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The fascinating history of how cars arrived in the Philippines.
An index of affluence for Filipino in the days of the American rule was the possession of an automobile. To this day, having a car—next to owning a house—continues to top the list of goals of every working Pinoy. The car industry ...
 
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She loves adventure.
The adventure motorcycle: When it comes to riding, this vehicle is undoubtedly the pinnacle of two-wheeled versatility and utility. They can get you through terrain normal motorbikes wouldn’t dare traverse, and as a bonus you look damn good doing it.Of course, these go-anywhere motorcycles ...
 
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Coco Martin now owns 11 motorcycles
There’s no doubt Coco Martin is now the undisputed king of media. The 37-year-old actor is one of the country’s most popular stars and his face is everywhere: from his endless TV show Ang Probinsyano to the main thoroughfares of Metro Manila ...
 
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The documentarist hasn’t worked in almost three decades, sort of.
“Do what you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life,” or so goes the saying. That’s why when someone as acclaimed a journalist as Jay Taruc says he’s done doing award-winning documentaries, people scratch their heads. Hard. ...
 
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It's time to break away from the past
Wini Camacho is no stranger to us. He is our kababayan who has made a name for himself as a designer at Mercedes-Benz. He also did something really cool for Top Gear PH when, in 2010, he sent us his sketches for ...
 
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Do you agree with our picks?
Another year, another handful of worthwhile automotive arrivals to choose from. Granted, consumers were a little bit stingier this year due to the onset of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law (TRAIN)—but you’d hardly be able to tell with the ...
 
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New brand ups Ayala's automotive portfolio to six.
It’s been whispered about for months, but it’s finally official: Korean automotive company Kia is making a comeback in the Philippines through Ayala Corporation. The announcement was made in a press briefing on Monday, December 17.AC Automotive, Ayala Corp's automobile business company ...
 
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That's less than 0.1 percent.
The number of motorcycles on Philippine streets has increased substantially over the past few years. But do the riders operating them have the traffic know-how to keep themselves—as well as other motorists—safe?If we’re going to go by a recent statement by an ...
 
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Just in time for the brand’s 100th anniversary next year
It seems apt that just as Bentley is celebrating its 100th anniversary next year, Manila is finally getting its first official showroom dedicated exclusively to the premium British luxury brand.Bentley was first made locally available five years ago, through its official distributor ...
 
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Can you guess who the first crazy rich owner is?
Almost a year after this Bavarian track beast made its way to different BMW Motorrad dealerships worldwide, it has finally landed on Philippine soil. Yes, folks, the BMW HP4 Race is here.Only 750 of HP4s have been produced by BMW in Germany for performance-hungry ...
 
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Experienced track drivers and newbies spend a Sunday afternoon with the British car at Clark Speedway in Pampanga.
“I go through EDSA every damn day, how hard could that be?” This is me whenever I get to watch car racing. Even with absolutely no track experience, I was always sure I'd kill it when I get the chance.I finally got that ...
 
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A well-heeled Back to the Future superfan just snatched up a $45,000 hovercraft based on Doc Brown's famous wheels.
A Back to the Future-lover with around 50 thousand dollars burning a whole in their pocket just shelled out some serious bucks for the ultimate piece of fan merch: a working hovercraft replica of Doc Brown’s famous wheels.It’s not an actual DeLorean—those can be tough ...
 
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Keep this in mind when buying a new vehicle.
What are some of the top things you consider when buying a brand-new vehicle? Engine performance is one of them, no doubt. The same goes for factors like fuel economy, convenience features, safety, and ride quality.These are all-important qualities to keep in ...
 
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Did your favorite manufacturer make the cut?
Interbrand has released its annual ‘Best Global Brand Rankings’ for 2018, and it’s once again bound to get people talking. This year, 15 car manufacturers made the cut, as well as one motorcycle company.Before we break down this year’s list, let’s talk ...
 
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Being agile and flexible, pretty much like the two-wheeled vehicle itself, has many advantages.
Clad in a leather jacket, skinny jeans and a multi-colored Nike Flyknits, Angeline Tham stood out in an audience dressed mostly in formal wear at the plenary hall of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in early October. She spoke at the closing presentation ...
 
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A mean, green crime-fighting machine
Well, this is a surprise. Earlier today, photos of a truck full of Toyota Prius police cars surfaced on social media. They were white, equipped with sirens, and featured bodywork decals and the word pulisya plastered on the hood and the rear ...
 
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Metro Manila, Davao, and Cebu joined the 2018 Distinguished Gentleman's Ride on Sunday, September 30.
If you were out and about extra early on the streets on Sunday, September 30—having recovered fast from your regular Saturday bacchanalia with the boys, or perhaps from, idk, that all-nighter  analyzing the red carpet from the ABS CBN Ball?—you might have ...
 
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The Litas, an international collective for women on two wheels, aims to ride over every stereotype there is.
There isn't anything so manly as big bike. Everything from the leathers and studs to the full-throated thrumming of the engine between one's legs—even the term crotch rocket—evokes sex and sexuality. And, yes, sometimes a bit of sexism.When it comes to motorcycle culture, the ...
 
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Nostalgia isn't always a good thing.
Fads come and go. That's life for you. But like in fashion, where things like elephant pants were once considered the epitome of cool, some automotive trends are best left to the history books. Here are six of the worst offenders:A post ...
 
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The new garage just opened.
Angie King's a pretty busy woman these days. The hardcore gearhead's been trotting the globe racing Ferraris and managing her local auto outfit, Car Porn Racing, in between. And she's dabbing into luxurious world of exotics, too.This current gig is with the ...
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