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THE “OCTOBERFEST” promo of Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC), happening from Oct. 15 until Oct. 30, offers easy-acquisition plans on the Mitsubishi Montero, Xpander and Mirage G4. Buyers can get as much as P230,000 discount or zero-percent interest up to 36 months on the Mitsubishi Montero GT 4x4 SUV.
LAST SEPT. 15, Mindanao Integrated Commercial Enterprises, Inc. (MICEI), Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp.’s (MMPC) authorized dealership in General Santos City, South Cotobato, turned 50. In a release, MMPC said that the dealership’s “longevity in the highly competitive automotive industry reflects the resiliency of the organization and its progressive business approach that allows them to quickly adapt to the ever-evolving demand of the market.”
THE NEWLY LAUNCHED Delo 400 SLK SAE 15W-40 is said to boost the performance of various engine designs, allowing one oil for vehicles from different OEMs with or without DPF after-treatment devices, thus reducing inventory costs for vehicle operators.
HONDA CARS Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is offering generous cash discounts, great deals and other offerings in October as part of the “Honda@30: The Dream Lives On” promo to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Until Oct. 31, 2020, buyers of the Honda City, BR-V, Brio, Civic, CR-V, and Mobilio can get the following cash discounts, special all-in down payment schemes, and other exciting deals:
FROM “MEET MG” when it first assumed stewardship of the brand here in October 2018, The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) reveals the new MG Philippines tagline: “Expect Extraordinary.” MG Philippines said in a statement that it will “(continue) to provide well-appointed, modern, attainable British-heritage cars, and client- and consumer-centric aftersales services for every Filipino.”
THE TOYOTA Referral Rewards programs offers an incentive for successful Vios referrers who are current Toyota owners as well. The promotion, ongoing from Aug. 10 to Sept. 30, gives P5,000 worth of digital gift certificates when a Vios buyer is referred to any of the 70 Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMP) dealerships nationwide.
THE INSURANCE Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States awarded the 2020 Audi A6 the highest Top Safety Pick+ and the 2020 Audi Q8 the Top Safety Pick awards as these excelled in the safety group’s testing. The two vehicles obtained top “Good” ratings in all six IIHS crashworthiness performance evaluations, and achieved “Superior” grades for front-crash prevention tests.
MITSUBISHI MOTORS Philippines Corp. (MMPC) reported that it registered sales growth last July. Its total of 3,149 units sold was 39% compared to June sales, and the company noted that the increase was reflected across its model lineup. The Mitsubishi Xpander moved 1,038 units, 63% improvement over June, followed by Mitsubishi Strada (up 58%), and the Mitsubishi L300 (up 19%).
LONGER THAN the standard A8 full-size sedan’s dimensions and wheelbase by 13 cm, the new Audi A8 L 3.0 TFSI MHEV provides more space for rear passengers.
MG DISTRIBUTOR The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) was recently bestowed the Five Star Distributor award — the highest recognition among all international MG distributors — at the recent 2020 MG Overseas Dealers and Distributors Conference. The online event was attended by various MG distributors from over 80 countries.
THE COUNTRY’s leading utility van nameplate, with a 66% market share, has veritably donned work clothes as Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) unveils the Hiace Cargo, which is a seat-less option to accommodate payload instead of passengers. It is predicated on the Hiace Commuter.
Based on the latest Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) reports, the Geely Coolray moved the most units (154) last June among five-seater subcompact crossovers.
FOR EVERY P1,000 worth of fuel purchase using the company’s recently launched contactless payment option, motorists can get free antibacterial car treatment at participating Phoenix stations.
PEUGEOT PHILIPPINES celebrated Bastille Day with its “Revel in the Freedom to Choose — Peugeot Bastille Day Celebration” promo that gifts its car buyers with a voucher that can be applied to any one or a combination of the following: cash discount, La Boutique lifestyle items, financing subsidy, and other free items (LTO registration, comprehensive insurance, chattel mortgage fee, etc.).
