Motorsports
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, InterAksyon.com

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 18, 2017 18:08 pm

F1 2016 | Rosberg keeps Hungarian pole, Hamilton hindered by yellow flags

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 9:10 am | Abhishek Takle, Reuters

Nico Rosberg will keep pole position for Sunday’s Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix after having come under investigation for not slowing down enough for the yellow flags that cost title rival Lewis Hamilton a shot at top spot.

F1 2016 | Hamilton wins British Grand Prix from pole

Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 10:58 pm | Alan Baldwin, Reuters, Agence France-Press

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for the third year in a row on Sunday with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg finishing second but under a stewards’ investigation.

F1 2016 | Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:36 am | Alan Baldwin, Reuters, Agence France-Press

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan on Sunday and increased his championship lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points.

MOTOGP 2016 | Rossi hails 'one of my best' at sombre Catalonia

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 2:39 pm | Agence France-Presse

Valentino Rossi gave his MotoGP world title prospects a massive boost with success in the Grand Prix of Catalonia on Sunday at a sombre Montmelo circuit reeling from the tragic death of Luis Salom.

F1 2016 | Hamilton wins Monaco showcase

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 11:46 pm | Alan Baldwin, Reuters, Agence France-Press

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his first win of the Formula One season at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday after Mercedes told team mate Nico Rosberg to move aside and Red Bull wrecked Daniel Ricciardo’s chances.

F1 2016 | Verstappen makes Formula One history as Mercedes crash out

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 11:06 pm | Alan Baldwin, Reuters, Agence France-Press

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen made Formula One history as the youngest race winner on Sunday in a sensational Spanish Grand Prix.

F1 2016 | Rosberg makes it seven wins in a row with Sochi victory

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:55 pm | Reuters, Agence France-Presse

Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg chalked up his seventh win in a row at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday with team mate Lewis Hamilton fighting back from 10th on the grid to seal a Mercedes one-two finish.

F1 2016 | Rosberg extends win streak in China, Hamilton seventh

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 6:02 pm | Abhishek Takle, Reuters

Nico Rosberg claimed a dominant win in an action-packed Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead.

F1 2016 | Rosberg romps to fifth win in a row

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:40 am | Alan Baldwin, Reuters

Germany’s Nico Rosberg romped to his fifth win in a row for Mercedes on Sunday and ended Formula One champion team mate Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of a third successive Bahrain Grand Prix victory.

F1 2016 | Formula One drivers call for change of governance

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 2:45 pm |

Grand Prix drivers called on Wednesday for Formula One to change the way it is run and abandon ‘obsolete and ill-structured’ decision-making processes that they said could affect the sport’s popularity.

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