Caltex shows convincing evidence on the benefits of their Techron fuel additive

Designed as a detergent that gets completely burned away by the engine's combustion cycles, as well as a pervasive lubricant that lingers and accumulates with regular use, Caltex's Techron additive promised significant benefits that also begged for major proof. Now, after inspecting 694 valves from 94 vehicles in Asia with a Karl Storz borescope, Caltex … Continue reading Caltex shows convincing evidence on the benefits of their Techron fuel additive

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Elegant and efficient: Isuzu demonstrates benefits of Mimomari telemetry with timely eco-drive fleet training

Building on their proprietary Mimomari telematics tech originally developed for the Japanese domestic market, Isuzu has been offering their fleet clients some best practices lessons that are reinforced by realtime telemetry.  Since June 2018,  Isuzu has been holding monthly sessions for instructing fleet drivers on optimal methods for efficient and safe driving, and they've been … Continue reading Elegant and efficient: Isuzu demonstrates benefits of Mimomari telemetry with timely eco-drive fleet training

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