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The future is electric.
Are you thinking of buying an electric vehicle in the Philippines soon? There are some things you need to know, but the most important is that you’re definitely not alone. More and more people are continuing to see electric cars as a ...
 
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Models and brands set to debut this year.
Electric vehicles (EVs), full-size SUVs, more Chinese vehicles, and even a British sports car maker: all that’s on the docket for 2020.Even with the country’s auto sales on recovery mode last year, manufacturers, distributors, importers, are still on pedal-to-the-metal mode so get ...
 
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Better to be safe than sorry.
An erupting volcano may be beautiful to look at from afar, but its effects can be incredibly damaging to lives and property, as anyone who’s dealing with the aftermath of Taal Volcano’s recent outburst can tell you. Besides the obvious—evacuation, interruption to livelihood, ...
 
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Unprecedented growth of ultra high net worth individuals is a major factor.
If estimates hold up, there will be a 38-percent increase in the number of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) in the Philippines over the next five years. That’s according to the 2019 Wealth Report of global property consultancy firm Knight Frank, ...
 
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Consider the pros and cons of each.
“Automatic” may seem like the smart and easy answer, especially with today’s traffic. But if all you need to make a decision on is the amount of time it takes to read the first word of this paragraph, you may not be ...
 
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It’s a refreshed version of the German marque’s bestselling sedan.
In 2016, I had the rare privilege of driving the Audi A4 in its home country of Germany. Not only did I get to take the midsize sedan on the famed autobahn, where I reached speeds of up to 180 to nearly ...
 
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Now, this is what you call a holiday giveaway.
According to a report by Fox 29, US-based wholesale mortgage lender United Shore Financial Services gave away a total of 13 Cadillac XT5s at its 2019 Christmas party to celebrate the company’s record-breaking year. This is on top of a live performance ...
 
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We take a peek at the third generation of the Bentley four-door luxury sedan.
Apart from his women and his activities as a secret agent, most people associate James Bond with fast cars. As a super spy, he needs them to make a quick getaway, or to make a grand entrance. In the movies, he’s often ...
 
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We drive the 2020 Lexus RX 350L in Singapore.
Road trip with kids are the best. The zoo, resorts, and parks are staples on the itinerary and that’s just for starters. The more the merrier as they say.Driving up and down the streets of Singapore makes it even better because their ...
 
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Jeep or Dodge? Benz or Jag?
Luxury cars are the toys of grown-up men because operating intelligent and elegant machines provide a thrill. Driving a muscular car on the highway feels good and alighting from a well-appointed sedan or SUV (with all eyes on you) feels even better.  But ...
 
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Fast and lean—and delivering huge thrills at a relatively low price—the Supra is back and ready for a new cult following.
In Los Angeles, Dubai, or any land of cool cars, it’s very likely your fancy automobile will be flat-out ignored. Ferrari? “Meh. Seen that.” Porsche? That’s practically the People’s Car here. But the new Toyota GR Supra? Folks in pickup trucks will ...
 
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Taking a Rolls-Royce Ghost out for a spin is going to cost you.
Luxury car rentals are usually reserved for formal occasions, such as weddings and debuts. But who's to say you can't be chauffeured around in a Benz or a Ferrari on any given day? For whatever the reason you may need a temporary set ...
 
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We test drive the 2019 Kia Sportage GT-Line AT 4x2.
Sportage is one of those names that rolls off the tongue better than just about any other SUV out there. It sounds exotic, French even, but what it really stands for is “sporty age” or simply put, a state of sportiness.As the ...
 
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Victor Paterno bought another car years after the first, and it, too, got stolen.
Victor Paterno is best known as the big guy behind the local franchise of global convenience store behemoth 7-Eleven. As president, CEO and executive director of Philippine Seven Corp, he has steered the company toward an unmistakable leadership position in the lucrative but ...
 
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Despite the minor setback, it's a seriously badass truck.
If you checked your news alerts at 3 a.m., you might have thought you were still dreaming. Elon Musk had just unveiled a polygon-shaped, all-electric Tesla pickup truck complete with Mad Max tires on stage at the Tesla factory in Southern California. ...
 
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Everything from cars to crossovers.
Christmas is just around the corner and that means the government-mandated bonus is coming—13th month yes, but for the lucky few 14th, 15th, and maybe even 16th.Your mind is probably already racing through a list of things to buy and if that ...
 
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Our writer hitched a ride to see if driving a classic sports car is all it’s made out to be.
Being a journalist is something of a Jekyll and Hyde (or Bruce Banner and The Hulk.) Sometimes you get some crappy assignments that you’ll have to force yourself to write about, other times you get to experience really incredible stuff. Riding in ...
 
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It's a Chinese brand, yes, but our writer thinks the 2019 GAC GM8 2.0L can go toe-to-toe with the competition.
Yes, it’s a Chinese brand (let’s get that out of the way) but you’re going to want give this seven-seater some serious consideration. Either that or you double-take after you learn what it brings to the luxury MPV segment.First off, it has ...
 
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Yup, you read that right.
The 2019 Manila Auto Salon and Sport Truck Show is now in full swing, and it seems that the all-new Suzuki Jimny is the modifier’s platform of choice at the event. No surprise there, as the buzz surrounding this vehicle prior to ...
 
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It involved a young police officer named Ping Lacson.
On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the third richest man in the Philippines passed away surrounded by family. John Gokongwei Jr. was 93, and through hard work and grit, he had built a business empire that changed the way we travel, eat snacks, ...
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