IF PEOPLE are asking for it anyway, might as well bring it in. All British Cars (ABC), exclusive distributor of Jaguar vehicles in the Philippines, has just announced the arrival of “one of the most highly decorated cars ever,” it’s all-electric SUV, the Jaguar I-Pace. Speaking from the new Jaguar Land Rover boutique showroom at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, ABC General Manager Chris Ward described the I-Pace as “Jaguar’s smartest five-seater sports car.” The I-Pace is said to deliver power instantly, surpassing the performance of automobiles with conventional engines.
NOWADAYS when most sporting (and motorsports) events have been shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is leveraging the power of the digital medium to capture the familiar waku-doki (heart-pumping excitement) — particularly of its grassroots-level event Vios Racing Festival (VRF) — with the Philippine staging of the GR Supra Cup Asia.
US LUXURY-LIFESTYLE magazine Robb Report named the Bentley Flying Spur as among its Best Cars of the Year for 2020, with the ultra-luxury vehicle making the media group’s 32nd Annual Best of the Best list.
FORD PHILIPPINES presents easy vehicle acquisition plans this June via special deals and promotions for its pickups, SUVs, and Ford Transit van.
ALL BRITISH CARS (ABC), authorized dealer of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, parts, and accessories in the Philippines, rolls out major discounts on select models of the two UK luxury car brands this month.
BRITISH-BRED auto brand Morris Garages (MG) is exerting the utmost effort to guarantee the safety of both customers and staff as it reopens its dealerships. One of its relevant programs is the MG Online Garage Service. Through this, “clients can now consult with accredited MG after-sales service professionals who can conduct remote vehicle diagnosis over video chat. This service allows MG Philippines’ after-sales professionals to make quick, informed opinions on vehicles, without requiring the client to physically go to a dealership.”
SUZUKI PHILIPPINES (SPH) reports that “a majority” of its dealerships have opened this month. These facilities are now ready for sales, after-sales services, and test drives. SPH said in a release that it “will continuously find ways to present customers with promos that are cost-efficient for interested vehicle buyers, including down payment policies and discounts.” Here are the reopened dealerships:
SOME DEALERSHIPS of Maxus Philippines in Metro Manila have opened after shuttering for two months in compliance with the government’s guidelines under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The company says the facilities are following health and physical distancing protocols with the reopening.
TO ADDRESS the need for safe transport of patients during the pandemic, Foton Philippines turned over six units of the Toano negative pressure ambulance to the Philippine Red Cross. This is said to be the first fleet of its kind here.
MITSUBISHI Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) continues to work with the local government of Santa Rosa City in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by providing various needs to its frontliners and other essential personnel.
AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI did something it had never done before -- launch a car digitally through augmented reality (AR). That’s how the Italy-based super car maker chose to reveal the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder on its official website, www.lamborghini.com.
SUZUKI PHILIPPINES, INC. (SPH) has readied dealership reopening guidelines to ensure safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As of May 4, 17 out of 79 SPH dealerships around the country have reopened: Bohol, Cagayan De Oro, Calbayog, Dumaguete, General Santos, SM General Santos, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Isabela, Kalibo, La Union, Naga, Ormoc, Ozamiz, Palawan, Roxas, and Tacloban.
AMID the quarantine restrictions to the general public’s movement and the shuttering of businesses, Volkswagen Philippines announced that expiring vehicle warranties within the period of the extended community quarantine (ECQ) will be extended for three more months, or up to Aug. 31, 2020.
STUTTGART-HEADQUARTERED sports car maker Porsche has been partnering with logistics firms DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo to ensure that medical equipment reaches hospitals, emergency service units, and other institutions in Germany.
RECOVERING from the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), which helped to contract the market in 2018 due to a general increase in vehicle prices, the Philippine automotive market finished 2019 with a 2.4% growth rate capped by a strong fourth quarter from most industry players.
HONDA Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) said only half of the estimated 199,000 units of Honda City, Jazz, Civic, Accord, CR-V and Pilot sold in the country between 2001 and 2015 that have defective Takata airbags have so far been repaired. The company is calling for the rest of affected owners to bring their vehicles to any Honda Cars dealership to have the airbags replaced.
ISUZU Philippines Corporation (IPC) said it has launched a promotion in which it is giving cash discounts to OFWs buying an Isuzu Mu-X or an Isuzu D-Max (the D-Max Flexiqube variant is not included in the promo). The offer is valid on purchases made between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31.
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