• GM to hire 400 more hourly workers to build mid-engine C8 Corvette
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    GM to hire 400 more hourly workers to build mid-engine C8 Corvette

    General Motors says it will add more than 400 hourly jobs to fill a second shift at its Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky to build the long-awaited mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8, which will presumably launch as a 2020 model. Since 2011, GM said it has invested more than $900 million in the

  • Subaru of Indiana produces its 4 millionth Subaru, but that's not all
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    Subaru of Indiana produces its 4 millionth Subaru, but that's not all

    Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), the only Subaru plant outside Japan, just celebrated building its 4 millionth Subaru. On Monday, April 22, at 10:51 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, a silver 2019 Outback rolled off the line to mark the milestone. The facility was the product of a joint venture between

  • What Happens to the Engine When It Overheats?
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    What Happens to the Engine When It Overheats?

    As a long-time driver, you’ve probably endured an overheating engine problem at some point. It’s a serious problem that needs to be addressed immediately, unless you want to end up ... The post What Happens to the Engine When It Overheats? appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Petron XCS Powers 2019 Vios Festival
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    Petron XCS Powers 2019 Vios Festival

    After a successful partnership in the 2018 Vios Cup, industry leaders Toyota Motor Philippines and Petron Corporation team up anew for the 2019 Toyota race season, now called the Vios ... The post Petron XCS Powers 2019 Vios Festival appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • AVID Sales Increase by 8% in March as Industry Continues to Recover
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    AVID Sales Increase by 8% in March as Industry Continues to Recover

    With the automotive industry continuing its recovery, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors, Inc. (AVID) reported 7,952 units sold for March 2019, an 8-percent increase compared to the 7,380 ... The post AVID Sales Increase by 8% in March as Industry Continues to Recover appeared first

  • Looking Back at the Toyota Revo
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    Looking Back at the Toyota Revo

    Young ones may not believe it, but there was a time when you couldn’t get through a day without seeing a Toyota Revo on the road. Offering minivan spaciousness, SUV ... The post Looking Back at the Toyota Revo appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Hellephant 1,000-horsepower Mopar crate engine priced, is available to order
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    Hellephant 1,000-horsepower Mopar crate engine priced, is available to order

    The folks at Fiat Chrysler's Mopar division unveiled its meanest road-going V8 ever at last year's SEMA show. It makes 1,000 horsepower, and it's called the Hellephant in honor of the second-generation Charger's 426 "Elephant" V8, and because it has a honking big supercharger

  • Isuzu PH Launches ‘I Love Isuzu’ Campaign
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    Isuzu PH Launches ‘I Love Isuzu’ Campaign

    Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) made sure that ‘summer lovin” was put into context as it launched its latest campaign dubbed as ‘I Love Isuzu.’ It was during the humid afternoon ... The post Isuzu PH Launches ‘I Love Isuzu’ Campaign appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Hyundai EVs May Soon be Tuned through Smartphones
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    Hyundai EVs May Soon be Tuned through Smartphones

    Soon, all you need is your phone to tune your electric vehicles. This as Korean-based automotive brand Hyundai announced that it has developed a “smartphone-electric vehicle (EV) pairing based performance ... The post Hyundai EVs May Soon be Tuned through Smartphones appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Truck Rebuilders Group Reiterates Call for Separate Classification from Used, Reconditioned Vehicles
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    Truck Rebuilders Group Reiterates Call for Separate Classification from Used, Reconditioned Vehicles

    The leadership of the truck rebuilders group reiterated their call to the government to create a new category for their products. Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines ... The post Truck Rebuilders Group Reiterates Call for Separate Classification from Used, Reconditioned

  • Metro Manila Mayors Back Closure of EDSA Bus Terminals
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    Metro Manila Mayors Back Closure of EDSA Bus Terminals

    The local government units in Metro Manila are supporting the initiative of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to close down bus terminals on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). ... The post Metro Manila Mayors Back Closure of EDSA Bus Terminals appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Only ‘Minor Defects’ for 3 Metro Manila Bridges Following April 22 Earthquake
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    Only ‘Minor Defects’ for 3 Metro Manila Bridges Following April 22 Earthquake

    Three of the 275 bridges in Metro Manila that have been inspected by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) sustained minor defects due to the 6.1 magnitude earthquake ... The post Only ‘Minor Defects’ for 3 Metro Manila Bridges Following April 22 Earthquake appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Watch the screaming VW ID. R testing at the Nurburgring
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    Watch the screaming VW ID. R testing at the Nurburgring

    Our trusty spy photographers sent photos this afternoon of the Volkswagen ID. R testing at the Nürburgring in advance of its planned run for the EV record — maybe even the overall record. Which made us think to check YouTube, and sure enough a German outlet has a brief video.

