Singapore rolls out red carpet for the car industry Monday, January 16, 2017 6:58 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

Singapore flung its doors open and put its best foot forward for this year’s staging of the Singapore Motor Show.

WATCH | Dutch students STORM around world on self-made electric motorbike Monday, January 16, 2017 3:46 pm | Reuters video,

Students who built an electric motorbike from scratch have successfully completed an 80-day ride around the world.

China, Europe drive shift to electric cars as US lags Monday, January 16, 2017 12:11 am | Laurence Frost, Reuters

Electric cars will pick up critical momentum in 2017, many in the auto industry believe – just not in North America.

Nissan picks London for first European on-road autonomous car tests Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:11 pm | Costas Pitas, Reuters

Japanese carmaker Nissan said it will conduct its first European real-world trials of self-driving cars in London, choosing Britain just months after it said it would build two new models in the country.

Road rage: What is it and how to prevent it Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:02 pm | Text by Dino Ray V. Directo III

With Metro Manila’s traffic jams as a daily occurrence, the risk of getting into a heated argument with another motorist is higher.

VW says has draft $4.3 billion deal to settle US criminal charges Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:15 pm | Agence France-Presse

Volkswagen AG said on Tuesday it had a “concrete draft” agreement to pay an additional $4.3 billion in fines and plead guilty to criminal charges to end the emissions-cheating scandal known as “dieselgate”.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jan 19, 2017 6:29 am

THE SCOUT | The return of the Indian

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 6:18 pm | Text by Patrick Purugganan, photos by Jana Purugganan and Patrick Purugganan

What’s in a brand? Generations have been making decisions based on the popularity of a name brand. This led to an obsession with labels that made consumers look identical. Being ‘in’ was the order of the day. Thank goodness this …

PH automotive industry in 2015: not bad, not bad at all

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 4:08 pm | Ronald Rey M. de los Reyes,

Here’s a summary of what happened in the local auto industry in 2015. And if you look at the bigger picture, it was not bad at all.

LAMBRETTA'S GHOST | The Italjet Formula 1

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 7:01 pm | Text & photos by Patrick Purugganan

There are scooters and there are scooters.

The Royal Enfield Continental GT: Single and loving it

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 3:35 pm | Text by Patrick Purugganan, photos by Jana and Jack Purugganan

How do you differentiate motorcycles? There are V-twins, in-line fours, parallel twins and there’s the single. For folks who’ve just heard of these terms, there’s actually a world of difference with each one.

BIG BIKE | Harley-Davidson Roadster

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:57 am | Text & photos by Patrick Purugganan

Harley-Davidson Sportster: the most beautiful motorcycle a kid only dreams of.

DUCATI | Monsters in the city

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 3:40 pm | Text and photos by Patrick Purugganan

We ride the 2015 Ducati Monster 821 and the 1200S.

TWO-WHEEL BEHEMOTH | The Victory Cross Country Tour

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 7:40 pm | MOTOMAD by Patrick Purugganan, photos by Patrick Purugganan and Jana Ortega Purugganan

You may know of the Honda Goldwing and the Harley-Davidson Electra Glide and I’m telling you the Victory Cross Country is a completely different experience.

The Russians are here!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 9:44 am | MotoMad by Patrick Purugganan,

You see them in old television shows and is a staple in WWII flicks. It is one of the most beloved motorcycles ever made. And it’s not made in America, Japan or China.

NOSTALGIA TRIP | 1997 Honda CB750

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 4:21 pm | MotoMad by Patrick Purugganan

Here is a motorcycle where the older models are infinitely better.

NOSTALGIA TRIP | 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 750 Turbo

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 2:17 pm | MotoMad by Patrick Purugganan

It was a time where big was really big.

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