Millions of people around the world are taking advantage of the electronic marketplace and its clear advantages. Unburdened by the traditional capital expenses of maintaining physical structures and dedicated sales people, the virtual platform is promising the best prices along with a largely pain-free experience.
Established online vehicle marketplace Carmudi.com.ph is a prime example of the business model redounding in gains for both buyer and seller. The international website with a dedicated Philippine content is facilitating quicker and more convenient transactions between verified, reputable sellers and prospective buyers of new and old vehicles. Carmudi users have unparalleled and swift access to tens of thousands of certified listings and, perhaps, most importantly, get an unmatched guarantee that of lowest price.
“In another industry first by Carmudi, we and our select dealer partners are making a lowest-price guarantee,” said country managing director Abhi Mohan. “Along with excellent pre- and post-sales service, we vow to offer the best possible prices for transactions.”
Mohan added that to make this happen, Carmudi deals with only the best and most reputable partners. “It’s about quality over quantity,” he maintained. “And we are confident this principle redounds in the best experience and benefits for all parties.”
Carmudi will not only match based on budget and preference, but can now equal or beat existing quotes from other sellers as well. The best-price guarantee applies for both cash purchases or financing schemes.
- Elantra received the 2016 International Design Excellence (IDEA®) Bronze
- This top honor shows that Hyundai is committed to creating bold and extraordinary designs
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra received the 2016 International Design Excellence (IDEA®) Bronze in the Automotive & Transportation 2016 Category for its outstanding and unique design.
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is among more than 1,700 designs projects from 30-plus countries that competed in IDEA 2016. Jury Chair Cameron Campbell, IDSA, led a team of global design experts from June 3 to 6 at the iconic Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI to judge more than 600 finalists. The result—26 Gold; 47 Silver; and 63 Bronze IDEA winners that span a wide range of 21 categories such as social impact; medical and scientific innovations; transportation; home and garden; office; personal accessories; children’s products; sporting goods; and much more. “I value the critical discussions with my peers from diverse disciplines in defining the best of design,” said Campbell.
“This top honor for the 2017 Elantra shows that Hyundai Motor is committed to creating bold and extraordinary designs,” said Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Hyundai Motor Group. “This award for the 2017 Elantra makes us proud and is a great recognition for our design leadership.”
IDEA® is a premier international design competition, recognizing and promoting design excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines conducted annually by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). IDEA judging is based on the following criteria of Design Excellence: Design Innovation, Benefit to the User, Benefit to the Client, Benefit to Society and Appropriate Aesthetics.
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra, offered as a traditional compact sedan, an efficient turbocharged Eco model and a performance-minded upcoming Sport edition, sports a bold aerodynamic design with a comprehensive suite of safety features, modern interior styling with class-above features and user-friendly technologies.
TEAM SUZUKI PILIPINAS MAKES HISTORY DURING SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE ROUND 3
It was a successful Round 3 for Team Suzuki Pilipinas at the Suzuki Asian Challenge (SAC) as they made history for the country at the Suzuki International Circuit in Japan. Following their success in the previous legs of the series, the team made a lot of firsts in this leg which proved the world that we, Filipinos can go side by side and rise in the very competitive world of international racing.
History was made when April King Mascardo’s (#43) strong performance during the qualifying landed him the pole position – a first for a Filipino in an international racing event. Pole sitter Mascardo holds the fastest course record of 2:52.455 – 5.3 seconds quicker than last year’s pole. Following this is Eane Jaye Sobretodo’s (#22) top podium finish that is another first for a Filipino an international motorcycle race. Mario Borbon, Jr. (#29) finished off on the 2nd place making it a 1-2 finish, one more first for the country.
On race 1, Mascardo was leading with Indonesian riders Jefri Tosema and Muhammad Sapril on his trail. The three racers went head to head during the last lap but unfortunately crashed altogether giving way to other riders behind them Team Suzuki Pilipinas members’ Sobretodo and Borbon to lead the race landing them on the podium.
Race 2 was more challenging as Mascardo had a crash causing him not to finish the race. Sobretodo took over the lead but cut through by a big pack landing him on 9th place. Borbon followed on 10th place.
