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Honda Philippines takes on ARRC SS600 with Troy Alberto and Access Plus Racing

Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI), the leading motorcycle manufacturer in the country, is set to take on the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) as it confirms Troy Alberto for SuperSports 600 (SS600) this year. Its single-bike entry be run together with Access Plus Racing and compete as Honda Philippines-Okada Manila-Access Plus Racing. HPI Racing Team rider Troy Alberto is no stranger to international racing competitions. He was the lone Filipino rider in the Honda Thailand Talent Cup last year and finished on the podium on four occasions. The 18-year-old is also a two-time Philippine Superbike Class Champion and has raced in the FIM CEV European Talent Cup and Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup in previous years. This 2020, Alberto will compete in all seven rounds of the ARRC onboard a Honda CBR600RR from HPI. The curtain raiser will take place at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia this March, followed by races in Australia, Japan, China, and conclude in Thailand on November. HPI's

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5 Tips on choosing your online business's courier partner

We live in the digital age of technology where we can purchase anything with just a click. As such, businessmen are now moving to the online world and have a legitimate online business. This year, the e-commerce market is expected to grow to a market value of USD1.091-million in the Philippines, according to Statista.com. Filipinos love technology and the convenience it brings to them. A report released by HootSuite, a US-based social media management platform, revealed that Filipinos have the longest hours of Internet usage with daily hours of 9 hours and 45 minutes. Along with this trend, online selling platforms, such as Lazada and Shopee, are also increasingly being patronized. More than the quality of products, as well as competitive price and exclusive deals, online shoppers also consider convenience and speed of delivery.  According to a survey by AlixPartners said that 36 percent of the customers did not buy the product due to high delivery cost, while 10 percent said that i

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Nissan to electrify one fourth of its sales volume in Asia and Oceania

HONG KONG – The new Nissan LEAF will go on sale in Indonesia and the Philippines by 2020, underscoring Nissan’s commitment to drive electrification in the region. The expanded availability of the world’s best-selling electric vehicle is an important part of Nissan’s goal to electrify one fourth of its sales volume under its midterm plan, Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022. The acceleration plan also includes assembly and localization of electrification components in key Southeast Asian markets. Nissan regional senior vice president and head of Asia & Oceania Yutaka Sanada said the company is working to make safe, smart and sustainable mobility available to as many people as possible. “Nissan is taking leadership to drive awareness and embracing of electrified mobility in Asia and Oceania,” said Sanada. “We are creating excitement by bringing the new Nissan LEAF to more markets in the region and introducing in Indonesia and the Philippines is a key step. This allows customers to get first-hand e

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Ford Philippines Upgrades Ranger Lineup, Retains Current Pricing

Ford Philippines has introduced a series of enhancements to its entire Ford Ranger lineup to further expand ownership of the pickup truck to more customers. “Our Ford Ranger portfolio remains at the top of the chain when it comes to class-leading features. This year, we have gone further by bringing more features and upgrades in all our Ranger trucks while retaining current pricing. With a Ford Ranger, customers get more value at the same price,” says PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines. Within the Ford Ranger lineup are distinct vehicle variants, each designed to complement and enable diverse Filipino needs, budget, and lifestyle. Ford now offers the widest lineup of pickup trucks in the Philippines with 13 variants, offering a Ford Ranger for everyone. The Ford Ranger XLS and XLT variants now come with a new 8-inch LCD touchscreen radio with Apple Carplay and Android Auto Capability. Perfect for customers with workhorse and utility needs, the Ranger XLS and XLT vari

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Ford Philippines Expands Operations of Customer Relationship Center

Ford Philippines is extending the operating hours of its Customer Relationship Center (CRC) as part of its efforts to enhance the customer experience. Starting March 1, 2020, the Ford CRC will be open every Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm to assist customers on after-sales and service transactions beyond its usual operating hours during weekdays. “We recognize that our customers have varying lifestyles and work schedules so extending the operating hours of the Ford CRC to Saturday is a great initiative to improve the Ford ownership experience,” shares PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines. “We look forward to serving and assisting our customers on the CRC which is now available to take calls six days a week.” The Ford CRC can be reached at +63-2-8866-9408 or 1-800-10-736-3673 on Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Alternatively, customers can send an e-mail to emailus@ford.com for concerns about their Ford vehicles.  

