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End of the road for the Philippines’ iconic Jeepney

6 Dec 2017 | Staff reporter

The  Philippines' government is demanding that old fleets of public utility vehicles, mostly comprising colourful iconic Jeepney vehicles, be replaced with safer, more comfortable and more environmentally-friendly vehicles. Tony Pugliese reports


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Philippines vehicle sales up slightly in April

15 May 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippines new vehicle market was up slightly in April 2019, by 0.8% at 25,799 units from 25,583 units in the same month of last year, according to member wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales continue rebound in March

16 Apr 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippines new vehicle market continued to rebound in March 2019, by 14% to 32,173 units from 28,216 units in the same month of last year, according to member wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales rebound in February

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rebounded strongly in February, by 17% to 30,644 units from 26,176 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine vehicle sales fall 15% in January

20 Feb 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to decline in January 2019, by 15% to 26,888 units from 31,645 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales plunge in December

15 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market plunged by almost 30% to 31,945 units in December 2018 from 45,494 a year ago, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales plunge 23% in November

19 Dec 2018 | Staff reporter

The Philippine new vehicle market declined sharply in November, by 23.4% to 31,258 units from peak year earlier volume of 40,799 units, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine vehicle sales down 9% in October

19 Nov 2018 | Staff reporter

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to decline in October, by 9.2% to 33,150 units from peak year-earlier sales of 36,511 units, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales down 10% in September

18 Oct 2018 | Staff reporter

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to decline in September, by 9.7% to 31,116 units from peak year earlier sales of 34,445 units, according to data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Philippine sales fall by 14% in August

28 Sep 2018 | Staff reporter

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to decline in August, by 14.1% to 30,313 units from peak year-earlier sales of 35,309 units, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Hyundai set to start Philppines assembly 

10 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor's Philippine importer and distributor, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc (HARI), said it plans to spend PHP5bn (US$93m) over the next five years to set up local assembly operations in the country, according to local reports.



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