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January 27, 2015

Some of the Fastest Cars You Can Drive on EDSA

EDSA is notorious for its traffic that gets you stuck for hours, buses that stop pretty much anywhere to pick up passengers, and motor bikes that swerve from lane to lane. These are some of the reasons why a sports/luxury car isn’t much of a wise decision if your daily route involves passing through the Philippines’ biggest parking lot. But if the road is clean and without any traffic (during late night drives or when Pacquiao has a fight), these are some of the fastest cars you can drive on EDSA or any open highway for that matter. Continue Reading

January 23, 2015

H2O Salamander: a Pinoy-made Amphibious Tricycle

This is the kind of transportation that we need in the Philippines especially in flood-prone areas. Meet the H20 Salamander, an amphibious tricycle that is 100% Filipino-made. Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

Philippines among the top countries with worst traffic

Numbeo, a crowdsourced global database and multinational research firm, has published its Traffic Index for Country 2015 which placed the Philippines among the top ten countries in the world with the worst traffic conditions.

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January 13, 2015

Ford shows off all-new Mustang GT350R, GT supercar, and F-150 Raptor

The 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) just kicked off and already Ford drops its latest models to wow everyone. Among these are the all new Mustang GT350R, GT supercar, and the F-150 Raptor. Spot these sexy beasts after the break. Continue Reading

January 05, 2015

New license plates with security features roll out today

As part of the government’s license plate standardization program, today is the first day that motorists can order new license plates and replace the old ones when renewing their motor vehicles. These plates now come with security features that aim to aid on the road and hopefully avoid illegal practices. Continue Reading

January 05, 2015

NVIDIA announces Tegra X1 mobile superchip

NVIDIA has announced today the Tegra X1 – a new mobile superchip that is capable of 1 teraflop of processing power.

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December 29, 2014

Test Drive: 3.5L Nissan Altima SL CVT

We recently took the 3.5-liter Nissan Altima SL CVT to a drive up north. Does this luxury car have what it takes to provide an enjoyable experience for a long road trip? Find out. Continue Reading

December 17, 2014

Xiaomi in Talks w/ Tesla for Php290K-worth Mini Car

Although Xiaomi has seen huge success in the smartphone industry, they have a ton of non-tech products in their portfolio that are available in some parts of the globe. However, it seems that the Chinese company is about to embark on a new venture which, according to rumor-mongers, involves a mini car dubbed as Mistla that is believed to be retailed for only 39,999 Yuan or under 290K in our local currency.

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December 16, 2014

All-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata launched in the Philippines

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai automobiles in the Philippines, has officially launched in the country the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Continue Reading

December 15, 2014

Ford PH shows off All-New Limited Edition Mustang

Ford Philippines held an exclusive viewing of the all-new Limited Edition Mustang to commemorate the 50-year heritage of the iconic car. It’s got sexier corners, imbibes a muscular stance, and runs on a 435-horsepower engine that takes you on a power ride while enjoying the comforts of its interior. Continue Reading

December 08, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata to launch locally on December 15

Hyundai Asia Resources, Incorporated (HARI) is set to launch in the Philippines its all-new performance-focused mid-size sedan, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Continue Reading

December 05, 2014

Aston Martin DB10 – James Bond’s new car

Luxury British sports car brand, Aston Martin, has revealed the new car that James Bond will be driving in the upcoming 007 film Spectre – the Aston Martin DB10. Continue Reading

November 28, 2014

Who among our politicians own this Php190M LaFerrari?

Inquirer has reported that a Php190M LaFerrari is about to be delivered here in the Philippines and it is allegedly owned by a local politician. Continue Reading

November 26, 2014

2015 Lamborghini Huracan now official in Philippines

Lamborghini Philippines has just launched the update to its famous Gallardo — the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan. Under the sleek hood pumps a 5.2-liter V10 engine that bursts power to all its four wheels through a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. Scroll past the jump for more details and local pricing. Continue Reading

November 26, 2014

8 Fuel-efficient Cars Available in the Philippines

When buying new cars, fuel efficiency is one of the top 3 aspects we consider as Filipinos in addition to function and looks. We at YugaTech completely understand since every year, EDSA seems to be getting smaller and smaller as traffic gets worse. For this article we list down 8 fuel-efficient cars available here in the Philippines with the highest kilometer-per-liter count (city/highway combined) as stated by their manufacturers.

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November 23, 2014

Why Ford Fiesta’s 1.0L EcoBoost is not Your Average 1-Liter Engine

We were recently loaned by Ford its 2014 Fiesta Sport+ 1.0L EcoBoost. The award-winning sub-compact is a 5-door hatchback that runs on a 3-cylinder engine (yup, just three cylinders). Don’t be fooled by the numbers, though, as it pumps out 125PS of power and 170Nm of torque. Read on and find out why this International Engine of the Year victor isn’t your ordinary 1-liter engine. Continue Reading

November 19, 2014

360 Eco-Loop: New Way to Get Around Filinvest City

Eco-friendly rides are slowly becoming a trend in the local scene, but it was the Filinvest City in Alabang that launched the country’s first integrated , electric-powered, public transport system which features the new vehicle called 360 Eco-Loop.

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November 18, 2014

House Bill filed to stop abusive taxi drivers

To protect commuters from abusive taxi drivers in the country, Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian has filed House Bill No. 3681 or the Bill of Rights of Taxi Passengers.

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November 17, 2014

10 Affordable Sports Cars Sold in the Philippines

Yet another reader suggested that we provide a list of affordable sports cars after reading our 10 most expensive luxury cars sold locally. So we scoured the Internet for 10 sports cars that offer a balance in speed, lightweight body, and more affordable price tag as an alternative to other sporty vehicles amounting to Php5M and above. Continue Reading

November 17, 2014

Japan’s MagLev train can reach speeds of up to 500kmph

Japan has started test runs of its latest high-speed maglev (magnetic levitation) train that can reach speeds of up to 500 km/h. Continue Reading

November 15, 2014

LTO Still Battling License Card Shortage

Are you planning to renew your Driver’s License anytime soon? If so, then don’t be surprised if a Land Transportation Office personnel only issues you a paper (official receipt) that will serve as your temporary license while the government agency is still experiencing shortage of License Card.

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November 14, 2014

Armored Mercedes-Benz vs AK-47 assault rifle

Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC), one of the leading manufacturers and supplier of armored cars worldwide, recently uploaded a video showing an armored Mercedes-Benz getting shot at with an AK-47 assault rifle. Continue Reading

November 11, 2014

2015 Honda Civic now available for purchase

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) today formally announces the availability of its 2015 Civic. It’s got the same sporty design and dynamic handling of the beloved Civic lineup previously, and comes in six different variants to choose from. Continue Reading

November 11, 2014

10 Most Expensive Luxury Cars in the Philippines

We recently gave you the 6 least expensive cars available in the Philippines where we mentioned that you sometimes just need a decent car to have a comfortable ride. Today, we give you a list of cars that are on the opposite side of that spectrum where comfort, power, and looks run the show. Check out these different vehicle makers and some of their most expensive cars (we’re talking as high-end as Php40M a pop!).

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November 06, 2014

6 least expensive cars in the Philippines

When buying a car, it doesn’t necessarily need to have the most powerful engine and state-of-the-art features. Sometimes, it just needs to be decent enough to spare you from the hassles of commuting. In this article we list down the specs, notable features, and pricing of some of the least expensive cars currently sold here in the Philippines. Continue Reading