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BR-V | Honda’s affordable SUV Monday, February 20, 2017 4:41 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

Mention the word SUV and one would normally associate it with a hulking mass of metal on wheels — but Honda is about to change the way you look at SUV’s with their latest offering.

BIG BIKE | Master blaster: Suzuki GSX-R750 Monday, February 20, 2017 3:21 pm | Article and photos by Patrick Purugganan, additional photos by Jack Purugganan

In 1985, Suzuki unleashed the GSX-R750 to the world, which would become the foundation for today’s sportbikes.

Toyota recalling fuel-cell Mirai vehicles Friday, February 17, 2017 6:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling all the Mirai fuel-cell vehicles it has sold globally due to a software glitch that can shut off its hydrogen-powered system.

Isuzu launches sporty D-Max Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:18 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

Isuzu recently launched a refreshed version of its best selling D-Max pick-up.

Hyundai now has a 15-seater Starex Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:44 pm |

Hyundai Philippines has finally launched the new Hyundai Grand Starex Super Express in response to the fast-growing commuting needs of mobile Filipinos.

Exige Sport 380: A British pocket rocket Friday, February 10, 2017 6:12 pm | Text by Dino Ray V. Directo III Photos by Lotus GMBh

A perfectly proportioned, intuitive and attainable supercar for real roads.

BREAKING NEWS as of Feb 24, 2017 6:19 am

Hyundai eyes doubling of Philippine market share in 2016

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 7:27 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar,

Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) expects to double its market share by 2016 once tariffs under the Asean-Korea Free Trade Agreement falls to five percent

Honda Philippines expects sales recovery this year

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 7:47 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar,

Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) expects sales to recover this year as the Japanese manufacturer’s factory in Bangkok resumed operations to supply the Philippine market by June.

Hyundai sales surge 37% in March

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 8:27 am | Darwin G. Amojelar,

Sales of Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) surged 44 percent in the first quarter of the year.

BMW bucks industry slowdown, registers double-digit growth in 2011

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 5:47 pm | Likha Cuevas-Miel,

The Philippine importer of BMW said sales last year was robust despite economic uncertainties and the supply disruptions endured by the region’s automotive industry.

1Q car sales down by 10%

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 1:20 am | Darwin G. Amojelar,

Car sales fell by a tenth in the first quarter of the year because of the supply shortage caused by the massive flood in Bangkok, according to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi).

GM's March car sales in China reach record despite global slowdown

Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 4:50 pm | Agence France-Presse

US auto giant General Motors said Thursday that its China sales set a record for March, despite an overall slowdown in the world’s biggest car market.

Japan's domestic car sales rocket 78% in March

Monday, April 2, 2012 - 2:37 pm | Agence France-Presse

Japanese automobile sales soared in March, data showed Monday, a year after domestic demand plummeted in the wake of the country’s quake-tsunami disaster.

Honda Philippines recalls locally assembled CR-V models

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 4:43 pm | Darwin G. Amojelar,

Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) on Friday announced a voluntary safety recall of Honda CR-V models 2002 to 2004 to fix a headlight switch malfunction.

BMW recalls 1.3 million cars worldwide

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 12:45 pm | Agence France-Presse

German luxury carmaker BMW said on Monday it was recalling some 1.3 million cars worldwide due to battery problems that could in extreme cases result in a fire.

High oil prices, inflation risks to dampen car sales

Friday, March 23, 2012 - 4:00 pm | Likha Cuevas-Miel,

The increase in the prices of basic commodities would slow the recovery of the local automotive industry this year, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. said.

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