This car’s a looker
If you often drive down south via EDSA, you may have noticed a massive LED billboard playing MG advertisements on loop. If that isn't proof enough that the British nameplate has found a home here in the Philippines, maybe its presence
It’s just been launched in Thailand
We Filipinos love our vans. It's the reason models like the Toyota Hiace, the Hyundai Grand Starex, and the Nissan NV350 Urvan are very popular throughout the country. MG, which has recently undergone a resurgence in our market, has a new
Test drive some MGs, too
If you are a fan of good Filipino music and cool cars with British pedigree, then the MG Live! concert series is something to look forward to. The first leg was held in SM Megamall last weeked, with top billing belonging to
A car that’s full of surprises
MG has undergone a bit of a resurgence as of late. Last year, the brand gained notoriety for a controversial marketing campaign that essentially alienated the above-40 demographic. Now, the Chinese-owned British marque is under the auspices of The Covenant
A behind-the-scenes look in Shanghai
October 2018 saw the MG brand switch distributorship to the same guys handling Chevrolet. TCCCI, or The Covenant Car Company Inc., is now the official distributor for the British marque. Hot on the heels of this ownership change, TCCCI quickly arranged a
Particularly, the crossover’s sunroof
Cars equipped with a sunroof are awesome. There's nothing like the view of a clear blue sky or starry night to liven up a weekend road trip, right? And from the perspective of a motoring journalist, the feature is the perfect
They’re still European-engineered
Morris Garages, or simply 'MG,' is once again making its presence felt in the Philippine market. The brand's cars are built by SAIC in China, and while that may raise a flag for some folks, these cars are still European-engineered-
Does the badge matter?
Once upon a time, British ships plied the oceans, British aircraft plied the skies, British computers plied the, er, bulletin boards, and British sports cars tore up backroads from Manchester to Manila. But with the decades-long collapse of the British Industrial
It's a fresh start for the iconic British brand
The MG Philippines brand, now under the umbrella of The Covenant Car Company (TCCCI), was launched earlier today. Two models were revealed: The RX5 compact SUV and the ZS crossover SUV. The MG6 fastback will be on display when the showrooms open
The brand was officially launched today
The Covenant Car Company (TCCCI) has been appointed as the official distributor of the MG brand in the Philippines, and the announcement was made during a launch event at Shangri-La, Bonifacio Global City. For those who aren't aware, TCCCI is
It comes with a 7-year warranty
MG may have taken its time making a proper contender for the subcompact crossover segment, but it's ready and it's finally here. MG Philippines has just unveiled the ZS, the first of a series of new models showcasing the carmaker'
Marketing campaign says MG is only for the young
Morris Garages Philippines (MG) has started off 2018 embroiled in a bit of controversy. In a Facebook post on January 3, the Chinese-owned British carmaker posted a photo of its newest dealership in Makati. While the image itself doesn't raise
More options for MG owners and buyers
If your car is made by a popular brand (especially if it's Japanese), then chances are you're spoiled for choice when it comes to dealerships. No matter where you are in the country, a service center is just a stone'
This segment needs more turbocharged options
First off, this particular unit is an example of how not to prepare a demo vehicle. When I first opened the door to the MG GS, the suffocating smell of car perfume greeted me. (And I thought I left this sensation behind
Which fared better in our test?
Haima's progress in terms of technology and quality since splitting from Mazda a few years back has been tremendous. Nowhere is this more evident than in the turbocharged S5.As Haima's first ground-up design, it veers away from the
And the price is competitive
Morris Garages Philippines has officially introduced its all-new GS compact SUV. The launch event was held at Greenbelt 5's Fashion Walk, an appropriate backdrop for what could be the marque's most stylish model in recent years.On display were
Who would have predicted that?
If somebody had told us even just as recently as five years ago that there would be as many British car brands in the Philippines as the Japanese in 2015, we would have definitely laughed. Not only because our market remains a
Check out the photos
You already know the pricing details; now we show you how the local-spec MG GT looks like in the metal.The 107hp 1.5 VCT Standard AT variant's exterior looks almost identical to the top-spec model available in other
A British-brand, coupe-like alternative
A few months back, we reported Morris Garages Philippines' initial product lineup, which includes the MG 3 and MG 5 hatchbacks, as well as the MG 350 sedan. Now you can add the MG GT, a coupe-like sedan, to that list.
Take a trip down memory lane
The British Embassy Manila, together with Top Gear Philippines, staged the Great British Auto Show last Sunday, May 31st. Showcasing the rich British car industry and its impact on the motoring community in the Philippines, the first-of-its-kind car show
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