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“No More Jazz”, Says Honda Cars Philippines

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), the automobile business unit of Honda Motors in the Philippines, officially announced the discontinuation of the 5-door subcompact hatchback, the Honda Jazz. Introduced in the Philippine market in July 2004, the Honda Jazz was launched as an exciting and innovative vehicle in HCPI’s roster of models. Since its introduction in the country, the Jazz has ...

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Finding Miniature Treasures and a Conundrum During Quarantine

When the government placed Metro Manila under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in March 2020 to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, my wife Shawie and I took the opportunity to declutter our home, especially the other part of our duplex that I use as my office – slash – mancave. Since we have been working from home (WFH) since ...

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MDPPA Looks Forward to a More Active Role in Road Safety for 2021

The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), the Philippine association of motorcycle manufacturers, is looking forward to a more active role in its advocacy for road safety this year. The MDPPA recently inducted its 2021 Board of Directors which is headed by Norminio “Boying” C. Mojica of Suzuki Philippines, Inc (SPH) as President; Virgilio A. Montaño of Kawasaki Motors ...

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Team HRC Motul Unveils Strong Bid for the 2021 World Superbike Championship

At the start of 2020, Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) returned to the Motul FIM World Superbike Championship (WSBK) as a full factory squad. Despite the season becoming shortened by the pandemic, Team HRC garnered valuable track time and experienced great success. For the 2021 season, Team HRC will field two top riders, Alvaro Bautista and Leon Haslam, who will benefit ...

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