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2020 Kia Forte Turbo GT: Turbocharged Modern Sleeper

I was driving along the rain-soaked toll ways with the cruise control set at 100 km/h when I saw a white late-model pickup truck beginning to loom large in my rear view mirror. The pickup truck was obviously being driven way above the speed limit so I gave way and moved to the slower lane on the right. But the ...

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GM Bought Cadillac for $4.5 Million in July 29, 1909

A little over 111 years ago, on July 29th, 1909, General Motors (GM) bought the Cadillac Automobile Company for $4.5 million. Unknown to many, Cadillac was formed from the remains of the Henry Ford Company. Because of a dispute with investors, Henry Ford left the his own company in March 1902 and eventually launched another car company, the Ford Motor ...

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New Geely Dealership in Quezon Avenue is Now Open

Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) announced the opening of Geely Quezon Avenue, its second Geely outlet in the country managed by its dealer partner, the Autohub Group. The opening of the Quezon Avenue showroom comes nine months after the brand was launched in the Philippines. The showroom was originally slated to open in March but was delayed due to the ...

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Toyota Wraps Up Round 1 of the GR Supra GT Cup Asia Philippines Virtual Race Series

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has revealed the winners from the sporting, promotional, and junior classes of the first round of the GR Supra GT Cup Asia Philippines. From over a hundred online racers who participated in the leaderboard challenge, 24 Sporting, 24 Promotional, and 10 Junior Class racers qualified for the semi-finals stage. The Round 1 final heat determined the ...

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Sorsogon Utilizes FOTON Commercial Vehicles For Their Provincial Improvement Programs and Operations

The Province of Sorsogon, which is the Gateway of the Southern Philippine Islands, recently collaborated with FOTON Motor Philippines for their infrastructure, sanitation, and calamity programs and operations. Last June 29, 2020, Governor Chiz Escudero and the members of the Sorsogon Provincial Council were on hand to receive the thirteen (13) brand-new FOTON Tornado 4.4C Mini Dump Trucks That will ...

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Carousell Holds First Ever “Car-O-Sale” in the Philippines

Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing online classifieds, launches its first-ever used car sale in the Philippines titled “Car-o-Sale”. Through this campaign, it aims to help jump start businesses of its automotive merchants, many of which are long time listers since its early days as OLX. In addition, it is set to provide potential car buyers with ...

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The World Is At Your Fingertips With The Lexus NX

Knowing that you have a competent vehicle for when the need arises is an empowering feeling. This sense of security builds driver confidence. If the weather turns for the worse without any warning, or if road conditions degrade to less than ideal, then having a vehicle that is more than up to the task of getting you to your destination ...

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SEAOIL Tests Station Frontliners Against COVID-19

SEAOIL, the leading independent fuel player in the country, continues its #FuelPHtoRecovery efforts by providing COVID-19 testing for the station frontliners of company-operated stations within the red zones of NCR and Rizal. “At SEAOIL, we value each employee’s health and safety”, said SEAOIL CEO Glenn Yu. “Testing our frontliners on a regular basis not only protects them, but also our ...

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2020 Volkswagen Santana GTS: Rekindling Passion Responsibly

Most modern vehicles are designed to transport you from point A to point B safely, quietly, comfortably, and efficiently. There are some vehicles that can transport you the same way but with more luxury, more verve, or more passion. And then, there are vehicles that can transport you back in time. These are the ones that can bring the zing ...

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Toyota Motor Philippines Renews Commitment To Economic Recovery And Introduces Updated Vios To “Level Up Your Drive”

Since its local introduction in 2003, the Toyota Vios has established itself as the Best-Selling Passenger Car Model in the Philippines with almost 320,000 units sold. From the first-generation XP40 and second generation XP90 to the third-generation XP150 and current generation models, the Vios has become an ubiquitous fixture on Philippine roads winning countless customers with its practicality, dependability and economy while ...

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