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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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Philippine sales plunge 51% in June

20 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in the Philippines continued to plunge in June 2020, by over 51% to 15,578 units from 31,950 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).


Toyota, Mitsubishi may miss Philippine production incentive targets

10 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

The sharp decline in the Philippine vehicle market this year, due mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic, has put the government’s recently launched Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) under threat, according to a report by the Nikkei Asian Review.


Philippine sales plunge in April, May

16 Jun 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in the Philippines continued to plunge in May 2020, by almost 85% to 4,788 units from 30,998 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 to fall 20-40% in 2020 as lockdown is eased

14 May 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine vehicle market, including domestic sales and imports, is expected to decline by around 20% to around 330,000 units in 2020 from around 416,000 in 2019, according to the latest forecast released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI).


Honda axing Philippines assembly

24 Feb 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI), which assembles the BR-V and City passenger cars will end output at its plant in Santa Rosa City, Laguna, during March 2020.


Philippine market falls 12% in January

21 Feb 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market declined by almost 12% to 23,723 units in January 2020 from 26,888 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 market growth continues in December

20 Jan 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market expanded 5.5% to 33,715 units in December from 31,945 units in the same month of the previous 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).


Mitsubishi Motors Philippines plans 'next generation showroom'

14 Jan 2020 | GlobalData

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC), the sales and manufacturing subsidiary of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with its five dealers to roll out a next generation showroom called Dendo Drive Station, in the market.


Philippine market continues to expand in November

17 Dec 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to expand in November 2019, by 10.3% to 34,465 units from 31,258 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 vehicle market continued to expand in October

15 Nov 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Philippine new vehicle market continued to expand in October 2019, by 3.8% year-on-year to 34,397 units from 33,150 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).



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