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Chevrolet sets Sail in the Philippines
by James Deakin - August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
On the very day that the Chevrolet Sail went on sale last month, Chevrolet Philippines invited members of the automotive and tech press to visit their Sail manufacturing facility in China to ensure that everything...
Dear future President
by James Deakin - May 3, 2016 - 10:00am
So this is it.
Things to look for in a dash cam
by James Deakin - April 5, 2016 - 10:00am
So you’re finally getting a dash cam. Congratulations. It’s like having a permanent passenger in your car. Let’s call him or her: the truth.
Chevrolet unveils 2017 Trailblazer, Colorado show trucks
by James Deakin - March 29, 2016 - 10:00am
It takes a lot to impress the Thais when it comes to trucks.
Why dash cams should be mandatory in all vehicles
by James Deakin - March 22, 2016 - 10:00am
I’ve seen it happen too many times.
Stars of the Geneva Show
by James Deakin - March 15, 2016 - 10:00am
Geneva, once known as one of the greenest cities on earth, set the stage for the world’s most politically incorrect vehicles as automotive heavyweights like Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Maserati...
Dadpool: An Everyday Hero
by James Deakin - February 23, 2016 - 9:00am
A couple of weeks back, I posted a shout out on my Facebook page asking folks to nominate their fathers for a special treat we had cooked up at Drive.
First impressions on the new Fortuner
by James Deakin - February 16, 2016 - 9:00am
This was meant to be an article, but it seems that most of you just can’t wait that long.
Kia leads the way at CES with autonomous car
by James Deakin - January 12, 2016 - 9:00am
The days of the beloved automobile as we know it are numbered.
Why the ‘speed limiter’ bill?
by James Deakin - January 5, 2016 - 9:00am
As I was about to post a family picture on Facebook with our annual Christmas greeting, I saw a private message from someone and I stopped dead in my tracks.
Virtual legality
by James Deakin - December 15, 2015 - 9:00am
Another day, another viral video. It’s like reality TV, only this time, it’s actual reality, and not a television producer’s version of it.
Is there such a thing as sudden unintended acceleration?
by James Deakin - December 1, 2015 - 9:00am
In line with the recent online attacks against Mitsubishi regarding several alleged cases of “sudden” or “unintended acceleration,” I felt it was only fair to come out with this piece for...
Michelin Pilot Sport Experience
by James Deakin - November 24, 2015 - 9:00am
I’ve been to many driving events where they check your license, and a lot of international launches where they’ll even check up on your advanced driving experience, but this was the first time I’ve...
The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
by James Deakin - November 10, 2015 - 9:00am
There was a time when the Tokyo Motor Show was considered the automotive industry’s equivalent of an Apple keynote.
Cosmetic security
by James Deakin - October 27, 2015 - 10:00am
According to a recent report, South Korea has just overtaken Brazil as the world’s leader in cosmetic surgery.
Touareging through the Cordilleras
by James Deakin - October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
At first it looked like a typo. Leave Baguio 8 am; lunch in Sagada; leave for Baguio by 2pm; dinner in Manor, cocktails, socials etc. Surely this can’t be right. Who drives all the way to Sagada for lunch?...
The Tour de Cebu
by James Deakin - October 13, 2015 - 10:00am
So I’ve come full circle. Both figuratively, and literally.
Solving the traffic problem, two wheels at a time
by James Deakin - September 22, 2015 - 10:00am
Over the last couple of years, I’ve been riding my bicycle more and more to work.
Could the solution to EDSA be removing the MRT?
by James Deakin - September 15, 2015 - 10:00am
Last month, August 31 to be exact, I wrote a piece calling for a state of emergency to be declared in Metro Manila, allowing the President to exercise emergency powers that could deploy the military to deal with...
How do you solve a problem like Manila?
by James Deakin - September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
So last Monday, the government brought out their big guns and aimed it smack bang on EDSA, deploying no less the the Highway Patrol Group (HPG) and the PNP to man major chokepoints on Metro Manila’s busiest...
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