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

Advertisements

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

BAIC Philippines ramps up to PIMS 2018 with launch of renegade crossover

Makati City, 28 September 2018--A month before this year's Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), the auto-industry's major semi-annual event where the brand was introduced here four years ago in 2014, BAIC now launches the Bravo Jeep BJ20 compact crossover SUV. In the crowded two-row SUV super-segment that blurs the line between sub-compact and compact five-seaters, … Continue reading BAIC Philippines ramps up to PIMS 2018 with launch of renegade crossover

Volkswagen brings in AT variants of newly popular Santana compact sedan

When Volkswagen Philippines launched their China-sourced Santana sedan last May (along with four other models manufactured by Volkswagen Shanghai), the model that they introduced with only a manual gearbox variant and with an astounding P686k price tag, it prompted this natural follow up:  when will they have a 'matic?  The answer is November and in … Continue reading Volkswagen brings in AT variants of newly popular Santana compact sedan