Motoring News
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 20, 2017 22:27 pm

Power surge: Chinese electric car battery maker charges for global market

Monday, December 26, 2016 - 8:40 am | Jake Spring, Reuters

China’s answer to Japan’s Panasonic Corp and South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd has tripled its production capacity for lithium-ion car batteries in the past year to keep up with a surge in China’s sales of electric cars.

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS... | Gearhead’s wish list

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 5:26 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

If you’re out to buy your special guy (even if that special guy is yourself), here’s an array of gift suggestions that might rev his excitement this Christmas.

Honda, Alphabet's Waymo in talks over self-driving technology

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 9:02 am | Alexandria Sage, Reuters

Honda Motor Co said it had entered into formal talks with Alphabet Inc’s new self-driving division Waymo to add self-driving technology to its vehicles.

NAIA Expressway Christmas Lane to open on Wednesday

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 12:12 am |

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced the opening of the NAIA Expressway Christmas Lane on December 21, in time for the holiday rush.

Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi to share electric car platform: Nikkei

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 2:20 pm | Chang-Ran Kim, Reuters

Nissan Motor Co, Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp will combine their electric vehicle platforms in an effort to slash prices down to levels comparable to conventional gasoline cars, the Nikkei newspaper said.

LTO: Drivers' license cards available in Metro Manila starting Dec. 19

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 11:50 pm | Aerol John B. Patena, PNA

Plastic license cards will be available in Metro Manila starting Monday, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced.

California shuts down Uber's self-driving cars

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 5:45 pm | Agence France-Presse

California shut down Uber’s testing of self-driving cars shortly after the ride-sharing service launched its pilot in San Francisco, citing a lack of permit and threatening to sue.

BACK TO RACE AGAIN | Blade partners with Tamiya

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:56 am | Dino Ray V. Directo III,

In its bid to bring the Tamiya brand closer to to a much wider spectrum of the target market, Tamiya Philippines forged a partnership with the country’s largest automotive retail store Blade Auto Center.

Google self-driving car unit spins off as Waymo

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:28 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google’s self-driving car unit is being spun off and rebranded as Waymo as it aims to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.

Norway revs electric cars to 100,000 units

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:22 pm | Agence France-Presse

Norway, which boasts the world’s highest number of electric cars per capita, now has 100,000 such vehicles on the road

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