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FOUNDED in July 2010, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid) is helping boost the domestic auto industry as well as the Philippine economy. The group’s growth in sales in the first seven months of 2013 is proof of this. (See story on C2) Avid, a private non-stock, non-profit…

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Meralco hypes charging station project for electric vehicles by way of a Silicon Valley-born luxury car IT’S an excellent poster child. Power company Meralco in late July introduced a prototype of a dedicated charging station for electric vehicles, or EVs, located within its vast corporate headquarters in Pasig City. The…

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PHILIPPINE automotive importers recently announced they have posted slight gains in their vehicles’ sales in the first seven months of 2013. In a statement, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid) said that its figures have improved 1 percent—from 18,018 units sold in 2012 to 18,147 vehicles delivered from…

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LONDON: The 25th anniversary of the death of Enzo Ferrari passed with no great fanfare this month, but in the middle of Formula One’s summer break—that four-week lull between the Hungarian GP and last weekend’s Belgian spectacle—it did stir memories of one of the greatest figures in the sport’s history.…

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AUDI announced it has produced a 1.6 TDI ultra variant of its A3 subcompact, which is the first among Audi’s production-car stable to wear the “ultra” badge. This means this new A3 variant is the brand’s most fuel-efficient production model to date. Audi said the car will first be available…

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Toyota Motor Phils. (TMP) contributed P1 million for the recent monsoon-related rehabilitation projects in Laguna. TMP donated P500,000 to the city government of Santa Rosa, Laguna, and the same amount to the provincial government of Laguna. The donation was made through TMP’s social and humanitarian arm, Toyota Motor Phils. Foundation…

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THE Honda Group of Companies in the Philippines announced it is expressing its deepest sympathy to the victims of flooding caused by last week’s southwest monsoon rains and Tropical Storm Maring. Through the Honda Foundation Inc., Honda Motor Co., Ltd. of Japan’s local subsidiaries have donated P1 million to help…

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TEAM Motul-Achilles/KW, with young driver Carlos Luis Gono behind the wheel of the 400-horsepower Nissan 240SX, competed for championship points in the Novice Drift Series held on August 24. Gono started in kart racing before taking on drift racing. “The kid is a natural, and we were surprised at how…

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LEADING automotive lubricant brand Repsol is introducing its synthetic motor oil that’s designed for engines fitted with Common Rail Direct Injection systems. Called the Repsol Elite Common Rail 5W30, Repsol said the oil has exceptional anti-friction additives that promote fuel economy without sacrificing anti-wear protection in high-performance engines. Its enhanced…

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