Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Driven by Passion Mazda Celebrates 100th Year Anniversary || Monchster Chronicles

1960 R360 Coupe, Mazda's first passenger car model shown with the 2020 MX-5 100th Anniversary Special Edition

Mazda Philippines commemorates the iconic Japanese brand’s 100th Anniversary this 2020 with the limited release of Mazda3 and Mazda MX-5 100th Anniversary Special Edition models in the country.  

Sunday, August 30, 2020

11 Volvo Cars Receive NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating for 2021 || Monchster Chronicles

Volvo XC-90

Eleven Volvo car models have earned five stars, the highest possible safety rating, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program for 2021.

Honda Cars PH Officially Launches its Virtual Dealership || Monchster Chronicles

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is pleased to announce the official launch of its first-ever online dealership facility for sales and after-sales services, VIRTUAL@Honda.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Maxus PH Expands Its Growing Line-Up With The Full-Featured G50 Compact MPV || Monchster Chronicles


Maxus now takes MPVs “To the Max” and sweeps away the gloomy grays of August with the latest—and most colorful—addition to its roster of light commercial vehicles, the Maxus G50 MPV.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Toyota Corolla Cross: The First Hybrid Electric Crossover || Monchster Chronicles

After commemorating its 32nd anniversary this month, leading mobility company Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) marked another milestone by introducing the very first hybrid crossover in its lineup, the new Corolla Cross.

Hyundai Tucson: Bold, Powerful, Comfortable, and Proven Safe || Monchster Chronicles


Shopping for and choosing your dream SUV can be intimidating especially in these trying times. With each car brand offering something new and exciting, there are too many options in the SUV market that are vying to be everyone’s choice for a perfect ride. This is making consumers overlook the important and life-saving features and tend to focus more on the aesthetic ones.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

LEXUS Remote Guest Experience: It's Like Actually Being In The Showroom || Monchster Chronicles

Introducing the Lexus Remote Guest Experience
Experience the Lexus showroom from the comfort of your own home.

Feel world-renowned hospitality and get to know the Lexus lineup without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Monday, August 17, 2020

The All-New Mercedes-Benz GLB: Luxury And Versatility In a Compact SUV

The waiting is over! The highly anticipated luxury compact SUV, the All-New GLB premieres in the Philippines. The "New Normal" brought about a virtual launch held on Facebook Live last August 15, 2020, where the newest member of the SUV family of Mercedes-Benz was unveiled.

Friday, August 14, 2020

The All-New Ford Territory: Filled To The Roof With High-End Features || Monchster Chronicles

Ford Philippines officially marks its Territory in the country. The All-New Ford Territory was unveiled digitally through its Ford Philippines Facebook Page and Youtube Channels on Aug 14, 2020.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Mitsubishi Montero Sport GT 4x4: Luxurious, Sporty, and Technologically Packed || Monchster Chronicles

The Mitsubishi Montero Sport 4x4 GT

In the past recent years, the demand for mid-size SUV has grown significantly. The sales growth can be attributed to the preference of car buyers to have a vehicle that can address the following requirements:

Sunday, August 9, 2020

ISUZU PH Opens Brand-New Modern IOS Dealership in Pagadian City || Monchster Chronicles

Isuzu Outlet Standardization (IOS) dealership facility in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) continues its aggressive expansion and modernization efforts with the recent opening of its 43rd  dealership and its third Isuzu Outlet Standardization (IOS) dealership facility, this time in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Meta.us teams up with JBL for the newest DOTA 2 Open League || Monchster Chronicles

The power of esports is undeniable. Its exponential growth has led it to become a billion-dollar industry, turning what once was a virtual hobby into opportunities for players, organizers, and sponsors.  

Thursday, July 23, 2020

2020 Hyundai Reina: A Basic Sub-Compact So Affordable || Monchster Chronicles

The Hyundai Reina is a subcompact stunner that fits the bill for first-time car buyers.

More than boosting your status quotient, investing in your own car has become a necessity in these uncertain times. It comes in handy for quick or unplanned trips, most specially, emergencies; and saves you time since you run on your own schedule.

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Hyundai Accent: Performance, Safety, and Style || Monchster Chronicles

FIFTH GEN. Did you know that the best-selling ACCENT is one of Hyundai’s longest running models? Since 1996, there have been five generations of the ACCENT, each generation improving on fuel efficiency, comfort, and style making the ACCENT a household name in the country.  

