FOLLOWING the opening of Peugeot Las Piñas, Peugeot Cagayan de Oro and Peugeot Quirino earlier this year, Eurobrands Distributor Inc. (EDI), official importer of Peugeot vehicles in the country, recently opened Peugeot Cebu. EDI said Peugeot Cebu aims to provide the full Peugeot ownership experience while ascribing fully to Peugeot international standards.
Peugeot Sales Director for Asian Operations Jean Yves Dossal formally opened the dealership. The EDI management team tasked to launch Peugeot Cebu was headed by EDI President Felix Mabilog Jr.
EDI said that all four Peugeot models sold in the Philippines—3008 crossover, 5008 compact MPV, 508 executive sedan, and RCZ sports car – have garnered raves from journalists who have driven them and have been well received by the public.
EDI added that in the coming months, Peugeot will also open dealerships in Pasay, C-5 Pasig, Lipa City, Nueva Ecija, Bacolod and Davao City. These will be full service dealerships with complete sales, service and after-sales facilities.
Peugeot Cebu is at Oano Avenue, North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City. For more information, call 0933-2480803 or 0917-6210078, or log on to www.peugeot.ph.
HONDA CARS TAKES CR-Z ON DEALERSHIP TOUR
HONDA Cars Phils. Inc. (HCPI) announced that the Honda CR-Z hybrid-powered sports car—which will be launched in August—is now touring various Honda dealerships in Metro Manila and Luzon until the end of June.
HCPI said the CR-Z stands for “Compact Renaissance Zero,” which represents Honda’s commitment to go back to the point of origin (zero) to take on the challenge to create a new compact car without being bound by the values of traditional coupés.
The CR-Z is equipped with Honda’s 1.5 liter i-VTEC engine that’s combined with the Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) system. Typically found in the Honda City and Jazz, the 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine in the CR-Z’s case delivers 134 horsepower and 193 Newton-meter of torque when combined with a six-speed manual transmission and 132 horsepower and 172 Newton-meter when bolted on to a seven-mode continuously variable transmission (CVT). The car also has a three-mode drive system—Sport, Normal and Econ—for different driving situations. The system applies integrated control over the engine’s drive-by-wire throttle, IMA, electronic power steering, CVT and air-conditioning.
The CR-Z will be available in three variants, as well as in Modulo and Mugen trim. Prices range from P1.4 million to P2.1 million.
Those interested may check out the CR-Z at Honda Cars Batangas until June 12; Honda Cars Global City from June 13 to 16; Honda Cars Pangasinan from June 17 to 19; Honda Cars Nueva Ecija on June 20 and 21; Honda Cars Pampanga from June 22 to 24; Honda Cars Bulacan on June 25 and 26; and Honda Cars Rizal from June 27 to 30.
NISSAN DANGLES PURCHASE DISCOUNTS ON ALMERA
NISSAN Motor Phils. Inc. (NMPI) has announced its “End of Summer Sale” that’s exclusively offered with the all-new Nissan Almera.
NMPI said the promo, which runs until June 30, offers an all-in down payment for as low as P99,000, a cash discount of up to P30,000, or a low monthly payment starting from only P7,000.
According to NMPI, the promo will let customers experience more with the all-new Almera, which is a new-generation B-segment sedan that boasts of more interior space than its competitors, with generous leg room and trunk space that are comparable even to vehicles in the C-segment. The car also takes passenger comfort to another level as it is the first compact sedan that has been fitted with a rear comfort fan, NMPI said.
It added that the Almera is fuel-efficient, too, with the car’s base variant with a manual transmission capable of getting 23.81 kilometers per liter while mid-spec variant with an automatic returns 23.26 kilometers per liter.
For more information, log on to www.nissan.com.ph.
PANCAKE HOUSE GIVING AWAY MINI COOPER S IN RAFFLE
PANCAKE House Group (PHG) announced that it is giving away a Mini Cooper S A/T as the grand prize in its “Driving Mini Crazy” promo, as well as 10 Apple iPad Minis, 10 Samsung Galaxy S4s, and 10 Apple iPhone 5s.
Regular diners of Pancake House, Teriyaki Boy, Dencio’s Bar and Grill, The Sizzlin’ Pepper Steak, Kabisera ng Dencio’s, Le Coeur de France and The Chicken Rice Shop have a chance to win the car and gadgets in the promo that started June 1, and which will end on September 5, according to PHG.
The company explained that for every P500 single-receipt purchase, diners get a raffle coupon while holders of an Orange Card receive two raffle coupons. They must then fill the coupons with the required details, and put these in drop boxes. The raffle draw for the gadgets will be held on July 12 and August 12, while the grand draw is scheduled on September 12.
For more information, log on to any PHG brand website.