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If car heaven was on earth, the new PGA Cars showroom would be it.
For people who go shopping for cars like they do for clothes or gadgets, here’s some good news. Four of the world’s most coveted car brands are now housed under one roof in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig. PGA Cars Inc has ...
 
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New styling and convenience features update the 10th generation Civic.
Since it was first introduced in 2016, the latest iteration of the Civic has sold almost 10,500 units in the country, making it one of Honda Philippines Inc.’s top sellers. To excite fans further, the Japanese car giant has added new styling ...
 
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Is the stick really going extinct?
"Manual is dead." These three words strike fear into the hearts of old-school car guys and purists the world over. As much as we hate to admit it, the end of the stick is probably coming. One after the other, carmakers are shifting (hehehe) ...
 
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The Japanese car giant has been on a roll, and it looks like it’s not stopping anytime soon.
In the consumer space, capturing market share is a laborious process. All your competitors are working just as hard as you are in wooing customers, so progress is hard to come by.Not in Nissan’s case though. How does a 100-percent increase in ...
 
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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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These transportation apps made in the Philippines aim to make commuters’ lives just a little bit easier.
It’s no secret that traffic in the major urban centers of the country is horrible. A 2017 report revealed that traffic in Metro Manila caused the Philippines to lose over P4 billion that year. And with no end in sight, various transportation ...
 
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Expect it to take effect soon.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is serious about fixing our traffic problem by lessening the number of cars on the road.Major thoroughfares under the jurisdiction of the MMDA no longer have number-coding window hours under the expanded Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction ...
 
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First launched in 2015, the Everest holds up well as an all-around mid-sized SUV.
In 2015, I took part in an adventure drive featuring the latest iteration of the Ford Everest in the sleepy town of Chiang Rai, Thailand. Although the mid-sized SUV shares the same engine and transmission as the Ranger, officials were clear it ...
 
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As timeless as a classic should be
Modern cars are cool and all, don't get us wrong. But there's a certain appeal that comes with driving a classic nameplate. Maybe it's because of the nostalgic feelings they evoke, or their Instragam-worthy curves, or the admiration you get from fellow ...
 
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The XC40 is Volvo’s first car designed and built around its new Compact Modular Architecture.
For a car company based out of Sweden, it’s telling that Volvo has never won the European Car of the Year trophy. Until last year.Volvo finally broke that streak with the XC40, its compact SUV that completes the car marque’s range of ...
 
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Land Rover Club PH is celebrating its 20th anniversary
This is something to look forward to whether you are a Rover nut or not. Here is the announcement of Land Rover Club of the Philippines (LRCP) president Robby Consunji:“Check out the transformation of the Range Rover through the years at the ...
 
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It’s always handy to have a skill ready for when you encounter car emergencies.
Knowing how to jumpstart a car with a dead battery is an essential life skill.We all live busy lives, and it’s very easy to forget to turn off the lights, radio, air conditioner, or any other electrical gadget inside the vehicle after ...
 
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Watch the prototype in action
It looks like James Bond is going green. According to The Sun, director Cary Joji Fukunaga has spearheaded a move to get 007 an eco-friendly electric Aston Martin Rapide E for Bond 25.“This is something Cary pushed for and Daniel and the producers ...
 
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The world's most famous spy is going green.
James Bond is not typically thought of as an activist. There's the boozing, the womanizing, the license to kill. More than a few submarines downed in the ocean. That mess on the Russian border couldn't have been good for anybody. But Daniel Craig is ...
 
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Imagine all the luxury possible in a car. And then some.
For most of us, it takes years to save up for a new car because we want to get most bang for our hard-earned buck. But for a select few who have that “F you money,” the question isn’t how much a ...
 
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It's actually a good deal.
It’s finally arrived. BMW Philippines has launched the fourth-generation X5, and it’s putting the entire segment on notice with its rugged looks, tech-filled interior, and—wait for it—a five-year or 200,000km warranty.The design alone makes this SUV worth checking out. The all-new X5, ...
 
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The eighth generation of the midsized executive sedan is the best Camry yet
In case you haven’t noticed, SUVs are continuing their march towards global domination. Forbes, quoting automotive industry consultant LMC Automotive, reports that SUV sales rose globally in 2017, while passenger cars fell two percent. Go back further to 2013 and the trend ...
 
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Didn't we already talk about this?
Remember the driver-only ban the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority(MMDA) wanted to put into effect on EDSA a while back? Well apparently, the idea is as alive as ever, as the agency says it continues to push for its implementation.Before we continue, let’s jog our memories. ...
 
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We speak to the man behind the new Porsche 911
‘Evolution not revolution’ is a phrase so well-used in the business of car design that it can now trigger automatic eye roll. There is one model though in which it still feels totally appropriate.“In its overall concept the 911 has always stayed true to ...
 
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Motoring shift took place 70 years ago
A day in March marks an important milestone for Philippine motoring because it was on March 10, 1945, that President Sergio Osmeña signed Executive Order No. 34, which directed Filipino motorists to drive on the right side of the road. Until that time, Philippine vehicles ...
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