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

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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

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

The Isuzu Big Meet: a two decade history writ large in big-boned utilities

Celebrating their second decade this year, Isuzu Philippines organized the biggest meet-up of the marque’s vehicle owner clubs in the country and showcased their phenomenal success in shaping the mindset of Filipino motorists. Car owners came from all over and assembled a museum on wheels, on many wheels, bringing Isuzu’s very first Hi-Lander which evolved … Continue reading The Isuzu Big Meet: a two decade history writ large in big-boned utilities

Nissan ups the ante in the near north, opens second Marilao dealership

​There's power in imaging. Nissan is tapping into this, this truism, and has opened their second storefront in Marilao, Bulacan, this one with their new NREDI "retail visual design." Press Statement by Nissan Philippines, "Nissan expands foothold in Bulacan with its NREDI-designed new dealership," 2017: Bulacan, Philippines | August 2017--Nissan expands its presence in the … Continue reading Nissan ups the ante in the near north, opens second Marilao dealership