Jacob Oliva

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All-new Toyota Corolla Cross makes Phl debut: Hybrid and hi-tech

The Toyota Corolla is an important nameplate for the Japanese carmaker. It’s one of the world’s bestsellers, not only for Toyota but...

All-new Ford Territory First Impressions: Good specs, great pricing

I was wrong. With careful research and comparison with its competitor from its source country, I gave a speculative pricing of the...

This OPM hit’s rendition was made using a Nissan X-Trail

Before I fell in love with sharing my thoughts in writing, music was my passion. I was in a band wherein I...

Testing the 2020 Suzuki XL7: Just like adding parsley

Amid this pandemic, I’ve discovered two things I love the most: driving (whenever possible) and cooking. The former is pretty much a...

Testing the 2020 Geely Azkarra: Refinement doesn’t need a name

I’ve always wanted to review the Geely Azkarra. Ever since the brand announced the model for the Philippine market and saw one...

Saving the Manuals: Toyota keeps the MT alive with the 2020 Vios

I never thought I would write this sentence, but I think the Vios is one of the most unique nameplates in the...

Will the 2021 Ford Bronco appeal to Filipino SUV buyers?

Whether you’re an automotive enthusiast or a normal follower of automotive news, you’ve probably heard that Ford has brought back one of...

Restarting the industry: Car promos pile up but be wary of pitfalls

Mobility is important, and that has stood out more during this coronavirus pandemic. Taking public transportation seems like a very unattractive option...

Here’s what we think the 2020 Ford Territory’s pricing will be

By now you should’ve heard the Ford is adding a crossover into its lineup called the Territory – not to be confused...

Testing the 2020 Suzuki S-Presso: Let’s confuse the kids

Affordable four-wheeled transport will always be one of the first options for consumers these days, especially for those who have the means...

Testing the Chery Tiggo 2: Not bad for a comeback

More than a year ago, in February 2019, my usual morning routine got interesting with an email from Chery Automobile Co., Ltd....

PH-spec Ford F-150 Platinum is actually cheaper than what it’s supposed to

First things first, let’s get this out of the way. Yes, Ford Philippines has brought in the F-150 – not the recently-unveiled...

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A merger in mobility: Global auto components giant Aisin collaborates with Advics and Art

Almost half of all cars sold in the Philippines are Toyotas. You see Toyotas on the road in every corner of the...

Woman driving without license arrested after assaulting MTPB enforcer

A 26-year-old female driver was arrested after assaulting, resisting, and disobeying a Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) officer in Malate, Manila...

DLSU places 3rd in Shell Eco-marathon Virtual League’s Road to 2050

The De La Salle University (DLSU) Eco Car Team from the Philippines won in the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Virtual League, an annual...

LTO revamps driver’s license restriction codes

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) revamped the restriction codes on driver’s licenses, featuring a more detailed alphanumeric system that identifies new vehicle...

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Hyundai PH launches ‘Vaccine On Wheels’ program

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai commercial vehicles in the Philippines, strengthens its...

HARI mourns passing of Chairman Edward S. Go

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country, announced the passing...

Japan’s premier automotive warranty provider arrives in PH

Premium Warranty Services Philippines, Inc. (PWSPI) has announced the start of its commercial operations in the country.

Toyota to enter hydrogen-powered Corolla at Super Taikyu Series 2021

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has announced that it will enter a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-powered...

CTEK offers a worry-free motoring lifestyle

The pandemic changed everything. As we gradually adjust to the new normal of conducting our day-to-day activities,...