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Test: Volkswagen Santana

Six hundred eighty-six thousand pesos doesn’t get you much car these days. A second-hand car is possible, but for those who want something new, the choices are limited. You can’t even get an entry-level Kia ...

The king, upgraded: 2018 Toyota Alphard

Toyota Motor Philippines is upping the luxury game with the mid-2018 Alphard. The current generation, first launched in the local market in 2015, has been upgraded with a bolder look, improved fuel efficiency, ...

BYD Tang: Set to electrify

Solar Transport and Automotive Resources (STAR) Corporation, the exclusive distributor of BYD vehicles in the Philippines takes full advantage of the TRAIN Law by announcing a move towards an electrified vehicl...

The power of dreams

Recent embarrassing scandals involving some top Japanese automakers have certainly eroded the reputation of “Japan, Inc.” for quality, as the once-mighty industrial world leader battle fierce global competition...

An open letter to Uber and Grab

Dear Uber and Grab, Listen up. I enjoy using your service, I really do. It’s a ton better than using any other mode of public transportation because it’s more convenient, safer, and well, just plain more rel...

How to be more fuel efficient

Everyone wishes they could drive a more fuel-efficient car every day, but this isn’t the end-all when it comes to getting the most out of every drop. Any car can be fuel-efficient as long as you know how to max...

Lifehack: Make your tires last longer

Today’s cars come with different kinds of tires from fuel-efficient ones to sticky semi-slicks. But even if they’re the cheapest kind, tires can be quite costly to replace, especially if you have to change all ...
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Test: Hyundai Tucson GLS 2WD

Mid-cycle refreshes are called “facelifts” because, aside from a nose job and a price hike, you don’t get much else. Every once in a while though, a car manufacturer adds a bit more spice into the mix. One such...

Track to Street: Lexus RC and RC F

Aggressiveness and dynamism blend together into one bold, sensual package as Lexus unveils two additions to its growing line-up: the RC and RC F. Engineered as a standalone model as opposed to being simply a tw...