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WM Philippines rolls out the Weltmeister W5 full-electric Crossover

Text, photos and video by Randy Peregrino Early this year, WM Motor Philippines (WMPH) became the newest automotive company to enter the local market and the official Weltmeister car distributor in the country. It also previewed its upcoming full-electric vehicle as its first model offering. On July 13, WMPH officially unveiled the Weltmeister W5 full-electric …

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Evida opens PH to 30 cutting-edge transport innovations

The Philippines has legislated the electrification of its transport industry. With the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (Evida) officially becoming Republic Act 11697, its expansive scope opens up a whole new world of opportunities for the country and its transport and automotive sectors. It makes it more possible for mainstream Philippine society to experience cutting-edge …

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Locked-down humans saved 17M tons of CO2 from being emitted daily, much of it from the aviation industry

(Editor’s note: This article has been updated as of August 23, 2021) Even if it was already expected that nationwide lockdowns would greatly impact aviation emissions, nobody had foreseen the magnitude of the reduction. Yes, the pandemic has created an enormous drawback in the airline industry. Never-before-seen situations around the world, wherein thousands of planes …

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Nissan Leaf at the Vatican

The Vatican makes that ‘big Leaf’ to becoming all-electric

In what can be seen as another major step towards its full adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), The Vatican recently received a donation of a 100%-electric Nissan Leaf.    The zero-emissions Leaf, the world’s first mass-market EV, was received by Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of the Governorate of Vatican City State and President of the …

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Running out of charge? Here’s where you can plug in your EV in PH

For electric vehicle (EV) owners, range anxiety is real. Perhaps one of the most difficult obstacles to hurdle in order for the EV industry in the country to take off is the apparent lack of remote charging stations. But worry no more. There are, in fact, remote charging stations already installed in strategic locations in …

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Toyota Change Oil Promo

From today until Saturday is the best time to have an oil change at your Toyota dealership

Motoring updates in the ‘new normal’ TessDrive shares news and updates from vehicle and other motoring-related businesses in the Philippines, as the country picks itself up, dusts all the setbacks in 2020 off, and gets back on track to the future. From March 11 to 13, Toyota owners will automatically receive 40% discount on Toyota …

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Hyundai’s 3 bestsellers offered sans Safeguard Tax in summer promo

Motoring updates in the ‘new normal’ TessDrive shares news and updates from vehicle and other motoring-related businesses in the Philippines, as the country picks itself up, dusts all the setbacks in 2020 off, and gets back on track to the future. This summer, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the …

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