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New Nissan X-trail makes smart driving more intelligent

Nissan introduces the new X-TRAIL with Nissan Intelligent Mobility to PH market

Hyundai Calamba sparks a “green” revolution in South Luzon

Hyundai Laguna, Incorporated (HLI) fortified its long-standing partnership with Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) through the recent launch of Hyundai Trucks and Buses (HTB) Calamba.

GOING ELECTRIC | China mulls petrol car ban

China’s new-energy auto firms saw shares surge in Monday morning trade, extending recent strong gains, after a government official said over the weekend that China had begun looking at a ban on traditional petrol-engine cars.

WATCH | A $12,000 three-wheeled electric vehicle

Arcimoto's $12,000 three-wheeled electric vehicle prepares to launch.

STRATEGIC SHIFT | Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car

Hyundai had initially championed fuel cell technology as the future of eco-friendly vehicles but has found itself shifting electric as Tesla shot to prominence and battery-powered cars have gained government backing in China.

CHINA E-CAR | Future Mobility raises $200M in new financing

A Chinese-funded electric-car startup Future Mobility Corp, led by former BMW and Nissan Motor Co sales executive as president and co-founder, has raised $200 million in its latest round of financing.
Robocars may not live up to the profit expectations that drove an initial investment rush by car manufacturers.

Tesla Model 3 cars will use chips from Infineon

Infineon will supply parts to Tesla's upcoming mass-market Model 3 electric car, the German chipmaker said on Tuesday, after being beaten out as initial supplier by Franco-Italian rival STMicroelectronics for the coveted deal.

Gas prices going up Tuesday

Local oil firms are set to raise prices as early as 6a.m. Tuesday (August 1, 2017). Shell, Eastern Petroleum, Phoenix Petroleum and Flying V were among those that served notice of price hikes.

F1 2017 | Vettel wins the Hungarian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel won a tense Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday in a Ferrari one-two that stretched his championship lead to 14 points after Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton sportingly surrendered third place to his team mate.

Grab to raise $2.5 billion from Didi, SoftBank, others

Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's biggest ride-hailing competitor in Southeast Asia, said it expects to raise $2.5 billion in its latest financing round that will help bolster its leading position in the region and grow its payments platform.

Toyota to mass produce electric vehicles in China by 2019

Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported.

Tugade, Lopez spar over TNVs at Davao biz meet

The issue of what government should do about Transport Network Vehicle Services, such as Uber and Grab, had Cabinet secretaries debating the matter in front of leading businessmen in Davao City Friday.