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“Dim Dem Damn Lights!” Super Bright LED are Dangerous and Hazardous to Health

From late 2021 up to the middle of this year, local news outlets, websites, automotive-related forums and chat groups were in a writing frenzy about the campaign of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) against super bright LED headlights and auxiliary lights on motor vehicles and motorcycles. In the end, the ...

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Award-winning Isuzu D-MAX Dominates 3 Categories in 2022 Philippine Rallycross Series

The back-to-back Pick-up of the Year in the recent Annual C! Awards, Isuzu D-MAX, has once again proven its dominance in the dirt time trial racing competition as it conquers three (3) vehicle classes in the 2022 Philippine Rallycross Series (PHRX). The two (2) D-MAX 3.0 LS-E 4×4 AT rally vehicles, both sporting minimal modification, were driven by professional rally ...

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ROOKIE Racing and TOYOTA Motor Corporation announce participation in the 25-hour endurance race in Thailand

ROOKIE Racing Co., Ltd. (ROOKIE Racing) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced their competition in the IDEMITSU 1500 SUPER ENDURANCE 2022 (Thailand 25H Endurance Race) at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand from December 17 to 18, 2022. They will race with the ORC ROOKIE GR Corolla H2 concept, a hydrogen engine vehicle., and the ORC ROOKIE GR86 CNF Concept, ...

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Isuzu Philippines Appoints Tetsuya Fujita as New President

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) announces change in leadership beginning 2023, with the appointment of Tetsuya Fujita as its new president. Fujita, who will arrive in January is a Senior Executive of Isuzu Motors Limited Japan (IML) and has more than three decades of experience under IML handling different overseas markets like the United States and Latin America. With his extensive ...

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Celebrate the Most Wonderful Time of the Year with Special Deals From Toyota

  It’s finally the much-awaited month of the holiday season! With celebrations just around the corner, December is the perfect time to give oneself and the whole family the gift of mobility. This month, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is spreading Christmas cheer by offering exciting deals and promotions for its wide range of vehicles. Pay Low, Pay Light, or Cash ...

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2022 Peugeot 2008: La Vie En Rose

I was driving along a scenic tree-lined avenue somewhere north of Manila when the infotainment system started playing “La Vie En Rose”. “Perfect!”, I said to myself. The French song seemed apt for the drive since I was cruising along in a French car. Although the music playing in my vehicle was American singer Grace Jones’ 1981 disco version and ...

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