Vince Pornelos

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AutoIndustriya.com's Editor-in-chief draws on his education in political science, experience in automobile sales as well as a balanced passion for the daily route as much as the most exhilarating test drive. His commentary on the latest cars, the issues of the industry and his analytical, concise and honest reviews have become a staple of the Philippines' leading automobile website.

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We drive the first mid-engined turbo Ferrari since the F40 and see whether it really is the future of ultra high performance

posted September 13, 2017 14:22 by Vince Pornelos
2017 Ferrari 488 GTB image

We drive the Mahindra Xylo E2 and see if it has the practicality of an MPV and the toughness of an AUV

posted September 04, 2017 16:00 by Vince Pornelos
2017 Mahindra Xylo 2.2L mHawk E2 image

We head to Siargao not just to drive with Toyota, but to experience the true meaning of island life

posted August 19, 2017 09:46 by Vince Pornelos
Exploring Siargao with the Toyota Roadtrek image

We get a first taste of Honda's tweaked trio of B-segment segment offerings on the winding mountain roads in Northern Luzon.

posted August 15, 2017 10:08 by Vince Pornelos
First Drive: 2018 Honda Jazz, Mobilio, and City image

MMC's Osamu Masuko looking to put up a research and development center alongside Philippine manufacturing plant

posted August 12, 2017 09:07 by Vince Pornelos
Mitsubishi Motors to set up R&D center in the Philippines image


Say goodbye to tilting plate holders and clear plastic or glass plate covers according to DOTC order

posted July 02, 2014 13:47 by Vince Pornelos
LTO clarifies ban on plate covers, holders and related accessories image

Looking for a first car? The Wigo might just be for you. Check out our review.

posted March 17, 2014 20:00 by Vince Pornelos
2014 Toyota Wigo 1.0G M/T image

Unable to supply actual plates, the LTO orders a single design for temporary plates

posted February 06, 2017 16:54 by Vince Pornelos
LTO issues official specs for conduction-based temporary plates image

House passes revised Tax Reform Bill (HB5636) with higher excise tax on autos, but lower than previously proposed HB4774.

posted May 31, 2017 23:05 by Vince Pornelos
House OKs new bill with higher automobile excise tax schedule image

Driving in bad weather is hard and dangerous at best. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you get to where you're going reliably and safely.

posted September 26, 2012 18:11 by Vince Pornelos
Weatherproofing tips for your car image