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10 reasons why camping could be the new normal in local tourism | Motourismo

By Arabelle Jimenez Our camping set-up at Harvest Hills Family Farm in Nasugbu, Batangas. As a child growing up in the '70s and the '...

Friday, January 29, 2021


Offering Exceptional Solutions under the “Safer for Longer” Slogan

Virtual launch of Michelin Agilis 3 on January 27, 2021.

Michelin, the world’s leading tire company, is set to launch MICHELIN Agilis 3 into the commercial light truck tire market, targeting conventional load customers involved in people and goods transportation activities. The newly launched tire aims to capture the larger high-potential, light-load segment with exceptional solutions – in terms of safety, performance, and environment.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Motorcycle Review: Honda CB 650R Neo Cafe Sport | Motourismo

By Inaki Jose

CB 650R in action at the sacred twisties of Marilaque.

With today's chaotic and "pandemicized" world you need to improvise and get things that would even the play between living in time where there are so many factors that challenge our happiness during the pre-screwed up world. 

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Honda launches One Day Paint Repair program | Motourismo

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI),Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines announces the “One Day Paint Repair” program, which aims to provide a fast and reliable paint repair service.

Suzuki Philippines heightens performance hitting its highest market share ever at 6.3% in 2020 | Motourismo

At more than 15,000 units sold last year, Suzuki PH makes astounding history in its records.

Suzuki's top selling vehicles. All New S-Presso, Ertiga and Carry.

Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPH), the pioneer compact car distributor in the countryhas proven that with their vehicles made to champion the Suzuki Way of Life! and fervor customer service, milestones such as hitting a remarkable number that surpasses all of its recorded annual market share in SPH history is attainable despite the current global situation. Gaining a year-end performance of 6.3%  market share in the automotive industry, Suzuki Philippines remains optimistic for the coming year. 

Mitsubishi Xpander is back-to-back winner of 2020-2021 AFPCA Van/MPV of the Year | Motourismo

Owners of the highly popular Mitsubishi Xpander have another reason to celebrate as the 2020-2021 Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards recognizes the highly popular 7-seater MPV as its Van/MPV of the Year. 

Isuzu PH turns over Traviz Ambulance and PUV to Laguna Technopark Association | Motourismo

From Left to Right

Mr. Haruyuki Kurihara, LTAI Governor & Vice President of Toshiba Eqpt. Phils., Inc.
Mr. Dave Yandoc, Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC), Assistant Vice President for Administration
Mr. Shojiro Sakoda, Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC), Executive Vice President
Mr. Hajime Koso, Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) President
Mr. Masatoshi Sasaki – LTAI Vice-Chairman & President of Panasonic Manufacturing Phils., Corp.
Mr. Tetsuya Nakao – LTAI Treasurer & Vice President of Nidec Phils.
Mr. Delfin De Guzman – LTAI Governor & Senior Vice President of Honda Cars Phils., Inc.
Mr. Wellington Ong – LTAI Governor & President of Orient Goldcrest Realty

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), whose unwavering commitment to being “Your Responsible Partner” has been felt by countless Filipino motorists and their families even to the farthest points in the country, set its sights closer to home this time. 

Friday, January 22, 2021

AC Motors targets to launch 6 models, open 6 showrooms in 2021 | Motourismo

AC Motors automotive group President Antonio “Toti” Zara III.

They were thanksgiving nights and lively meetups to start the new year fresh and on the right happy foot—an enduring automotive company’s own unique way of saying a relieved “goodbye” to a particularly challenging year and an eager “hello” to a 2021 filled with potentials. 

Kia PH poised for a big rebound in 2021; targets triple-digit sales growth | Motourismo

In a virtual round-table meeting with the media, Kia Philippines President Manny Aligada projected that the Korean brand is poised to hit triple-digit sales growth on its way to doubling its market share in the local automotive industry this 2021.

Saturday, January 16, 2021

A thousand, or not a thousand: The dilemma in choosing the right motorcycle size for you | Motourismo

By Inaki Jose

Kawasaki NINJA 250cc is a good starter bike.

I was chatting with Bing Basit of The Big Ride, a very good and longtime rider friend of mine, and one of our topics was; Is it wise to upgrade from a 400cc to a 1000cc ? When is the proper time ? Is it advisable to jump to a litre bike immediately or go to a 600cc first? 

Sunday, January 10, 2021

GEARS & TECH: KYT Helmets at Papajep's and More | Motourismo

By Inaki Jose

Jeffrey Chan a.k.a. Papajep holding a KYT TT-Course .

When you hear the name Jeffrey Chan in the motorcycle industry, it is synonymous to Papajep Helmet and Accessories that offers products like KYT, NHK, ZEBRA, Motul, YSS, SHAD, SSS and FDR. These brands are all about safety.