Personal mobility has become a priority in these challenging times. Now that containment measures are gradually being withdrawn in the country, a new reality is starting to take shape. Social distancing is here to stay to ensure our safety and well-being.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Ford-Engineered All-New Ford Territory Specs and Features Revealed || Monchster Chronicles

One might think that this is an Australian Territory, but in fact it is a Chinese Territory. Just to be clear, there are no territorial disputes between the two. They share the same name and proudly wear the blue oval, but both are totally different in every aspect.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

IPC’s Isuzu Outlet Standardization Breaks Ground in 11th Dealership in Davao || Monchster Chronicles

It's full steam ahead for the country’s leading truck maker. Not even a global pandemic could stop its relentless drive to modernization.

Test-Driving a Suzuki Has Never Been Simpler and Safer || Monchster Chronicles

It is as simple as booking your Suzuki test-drive car of choice online and wait for the car to arrive. Suzuki Philippines encourages hassle-free test drives as units are to be delivered straight to your doorstep as part of the ‘new normal’.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

10 Reasons Why The Hyundai H-100 Is Your Heavyweight Partner In Business || Monchster Chronicles

Dependability delivered. The Hyundai H-100 follows through on its promise to help you deliver excellent productivity in your day-to-day business operations with its ten key features that affirm its dedication as a heavyweight partner.

Around the globe and even in the Philippines, business owners are trying their best to adapt to the “new normal” lifestyle, because getting back on their feet allows them—and their respective communities—to thrive during this global pandemic. But adapting to the new normal might be challenging, as this means working round-the-clock while taking precautionary measures for the quality goods and services they’ve been accustomed to providing.

Friday, July 10, 2020

The 2020 Mazda3 Edition100: A Perfectly Engineered Piece of Art || Monchster Chronicles

Mazda3 edition100, original equipment Mazdaspeed body kits have been color-matched

Mazda designers and engineers really put everything they've got into designing the all-new Mazda3. It not only is engineered to perfection, it is also a beautiful flowing piece of art.

The Maxus G50 Will Be Coming In Hot And Turbo-Charged This August || Monchster Chronicles

8-seater compact MPV, the G50

Maxus Philippines--the Ayala-owned importer and distributor of British-bred commercial vehicles in the country--is counting down the days to the official public introduction of its new 8-seater compact MPV, the G50, this August.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Mazda Turns 100 and Thanks Customers with 100K Savings || Monchster Chronicles

Mazda Philippines commences the premium Japanese brand’s 100th Year Anniversary celebrations in the country by thanking you with Php 100,000 savings on most of our 2020 Mazda models from July 3 to 31, 2020.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Ford Philippines Set To Liberate The All-New Territory This August || Monchster Chronicles

In order for Ford Philippines (FP) to have an SUV for every Filipino, they would have to fill the SUV segment gap between the Ecosport and the Everest. FP is set to bring the all-new Ford Territory for the first time in the country to give Filipino customers a new compact crossover offering that will complement today’s modern lifestyles and needs.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Your Honda Dreamcar is Now Half a Million Pesos Cheaper || Monchster Chronicles

It's not a dream folks. Honda is slashing prices of selected  variants of six popular models this July.

Is It Better To Own Or Lease A Car? KINTO ONE Is A Fresh New Hassle-Free Alternative || Monchster Chronicles

With continuously changing customer demands, Toyota has geared up to provide a new customer experience for Filipino consumers who are exploring to shift from conventional car ownership to usership.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Toyota Debuts in E-Motorsports with GR Supra GT Cup Asia – Philippines || Monchster Chronicles

Toyota Motor Philippines enters e-motorsports which is the next-best-thing to actual motor-racing during this pandemic.

Suzuki PH Provides 24/7 Access To Dealership Showrooms || Monchster Chronicles

Feeling safer to car shop from home? Choosing your dream car now is made easier with the Suzuki Online ShowroomBrowse, shop, request quotes, apply for test drives, and many more services right at your fingertips.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Hino FL 10-Wheeler Truck: Virtual Launch | Monchster Chronicles

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country, introduces the newest addition to its 500 series of medium-duty trucks, the all-new Hino FL 10-wheeler. The Facebook Livestream launch of the latest Hino truck also marks the company’s first virtual launch in the Philippines. 

Thursday, June 25, 2020

2020 D-MAX Boondock 4x4: Online Launch Dares Off-roaders To Go Beyond Normal | Monchster Chronicles

At exactly 5 p.m. on June 17, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) digitally launched via Facebook Live the 2020 D-MAX Boondock 4x4, Isuzu’s ultimate off-roader and the perfect vehicle to herald IPC’s motoring lifestyle campaign—“Live Life Differently”—that boldly responds to the challenges of the new normal.

Friday, June 19, 2020

The 2020 Toyota Wigo Cyber Launch | Monchster Chronicles

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), in its tradition of launching its latest vehicle lineup in true Japanese corporate fashion, shifts gears this year and goes digital. All this for the sake of public safety and health due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Honda PH Recalls 10,136 Fuel Pumps For Select Models | Monchster Chronicles

Notice to all Honda car owners: Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) will voluntarily recall 10,136 units locally due to faulty fuel pumps containing defective impellers. The initiative aims to ensure customer safety and address fuel pump-related vehicle concerns such as the inability to start-up or the engine stalling. 1.4 million are being recalled worldwide. 

