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The updated hot hatch has just been launched in our market
The German carmaker wants in on the urban mobility lark
If you live in a city, there's a fairly good chance you've tripped over a strewn electric kick scooter in the past few weeks/months. Literally everywhere, aren't they?Well, never one to miss a niche-filling opportunity, BMW
This SUV sketch is codenamed ‘X200,’ and it looks familiar
Yes, this is a SsangYong, not another brand you might be thinking of. The Korean carmaker-owned by Indian engineering behemoth Mahindra & Mahindra-has released these new sketches of its upcoming next-generation SUV. Remember, SsangYong.The new SUV has been codenamed '
But slots are available for only 25 owners
KTM's latest addition to its bright orange stable is the track-only RC 8C. This limited-production motorcycle is now Team Orange's largest fully-faired sportbike.The RC 8C is a lightweight racing prototype with a bespoke chassis. Housed within
Only their badges are different
Back in the '50s, Jawa (pronounced 'Java') exported its motorcycles to over 120 countries. While the originally Czech brand's production went down in the following decades, it saw a revival when Mahindra's Classic Legends acquired the Indian rights a couple
A massive jump compared to the same period in 2020
Ford Philippines is off to an impressive recovery from last year's COVID-19 sales slump, and it has the Ranger and Territory to thank for its first-half success in 2021.The American car manufacturer has revealed that it managed to
This is officially the carmaker’s 56th dealer in the country
Heads up, Mitsubishi customers in Bonifacio Global City: Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has just opened its newest dealership in the area.Officially MMPC's 56th dealership in the country, the new Mitsubishi facility will operate under Global Excellence Motors Inc. (GEM) and
Let’s all hope this situation doesn’t worsen
The global auto industry just can't seem to catch a break.According to a recent report by Nikkei Asia, Toyota has been forced to temporarily halt manufacturing operations in Thailand as the country tries to keep the Delta variant under control
What do you think of the commission’s findings?
Good news for local car importers: The Philippine Tariff Commission has just concluded its investigation into the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) safeguards on imported motor vehicles and is recommending that the measure should not be implemented.The DTI began
There will also be electric Benzes in every segment as early as next year
It's almost not really news any more when a car company announces "we're going all-electric." Ford, Jaguar-even Lotus-have all made such declarations lately. We know that's the direction the industry is banking on. But this is
This marks the 11th-generation sedan’s arrival in the ASEAN market
Been waiting around for the all-new Honda Civic to arrive in our market? Well, here's some good news for you guys: Honda is officially launching the 11th-generation sedan in Thailand on August 6.This launch marks the Civic's
Expect more of these to pop out as the SUV settles in
As with most new releases, you don't need to wait long for someone to come up with visual enhancements or aftermarket packages after a reveal. This one by Modellista for the all-new Toyota Land Cruiser comes less than two months
It’s not exactly an apology, though
In case you're still waiting for an official apology from SSC after its controversial top-speed record attempt back in October 2020, then here it is. Well, sort of.In a new Instagram post, the company officially acknowledged its failed attempt
Would you take this over Hennessey’s six-wheeled TRX?
Some pickups these days are already so overpowered and over-accessorized that you wonder if there'll be any room for aftermarket junkies to play around with. An example of this is the Ram 1500 TRX.This pickup rolls off the production
Consumer Reports is a bit worried
Is the auto industry on the brink of ushering in the era of self-driving cars? If the recent rollout of Tesla's 'full self-driving' beta is any indication, the answer is no-at least not yet.US consumer organization Consumer
The Italian carmaker just produced unit number 15,000
Here's some mathematics for you today. How many mid-engine V12-powered Lamborghini supercars do you suppose have been made?Historically, this question starts easily. Only 764 examples of the stunning Miura were produced. Versions of its successor-the outrageous Countach-
The two brands have inked a long-term partnership
A motorcycle manufacturer with a reputation for producing some of the best retro bikes in the business, and a company known for classic speaker designs-not bad as far as partnerships go if you ask us.BMW has just announced that it
We reckon some of you might have things to say about this
Here's one that might just rattle the purists. Everrati's last electric car conversion was a Porsche 911, and even though it was a 964-gen Tiptronic-i.e. not a mega-money rarity-the bottom half of the internet was
The two-tone finish will cost an extra P45,000
Volkswagen Philippines gave us a mere sneak peek at the Multivan Kombi the last time around. Today, the carmaker has released more specs as well as the introductory prices of its new people-hauler.First, let's talk pricing. Contrary to the
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