Articles about Steven Tan

These mark the carmaker’s eighth and ninth prize from the award-giving body
Mazda's Kodo design truly does turn heads, there's no doubt at this point. But don't take our word for it, listen to the people behind the Red Dot Design Awards. It has already recognized the Japanese carmaker several times
Will you be getting this upgrade?
In a world now dominated by touchscreens and touch-based controls, Mazda's Connect infotainment system and its nifty physical knob is a breath of fresh air. It's convenient, and arguably safer to operate while on the move-but there's
Units are selling fast
The third-generation Mazda 3 has proven to be a success story in the Philippines. The compact is actually the best-selling Mazda model in the country. With the recent unveiling of the all-new 3 in the Philippines, it's only
All-new Mazda CX-9 is on the way
Planning to buy a new SUV? You might want to hold off for just a little while longer, because Mazda Philippines president Steven Tan has told us that the all-new CX-9 with Skyactiv technology will be arriving in the country
You're waiting for this, aren't you?
It looks like our prediction was correct. According to Mazda Philippines CEO Steven Tan, the CX-3 subcompact crossover will be arriving this year. What a relief, considering we were told in January that there would be no allocated units for the
Growth is zoom-zooming in the south
If there was any doubt that Cebu is an important automotive market, the traffic we encountered during our stay there last weekend dispelled it. Usually, when we're flying out of NAIA and the crowded Pasay City surrounding it, we're used
Do you want one?
You already know that Berjaya Auto Philippines (aka Mazda Philippines) has launched the diesel-powered variants of the CX-5 crossover and the 6 sedan for the same price of P1.985 million. Delivery of the first units has also commenced.Now,
Clue: A lot for a sports roadster
By now, you already know that we crowned the Mazda MX-5 as our 2015 Car of the Year. Even so, the roadster is still not a common sight on our potholed streets, so you might be wondering: Does this car even
We explore the idea with Mazda PH boss
Those among us who have driven the new Mazda MX-5 are enamored by its alluring design, open-top motoring appeal, and wonderful drive. No matter how you try to use logic and say that it's impractical, flashy and expensive (only
Join Mazda PH's MX-5 design competition
I'm not going to lie: Being an automotive journalist is a pretty cool gig. So cool, in fact, that I often catch myself wondering what I did in my juvenile past to deserve this job. To be honest, there are not
According to the distributor's boss
Back in December 2013, local Mazda distributor Berjaya Auto Philippines told that it might never sell the 6 Wagon in our market because the wagon has a shorter wheelbase than the sedan version, which means less cabin space. But
Much-awaited roadster rolls onto PH soil
One of the most awaited car models in our market right now is the all-new Mazda MX-5 roadster. The excitement almost approaches the levels we saw when Toyota brought in the 86 three years ago. And that's understandable, considering
Because a good car can be better
Unveiled yesterday together with the refreshed CX-5 and the 6 Wagon, the new 2016 Mazda 6 sedan has undergone a cosmetic exterior and interior makeover. New tech (read: Sport mode) and active safety systems (read: adaptive LED headlamps) have been injected
You know you want it
If you regularly follow our website, you know that the launch of the all-new Mazda MX-5 is just around the corner--it's next month, in fact, according to Mazda Philippines' own announcement back in April. With that announcement came
In GT and touring car series
Remember Philippine Touring Car Championship titleholder Edwin Rodriguez--the guy who used his Mazda 2 race car last year to pay tribute to Enzo Pastor during the "Beat Michele Bumgarner" event at the SM Mall of Asia open grounds? Well, his hard
Involving a Mazda 2 sedan
Let's face it: No matter how passionately most corporate executives profess that they look after the interests of their customers, the truth is that most of them can't even be bothered to miss a movie date to read a lengthy
Are you looking to reserve a unit?
It's official: Mazda Philippines president and CEO Steven Tan told that the all-new, fourth-generation MX-5 roadster is arriving on our shores in July. The company has just displayed the car at the just-concluded 2015
What are these cars exactly?
If you're planning on buying a brand-new car at the 2015 Manila International Auto Show in April, you might want to go straight to Mazda Philippines' pavilion because the company may be launching the most number of cars--all-new
Motolite has developed one for PH owners
As you know, Mazda in the Philippines has been on a roll the past couple of years. Now handled by a dedicated and more focused distributor in Berjaya Auto Philippines, the Japanese car brand now boasts far better (and award-winning) products
Located on north EDSA just across Trinoma Mall
Mazda's Philippine-market distributor, Berjaya Auto Philippines, recently opened its 15th full-service dealership in the country and its fifth in Metro Manila.Located on the southbound half of the metro's main thoroughfare, Mazda North EDSA is directly across the
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