Editor's Note

A commentary led by our Editor-in-Chief Vince Pornelos and senior editorial members on cars, driving, motorsport and the automotive industry.

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How a pandemic crippled an industry, and brought it together

The coronavirus outbreak may have adversely affected the world, but the automotive and motoring industries show they are stronger

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Auto manufacturing in the Philippines is an endangered species

What the Honda plant closure says about the state of Philippine car manufacturing

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With GM practically leaving SE Asia, what next for Chevrolet PH?

Could China be the next source for Chevrolet units in PH?

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Can this Marcos-era Presidential Decree help Angkas, Joyride?

The problems of 1973 are the same as 2020, but can our generation prevent history from repeating again?

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Grown-ups weren't the target market of 2019 Tokyo Motor Show

Why was this year's Tokyo Motor Show so very different, but was an astounding success?

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Philippines: the next battleground for China's gargantuan auto industry?

China's auto industry is entering the Philippines in a big way

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How Doble Plaka and Philippine firearms ownership are oddly related

Will this work, or is it a case of punishing the majority for the actions of a few?

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We Drive Together

Thank you for being with us for 18 incredible years of drives

Defeated: Why Germany's Dieselgate is not just about emissions image
Defeated: Why Germany's Dieselgate is not just about emissions

How Dieselgate is bringing down our faith in German car companies, and why VW needs to change

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Is mediocrity killing our car shows?

While we like the idea of 'car shows' sprouting all over the country, the true essence of car shows seems to have been blurred out... maybe even lost altogether.

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What's the deal with these blinking brake lights?

We look into the origins, dangers, and potential legalities of strobe or blinking brake lights

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The Not-So-Appealing Autonomous Future

We explore what our autonomous-driving future could be like, both the good and bad.

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Red Carpets and ASEAN Lanes: Are we ready to host these summits?

Is the Philippine really ready to stage events as big as the ASEAN Summit?

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Breaking (The) Bad

The difficulty of breaking our bad habits on the road.

Plates, Trains, and Automobiles: On the road with DOTr's Leah Quiambao image
Plates, Trains, and Automobiles: On the road with DOTr's Leah Quiambao

A conversation with Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary Leah Quiambao on the future of Philippine motoring and transport