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It's a Chinese brand, yes, but our writer thinks the 2019 GAC GM8 2.0L can go toe-to-toe with the competition.
Yes, it’s a Chinese brand (let’s get that out of the way) but you’re going to want give this seven-seater some serious consideration. Either that or you double-take after you learn what it brings to the luxury MPV segment.First off, it has ...
 
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Yup, you read that right.
The 2019 Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show is now in full swing, and it seems that the all-new Suzuki Jimny is the modifier’s platform of choice at the event. No surprise there, as the buzz surrounding this vehicle prior to ...
 
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It involved a young police officer named Ping Lacson.
On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the third richest man in the Philippines passed away surrounded by family. John Gokongwei Jr. was 93, and through hard work and grit, he had built a business empire that changed the way we travel, eat snacks, ...
 
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Practical and efficient, the VW Lavida's got everything you’re looking for in a car for the daily drive.
Car lovers often dream of going on long drives out of town, with nothing but the open road, some good music on the speakers and maybe a special someone in the passenger seat. But the harsh reality is that for most of us, ...
 
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Better start saving, buddy.
The lure of the world's most expensive cars is hard to pull yourself away from. You might be overawed by the technical extravagance. Your eyes might boggle at the raw numbers of horsepower, top speed and bank balance necessary. You might scoff ...
 
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We take the crossover SUV for a weekend spin.
Many people raised their eyebrows when Porsche introduced the Cayenne in 2003. A company known for fast, flashy sports cars like the iconic 911 suddenly making hulking SUVs? Sacrilege! But Porsche ended up having the last laugh. The Cayenne, along with its slightly ...
 
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One of the world's Big 5 Motor shows surpasses expectations yet again.
It was a great time to be in Tokyo last week, and it wasn’t just because of the cool temperature—a nippy 15 degrees Celsius in the morning and a crisp 23 degrees at midday. Global press descended upon Koto City for the ...
 
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It hasn't had a dealership there in over 40 years.
There was a Volkswagen dealership in Cagayan De Oro in the early 1980s, but for various reasons, it closed down and there hasn’t been one in Mindanao for nearly 40 years. Until now.On October 18, the German brand opened its first dealership in ...
 
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The James Bond actor can now add automobile designer to his resume.
Luxury department store Neiman Marcus' list of Fantasy Gifts never fails to amaze. In the past, the list of the world's most imaginative and exclusive gifts included a motorcycle designed by Keanu Reeves, a $400,000, 12-day trip to India, and a $150,000 falconry kit.More: Daniel ...
 
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The Swedish car manufacturer launched three plug-in models during an environmental forum.
There’s no stopping the march of more environment-friendly cars. Globally, more and more automobile manufacturers are taking concrete steps to develop hybrids and fully electric vehicles in a bid to address climate issues made worse by emissions from traditional combustion engines. In the ...
 
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The luxury SUV accelerates in style from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds.
Maserati Philippines has launched the Levante Trofeo, its first SUV built around a V8 engine. The Trofeo is the ultimate Maserati of SUVs, capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds and reaching a top speed of ...
 
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The subcompact crossover is a true headturner.
When BMW launched the X2 in the country in 2018, officials said the crossover Sport Activity Vehicle (or what BMW calls its SUVs) appeals to younger buyers who want to stand out. “They want to be trendsetters,” a BMW rep said then. “They ...
 
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Is it a new dawn in Woking?
McLaren is the kind of company that deals in the minutest fractions and details. It’s in their F1 racing DNA to be striving for whatever is lighter, quicker and more efficient. To keep stripping back and moving on.So when the Woking marque ...
 
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This subcompact crossover is more powerful than you think.
A price tag of P2.890 million may make your eyes water and your mouth drop, but believe, there’s more to a Peugeot than how much it’s worth. Even if you aren’t in the market, it behooves you to expand your automotive palate ...
 
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The amateur boxer showed off his new whip on YouTube.
Jimuel Pacquiao, Manny Pacquiao’s son, has more in common with his dad than just his looks and passion for boxing. Like his father—who’s owned several luxury rides in the past, among them a Ferrari 458 Italia and a Mercedes-Benz SL550—he’s into nice cars ...
 
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Have you felt any improvements in your area?
We now have less than 30 days until we arrive at the deadline imposed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the nationwide road-clearing operations. With under a month to go, how do you think the operations have ...
 
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Make this your new Sunday habit.
Back in the day—specifically from the 1800s to the 1900s, Calle de Escolta in Manila was the place to be. It would have given today's BGC and Makati a run for their money with all the luxury stores, jewelry and watch shops, ...
 
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Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems—such as the EDSA traffic—sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal for a one-way ...
 
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“Should I get myself one?”
At six feet, eight inches tall and 425lbs, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson—one of the planet’s strongest men and the dude who played the fearsome Sir Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane in Game of Thrones—is one big-ass mound of muscle.The 30-year-old once tried to squeeze himself into ...
 
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This is truly the algorithm at its finest.
Sometimes, when I can’t sleep at night—haunted by the state of our country, or the Cats trailer—I lie back and wonder how Netflix’s algorithm works. Is it a supercomputer that feeds from and studies our guiltiest viewing habits, and mashes it into something new? Or ...
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