2011 Nissan Sentra 200 CVT Review

It was in 2005 when I first bought my Nissan Sentra (B14 second-generation) at the Nissan Mantrade dealership in Makati. I was supposed to buy a Toyota Vios back then—because it was newly launched and something that I like—but due to my brother’s persistence in pushing me to try Nissan’s technology, the next thing I […]

2011 Nissan Teana Review

A couple of weeks ago Nissan sent us the test drive unit of their flagship car, the 2011 Nissan Teana. The model they lent us was the 250XL V6 (2.5L) and it came in color Deep Amethyst Purple. From the moment I saw the car when it was delivered my jaw already dropped. The elegant […]

The Most Practical EV In The Philippines Isn’t The One You Expect

Before we start this article, I want to make one thing clear: I am pro-EV and electrification. I’m tired of choking on smoke and seeing smog whenever I have to go anywhere, and I look forward to the day when EVs outnumber ICE vehicles on the road. That being said, the Philippines isn’t ready for […]


We’ve all heard that vehicle maintenance is important, but these reminders are only words to many until unfortunate accidents happen. Such is the case when a car lit on fire in the middle of EDSA, one of our local capital’s major thoroughfares. Here’s what happened. The person involved was the son of actor-turned-politician Bong Revilla, […]

Caltex Philippines Hosts The 2023 Auto Focus Test Drive Festival

Caltex Philippines is looking to host the 2023 Auto Focus Summer Multibrand Test Drive Festival this May 4-7, 2023. Here, just about anyone will be able to try out their cars of choice from brands they’ve been eye-ing. It’s not very often that you’d be able to go on a test drive of several brands […]

EV And Parts Sales Now Exempted From Tariffs In The Philippines

Amidst the high prices of fuel worldwide as well as a global commitment to reduce the carbon footprint, multiple automakers have committed to fully-electric lineups within the next decade or so. It seems that electric vehicles or their hybrid variants are gaining traction among consumers for these very reasons. As such, the government has also […]

The All-New Hyundai STARGAZER Has Just Launched In The Philippines

Hyundai Motor Philippines has officially brought in the Hyundai STARGAZER, its latest entry into the local MPV segment. The brand aims to reinvigorate the field with its offering’s unique styling, advanced driver assistance technologies, and quality-of-life upgrades over its competitors. This was all explained in a launch event held last night, November 8, at the […]

Changan CS75 Plus Review Philippines: Top Class, Almost Perfect

Review Verdict: The Changan CS75 Plus is an awesome compact crossover that provides quite a lot of bang for your buck. Its premium interior, solid driving dynamics, supple comfort, and all the other little things easily make it one of our top choices within the segment. If we had to nitpick one little thing, it would […]

PIMS 2022 Returns After 4 Years, Advocating For Sustainable Mobility

The much-awaited Philippine International Motor Show is finally back after four years of pandemic delays. This 2022 iteration will be the eighth PIMS in history, which is set to make an impact on the local motoring scene with showcases from major brand players in the country. It is scheduled from September 15-18 at the World […]

Hyundai Is Now The Third-Largest Carmaker

The Korea Times has reported that Hyundai Motor Group is now the world’s third-largest automaker in terms of sales volume. The Hyundai Motor Group is composed of Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis. Altogether, they were able to sell 3.3 million vehicles for the first half of 2022. The said sales figure is enough to put the […]

The 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit is Coming This October

The Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) is making a return this October. This is after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) will be held this October 20 and 21 at the SMX Convention Center Manila. It will be in partnership with the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), the Department of Energy (DOE), […]

List: EV Charging Stations in Metro Manila

With the help of private institutions, the Philippines is somehow able to cope up with the global transition to electric vehicles for a greener future. More and more electric vehicles are being introduced in the country. Consequently, the demand for charging stations is also increasing. We already have a few EV charging stations in Metro […]