Articles about Japanese Carmakers

As revealed in Mexico
The specs of the turbocharged Mazda 3 have been made known-in Mexico.Oh yeah, we haven't mentioned it yet, but Mazda Philippines has been teasing a reveal scheduled for July 8, 2020. Coincidentally, it's the same date other markets
Its rumored name is Magnite
The Indian auto industry is an intriguing one to follow for two reasons: Firstly, the country's setting-composed of tight, pockmarked roads and plenty of traffic-closely resembles our own, and the second is that releases there are relatively affordable.It'
What else would you like to see from this partnership?
We knew this crossover looked familiar. Take a look at it from any other angle other than up front and it's unmistakable-this is the Toyota RAV4 sporting a different face and the badge of fellow Japanese carmaker Suzuki.This is
*The current bid is at $45,000
Yes, we know we go on quite a bit about how agonizing the wait is for an all-new Toyota Land Cruiser. This doesn't mean, though, that we aren't fans of the generations that have come and gone.Take this
All black everything
Sometimes, the best approach to sprucing up a car is by adopting a 'less is more' approach, and mixing things up as little as possible. If it ain't broke, why fix it, right? Proof of this is the Japanese market's
That’s a pretty good deal
The D-Max Boondock 4x4 has officially been launched. Isuzu Philippines formally introduced its latest pickup online, and there's one very good reason to at least look into it if you're on the hunt for a new truck: A big
Like its design, too?
It took a while, but we finally have a real look at the fruits of Isuzu and Mazda's truck development partnership-and boy, is it good-looking.This is the all-new BT-50. It has just been revealed in the
Looking for a starter car?
Over a week ago, we reported that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) would be launching the facelifted Wigo on June 15, 2020. Well, today's the day, and the Japanese car manufacturer has introduced the car online with a P568,000 starting price.
It’s about to be revealed in full
Late last month, Nissan gave car nuts a much-need morale boost when it teased its upcoming lineup online. The company's trailer showed off the refreshed Navara, and even an all-new Z car, sending fans of the brand into a
Operations in some locations have been suspended
In this day and age, the threat of a cyberattack is not something you want to take lightly. Just ask Honda. According to a report by the BBC, the Japanese car manufacturer's global production took a hit following a suspected ransomware
It costs almost P4 million locally
A vehicle with a P4 million price tag better have a lot to offer. For that kind of moolah? You should be getting one hell of a car both in terms of capability and comfort.The Nissan Patrol, which costs P3,988,
Finally
The new Toyota Fortuner isn't the only big news this morning. The Japanese car manufacturer has also revealed a refreshed version of the Hilux pickup truck flaunting new looks and packing an upgraded engine.First, let's talk about the improved
The current one was launched in 2014
Yesterday's big news? Put on a party hat and pop out that champagne, because Nissan is working on an all-new Z car. Yes, people, the sports car isn't dead.But wait a second. Lost in all the noise following
'Performance meets practicality'
Well, here's one way to stay productive with all the downtime we're experiencing: Some geniuses in Europe are currently busy swapping the Nissan Navara's turbodiesel with, get this, a GT-R's twin-turbo V6. Crazy.SB Motorsport, which
Being practical never looked so good
Minivans are cool. Fight us. Just think about it for a second: These things are spacious, comfortable, and packed with a relatively nice variety of features. It helps that most modern segment offerings look really darn good, too.We love these cars,
They deserve it
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines is giving our nation's frontliners the appreciation they deserve.The Japanese car manufacturer has just announced that it will be holding a special promo that aims to prioritize frontline workers at its dealerships and service centers. Through the
This, despite predicting a 1.95-million decrease in unit sales
No one is immune from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic-not even the Japan's largest car manufacturer.In a press conference, Toyota predicted a 1.95-million year-on-year decrease in global unit sales for the year
That’s...a lot
When the all-new Suzuki Jimny was launched early last year, many salivated over the mini off-roader's macho new design, improved comfort, and relatively well-rounded overall package. We even chose the vehicle as our Car of the Year for
Agree?
The local pickup-truck market has more than its fair share of worthwhile entries. From the top of our mind, there's the Ford Ranger, the Isuzu D-Max, the Mitsubishi Strada, and of course, the Toyota Hilux.Of that group, the
Worth the read?
It looks like we may finally get an inside, albeit probably one-sided, look at the inner workings of Carlos Ghosn's disgraced exit from the Nissan Motor Company.According to a report by Japan Times, the now-fugitive former Nissan CEO
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