A quiet, safe and efficient hybrid – Manila Bulletin

2020 Toyota Corolla Altis CVT 1.8V Hybrid The title sums up what the 2020 Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8V Hybrid CVT is all about. The test unit came in with a reading of 14.4 kilometers per liter. After just two days and under average driving conditions (some passing, maintained top speed on the freeway), it performed …

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For Z is believing – Manila Bulletin

2020 Nissan 370Z Premium Only a handful of Japanese models evoke the kind of charm, prestige and heritage that the Nissan Z series does. Its long history has a lot to do with it. The first model that came out in 1969 was the Datsun 240Z. Since then, the nameplate has been known for its …

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VW T-Cross gets new toys – Manila Bulletin

2022 Volkswagen T-Cross SE with AID The relatively new T-Cross, released in May 2021, gets a slight tech upgrade a year later. Before we get to the new stuff, here’s my take on its looks, features, and performance. Its bodywork isn’t quite as cutting-edge as other crossovers, and that shouldn’t be surprising since it’s a …

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le corbusier | The Manila Times

ARCHITECTURE as a discipline is based on ideas and principles. There have been a considerable number of architects whose ideas and philosophy have had such an impact that they have influenced those who have followed them. One of those individuals is Le Corbusier. The United Nations Headquarters building in New York City. Le Corbusier was …

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23 for 2023 | The Manila Times

We are ending the year with a big change in DC. After introducing Henry Cavill as Superman in the “Black Adam” post-credits scene and two months after the actor announced he would be back, the studio’s course was corrected yet again. Cavill not only won’t be Superman, but he’s also stepped down from his role …

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USA Basketball men will play World Cup group stage games in Manila

USA Basketball will play all of its games at next year’s World Cup in Manila and will not need to travel during the tournament, assuming the US men qualify for the event. FIBA, the sport’s governing body, made the announcement on Monday. The World Cup will be held in the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan next …

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Are you looking for another god? – Manila Bulletin

THROUGH FAKE Father Rolando V. De la Rosa OP In today’s gospel reading, John the Baptist sent his disciples to Jesus with this question: “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” (Matthew 11:2). This is amazing. John seemed to have known Jesus even before he was born. When …

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What to check before that road trip – Manila Bulletin

Review this checklist before you leave The holidays are just around the corner. With many of the restrictions easing, it’s no surprise that many have a long road trip planned. This means a long journey for your vehicle, spanning several consecutive engine hours. It’s like putting your car on a marathon instead of the “daily …

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