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LTO looking into revamped driving exams

THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) is considering introducing a new driver’s license exam system to improve the country’s road safety standards. LTO Field Enforcement Division...

BMW Motorrad & the Fil-Am golf

I dropped by at the BMW Motorrad event in San Fernando, Pampanga, last weekend on my way up to Baguio for the second and final...

Hyundai rolls out new editions plus a hybrid

HYUNDAI Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the Philippines’ official distributor of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles, launched three new vehicles and a hybrid at the SMX Convention Center...

Mercedes-Benz unveils the all-new A-Class

THE official distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Philippines, which is Auto Nation Group, recently unveiled the all-new A-Class—the next generation of compact cars.  It...

The Phantom lands in Manila

IT’S hard to believe that despite the continuing pressures of inflation, Autohub Group, the official distributor of Rolls-Royce cars in the country, was undeterred...

IPC optimizes truck fleet customers’ businesses with Isuzu Eco-Drive Training

OWNING, driving and maintaining an Isuzu commercial vehicle is already a sound business investment in itself, as the world’s foremost manufacturer of diesel-powered engine...

Corruption killing Kennon’s global heritage status?

KENNON Road is still close to vehicular traffic. Jake P. Ayson and I had to pass through Marcos Highway, a longer route going up Baguio...

25th glass store marks trailblazer

To commemorate its seven-year presence in the community, Aguila Glass reintroduced its 25th store in Luzon, which is located along Doña Remedios Trinidad (DRT)...

The 2018 Manila Auto Salon opens

THE 12th Manila Auto Salon and 24th Sport Truck Show will run until December 2 at the SMX Convention Center by SM Mall of Asia in...

All-new Toyota Vios 1.3 E Prime CVT: The ‘Prime’ choice

IT was in July 2018 when Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) finally revealed the much-awaited all-new Vios. Emerged in a completely remodeled exterior figure and interior...

Still the king of the hill

ALL eyes are on the Raptor nowadays, which is Ford’s top-of-the-line in the pickup segment. Surprisingly, there are still some who are not aware that...

Goodbye, Dr. Ty

THEY just buried the mortal remains of an industry pillar, Dr. George S.K. Ty. He was 86 years old. My family’s humble salutations. Dr. Ty belonged to...

True to greener carriers

TRUE to its promise of bringing cleaner vehicles into the country, Pilipinas Taj Autogroup Inc.,  the exclusive local distributor of Tata passenger and commercial...

Ducati launches the Panigale V4 in style

DUCATI’S famous superbike, the Panigale V4, is now in the country. Its formal launch was a three-day event that started with a press conference...

Shell Bike Fair 2018 wraps up in epic fashion

AFTER a successful kickoff in Baguio City, Shell Bike Fair 2018 recently held an epic finale at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in...

Mitsubishi hosts first-ever XPANDER drive

MITSUBISHI Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) recently hosted motoring scribes to its first-ever XPANDER media drive after its release last summer.  Anticipation was high as...

Rolling on the pickup game

FORD has been in the pickup game for about a century now. In fact, in Canada and the United States, their F-Series models have...

No more driver’s license for octogenarians?

RECENT police data show that at least 2,400 were killed in road-vehicle crashes in 2017.   What a waste. Shockingly, most of the accidents were the...

The future of mobility, not one solution but many

IN 1807, when he patented the first hydrogen-powered engine, François Isaac de Rivaz could have been forgiven for thinking he had found the future...

Tough enough?

THE Rainforest Challenge (RFC) in Malaysia is considered as one of the toughest off-road competitions in the world. For this year, the Grand Finals...