is not: Basically, this is an even meaner-looking version of the Note e-Power Nismo.Frankly, a performance
And another new SUV to boot
We witnessed Sojitz G Auto Philippines Corporation (SGAP) officially launch the Geely brand in the Philippines last night, along with the introduction of the new Geely Coolray crossover. Following that, SGAP took another big step as it inaugurated the first-ever Geely
And an ‘electric overboost’ function
As of November, the ubiquitous BMW 520d is set to get a new mild-hybrid system. The setup comprises a 48V starter-generator and a second battery, and BMW says the additional power harvested will be used to power ancillaries and for
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