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MINI Coupé: For the select few
by Dong Magsajo - April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
It’s no secret.
The keys to the new car
by Dong Magsajo - April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
And so here we are…
Impending doom?
by Dong Magsajo - March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
I was a bright-eyed, idealistic “Iskolar ng Bayan” when I first concerned myself with fuel prices and its effects on our daily lives.
Autostrada opens its doors to Metro Manila
by Dong Magsajo - March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
While Filipinos have been exposed to the Ferrari and Maserati brands before, it wasn’t until last Thursday, March 1, that Autostrada Motore Inc., the first importer-distributor of Ferrari and Maserati in the...
Ain't love grand? Rediscovering the Mercedes-Benz C180
by Dong Magsajo - February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Several years back, The Philippine STAR broke the story on the arrival of the car that would bring Mercedes-Benz back into the luxury car market game here in the country. That car was the C-Class. And the writer...
Green is in
by Dong Magsajo - January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
It’s been a decade or so since this writer began to cover the motoring beat.
And the streak goes on.
by Dong Magsajo - December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
The Philippine STAR’s winning streak continues... Ulysses Ang, one of the regular contributors in The Philippine STAR’s Business Motoring section, won two awards at the recently concluded Henry Ford Awards...
Working with the system
by Dong Magsajo - December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
As we put today’s issue to bed, I am fresh out of my family’s trip to our second home, Hong Kong, where we had a home for a few years back in the 1990s.
Isuzu unveils the 2012 Crosswind and 2012 D-MAX at the 2011 Auto Focus Motorshow
by Dong Magsajo - November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Everyone knows that the secret to longevity is the ability to adjust to the changing needs of the times.
Blast from the past
by Dong Magsajo - November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
The rustic mystique of the town of Pagsanjan is not likely to be forgotten by anyone who has experienced the splendor of its most famous of attractions – the Pagsanjan Falls.
Suzuki Philippines launches the Alto K10
by Dong Magsajo - November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
In what is fast becoming the most dynamic segment in the Philippine setting, yet another major automotive brand recently launched what promises to be an exciting addition to its current line-up of compact cars.
All-country MINI
by Dong Magsajo - November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, there was actually a bit of a lag in the automobile world’s slew of launches (which has been steamrolling since early 2010).
Manny's new ride
by Dong Magsajo - October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, as the Filipino Flash Nonito Donaire was pounding on a listless Omar Narvaez en route to defending his WBC and WBO bantamweight titles, word leaked out that another boxing superstar from the Philippines...
Conquering SIC in an Audi R8
by Dong Magsajo - October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Anyone who’s ever driven around the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) in Malaysia will surely agree – that’s one tricky course.
Brighten My World
by Dong Magsajo - October 5, 2011 - 12:00am
In the interest of responsible journalism, I must start this particular piece with a confession.
Mercedes-Benz SLK 200
by Dong Magsajo - August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
Writing exclusive firsts is never an easy task.
The game of tag
by Dong Magsajo - August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
As I write this piece, it’s likely that dozens of buses have been apprehended for violating the “bus tagging scheme” that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) started to implement on this,...
CATS Motors launches Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
by Dong Magsajo - July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
There are many reasons why the brand with the tri-star is the standard by which many other automobile brands are measured.
Daang Matuwid.with potholes
by Dong Magsajo - July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
It doesn’t take a genius to decipher that the current administration’s “Daang Matuwid” slogan is the rallying call of a large scale marketing plan meant to instill hope amongst otherwise jaded...
Welcome to the Road Trek Number 7, such a lovely place.
by Dong Magsajo - June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
Toyota Motor Philippines’ (TMP) annual Road Trek is perhaps the most awaited media-related event of the auto industry – with good reason.
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