In some cases, used units cost more than brand-new ones
Japanese consumers are really beginning to feel the hurt caused by Toyota's supply chain issues. And no, we aren't just referring to long wait times and halted reservations.A new report by Nikkei Asia has revealed that Toyota's supply
It’s called the Fit there, of course
It's been over a year now since the Philippine market bid goodbye to the Honda Jazz-a move that makes sound business sense given the existence of the City Hatchback for our region, but which has left fans of the nameplate
The Osaka Station will become the world’s first station to use the technology
Japan has recorded 2,900 cases of people falling from train platforms and 160 accidents wherein people waiting on platforms came into contact with moving trains. To help prevent this, the country decided to install platform screen doors at their train stations.
The DPWH is calling it a ‘superstructure’
Do we need fancy bridges with eye-catching arches? Maybe not, since a simple structure will probably get the job done just as well. You have to admit, though, that it is kind of nice seeing new pieces of infrastructure with some
Does anyone here prefer the brand’s older designs?
Car designs have changed quite a bit over the past decade or two. Back in the day, hard lines and boxy proportions were the in thing. Vehicles' looks became more rounded out over time, and now carmakers are opting for edgier appearances
Time to start saving up
Is the COVID-19 crisis beginning to wind down? We wouldn't say that. At least not yet. If there's anything we've learned over the past two years, it's that the situation during a pandemic can change at any
Courtesy of Ferrari Tailor Made
Ever wanted a Ferrari in your life, but concerned it'll lack a Japanese touch? Enter this one-of-a-kind Ferrari Roma, which takes inspiration from traditional Japanese design, culture, and crafts. Right you are.Let's start on the exterior-
Electric Subies, anyone?
The Solterra, Subaru's first-ever electric vehicle (EV), is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Japanese carmaker's electrification plans.According to a report by Nikkei Asia, Subaru's upcoming EV factory in Japan will be
Proof that Pinoys will always find a way to congregate
On a recent trip back to Japan, my family and I visited Oshino-Hakkai, a scenic area located at the foot of Mt. Fuji. Oshino-Hakkai is one of the 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Japan, where you can admire how
The latest shutdown will set Toyota’s production back by 13,000 units
Automakers just can't catch a break, can they? Toyota Motor Corporation, after multiple plant shutdowns over the past year or so, is now halting production in its home market of Japan yet again.According to a report by Reuters, the Japanese
The Japanese carmaker is making a case for renewable fuels
Mazda has revealed a new racing car it intends to field in the upcoming Super Taikyu Series in Japan. It's an endurance event, and the angle here is the fuel: the Mazda 2 Bio Concept runs on biodiesel.Not just any
A helping hand
Getting around by train isn't exactly a walk in the park around these parts. This may change, though, if the upcoming Metro Manila Subway project turns out to be everything the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is making it out to be.
No wonder deliveries are taking forever
Last week, Toyota officially confirmed a four-year estimated delivery time for brand-new Land Cruiser units in Japan. Sure, the situation could improve and that wait could be cut short-but not if this kind of situation keeps up.The Japanese
That’s a pretty long wait
What's worse? Not being able to reserve a unit of your target car, or having to wait four years to take delivery of it?Motorists who plan on ordering a brand-new Land Cruiser LC300 in Japan are being advised by
A workhorse fit for city riding
If the BeAT, Genio, Grom, and Monkey are anything to go by, then it seems Honda has a fondness for quirky little bikes with one-word names. One machine of this sort that you might not have heard of is the Dunk,
We’ll take this over a crossover
Honda has unveiled the all-new sixth-generation Step WGN in Japan, and the campaign for it to be exported across the globe starts right here. Yeah, it'll probably never happen, but the least we can do is give it a
The carmaker is now expanding the sales of its compact BEV in Japan
It looks like Toyota's new compact battery-electric vehicle, the C+pod, was received well in Japan. A year after the limited launch of the small EV, Toyota has now announced that it will be expanding its sales nationwide.Toyota's
Would you pick this ninth-generation model over the new Celerio?
It's one small Suzuki hatchback after the other. Following the launch of the all-new Celerio in India last month, the Japanese carmaker has now unveiled the ninth-generation Alto in its home market. This was confirmed in a report by
Will this help alleviate traffic?
Are you a fan of the Department of Public Works and Highways' (DPWH) continuous push for more roads in the Philippines? If the answer is yes, then you're probably going to approve of the agency's recent collaboration with our friends
Courtesy of Japanese customizer Shinya Kimura. Say hello to ‘The Wal’
BMW launched the R18 ripe for some custom reinterpretation. And indeed, they've come thick and fast. We've seen the graphic novel-inspired R18. The long-grilled R18.Now it's time for some steampunk. Meet 'The Wal,' the latest modified
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