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Mazda Philippines Adds Turbo, Refreshed Sports Wagon to Mazda6 Lineup

THE MAZDA6 has earned its reputation as the enthusiast’s choice in the executive car segment. Today, it has cemented that by not only offering a choice between two body styles -- a sedan and a wagon, but a choice between a torquey diesel and for the first time ever, a powerful turbocharged gasoline engine. Regardless of option, it now fully realizes its potential as a true driving masterpiece that only Mazda could achieve.

Ultra-rare Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition arrives

AFTER a lengthy pre-selling that started in February, the limited-edition Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition has finally arrived in the Philippines. And as a pleasant surprise, Bermaz Auto Philippines announced that they have managed to increase their allocation from 20 to 30 units. This means that one percent of the total 3,000-unit global production run is in the Philippines.

All-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque lands in Manila

COVENTRY Motors Corporation, the exclusive Philippine importer and distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, launched recently the all-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque, bringing to the Philippines a luxury SUV that promises to change the standards of style, refinement, safety, and capability.

Auto Asia brings SsangYong and Changan brands under one roof

A BRAND-NEW retail concept brings two Asian brands under one roof to serve customers who seek vehicles whether it’s for business or pleasure: Auto Asia. With the Auto Asia retail concept, Korean SUV specialist SsangYong and one of the largest Chinese auto brands, Changan, join together to offer customers a wide product line that covers more than 40% of the local market by model.

Honda Brio: A first drive

PAUSE for a minute and imagine everything that a small car is. Ugly, terrible to drive, cramped -- these are just some of the words used to describe what’s commonly considered as the lowest tier in motoring: the subcompact or A-segment car. Now, open your eyes and see the 2019 Honda Brio. It’s the most affordable car in Honda’s stable, yet it manages to adhere to everything the Japanese car maker stands for.

BWORLD TEST: Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo

THIS MUCH is obvious: midsize 7-seat SUVs have become today’s family car. Aside from a seating configuration that allows the entire caboodle to hit the mall in style, they’re tall (read: flood-proof), durable, and most importantly, powered by a thrifty diesel engine.

Pesos and sense: Toyota Vios 1.3 E

IT’S HARD to get excited about driving the Toyota Vios -- it’s the quintessential commuter car, after all. However, there’s also no doubting its contribution to Toyota Motor Philippines’ bottom line. And among all the Vios variants, it’s the 1.3-liter that’s most important. Therefore, it’s time to cast all prejudice aside and find out if the latest Vios is all it’s cracked up to be.

Nissan PHL appoints Atsushi Najima as new President

NISSAN PHILIPPINES held an official turnover ceremony that saw Atsushi Najima being appointed as their new president and managing director. The appointment, which was effective since April 1, sees Najima-san take the reigns from Ramesh Narasimhan who will be moving to Thailand for his next stint.

Ranging from P2-4M:20 SUVs that show you’ve made it (Part 2)

SPORT utility vehicles or SUVs have gone a long way. From vehicles known for their utility and practicality, they’ve become symbols of success. True enough, pickup-based SUVs, like the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Ford Everest, Nissan Terra, and Chevrolet Trailblazer, have become the top choice of vehicle, displacing midsize executive sedans in the process.

Autohub Group appointed as sole Pagani agent in PHL

ON ITS 20th anniversary, the Autohub Group announces that they have been appointed as the exclusive selling agent of Pagani in the Philippines. The deal was formalized by the arrival of Horacio Pagani, the founder of Pagani Automobili. This comes a year after the Autohub Group announced its plans to bring in the ultra-exclusive Italian hypercar brand.

Ranging from P2-4 million: 20 SUVs that show you’ve made it...

SPORT utility vehicles or SUVs have gone a long way. From vehicles known for their utility and practicality, they’ve become symbols of success. True enough, pickup-based SUVs, like the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Ford Everest, Nissan Terra, and Chevrolet Trailblazer, have become the top choice of vehicle, displacing midsize executive sedans in the process.