Mazda Philippines’ 3 pillars for eco-sustainability

Story by Randy S. Peregrino On August 10, 2012, Mazda’s official vehicle and parts distributor in Bermaz Auto Philippines Inc (BAP) was established. Since then, the company has brought Mazda’s diverse lineup of stylish and award-winning vehicles. Imbued with the head-turning Kodo design language, premium Japanese craftsmanship, and fuel-efficient Skyactiv Technology, it has helped Mazda […]

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New all-hybrid Lexus UX lineup now available in the Philippines

Lexus Philippines has just made available the New Lexus UX, now in two hybrid variants: The UX 250h F Sport and UX 250h Premier. Lexus UX has been known as the gateway into the Lexus luxury brand. This subcompact urban crossover delivers a premium driving experience alongside Lexus’ famous refinement, comfort, and Takumi craftsmanship details. Now,

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SMC completes Tullahan River cleanup; 1.12 million tons of waste removed in 2 years

San Miguel Corp has officially completed its P1-billion Tullahan River cleanup project, which it started in 2020 together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in support of the government’s flood mitigation efforts and the rehabilitation of Manila Bay.   SMC President and CEO Ramon S. Ang said that on its last day of

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The All-New Nissan Kicks e-Power: A big step towards green mobility

Story and photos by Randy S. Peregrino Imagine a subcompact crossover capable of powerful yet refined delivery while achieving excellent fuel economy. Nissan predicates the recently launched all-new Nissan Kicks e-Power to be like that. Generating a substantial 134 hp and 280 Nm of maximum torque output on paper is impressive enough, particularly for a

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‘Taycan to the future’: All variants of Porsche’s 1st all-electric sports car to get 2023 software ‘uPdate’

Worldwide, more than 75,000 examples of the Taycan have been delivered since Porsche introduced its first all-electric sports car at the end of 2019. Now, a comprehensive update is on the horizon: Regardless of vehicle age, engine and body, all model variants can be brought up to the status of the 2023 model year with

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The latest news and updates in the vegan and plant-based world (July 2022)

Here’s what’s been happening for the vegan and plant-based advocacies around the world last July. All features have been sourced from vegnews.com, plantbasednews.org, totallyveganbuzz.com, and vegansociety.com. Visit their sites for the full stories, and to be updated on more news that’ll help bring us to an even better world. Study indicates 2 servings of fish a week linked to

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Pilipinas Shell rolls out carbon offset program, introduces first EV charging station

Text and photos by Randy Peregrino Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp is serious about its drive toward decarbonizing mobility. One of the country’s leading petroleum companies recently introduced two sustainability initiatives for local motorists. First was the launch of the pioneer Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Carbon Offset Service for drivers, followed by Shell Recharge, the company’s first

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Oct. 20 PH EV Summit to reveal Evida IRRs, EV industry roadmap

The Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), together with the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and in partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) and Nissan Philippines Inc, is hosting the 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) set on Oct. 20 and 21, 2022 at the SMX Convention Center Manila. The country’s biggest annual EV

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Porsche to intensify e-bike development to meet target rollout mid-2020s

Porsche just recently announced that it wants to increase its activities in the e-bike segment. To this end, two joint ventures founded by Porsche and the Dutch company Ponooc Investment BV began operations Aug. 2. Porsche eBike Performance GmbH, based in Ottobrunn near Munich, will develop electric drive systems for two-wheelers. These include motors, batteries

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