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Alcohol discontent

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‘IF YOU’RE going to drive, don’t drink.  If you’re going to drink, don’t drive.’ File photo

The approval last May of Republic Act No. 10586, aka “An Act Penalizing Persons Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Dangerous Drugs and Similar Substances,” was hardly noticed by the general public. Private car owners and operators of public utility vehicles and commercial vehicles did not comment or react, most likely because they were unaware of the heavy penalties imposed by the new law and the potential for its abuse by unscrupulous deputized law enforcers.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Avid fans growth

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AVID chair and president Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo

The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid) reported a 20-percent surge in sales of Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) in the first half of 2013.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What makes cars safe?

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When Toyota Motor Corp. deputy chief engineer Takatomo Suzuki presented the all-new Vios’ improvements at the launching extravaganza last week, one of the first he mentioned was the increased number of spot welds. It underscored the major role that spot welds play in making a car safe. Spot welds not only make a car safe, they also help to reduce rattles and road noise.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Motoring | Read More »

The 2013 Mirage story, Chapter Two

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A blue Mirage G4 about to roll off the assembly line

Last year, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) invited two bunches of motoring and business journalists on two separate trips to Thailand to preview the all-new 2013 Mirage subcompact. The comebacking hatchback, developed under Mitsubishi’s “Global Small Concept” to meet the specs of Thailand’s fuel-efficient Global Eco Car program, sold so well worldwide that Chapter Two of the Mirage story was sure to be written.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mercedes-Benz’s AMG-tweaked 2013 A250 Sport Hatchback

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PROMINENT diamond grille, powerful contours, athletic stance: the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A250 Sport. Photo by Aida Sevilla-Mendoza

Ever wonder what the initials AMG mean and why, when attached to a Mercedes-Benz, they strike awe in the hearts of car enthusiasts and competitors?

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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