New brand GAC brandishes top-shelf engineering

GAC Motor vehicles are now in the country after having been launched officially last week by their exclusive Philippine distributor, Legado Motors, Inc. (LMI). There to lend support to the new brand was guest of honor President Rodrigo Duterte who pointed out that his administration has "leveled the playing field" for foreign businesses. Interestingly, the … Continue reading New brand GAC brandishes top-shelf engineering

Honda Philippines shows next-gen Brio concept, announces local production of BR-V at PIMS 2018

Honda Philippines exhibited their eye-catching Small RS Concept at this year's edition of the biennial Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) which ran from October 24 to 28 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, but Honda's real news was more sublime, more uplifting, a cause for optimism.  While Small RS Concept is the obvious though … Continue reading Honda Philippines shows next-gen Brio concept, announces local production of BR-V at PIMS 2018

Body builder Centro introduces new products, announces new joint venture at PIMS 2018

Centro Manufacturing Corporation (Centro) introduced four new products and revealed their bright prospects for the decade at this year's iteration of the biennial Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) that ran from October 24 to 28 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Centro launched four advanced truck builds, all initially on Isuzu chassis, thereby emphasizing … Continue reading Body builder Centro introduces new products, announces new joint venture at PIMS 2018

BAIC introduces big M60 MPV at PIMS 2018

BAIC has introduced their large M60 multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) at the 7th iteration of the biennial Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) which ran from October 24 to 28 at World Trade Center in Pasay City. The new M60 is their first van with: (1) front-wheel-drive, (2) unibody construction, and (3) an automatic transmission (a Punch Powertrain-sourced … Continue reading BAIC introduces big M60 MPV at PIMS 2018

Ssangyong Philippines brings back Musso badge on a luxury pickup

Ssangyong Philippines has launched the new 2019 Musso mid-size pickup truck at Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) which runs at the World Trade Center in Pasay City from October 24 to 28. The Musso: its the name of the Mercedes Benz mid-size SUV that everybody eventually realized was a rebadged SsangYong. This was back in the … Continue reading Ssangyong Philippines brings back Musso badge on a luxury pickup

Versatile Tata Super Ace light truck gets new Euro 4 turbodiesel with better torque and horsepower

On display at the Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) that's running at the World Trade Center (WTC) in Pasay City until Sunday, October 28, is the Super Ace light truck, the same variant with the air-conditioned passenger rear body that we reviewed back in 2015 and found exceptionally suited to our road conditions, but this new … Continue reading Versatile Tata Super Ace light truck gets new Euro 4 turbodiesel with better torque and horsepower