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Rappler's latest stories on automotive manufacturing


Toyota investing $1 billion in Grab

Jun 13, 2018 - 10:50 AM

(UPDATED) The Japanese automaker plans to expand beyond its core business into the 'mobility' sector

San Miguel's latest venture: BMW vehicles

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:30 PM

San Miguel Corporation sets up a new unit called SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation marking its entry into the motoring business

MOTORING BUSINESS. The diversified conglomerate led by Ramon Ang says SMC Asia Car will be 65% owned by San Miguel, while the remaining will be owned by Jose Alvarez. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ayala acquires German auto parts manufacturer

Jun 05, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The P1 49 billion investment is part of AC Industrials expansion spree

Mitsubishi to invest P4.3B to build Mirage models in PH

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The move allows Mitsubishi to join the CARS Program says its global chairman who met with President Aquino in Manila

PH to APEC economies: Let's make our region bike-friendly

Oct 08, 2015 - 7:58 PM

The Philippines is set to propose a framework to APEC member economies that will develop sidewalks and encourage walking and biking as the first two modes of transportation

INCLUSIVE MOBILITY. The Philippines will propose before the APEC member economies an inclusive mobility initiative – aimed at making walking and cycling the first two modes of transportation.

PH ranks 1st in East, Southeast Asia for June imports growth

Aug 25, 2015 - 5:58 PM

The 22 6 growth in June is the highest for 2015 so far thanks to increases in imports of raw materials and intermediate goods

Mixed sentiments on PH automotive industry plan

Jun 03, 2015 - 5:31 PM

Some say the Comprehensive Automotive Resources Strategy program is not enough for the country to compete with other ASEAN countries

BETTER FOOTING. The Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Association of the Philippines says local assemblers and manufacturers can have a better footing in the international arena because of the new auto industry plan. File photo by Chris Schnabel/Rappler

Aquino okays new PH automotive industry plan

Jun 02, 2015 - 1:40 PM

Philippine trade officials forecast that the new automotive industry plan will generate an estimated P300 billion in economic activity

The Philippines aims to become a regional automotive production hub by offering fiscal and non-fiscal perks to automakers. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

PH auto industry hits record sales in 1Q 2015

Apr 14, 2015 - 4:12 PM

Toyota buoys the sales with 10 237 units – its highest single month sales to date

After buying new car, you should receive your plate within 7 days

Apr 06, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Following are the guidelines for new car buyers on the DOTC and LTO ‘no plate no travel policy’

Auto manufacturers urge LTO to release plates sooner

Apr 01, 2015 - 10:30 PM

An automotive manufacturers chamber hopes LTO releases the plates made available recently in time for the implementation of the no registration no travel policy

Vehicle sales up in January

Feb 11, 2014 - 8:15 AM

Car sales are up 27 from January 2013 but slightly lower compared to December s

CAR SALES. Calling January a slow month for sales, CAMPI president Rommel Gutierrez expects 2014 to be a good year.

Luxury car sales decline amid natural disasters

Jan 15, 2014 - 3:01 PM

The luxury cars segment had declining sales in November and December amid the destruction caused by Typhoon Yolanda and the rehab efforts that followed

CAR SALES. Despite sales targets being met luxury cars were not selling as well in the last two months of 2013

Auto assemblers expect to breach 2013 sales target

Aug 12, 2013 - 1:54 PM

Campi and TMA vehicle assemblers see higher than targeted sales this year after a strong performance in the first 7 months

STRONG 7 MONTHS. Vehicle assemblers see higher than target sales in 2013 after a robust performance in the first 7 months. AFP Photo

Vehicle sales up 23% in Jan-May - Campi, TMA

Jun 13, 2013 - 5:49 PM

Toyota Motor is the best selling brand accounting for 40 of total sales

Auto industry sees impact from Ford pullout

Jun 29, 2012 - 4:12 PM

Industry group Campi says the closure of Ford s assembly operations next year will have an impact on targets under a planned roadmap

Car sales drop 4% in disaster-packed 2011

Jan 09, 2012 - 8:02 PM

Sales dropped 4 in the automotive industry in 2011 as disasters ravaged infrastructure in Japan and Thailand disrupting supply chains