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“No More Jazz”, Says Honda Cars Philippines

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), the automobile business unit of Honda Motors in the Philippines, officially announced the discontinuation of the 5-door subcompact hatchback, the Honda Jazz. Introduced in the Philippine market in July 2004, the Honda Jazz was launched as an exciting and innovative vehicle in HCPI’s roster of models. Since its introduction in the country, the Jazz has ...

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Finding Miniature Treasures and a Conundrum During Quarantine

When the government placed Metro Manila under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in March 2020 to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, my wife Shawie and I took the opportunity to declutter our home, especially the other part of our duplex that I use as my office – slash – mancave. Since we have been working from home (WFH) since ...

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MDPPA Looks Forward to a More Active Role in Road Safety for 2021

The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), the Philippine association of motorcycle manufacturers, is looking forward to a more active role in its advocacy for road safety this year. The MDPPA recently inducted its 2021 Board of Directors which is headed by Norminio “Boying” C. Mojica of Suzuki Philippines, Inc (SPH) as President; Virgilio A. Montaño of Kawasaki Motors ...

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Bridgestone Philippines Delivers on Promise to Children Amidst Pandemic

Philippine Allied Enterprises Corporation (PAEC) the official importer and distributor of Bridgestone tires in the Philippines, has fulfilled its promise to fund the construction of three classrooms for the Talogtog Elementary School in Mangaldan, Pangasinan. The commitment is to be executed in partnership with Friends of Hope Inc. as the acting-coordinator for the Department of Education (Dep.Ed) As an industry ...

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Hino Expands Light-duty Truck Line-up With The All-new 300 Series  

With strict quarantine protocols and transport restrictions reinstated in high-risk parts of the country, the logistics industry continues to play a vital role in sustaining both the economy and consumers. To help support the growing and evolving demands of the industry, Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, introduces the newest addition ...

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FOTON Harabas TM300 Is Ready To Power Hardworking Filipinos

The Filipino is known for perseverance and resilience and FOTON is set to further that steadfast spirit with the new FOTON HARABAS TM300, designed to accelerate the growth of any business, be it a start-up, medium-scale, or a large enterprises, and even local government units. A Top 10 bestselling automotive brand of 2020, FOTON Motor Philippines offers the brawny lineup ...

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SGAP Opens its Own Dealership in Makati City

  Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) is adding another outlet in its fast-growing roster of dealerships this March as it opens Geely Makati. Geely Makati will operate under the management of SGAP. SGAP, based in North Edsa, Quezon City, is the official local distributor of the Geely brand in the country. It manages Geely North Edsa and now Geely Makati. ...

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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0 SWB Part 5: The Real Work Commences

It has been two months since we got our 1995 Jaguar XJ6 Power Wheels Magazine project car that we found abandoned behind a building in Parañaque. So far, we’ve washed the car, repaired the front grille, reattached the Leaper hood ornament, repaired some of the wires and hoses that were chewed by rats, had the gas tank cleaned and checked ...

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Toyota PH Gears Up For Vios Cup and GR GT Cup 2021

It is the announcement Philippine motorsport patrons, racers, and racing fans have been waiting for. Leading mobility company and motorsport supporter Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has confirmed its plans to re-open its race series for its Toyota Vios one-make-race cars. Coming from a successful inaugural season of its e-Motorsport tournament, the GR GT Cup, TMP likewise announced the launch of ...

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