  • Nikola unveils WAV electric jet ski concept
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    Nikola unveils WAV electric jet ski concept

    Recently at an event called Nikola World, it showed five vehicles, including the global debut of the WAV electric jet ski. At Nikola World, which took place in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nikola showed off the Two and Tre hydrogen fuel-cell semi trucks, the NZT electric off-highway vehicle (OHV, named such

  • GM faces possible class action lawsuit over 8-speed transmission
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    GM faces possible class action lawsuit over 8-speed transmission

    General Motors has been hit with a class-action lawsuit from owners who allege the eight-speed automatic transmission found in several rear-wheel-drive Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC models between the 2015 and 2019 model years has a defect that causes the vehicles to hesitate and jerk when accelerating

  • 1.6 million U.S. cars have rolled-back odometers, says Carfax rep
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    1.6 million U.S. cars have rolled-back odometers, says Carfax rep

    There is a glaring reality that some people still might not be aware of, judging by a report from NBC 12's InvestigateTV: Digital odometers are not safe from or protected from mileage rollback. In some cases, it's easier to alter the digital numbers than the old analog method. NBC demonstrates

  • Jeep Rubicon Alaska Cannonball overlanding trip, part 7 | A long way from nowhere
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    Jeep Rubicon Alaska Cannonball overlanding trip, part 7 | A long way from nowhere

    I crossed the border from Coutts, Alberta, Canada, into Sweet Grass, Montana, headed for Great Falls. The 120 long miles of brown plains under a big, mixed sky didn't feel like home, it felt like a memory.

  • Honda recalls over 50,000 Odysseys because the transmission may unexpectedly shift to Park
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    Honda recalls over 50,000 Odysseys because the transmission may unexpectedly shift to Park

    Certain 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey minivans are being recalled for a transmission that could unexpectedly shift to park. Honda uses its nine-speed automatic in the redesigned Odyssey, which is the only generation being recalled. According to the recall, loose battery terminal connections or a degraded

  • 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport Drivers' Notes Review | Comfortably in the middle
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    2019 Nissan Rogue Sport Drivers' Notes Review | Comfortably in the middle

    There isn't a whole lot that's new for the Nissan Rogue Sport for the 2019 model year (a light refresh is coming for 2020). But Nissan's two-pronged Rogue strategy (the automaker bundles both the subcompact Rogue Sport and compact Rogue into the same sales figure each month) continues

  • Autoblog is Live: Playing Forza Horizon 4
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    Autoblog is Live: Playing Forza Horizon 4

    Buckle up everyone, Autoblog is jumping into the live stream game. Every Tuesday and Thursday we've been going live at 2 P.M. EST to play all kinds of racing and driving games on Twitch and Youtube.

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition marks end of Japanese availability
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    Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition marks end of Japanese availability

    Thirteen years ago, Mitsubishi discontinued the full-size Montero SUV in the U.S., and now the same thing is happening in its home country of Japan where it's called the Pajero. The company is marking the end of availability there with a Pajero Final Edition. There isn't a whole lot that separates

  • Bronco Scout, Ford and Rivian, and next-gen Land Cruiser | Autoblog Podcast #578
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    Bronco Scout, Ford and Rivian, and next-gen Land Cruiser | Autoblog Podcast #578

    In this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Road Test Editor Reese Counts and Assistant Editor Zac Palmer. First, they dicuss recent news, including the upcoming next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser, Ford's trademarking of "Scout" and "Bronco Scout,"

  • 2019 Mazda CX-9 Review and Buying Guide | Fun for the whole family
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    2019 Mazda CX-9 Review and Buying Guide | Fun for the whole family

    The 2019 Mazda CX-9 crossover is the biggest vehicle in the Japanese automaker's lineup, and the only one to offer a third row of seating. It has only one powertrain option, but offers a wide variety of other content across various trim levels.

  • Nissan brings fascinating GT-R-derived cylinder coating tech to Altima
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    Nissan brings fascinating GT-R-derived cylinder coating tech to Altima

    Update: Nissan got back to us with comment about weight and friction reduction. According to Jesus Ruis, New Model Engineering manager, the friction reduction varies with RPM from about 50 percent under 1,000 RPM to around 10 percent at 3,000 RPM, and the weight reduction is about 4.4 lbs. Nissan has

  • Ford adds Pre-Collision Assist car tech to a shopping cart
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    Ford adds Pre-Collision Assist car tech to a shopping cart

    For the third product Ford developed as part of its recently launched 'Interventions' initiative to use automobile technology in non-automotive products, it applied Pre-Collision Assist technology, a safety feature that's available for most Ford models, to a shopping cart. In December, Ford