AI, as its visitors fondly call it, first came online on September 25, 2000, the brainchild of Brent Co and Benjamin Ngo, a enterprising pair who envisioned a website for all things automotive and as a forum in which different car enthusiasts can have their say and interact. "We are pleased to celebrate 10 years of being at the leading edge of the Philippine automotive industry." said Mr. Brent Co, editor-in-chief of AutoIndustriya.com. "We look forward to another 10 years as we we strive to further innovate the Philippine online automotive experience."
AutoIndustriya.com, the premiere Philippine automotive website, celebrated its 10 year anniversary last September 22, 2010. Held at the Amber Ultralounge at the Fort Entertainment Center, Bonifacio Global City the landmark event was attended by industry executives from various car manufacturers and distributors, automotive aftermarket and media personalities, as well as site visitors and moderators. AutoIndustriya.com's 10 @ 2010 party was supported by Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (exclusive distributor of Hyundai), The Covenant Car Company Inc. (exclusive distributor of Chevrolet), Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation, Isuzu Philippines Corporation, Ford Group Philippines, Skyy Vodka and Evan Williams.
Over the course of a decade, AutoIndustriya.com has had a steadfast growth in terms of visitors and has developed its content, thanks to the addition of various sections touching base on different aspects of the motoring life from industry news, automotive consumer guides, motorsports, car reviews and more.
The website is wholly owned and operated by Double B Web Solutions, a duly registered company specializing in web-based solutions; primarily focused in the design and development of websites. To date, Double B has developed several websites for companies in different fields of business.
AutoIndustriya.com prides itself in having the Industrifinder, an automotive business directory for automotive service shops, and also the all new Car Buyer's Guide, wherein users can browse through the vehicle specifications for all models available from Philippine manufacturers and distributors. The Buyer's Guide also features a car comparator as well as an innovative rating system which rates each aspect, from design to value-for-money, for an honest and accurate impression for today's car shopper.
AI is the only Philippine website that gives an in-depth coverage of Philippine motorsports, featuring the latest news and events coverage for a wide range of motorsports, as well as a new section called Tuned which ventures into modern automotive tuner lifestyle.
AutoIndustriya.com also has it's own successful drift team that competes in the Lateral D championship series, managed by Brent Co and drivers Ric Wee and Jason Choachuy at the wheel of a specially modified AutoIndustriya.com-liveried A31 Nissan Cefiro.
AutoIndustriya.com would like to thank their supporters, site visitors, forumers and friends, and looks forward to another 10 years as the Philippines' premiere automotive website.