In the overall standings, Team Suzuki Pilipinas all secured a position in top 10 with Sobretodo on 4th place, Mascardo on 5th and Borbon on 7th. With the promising feat that they have been showing the country, the riders are more inspired to do and excel more. They will once again face the Suzuki Asian Challenge racetrack on August 5 to 7 at Sentul Indonesia for the 4th round.
Isuzu Philippines seeks to further serve Central Luzon market, holds Truck Fest in Pampanga
THROUGH a diverse range of reliable, durable and fuel-efficient truck models Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has addressed the requirements of various commercial establishments in the thriving locations of Central Luzon for decades now. From June 2 to 4, IPC will further strengthen this relationship with the region’s business community by holding the Isuzu Truck Fest – Clark at the Parking B area of SM City Clark on M. A. Roxas Highway, Brgy. Malabanias, Angeles City, Pampanga.
As a leading assembler and seller of commercial vehicles and trucks, IPC at Isuzu Truck Fest – Clark will present a lineup of truck models that have been configured to serve varied applications, all of which capturing the show’s theme of “Trucks for Life.”
“For decades now Isuzu Philippines has fostered a mutually beneficial partnership with our customers in Central Luzon, and a clear indication of this is the Isuzu brand’s sustained popularity in this very important region. Central Luzon, and Pampanga in particular, represents a significant contribution to the national economy, and we in IPC are quite appreciative that the large portion of the region’s business populace continuously rely on the Isuzu brand when it comes to transportation requirements,” said IPC President Hajime Koso.
“Isuzu Truck Fest – Clark seeks to present even more innovative mobility solutions to the Central Luzon market,” he added.
At the show, 15 truck models make up these mobility solutions. Headlining the display are Isuzu’s C-Series and E-Series heavy-duty models that are renowned both globally and locally for their quality, durability and reliability. The C-Series is represented by the CYZ51M, which is configured as either a dump truck or a mixer. The E-Series arrives at the show as the EXZ51K tractor head and as the EXR51F fuel tanker. Another EXR51F comes with a 30,000 L trailer.
Exemplifying Isuzu’s medium-duty trucks are the FVM 10-door and gullwing van models, and the FRR aluminum van with side doors. Meanwhile, the versatility of Isuzu’s N-Series light-duty truck models, which have been the Philippines’ bestselling in the segment for more than 16 consecutive years, is demonstrated by an NKR71, an NPR85 dropside, an NHR Flexi Truck, an NPS with a Flexi Body, and an NPR that is configured as an aluminum van or as a refrigerated van. Another NHR unit is displayed as the I-Van, which can carry more passengers than any other similar shuttle van sold in the market.
Besides demonstrating the multitude of possibilities that the various truck models offer to any commercial activity, they are also backed by Isuzu’s unmatched expertise in diesel technology. The wide availability of parts to support the vehicles’ operation for numerous years, and the competent service provided by a large network of dealerships, are also a couple of advantages that Isuzu truck models endow to customers.
“Isuzu truly values and appreciates the trust shown to us by our customers in Central Luzon. Rest assured that, in return, we will ensure that the products and services best suited to the requirements of the market get to them,” Koso said.
Volvo Celebrates Record-breaking 500,000 Global Sales Volume in 2015:
Up to P500,000 off on Volvo models in PH
In celebration of a Volvo’s record-breaking global sales performance in 2015 – a total of 503,127 units sold – Volvo Philippines is giving its customers a PhP 500,000.00 discount on new Volvos purchased this summer. This is the first time Volvo has sold more than half a million cars in its 89-year history and in recognition of this sales victory, Volvo PH is giving this rare half-a-million treat to Volvo patrons who are interested to buy a Volvo V40 R-Design, S60 R-Design, XC60 R-Design, and the multi awarded SUV of the YEAR XC90 for limited time only (starting April 15 to May 31, 2016).
2016 is also looking up with Volvo reporting an 11.5 percent growth in March and a strong first quarter growth of 11.9 percent. Volvo Cars continues to grow sales globally in March, selling 52, 279 cars. Sales of the All-New Volvo XC90 was the main growth driver globally, while the XC60 was the best-selling model overall.
The United States reported a sales increase of 15.9 percent versus the same month last year, marking the ninth consecutive month of double-digit growth. Sales in Europe as a whole were up by 13.1 percent with growth across the region with the UK being the fastest growing market for the month. Volvo China reported sales of 7,542 cars in March, up 13.9 percent. The best selling cars were the Volvo XC60 and S60L models.