HOLY WEEK TRIP TIPS | With traffic volume seen 15-20% higher, NLEX-SCTEx execs offer advice to public

Management of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) is bracing for the bigger volume of vehicles during the Holy Week and has taken measures to mitigate congestion and avoid disruptions to travelers.

DPWH resumes road reblocking on 7 roads in QC, Taguig City

The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume road repair and reblocking on seven road sections in the cities of Quezon and Taguig this weekend.

Self-driving car industry confronts trust issues after Uber crash

The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the absence of strong government standards, experts in the field said.

Daimler buys 3.93 percent stake in BAIC electric car subsidiary

Daimler said it would deepen its cooperation with China’s BAIC Group in the area of new energy vehicles, even as rival Geely seeks to gain access to the German carmakers’ electric vehicle technologies.

WATCH | World record-breaking e-bike launched globally

An electric bicycle which last October broke the world record for the longest distance covered on a single charge by an e-bike is about to be mass-produced, following a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Porsche could build flying taxis, says sales chief

Volkswagen’s sports car maker Porsche could develop a flying passenger vehicle to compete with rivals in a possible market for urban air taxis and ride-sharing services.
Volkswagen is looking at Apple products for guidance on how to style its new generation of electric cars, its top designer said, as the automaker aims to turn profits on battery-powered vehicles when they launch in 2020.

Porsche, Audi to develop joint electric car platform to save costs

Porsche and Audi, Volkswagen’s main luxury car divisions, plan to develop a joint platform for electric vehicles that will enable them significantly cut down on costs, German newspapers quoted their chief executives as saying.

Suzuki to sponsor the 2018 Asean Football Federation Championship

This will be Suzuki Philippines' sixth successive year of hosting the tournament since 2008.

Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets

Nissan Motor Co said it will launch the new version of its all-electric vehicle Leaf in seven markets in Asia-Pacific, and explore bringing it to two more, in its latest push to boost sales of electrified vehicles.

Ford Ranger achieves record sales in Asia-Pacific

In the Philippines, Ranger delivered record sales and captured more than 25 percent of the segment to remain the country’s second best-selling pick-up truck.

Hyundai PH achieves double-digit sales growth for 2017

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, closed its 2017 sales with a record-high of 37,678 units, a 12% sales growth from 33,695 units in 2016.

Suzuki PH closes 2017 with strong sales growth, awards

Suzuki Philippines wrapped up 2017 with strong sales, numerous awards, and the launch of the all new Vitara.