Jacob Oliva

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You should always, always let emergency vehicles pass

One weekday drive, I’ve witnessed one of the biggest idiocies in Philippine motoring: emergency vehicles. This isn’t because of...

Confirmed: Revived Mitsubishi Ralliart will reach the Philippine market

Lancer, Galant, Pajero – what do these nameplates have in common? Yes, they’re all Mitsubishis and are now dead by all means....

Three is a Charm: Ford PH retakes third spot in auto sales in...

April 2021 sales numbers are in. After combing through the figures – from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc....

Visiting BMW’s flagship showroom in Greenhills

You might know Ramon S. Ang or RSA as the President and now CEO of San Miguel Corporation. With the highly publicized...

6 Toyota hybrid myths you should stop believing today

For some reason, Filipinos have an innate allergic reaction upon hearing the words “hybrid” and “electric.”  To be honest,...

How long can the Nissan LEAF’s range cover for your daily drive?

Finally, electrification is officially in the Philippines. After two long years, Nissan Philippines has finally brought in the LEAF onto the local...

Bajaj RE three-wheeler gets a major revamp for 2021

Have you seen those three-wheeled, tuk-tuk-looking motorcycles used as public transportation in Tagaytay, Surigao, and some parts of Pasay City? Those are...

Toyota Supra Review – Finding Excuses

Toyota Motor Philippines lent its flagship sports coupe at the most inconvenient time; I was suffering from gouty arthritis – a painful...

The important role of Skyway Stage 3

I'm a pure-bred Bulakenyo, born and raised just right outside this country’s capital region. As a child, experiencing a really nice restaurant...

Sharing the road

The best indicator of well-developed and thriving nations isn’t when people are buying cars; it’s when the rich take public transportation.

What are the possible Nissan Juke replacements in the Philippines?

It’s the end of the road for Nissan’s well-loved (and well-hated) crossover, the Nissan Juke. Polarizing as it may be, the Juke...

Volkswagen officially reveals the T-Cross

Volkswagen Philippines has promised a second-quarter debut of the 2021 T-Cross. The Ayala-owned company isn’t breaking its promise and recently gave us...

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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,...