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August 15, 2014

Sotto files No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014

In response to the increasing crime involving back-riders on two-wheeled motorcycles or the so-called ‘riding in tandem’, Sotto has recently filed the No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014 which seeks to “stop this evil Batman and Robin tandem for good.” Continue Reading

August 01, 2014

Join the Toyota Seatbelt Art Contest!

We just joined a regional contest by Toyota to design a custom seat belt for cars. This is to promote safety in driving especially in high road accident countries like the Philippines.

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July 29, 2014

Toyota goes Psy with Waku Doki viral video

You have to give it to the Japanese to come up with crazy video commercials like the Waku Doki. Toyota is banking on the new campaign to signify that Waku Dokie feeling (which means an exciting adrenaline rush) when driving their cars.

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July 22, 2014

Philippine Lemon Law signed, to take effect on July 30

President Benigno S. Aquino officially signs the Philippine Lemon Law that basically gives people assurance that their newly-purchased vehicle meets the standards set by the manufacturer. It will take effect starting the end of this month. Continue Reading

July 10, 2014

Honda PH to recall 1760 cars for faulty airbag

On Wednesday, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., (HCPI) announced that it is voluntarily recalling 1,760 units of select Honda Accord, City, Civic and Fit sold in the Philippines due to faulty inflation device of the front passenger airbag.

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July 06, 2014

Honda CR-V Cruiser Edition starts at Php1.43M

After recently releasing the all new Jazz, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) refreshes its CR-V line-up by introducing the Cruiser Edition that comes in 2.0 S and 2.4 SX models – both in automatic transmissions. Continue Reading

June 28, 2014

Nissan turns Gran Turismo 6 car into real-life supercar

During the Goodwood Festival of Speed in UK, Nissan unveiled the real-life version of the Concept 2020 Vision GT that was originally set to be a supercar for the game Gran Turismo 6. It is a complete and detailed version of the in-game racing car right from its ventilated hood down to the four-wheel drive chassis. Continue Reading

June 25, 2014

PNP warns misbehaving cops caught on social media

The Philippine National Police (PNP) have recently issued a memo regarding its officers who are captured in social media violating PNP rules and regulations and traffic laws. Continue Reading

June 25, 2014

Honda unveils all new Jazz starting at Php768,000

Honda Philippines launches the third generation Jazz that is dubbed “The One”. It combines a fresh look with new technologies to achieve more dynamic performance, fuel economy, and overall functionality. Continue Reading

June 22, 2014

Harley-Davidson unveils LiveWire, the company’s first all-electric motorcycle

As the market shifts towards more eco-friendly vehicles, Harley-Davidson is taking the necessary steps to make sure that they are not that far off on the running. And as an initiative, they’ve launched the Project LiveWire Experience which allows American consumers to take their first electric-powered motorcycle, dubbed as LiveWire, out for a spin before it enters to mass-production.

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June 18, 2014

Mini Cooper 2014 lands locally, priced at Php2.1M

MINI Philippines, the local arm of the UK-based car manufacturer, British United Automobiles Inc., has recently announced the official debut of the new 2014 Mini Cooper and 2014 Mini Cooper S in the country.

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June 18, 2014

New House Bill wants road and traffic safety to be taught in schools

A new House Bill has been recently filed that aims to include road and traffic safety as part of the curriculum of elementary and secondary schools.

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June 10, 2014

Senate approves Philippine Lemon Law of 2014

The Senate has approved the SBN 2211 or the Philippine Lemon Law of 2014 which aims to strengthen consumer protection in the purchase of brand new motor vehicles.

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June 08, 2014

2014 Yamaha International Motor Show in Manila

Yamaha Motor Philippines recently launched the 2014 Yamaha International Motor Show with a bang last June 4, 2014.

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June 04, 2014

Pinoy Auto Trader founders launch AutoDeal.com.ph

Two months after Sulit.com.ph, which is now OLX Philippines, has pulled the plug on Pinoy Auto Trader, the talented team behind the site has regrouped to form their second automotive-centric website called AutoDeal.com.ph

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May 30, 2014

Honda unveils Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN & Civic 1.8 E Modulo

Honda today announces the availability of its refreshed models in the Civic lineup. This marks the company’s third model launch of this year, and introduces a slew of factory-installed accessories that come as standard. Meet the Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN and Civic 1.8 E Modulo. Continue Reading

May 26, 2014

Suzuki PH releases official prices for Swift 1.2 and Ertiga

Suzuki Philippines has just announced the official pricing for its two new compact cars – the 1.2L Swift and the seven-seater Ertiga. Both will be available nationwide this coming July. Continue Reading

May 24, 2014

FAA flaunts first locally-made Supercars at 2014 Trans Sport Show

Now here’s something we Filipinos can truly be proud of. Factor Aurelio Automobile (FAA), the first and premiere supercar automobile manufacturer in the country, showcases two supercars that they made entirely by hand in this year’s Trans Sport Show 2014.

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May 13, 2014

Test Drive: 1.0L Chevrolet Spark LS

Chevrolet lent us a Spark to drive around for a week. What we received was the Spark LS that has the smaller 1.0-liter engine with automatic transmission. Was it a good city/out of town companion to us? Join us in our recent trip to Punta Fuego to find out. Continue Reading

April 25, 2014

Nissan Note: world’s first self-cleaning car

Nissan is testing out a super-hydrophobic and oleophobic nano-paint technology called Ultra-Ever Dry which, in theory, should ward off water, oil and dirt from your car. As a proof of concept, the company has painted one half of the Nissan Note with the said coating while leaving the other half untouched. The result is actually pretty convincing.

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April 24, 2014

#TBT: Iter Avto, the first in-car navigation device

Long before humans thought of putting satellites in space and use them for GPS tracking, there’s this device called the Iter Avto which aid drivers to navigate their way around the block.

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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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