Volkswagen PH Battles the Pandemic with Special Offers on Santana and Lavida | Monchster Chronicles

VW Santana subcompact sedan and VW Lavida compact sedan

As the Philippines gradually eases into what could be called the “new normal” of everyday life, the government declares the National Capital Region, as well as the rest of the country under general community quarantine (GCQ). Businesses including automotive dealerships are now allowed to resume operations, albeit following the guidelines set under GCQ that aims to minimize the further spread of a still-ongoing pandemic.

Kia K2500 Karga: A People-Mover Designed For You | Monchster Chronicles

The Kia K2500 Karga is designed as a people carrier but is flexible to haul cargo as well.

With the rising demand for transport services, Kia Philippines, the Ayala-owned distributor of Kia vehicles in the country, gives business owners and operators an ideal people-mover in the form of the Kia K2500 Karga.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Toyota Motor Philippines restarts plant production as more Toyota dealerships resume operations nationwide | Monchster Chronicles

After temporarily halting production to comply with the quarantine guidelines set by the government, leading automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has resumed operations in its Santa Rosa, Laguna plant beginning May 18, 2020. TMP understands that restarting business as soon as possible would stimulate economic activities in the country.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The New 2020 Everest Sport Unveiled Through Cyberspace | Monchster Chronicles

The new Ford Everest Sport is the latest addition to Ford’s growing SUV lineup, supporting the Everest’s position as one of the safest and most capable SUVs in the segment

Ford Philippines unveils the new Ford Everest Sport during its first-ever virtual media launch as it continues to expand its SUV portfolio with the addition of a new variant in its Ford Everest line-up.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Launches “Hero Priority Lane” for Frontliners - Monchster Chronicles

As a recognition for their selfless service and huge contribution during thesechallenging times, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) introduces its “Hero Priority Lane” promo for itsfrontliner customers.

Maxus V80 Flex Adapts to Essential Logistics - Monchster Chronicles

As an ambulance, the Maxus V80 Flex gives enough space for necessary equipment, and the elbow room for emergency medical personnel to perform life-saving procedures on the patient en route to the hospital.

The past  two months, wherein the entire Luzon mainland and many parts of Visayas and Mindanao have been under the government-enforced enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to stop the spread of the CoViD-19 outbreak, have been eye-openers not only for societies, organizations, families, and individuals. Many small- and medium-enterprise (SME) owners have had to re-think key aspects of their operations in order to adapt to the new health and safety requirements.

Kia Philippines Announces New Normal Operations - Monchster Chronicles

KIA Motors dealership facade.

Staying true to its Promise to Care, Kia Philippines is preparing to re-open dealer operations once the government lifts the quarantine this May. The Ayala-owned Korean carmaker’s Philippine subsidiary is also putting in place measures that will ensure the health and safety of its employees, business partners, customers and the general public.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

My Toyota PH App Launched - Monchster Chronicles

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) recently launch MyToyota PH, a digital tool that makes owning and maintaining a Toyota easier and more convenient for all customers.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Volkswagen PH moves dealership operations to ‘new normal’ - Monchster Chronicles

As the National Capital Region (NCR) and the rest of the country come closer to the day when the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) gets lifted and replaced by the general community quarantine (GCQ) that would ensure Filipinos follow general guidelines to protect everyone from being exposed to coronavirus (CoViD-19) in the “new normal,” Volkswagen Philippines has readied policies and specific practices in its dealership network to keep customers, its employees, and business partners protected.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Honda Lends Out Cars to Medical Frontliners - Monchster Chronicles

Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) is one with the country in its fight against COVID-19. It has lent 15 cars, including free fuel for a month, to various hospitals in Cavite and Laguna. Above photo is taken at the Carmona Hospital and Medical Center in Carmona, Cavite.

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, has lent out 15 cars to medical frontliners who are battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Maxus PH Dealerships to Adopt ‘New Normal’ Operations Upon Reopening - Monchster Chronicles

 When the government-enforced enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that aims to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (CoViD-19) outbreak is already lifted, Maxus Philippines is ready to reopen its dealerships and welcome customers, albeit under the guidelines of modified business operations in order to safeguard the health, security, and well-being of staff and customers.

JAC Motors Philippines Lends Vehicles to Department of Social Welfare and Development - Monchster Chronicles

Vehicles were turned over on April 23. 2020 at the JAC Motors Philippines Head Office in Alabang. Present were DSWD Region 4 Officer-In-Charge and Regional Director, Lucia C. Almeda; JAC Motors Philippines Group General Manager, Dan Rudolph Navarro; and JAC Motors Philippines Marketing and Sales Director Brian Badilla.

