Dashboard (09/13/17)

BMW to show latest models, tech in Xpo event BMW’s annual showcase of its newest models sold in the Philippines will be held on Sept....

How government can help expedite entry of electric cars

By Vernon B. Sarne
Last week, I attended the global launch of the second-generation Nissan Leaf in Japan. As Filipino journalists were invited to the event, I won’t...

From Cubao to Stuttgart

By Kap Maceda Aguila ONE thing’s for sure: The cover of pop princess Taylor Swift’s “1989” album hardly ever appears anywhere as a serious presentation...

Smarter car stereo in the smart phone age

By Kap Maceda Aguila THE logic is undeniable. People shell out wads of hard-earned money to procure powerful, feature-laden smartphones. They rightfully should be able...

Mazda CX-5 AWD Sport

IN second-generation form the Mazda CX-5 is a completely reworked version of the nameplate that debuted in 2013, only carrying over items that apparently...

Dashboard (09/06/17)

Ford to hold community projects in September FORD Motor Company announced it is marking September as “Ford Global Caring Month,” during which time its employees...

What Singapore’s involvement could mean for Filipino motorists

By Vernon B. Sarne
In its final report for “The Road Map for Transport Infrastructure Development for Metro Manila and Its Surrounding Areas,” dated March 2014, the National...

Growing up

Text and photos by Kap Maceda Aguila AS the crossover vehicle format has gained increased traction in the market, automakers have continued to scramble to...

BMW X4 xDrive20d M Sport

THE Germans invented the product segmentation game. Not content with having small/mid/large offerings, they went on to create slightly different models, filling in every...

Sportiest Vespa model now built in Vietnam

PIAGGIO Group, owner of the Vespa brand, announced it has started producing the Vespa GTS range at its Hanoi plant, where the model joins...

Dashboard (08/30/17)

Volkswagen reduces prices of Polo variants THE Volkswagen Polo Hatchback and Sedan have lower prices until Sept. 30. Volkswagen Philippines said the Polo Hatchback is now...

To save money, rich dudes are buying brand-new luxury cars this year

By Vernon B. Sarne
The title is not a typographical error, or the result of some late-night libation. If you haven’t been paying attention, the biggest news in...