Suzuki’s popular small-cars get big-car safety upgrades

Suzuki puts the spotlight on small car safety with the latest updates to their popular Celerio and Alto hatchbacks. The Celerio now has a reversing sensor, a unique feature in its sub-compact size class, and the micro-car Alto now offers class-busting refinement with its new anti-lock brakes and driver and front passenger airbags. Press Statement … Continue reading Suzuki’s popular small-cars get big-car safety upgrades

Hino helps students get relevant powertrain training

Through donations, Hino Motors Philippines helps students get hands-on experience on powertrain components that are actually in service with the nation's transport fleets. Press Statement by Hino Motors Philippines, “Hino supports Phil – Nippon Technical College with product donations,” 2017: MANILA, 7 September 2017--Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses … Continue reading Hino helps students get relevant powertrain training

They’ve Raptor’d the Ranger

Still under wraps but along the lines first threaded by their tough and full-sized F-150 Raptor, Ford is bringing to the Asia-Pacific region a purpose-built desert-racing variant of their mid-size pickup as well, naming it similarly as the Ford Ranger Raptor.  Press Statement by Ford Philippines, “Seize the thrill; Ford Presents the First Ever Ranger … Continue reading They’ve Raptor’d the Ranger

Volkswagen puts fifth-gen Polo on promo until September 30

Introduced here in 2013 and once priced as high as P950k (as late as in 2015) the Polo, particularly in classic hatchback form, remains one of Volkswagen’s most commercially successful models.  Now, after the 2018 model-year sixth-generation Polo was unveiled globally in Berlin last January, Volkswagen Philippines has put their fifth-gen Polo on promo pricing … Continue reading Volkswagen puts fifth-gen Polo on promo until September 30

Asia-Pac road safety forum calls out fatalities as preventable, lists action items for prevention

At the recently concluded Asia Pacific forum on road safety, the World Health Organization (WHO) presented a sensible framework, a straightforward priority list of actionable items to address what they portray as preventable “crashes”—this in contrast to conventional thinking’s urbane road “accidents.”  The WHO Save Lives package lists speed management, leadership on road safety, infrastructure … Continue reading Asia-Pac road safety forum calls out fatalities as preventable, lists action items for prevention