Triesenburg Auto Corp. | JAC Motors Philippines, official distributor or JAC vehicles in the country, does its own part in helping the country during this difficult time by lending its test drive units to the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Region 4-Calabarzon office. 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Toyota Group Initiates Kokoro Hakobu Project and Produces Medical Face Shields for the Frontliners

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Toyota Group of companies are engaged in full-scale production of medical face shields in Japan, with Toyota largely expanding its production capacity from 500 to 600 units per week by approximately 20 times to start production of 40,000 units per month (approximately 2,000 units per day) from April 27. Toyota plans to further expand in-house production to approximately 70,000 pieces per month (approximately 3,600 pieces per day).

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Autohub Group to Locally Manufacture Piaggio APÉ Three-Wheeled Vehicles || Monchster Chronicles

At the formal signing (L to R) Christina P. Chua - SVP Technical and Administrative Export Services Autohub Group, Miguelito Jose - SVP Group General Manager Autoitalia Philippines, Sudhanshu Agrawal - VP for Export PVPL, Willy Tee Ten - President and CEO Autohub Group, Rowel S. Barba - DTI Undersecretary and Chief-of-Staff, Angelica M. Cayas - BOI Governor,  Sunil Singh - Country Manager – Export Sales, Piaggio Group

Autoitalia Philippines Enterprises, Inc. is a proud member of the Autohub Group. It is the distributor of the Piaggio APÉ and Piaggio Porter commercial vehicles in the Philippines. Autoitalia aims to change the light commercial vehicle landscape in the Philippines by providing an innovative platform to all transport, mobile businesses, and delivery needs.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Extended Until March 31: The KIA Anniversary Blowout Promo

Kia Philippines continues its 1 st anniversary celebration by extending its promo until March 31, 2020. This is Kia’s way of saying THANK YOU to its loyal patrons as it gives more buyers the chance to enjoy the low down payment and low monthly payment schemes offered by the AC Motors-owned car maker. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Toyota Motor Philippines Welcomes New President Atsuhiro Okamoto, Celebrates Achievements of Satoru Suzuki

By Arabelle Jimenez

Outgoing Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) President Satoru Suzuki (left), welcomes Atsuhiro Okamoto as TMP's new president on February 17, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Manila in Taguig City.

It was a heart-warming and grandiose Ceremonial Turnover of the Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) Presidency on February 17, 2020 at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Manila.

Ford Philippines Expands SUV Lineup with New Everest Trend

Ford Everest Trend in Arctic White.

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. 

Monday, February 24, 2020

Roadtrip to Antipolo: A List of Relaxing Places in the Mountains

Tahanan Bistro.

The mountain resort city of Antipolo at the metro’s eastern doorstep has been reliving its old glory with its cool climate, rich culture, and diverse attractions. 

Saturday, February 8, 2020

TOYOTA’S PRICE SLASH: Great Deals This February

Drive home your dream Toyota this love month as Toyota Motor Philippines is once again offering great deals and flexible payment schemes on its best-selling models.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Drive Home a Honda this Valentine Month of Love

This month’s promo covers the City, BR-V, Brio, and CR-V with the following cash discounts and all-in low downpayment offers.

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines is pleased to announce its promotion this February entitled Drive to 2020. This month’s promo covers the City, BR-V, Brio, and CR-V with the following cash discounts and all-in low downpayment offers:

Saturday, February 1, 2020

ONE Championship Fire & Fury: Pacio Ablaze Beats Alvarez and Keeps His Strawweight World Championship Belt

ONE Strawweight World Championship: Joshua Pacio defeats Alex Silva by Split Decision (SD) after 5 rounds
By Monch Henares

ONE Championship, the largest global sports media property in Asian history, filled the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila to its full capacity. Its adrenaline-pumping fight card ONE: FIRE & FURY, a first of four this 2020, brought the absolute best in world-class martial arts talent who came out to showcase their incredible skills.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

ONE Championship Lights The Fire And Releases The Fury this Friday, January 31, 2020 At The Mall Of Asia Arena

In attendance were reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines (center), who faced off with the challenger, former champion Alex “Little Rock” Silva of Brazil (3rd from right). Also at the open workout were top Filipino athletes (From L -R) Gina “Conviction” Iniong, Lito “The Thunder Kid” Adiwang, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, Danny “The King” Kingad, and Jomary “The Zamboanginian Fighter” Torres.

In order to promote and touch base with MMA fans, the largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE),  held the ONE: FIRE & FURY Official Open Workout in Pasay City. The world’s best martial arts talent came out to showcase their incredible skills in front of fans and media.