First blood

In this market, back in the early 2000's, it's the Isuzu D-Max that mainstreamed the muscle truck. Now, high-riding pickups on big, all-terrain tires are common enough, the profile no longer reserved for 4x4's. #IsuzuDMax #isuzuph #isuzuphil #DMax #muscletruck #hirider #pickuptruck

Volkswagen newsmakers on mall tour this weekend

After last week's game changing debut of Volkswagen models sourced from China (and priced for Asia) for the very first time, the Volks folks are now ready to have their new Santana and Lavida sedans, and their new Tiguan Mk.I crossover SUV, scrutinized and scrutineered by the motoring public. Tomorrow and on Sunday, get up … Continue reading Volkswagen newsmakers on mall tour this weekend

BAIC joins jeepney modernization push with biggest Class 1 prototype so far

BAIC Philippines unveiled their Kalayaan jeepney prototype last month, putting it on display at the Land Transportation Office's 106th anniversary motor show last month and, in so doing, announcing their participation in the country's public utility vehicle modernization initiative. Based on BAIC's Freedom compact truck and meant to be a compact commuter for short routes … Continue reading BAIC joins jeepney modernization push with biggest Class 1 prototype so far

For us folks once again, Volkswagen

If you recall the time when Ayala Corporation's Fernando Zobel became the elegant and surprisingly hip model for those Swiss-made but cheap Swatch wristwatches, then the sight of him driving Volkswagen's newly introduced Santana sedan serves as swift reminder of how that German marque's direct translation asserts them to be the People's Car champion. Last … Continue reading For us folks once again, Volkswagen

Isuzu showcases new 1.9 liter Euro 4 turbodiesel in nationwide mall-tour

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) kicks off their 2018 Isuzu Nationwide Mall Tour, running from April 16 to June 13 to showcase their newly introduced RZ4E Euro 4 -compliant powerplant. Adding to the 173hp 3.0liter 4JJ1-TCX turbodiesel introduced last September as their initial Euro 4 update to their Mu-X SUV and D-Max pick-up, the unusually compact … Continue reading Isuzu showcases new 1.9 liter Euro 4 turbodiesel in nationwide mall-tour

Quick note: Isuzu Philippines’ new Blue Power truck lines keep pace with other markets

Despite other markets having more (or less) advanced emission standards, Isuzu Philippines keeps their new "Blue Power" line of Euro 4 haulers in synch globally with updated cabinwork such as those on their new N-series models. The cabins are bigger on the light duty trucks, now virtually as large and as roomy as those on … Continue reading Quick note: Isuzu Philippines’ new Blue Power truck lines keep pace with other markets