News & Reviews

Back to the Present. The DeLorean is back

The DeLorean Motor Company has designed and prototyped the new version of the classic DeLorean. But hold on a minute … the new DeLorean will not go into production at this stage. This is due to recent law changes in the United States allowing low volume manufacturers to produce a limited number of vehicles within…

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Manila’s NAIAx Opens, Expect Ease in Traffic

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – One of the major expressways which links Metro Manila’s international airport terminals to various parts of city finally open to the public today, September 22. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway (NAIAx) Phase 2-A is expected to ease heavy traffic experienced by motorists bound for or leaving either of the 3 NAIA…

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Tubeless Tyres: Technology’s gift to vehicles

Tubeless Tyres are strong, sturdy, made for the long haul. Tubeless tyres are now commonly in use worldwide, but what are they, really? Simply put, tubeless tyres are what their names say: they lack the inner soft tubes of tube tyres. They’ve been around even before World War 2 though they only saw limited production…

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6 Annual Car Expenses You Should Prepare For

A common mistake that people make is saving up only for the total cost of the car purchase and not for the expenses that come after buying it. The costs of your car don’t end when you drive it off the car dealer. Take a look at 6 annual car expenses involved with owning a car…

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Can Pineapples Fiber be Used for Car Interior? Meet the Piñatex

Leather has played a major role for a car’s interior over the years. When it comes to luxury, leather has been unbeatable. People has kept the preference for leather, despite other petroleum based materials that have been introduced into the market. However, the creative application of an alternative material, the pineapple fiber, can spark a…

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Google Self-Driving car now learns how to honk its horns

The futuristic self-driving cars are coming. This generation will likely witness an unprecedented change in the automotive industry: self-driving vehicles. In the past this was only an imagination exclusive to science fiction movies. Technophile, what we call a person fascinated with technology, surely knows Google’s journey in developing the Google self-driving car since 2009. Imagine…

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KTM Motorcycles in the Philippines

On Ayala’s recent annual stockholders’ meeting, the highlights centered on the announcement to venture with an Austrian-based company, KTM—a leading motorcycle manufacturer worldwide. Ayala will be importing and distributing KTM motorcycles in the Philippines. “Ayala Automotive is excited to expand its portfolio and enhance the group’s offerings to the market. We are excited by our…

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Rodrigo’s Road Rules

Rodrigo’s Road Rules are coming. President elected Rodrigo Duterte assumed power this 30th of June, and all is set to his administration’s theme of “change” and creating a Philippines like his home city of Davao. Under this banner, many local officials have also taken steps to improve their community rules. We have seen barangays now…

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The Diesel Engine Option

It wasn’t so long ago that the diesel engine was viewed as a utility kind of power house for everything that’s heavy: trucks, buses, transport vans, pickup trucks, and more so with bigger crafts like ships. It had the ideal pull for big wheels that move big stuff. However, this “boss of bulk” image has…

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A Ride to Remember: June 4, 1896

A few days ago in the annals of history we come upon something so historic yet overlooked by many in the automotive industry: the day Henry Ford first tested his four-wheeled “horse-less” carriage. Back at a time when revolutions were a thing, the man was hell-bent on creating an invention that will change the world…

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