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Ready to do battle in the competitive subcompact crossover segment
The final car will be revealed next month
It looks like the next iteration of the Hyundai i10 is going angry-at least, if the South Korean car manufacturer follows through on what it has revealed in the vehicle's initial sketches.Okay, okay. It's kind of a stretch,
A promising entry to the subcompact-crossover segment
All major car brands need balance between models that evoke desire, and models that customers actually buy. Shouldn't they be the same? Well, one would think so, but that's not the case. For every Toyota Supra or 86 that bystanders
What’s it like after a P500,000 price drop?
This is the top-spec, seven-seat Kia Grand Carnival...except it's different from the top-spec, seven-seat Kia Grand Carnival you might've known before. Gone is its glorious V6 engine and joyous 276 horses-a victim of the
Just when you thought the crossover market couldn’t get any more crowded
Ah, crossovers. People keep buying them, so manufacturers will carry on making them. This is the latest of the bunch-the Kia XCeed.Kia says that it's an 'urban crossover utility vehicle' that sits between the standard five-door Ceed hatch
In the US market, at least
The results of J.D. Power's 2019 Initial Quality study are in, and it looks like Korean car manufacturers are on the rise-at least in the United States.According to the study, the three highest-ranking car brands in the
Looks like a winner
After a series of teaser sketches and spy photos, here it is: Meet the Kia Seltos. This is the Korean carmaker's first true global small SUV offering; it will also be the first Kia model in the Indian market. If the
Perfect for our smog-filled streets
Some of us are very particular about the air we breathe inside a vehicle. One whiff of poisonous plastic, carbon monoxide, the wrong car perfume, or even foul body odor can instantly ruin an otherwise pleasant ride. The worst part? We look
Limited to just 800 units
Not that this concerns us, since all the Stinger units heading to our market are rear-wheel drive (RWD), but Kia has unveiled a variant of its new sports sedan that mixes all-wheel drive (AWD) stability with RWD drift-ability.It'
“We imagined a car for everyone and nearly everything”
No chance you'll bump your head or bang a knee getting into this thing.This is the Kia HabaNiro. The Korean car manufacturer created this all-wheel-drive, fully-electric (with over 480km of range) concept vehicle at its California design
Will the compact-sedan segment experience a comeback?
Remember the Kia Forte? It was the Korean car manufacturer's compact offering a few years back, before the nameplate faded into obscurity and was eventually discontinued in the Philippines.It was a shame seeing the Forte go. We even went so
This looks like it could take on the Ford Explorer
This snazzy black behemoth you see before you is the Kia Mohave Masterpiece. It's one of two concept SUVs the Korean car manufacturer showed off at the 2019 Seoul Motor Show, and we think it has what it takes to go
It’ll be the company’s smallest segment offering to date
Now we know what Hyundai has up its sleeve for the 2019 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS).The Korean car manufacturer has revealed that it's set to display an all-new 'crossover utility vehicle,' or CUV (though you can probably
Dig this crossover’s sporty new look?
You didn't think Hyundai was limiting its N Line range to a hot hatch and a fastback, did you?The Korean car manufacturer has just announced that the latest vehicle in its stable to undergo an N Line transformation is the
The company’s offerings look better than ever
You've got to give credit where it's due: SsangYong's designs have come a long way since Rextons and Rodiuses of yesteryear. We'd go as far as to say that the all-new Korando-currently on display at the
Looking for a budget-friendly daily driver?
After months of anticipation, Kia has finally been relaunched in the Philippine market under the Ayala Corporation subsidiary AC Industrials.To mark the occasion, the company has brought in a new, budget-friendly subcompact sedan. It's called the Soluto, and given
A new mass-market offering
It looks like Hyundai isn't done bringing new sedans to Philippine shores just yet.Just months after it brought in the all-new Accent, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI)-the Korean car manufacturer's official local distributor-is teasing an all-
Is this as secure as Hyundai makes it out to be?
Tired of car keys taking up precious real estate inside your pockets? Well, soon you won't need to have them on your person to get inside and start your vehicle, because Hyundai has just announced that it will begin rolling out
Did you catch this?
On November 26, 2018, a group of student-leaders from St. Scholastica's College Manila was invited to the launch of the MFPA Center for Leadership Excellence, named after Hyundai Asia Resources president and CEO Maria Fe Perez-Agudo.During the forum,
After months of speculation
After months of speculation, it's finally official: The Ayala Corporation, through its subsidiary AC Industrial Technology Holdings Inc., is now the official local distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines.This was confirmed in a company disclosure posted in the Philippine
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