Phoenix Petroleum AVP for brand and marketing Celina Matias hands over the key to a brand-new Suzuki Ertiga to Pinoy Tsuper Hero Season 3 winner Alberto Abad on Sept. 27 at Phoenix Sumulong, Antipolo City, Rizal. With them are Abad’s family, Phoenix Sumulong dealer Enrico Villanueva, and other officials from Phoenix Petroleum, ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, and Bayan Academy.
A free car for a good doer
MOTORING TODAY - Ray Butch Gamboa (The Philippine Star) - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am

Three years ago multibusiness tycoon and Phoenix Petroleum president and CEO Dennis Uy conceived an advocacy campaign that aims to bring out the “super hero” in every driver and promote driving as a noble profession. Furthermore, it recognizes and empowers outstanding Filipino drivers who make a big difference in the community, exemplify discipline on the road, and help protect the environment.

The Pinoy Tsuper Hero, which is now on its Third Season is a collaborative advocacy campaign of Phoenix Petroleum, ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, and Bayan Academy. In its annual nationwide search candidates are rated based on a driver’s responsibility in taking care of the environment, of the vehicle, infrastructure, safety of pedestrians and community, as a “padre de familia” enhancing income, education, health and living conditions, entreprenuerial spirit, among others. 

Alberto Abad, one of Rizal province’s industrious tricycle drivers and the grand winner of Pinoy Tsuper Hero Season 3, received a brand-new Suzuki Ertiga. The car is one of the prizes that this year’s outstanding driver took home together with an accumulated cash prize of P140,000, Phoenix fuel and lubricant products worth P50,000, a family accident insurance worth P1 million, and a Phoenix Petroleum watch.

Dubbed as the “Tsuper Disiplinado” of the province, Abad bested over 30,000 drivers from all over the country who joined the third season of the Pinoy Tsuper Hero contest, and was chosen due to his malasakit for his community and the riding public.

“I want to thank Alberto for being one of our ambassadors on safe driving. His contribution to his community is invaluable and we are lucky to have someone like him on the road who is keen on not only elevating the life of his family, but everyone he encounters on his trips as well,” said Phoenix Petroleum COO Henry Albert “Bong” Fadullon.

Abad also said these words of encouragement, “To my fellow drivers, let’s continue to stay proud of our job as it’s truly a rewarding and noble profession.”

Honda’s premium and modern sports bikes

Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI), recently introduced to the media and  to the country’s ever expanding motorcycle community a tandem of new premium and modern sports automatic motorcycles, the all-new CLICK125i and CLICK150i at the SM Mall of Asia, which the Philippines’ number one motorcycle manufacturer and distributor considers as the “game changer” for Filipino riders.

“The launch of the new AT models marks our commitment to accompany Filipinos as they strive to achieve their dreams. Honda will continue to make innovations that will bring a new level of riding experience to our customers,” said Jomel Jerezo, GM and department manager for Motorcycle Business Planning Department of HPI.

The all-new CLICK125i is powered by a 125cc Liquid-cooled, PGM-FI engine with Enhanced Smart Power and an ACG starter, with a fuel performance of 53 km/L. The model comes with the Combi Brake System and Park Brake Lock for added safety features.

With a starting price of P74,900, it also has the advanced full digital meter panel which provides real-time fuel consumption, battery and change oil indicator, trip meter, and digital clock. Add to these modern bold decals and All LED Lighting System (Dual Keen Headlight with Position Light, Tail Light, Front and Rear Winker). It also has a sporty muffler design with aluminium end cap and an 18-liter Ubox, making it a perfect storage place for a full-faced helmet or other riding necessities, equipping riders for any trip on the road.

While the all-new CLICK 150i is powered by a 150cc, liquid-cooled, PGM-FI engine similarly with Enhanced Smart Power and an ACG Starter but this one comes with an Idling Stop System, which gives the bike a fuel performance of 52km/L.

With a starting price of P95,900, it is also equipped with a full digital meter panel and an all-LED Lighting. Meanwhile, it exclusively comes with a 3D emblem proudly signifying its name.

According to HPI, for more convenience and added security, the model also brims with advanced features namely the Smart Key System with keyless lock and unlock, ignition on/off, Anti-Theft Alarm, and an Answer Back System. It also comes with new sporty wheel design with wider tubeless tires, wavy disc brake and a sporty aluminium pillion steps.

Suzuki auto Fest

The most-visited malls and shopping centers around the country shall be the choice venues of the annual Suzuki Philippines AutoFest where the country’s pioneer subcompact car distributor shall showcase the brand’s wide range of best-selling and award-winning vehicles.

The fourth Suzuki AutoFest, is themed “Drive the Moment” to encourage everyone to make the most out of every driving experience by steering each moment to a more positive outcome.

“We at Suzuki Philippines always have a positive outlook in all our endeavors, something that has been an effective driving force in our every success. We are very blessed to have a team that imbibes this positivity, and we wish to share this way of life to every Filipino through the series of AutoFests we deploy nationwide,” shared Suzuki Philippines VP and GM for automobile Shuzo Hoshikura.

The Suzuki AutoFest extravaganza features the brand’s most-valued vehicles — the seven-seater Ertiga, the subcompact sedan Ciaz, the 4x4 Jimny, the hatchbacks Alto and Celerio, the SUV all-new Vitara as well as recently launched all-new Dzire and Swift.

Watch for it in your favorite malls anytime soon.

Happy Motoring!!!

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