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Ford Philippines Expands SUV Lineup with New Everest Trend

Key feature changes include a new front grille design, rear view camera, power liftgate, LED headlamps with daytime running lamps, and additional driver knee airbag, bringing total number of airbags to seven ·With its key feature enhancements plus leather seats, the new Everest Trend is one of the most competitive and feature-packed mid-size SUVs for its pricing ·The new Ford Everest 2.2LTrend 4x2 AT is available in all Ford dealerships nationwide starting February 25, 2020 with a starting retail price of PHP1,738,000 .It comes in four (4) colors: Absolute Black, Aluminum Metallic, Arctic White, and Meteor Gray Ford Philippines is boosting its SUV lineup with the addition of a new Ford Everest variant, the new Ford Everest Trend, offering customers a new mid-size SUV variant that offers great value with enhancements in its smart and safe features. The new Ford Everest Trend has a new front grille design, rear view camera, power liftgate, LED projector headlamps with daytime runnin

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Honda AirBlade150 AT bike: Features, Specs & Price in the Philippines

Honda Philippines, Inc., the No. 1 motorcycle manufacturer in the country, raises the bar in the scooter segment once again through the launch of The All-New Airblade150, a cutting-edge sporty AT bike that promises to make urban riding fun, comfortable, and stylish. The All-New Airblade150 is designed as “The Cutting Edge,” aimed to bring a new level of riding experience for young riders, looking for an AT Bike with a standout look, power, and cutting-edge comfort in shared riding. Whether you are a young professional trying to beat the traffic or a millennial who enjoys riding around the city with your friends, this AT Bike is a must-have, as it serves to be cutting-edge in sporty design, advanced technology, easy handling, and buddy-riding with your riding pal.  “In Honda Philippines, we believe that the joy and freedom of mobility are best experienced with friends. That is why we conceptualized The All-New Airblade150 with shared riding in mind,” said Susumu Mitsuishi, president

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Honda rolls out All-New Genio and All-New ADV150 in PH

Honda Philippines, Inc. recently announced the launch of two new bikes in one event, the All-New GENIO and the All-New ADV150 at the Robinsons Metro East Mall in Pasig City. The All-New GENIO The All-New GENIO has an ever-expanding line of innovative and stylish motorcycle that is intended to allow Filipinas to experience the joy of riding. The chic design and special features of the All-New GENIO will solve the mobility concerns of the female commuters. It is equipped with smart technology and enhanced smart power. It also has LED headlight and a digital meter panel with ECO indicator as well as a secure key shutter with seat opener. It also has a 14L U-box capacity and features tubeless tires and an inner rack. With safety being a standard in all of Honda’s motorcycles, the All-New Genio is equipped with a combi-brake system having a front disc brake and rear mechanical drum braking system. The All-New GENIO is also appropriate for the body frame of a Filipina that is lightweight

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Catriona Gray is first-ever Filipino celebrity voice on Waze

Reigning Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has once again reached a new milestone as she continues to proudly raise our flag by becoming the first-ever Filipino celebrity voice on Waze. BDO, the Philippines’ leading bank, is partnering with the global navigation app, Waze, to announce its newest brand ambassador, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray as the latest addition to the app’s Change Voice settings. Catriona’s voice is now available on the app to help motorists on the road to easily find their way to their next destination. Drivers will have more enjoyable rides as she adds her own words of advice along with reminders and safety tips such as “Time to park the car and do the lava walk”, and “In my experience, U-turns are best made slowly.” “I am truly honored to be the first Filipino Waze celebrity voice. It has always been my passion to voice out my advocacies and spread positivity. Being the newest voice on Waze enables me to share positivity to Filipinos who are on the road—goi

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LG Sakers flies from Korea to face Barangay Ginebra in PH anew

The basketball season is in full swing! Five years after their last meeting, worlds collide yet again as two of the most popular basketball teams in Asia face each other once more. The LG Sakers, one of the stalwarts of the Korean Basketball League (KBL), is set to face what is arguably the country’s most beloved PBA team – the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. Dubbed as Asian Basketball Showdown, the first exhibition game between the two teams happened five years ago and was received very well by the appreciative crowd. It was a landmark event that pitted perennial crowd favorites in their respective leagues. The LG Sakers is one of the most well-supported teams in the whole of South Korea while Barangay Ginebra is a pillar in Philippine sporting history. To have these two teams face against each other is a dream come true for every fan of basketball. While the LG Sakers bested Barangay Ginebra in their first foray five years ago, the Filipino squad is determined to pull out all the stop

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