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A definitive list of crossovers of all prices, shapes, and sizes.
If automobiles were pants, crossovers would be the slim jeans. That would be my close “guestimation,” but I could be wrong. Is straight-cut in vogue again or are bell-bottoms making a comeback?Enough about pants though because what’s for darn certain is that ...
 
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Accidents are expensive, so it’s time to be prepared.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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Electric cars saw a big push this year led by Tesla.
Mercedes-Benz is the world’s most valuable automobile brand for the third year in a row, according to the latest report by a leading independent brand valuation consultancy. Brand Finance says the German brand grew eight percent last year to hit a brand value of ...
 
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The PBA superstar now owns a fleet of cars, but he'll never forget his first car.
James Yap is one of the PBA's highest-paid players who can afford probably any car—or big bike—he wants. But back when was just as an aspiring kid from the province trying to make a name in the Big City, James Yap would turn ...
 
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Sound about right to you?
So, apparently, science says drivers of expensive cars are less considerate than drivers of more modest nameplates. Does that sound about right? We thought you’d think so.According to a new study published on Science Direct’s Journal of Transport and Health, how much ...
 
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Parking Buddy basically acts like the Waze of parking lots.
Everyone knows of road rage, but what about parking rage? The frustration of checking each and every parking lot for available slots has driven many Metro Manila drivers crazy, but that might be put to an end—at least in Makati City—thanks to ...
 
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Okamoto rode around Metro Manila on public transport like a Filipino commuter for a day.
Toyota Motor Philippines’ newly appointed president Atsuhiro Okamoto spent a day riding Metro Manila’s public transportation systems in an effort to understand the daily struggle of Filipino commuters.Okamoto only assumed office a few weeks ago and he’s already gone viral online. In ...
 
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We review the Mazda 6 2.2L Skyactiv-D 4DR.
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but in the Mazda 6’s case, it's undeniable even for one-eyed Jacks.The combo of the brand's Kodo design language shines through in any form and elements of the Mazda Vision Coupé (a ...
 
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In this day and age of “low, low downpayment” schemes, is it okay to buy secondhand cars?
Secondhand cars: are they worth it? It’s the question on every car buyer’s mind and a major watercooler fodder, especially for guys. Everyone has an opinion and I love how it gets people going on this unending and ridiculous back and forth.There’s no ...
 
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It's going to be a big year for driving, with new car launches from Maserati, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and Jaguar.
The list of incredible new cars arriving in 2020 looks longer than a bank holiday tailback on the M25. As we enter a new decade—and a new era for the car industry—manufacturers are in a rush to amp up their line-ups and ...
 
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We skip a long drive in the countryside and take the pony car for a spin to an art show.
There’s a certain stereotype attached to owners of cars like the Ford Mustang whether we care to admit it or not. Immediately our minds go to preconceived notions about what he or she might be like—perhaps he’s a showoff who spends his ...
 
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A review of the 2019 Ford EcoSport Titanium 1.5L.
Small SUVs – the B-segment type – didn’t exist until 15 years ago when Ford debuted the EcoSport in Brazil where it became one of the country’s best-selling models.Now, just about every automaker has one but it behooves us to give this ...
 
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The upgraded 2020 Alphard, meanwhile, could have a P3.91 million price of entry.
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) started the decade by increasing the prices of several vehicles in its local lineup. The Fortuner and the Alphard were initially excluded from that list, but one of our sources from Toyota’s dealer network has now told us ...
 
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We test drive the Mitsubishi Montero Sport GLS 2.4 4x2 A/T.
I’m loving how Mitsubishi has upped the level of smarts in its SUV lineup, specifically the Montero.Tech that used to be available only to the high-end stuff like the Pajero and the top-of-the-line Montero has finally trickled down even to the two-wheel-drive ...
 
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Do you agree with this?
Toyota isn’t just one of the world’s most successful car manufacturer. Apparently, it’s also one of the most well-liked companies on the planet.Fortune Magazine has just released its annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, and Toyota finds itself as the highest-ranked auto ...
 
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It's a features-packed compact SUV for only P1.228 million.
There’s an immediate scowl on many people’s faces when they hear “made in China.” I see that a lot where really cheap items and relatively new (unknown) brands are involved.People forget that Apple last manufactured iPhones in the US in 2004. Since ...
 
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A leisurely Sunday drive quickly turned into an unexpected adventure.
It started out innocently enough: you get a nice car for the weekend, you take it up to Tagaytay. I’ve done it so many times it’s practically a no-brainer. So on that Sunday afternoon, after a nice long lunch at City of ...
 
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The future is electric.
Are you thinking of buying an electric vehicle in the Philippines soon? There are some things you need to know, but the most important is that you’re definitely not alone. More and more people are continuing to see electric cars as a ...
 
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Models and brands set to debut this year.
Electric vehicles (EVs), full-size SUVs, more Chinese vehicles, and even a British sports car maker: all that’s on the docket for 2020.Even with the country’s auto sales on recovery mode last year, manufacturers, distributors, importers, are still on pedal-to-the-metal mode so get ...
 
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Better to be safe than sorry.
An erupting volcano may be beautiful to look at from afar, but its effects can be incredibly damaging to lives and property, as anyone who’s dealing with the aftermath of Taal Volcano’s recent outburst can tell you. Besides the obvious—evacuation, interruption to livelihood, ...
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