September 25, 2017, 2:22 am
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NISSAN X-TRAIL: Authentic urban warrior gets a smarter interface

When first introduced in July 2003, the X-TRAIL (T30) was positioned as an authentic off-roader with a gentle and comfortable touch. It had everything an active lifestyle needed and more. Three years ago Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) launched the all new X-TRAIL which carried the same DNA of the original sports utility vehicle but with more aerodynamics though its sleeker shape. 

VW PH teaches real world driving

HENRY Samonte, a father of five attests to effectiveness of Volkswagen’s Junior Driving Course. 

New Audi engines most efficient

Efficient, thrifty and environmentally friendly combined with sporty driving dynamics – the bivalent 2.0 TFSI engine in the Audi A4 Avant g-tron and A5 Sportback g-tron is an absolute all-rounder. The biggest plus point of this engine is its low pollutant emissions. In the CNG mode, the two models already undercut the limit values of emission standards that will not take effect for a number of years yet. Furthermore, thanks to the use of e-gas Audi is cutting CO2 emissions by 80 percent** compared to a gasoline model in the same performance category.

Common mistakes that cause battery malfunction

THE battery is a vehicle’s core vein to keep its electrical and mechanical components running. As modern vehicles are being fitted with more and more components that run on electricity, a good and dependable battery is essential to ensure a safe and seamless driving experience. 

Hyundai opens new CV dealer, reports top sales

HYUNDAI Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) is on a roll these days. It reported a robust 17 percent sales growth in August as it opened up a new dealership in South Laguna earlier this month. 

Riding executive class, premium economy, special cargo

Ford Everest: Executive class carrier -- Ford Ecosport: Riding premium economy -- Ford Ranger: Special cargo hauler

VW PH to hold VWorld Weekend

VOLKSWAGENPhilippines, exclusive importer and distributor of the country’s best-selling European car brand, will hold the “VWorld Weekend” on September 16 and 17 (mall hours) at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City.

Ferrari celebrates 40 years of speed

THE celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Ferrari are due to open tomorrow at Maranello, attracting thousands of customers from around the world to celebrate their connection with the Prancing Horse. 

September is ‘Global Caring Month’ at Ford

SEPTEMBER is Ford Global Caring Month and thousands of Ford employees around the world will be venturing out into their communities to make people’s lives better. This corporate social responsibility activity is the signature annual event of the Ford Volunteer Corps.

Car awards testing to happen at Ayala’s Arca South

ARCA South, Ayala Land’s business and lifestyle district in Taguig, is officially instituted as Car Awards Group, Inc.’s (CAGI) venue for the 2017 Test Fest set this coming September and October. 

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The sweet in the bittersweet

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | September 25,2017
‘Never in our wildest dreams did it ever occur to me - and I am sure to him - that his final months will be spent with the black sheep of the family.’

Opinion of the Day

Barbaric fraternities (3)

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | September 25, 2017
‘Identified by his father in a deep ravine, where a dead EJ Karl Intia, 19, U-Makati, was thrown after initiation. Where are those 15 participants at that APO hazing?’