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April 11, 2014

Mazda 3 2014 SkyActiv prices in the Philippines

The new 2014 Mazda 3 SkyActiv is coming to the Philippines this 2nd quarter and we’ve got the retail prices of the different variants to be released in the country.

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April 10, 2014

Toyota Motor Philippines recalls Innova, Fortuner, Hilux

As part of Toyota Motor Corp’s recall of 6.39 million vehicles worldwide, Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling Innova, Fortuner, and Hilux units sold in the country from November 2004 to June 2010.

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March 18, 2014

Filipino-designed pedicab ‘Eclipse’ charges your iPhone

Future of transportation? While you might be thinking of flying cars, we’re talking more of a moon-shaped pedicab or rickshaw as others would call it. Meet the Eclipse. Continue Reading

March 03, 2014

Apple brings iOS experience to cars with CarPlay

Apple has unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show its new in-car technology called CarPlay which offers users a “smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car.”

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March 01, 2014

Hennessey Venom GT records a 435.31kmph run

Instead of fancy dinner dates or watching cheesy flicks, the folks over at Hennessey Performance Engineering spent this year’s Valentine’s Day by setting an unofficial speed record with their prized Venom GT, which reached a record-breaking top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 kph) over the course of a 3.2-mile-long runway.

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February 26, 2014

Ford debuts Focus 2015 at MWC 2014

Cars aren’t exactly the first thing that comes into mind when we think of the Mobile World Congress. But that didn’t deter Ford from launching the new addition to their compact car lineup, the Ford Focus 2015, in that said event.

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February 21, 2014

Road-testing the Mazda SkyActiv Technology

Over the week-end, some of my co-hosts in GeekyNights, TeamTechSquad and a few other tech bloggers were able to test out the Mazda SkyActiv technology in the Mazda 6 and the Mazda CX5.

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February 04, 2014

Audi claims their e-Fuel outperforms gas, diesel

In the recent study conducted by Audi, the German automaker proves that their synthetically-produced E-Fuel is at par, if not better than conventional bioethanol and biodiesel in terms of CO² emission and cleaner combustion.

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January 27, 2014

Honda Accord 9th Generation has arrived

Parañaque, Philippines – Honda Philippines has recently announced the arrival of the ninth iteration of their popular four-door Sedan, the Honda Accord 2014.

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January 24, 2014

Minicars perform poorly in front crash test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently conducted a front crash test on a group of minicars from popular automotive brands. Of the 11 minicars tested, only one achieved an “Acceptable” rating.

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January 18, 2014

The Coolest Cars of the NAIAS 2014

We have a few hours to go around the exhibition hall of the 2014 North American Auto Show this week and we found a number of really cools sports cars, hybrids and even concept cars from different manufacturers.

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January 18, 2014

The Making of the 2015 Ford Mustang

We visited one of the design centers of Ford’s R&D facilities in Detroit during our last day of the NAIAS this week and they showed us the process in conceptualizing and creating the new 2015 Ford Mustang.

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January 15, 2014

Motorcycle problems in the PH need to be addressed

I’m not a fan of motorcycles. Sure, they’re somewhat cool to look at and they’re really fast, but my experiences with them are a little off – they’re not the safest vehicle in the road, accidents are frequently associated with them, rowdy motorists cut impatiently through traffic & they’re often tools used by criminals riding in tandem.
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January 14, 2014

2015 Ford Mustang at the North American Auto Show

We were invited by Ford to attend the North American Auto Show here in Detroit along with 120 bloggers from over 10 countries around the world. So we flew in straight from our CES coverage in Las Vegas.

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January 09, 2014

2013 Audi A3 comes with embedded 4G LTE

This year’s CES is all about ultra HD (UHD) and connected cars. Among them is this collaboration between car maker Audi AG and Qualcomm — the world’s first 4G/LTE embedded car, the Audi A3.

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January 06, 2014

Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM Android cars coming soon

Years after Google’s Open Handset Alliance brought Android into cellphones, the company forms the Open Automotive Alliance – and that as you might guess is aimed at bringing Google’s operating system to automobiles. The alliance consists of Google & NVidia together with Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM.

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December 28, 2013

Test Drive: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8L V6

Once in a while we get to test drive a new car for about a week. The latest one, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, is most especially memorable — first, because it’s a sports car and second, because we get to use it for a little over 2 weeks.

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December 23, 2013

Honda City Mugen Limited Edition out for Php976,000

Honda Cars Philippines just announced a couple of days ago that the Limited Edition Honda City Mugen model is now available in the Philippines and only 20 units are available to customers.

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December 18, 2013

McLaren to replace windshield wipers with force fields

High-performance vehicle manufacturer, McLaren Automotive, is planning to replace windshield wipers on their future supercars with force fields made of sound.

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November 29, 2013

Test Drive: Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 2.2L R-eVGT 6AT

We were part of the Hyundai Santa Fe test drive in Siargao earlier this year as well as the Hyundai Forum in South Korea a couple of months ago but never really got to drive the unit of our own.

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November 22, 2013

Nissan showcases BladeGlider prototype at TMS 2013

Other than the Kawasaki J Three-Wheeler EV, Nissan’s prototype called the BladeGlider is also proving to be a sight to behold in this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

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November 21, 2013

Kawasaki’s trike prototype morphs into a sports bike

The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show is now in full swing and one of the many head-turners in this year’s event in the motorcycle department is the Kawasaki J Three-Wheeler EV which looks like a homage to the Tron Light Cycle.

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November 20, 2013

FWIA: The Car Without an Engine

The folks over at Ohio State University, spearheaded by Junmin Wang, are currently testing a golf-caddy-looking prototype called Four-Wheel Independently Actuated (FWIA) which runs without an engine, transmission or even differential.

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November 08, 2013

Ford Fiesta with 1.0L EcoBoost lands in the Philippines

Ford’s all new Fiesta which features a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and a six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission, has finally landed in the Philippines with a price tag under Php900K.

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November 07, 2013

Get traffic updates about NLEX with NLEX Assist app

Need simple but quick traffic updates about the North Luzon Expressway or NLEX? Then you might want to download the NLEX Assist app on your Android phone before you hit the road.

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