Eric R. Tipan

Jaecoo J6 EV coming soon to the Philippines

Jaecoo will soon introduce its electric five-door model called the J6 to the Philippine market.

Jetour’s plus-sized crossover flaunts premium amenities

Filipinos’ desire for people-moving, seven-seater crossovers keeps fueling the influx of new marques and models. One model that caught my attention is the more premium of the two seven-seater models from Jetour, the X70 Plus.

The Honda HR-V’s inside and out appeal

From its second-generation curvy and petite body, the Honda HR-V has grown into its own and distinguished itself as a solid crossover model. Its collective features — design, cabin, amenities, and Honda Sensing — justify the price.

The Veloz crossover is still an MPV at heart

Toyota gives the Veloz plenty of creature comforts and enhancements to justify its crossover status and standalone nameplate from the Avanza. It is an efficient seven-seater with the cargo capacity of an MPV and the modern trappings of a crossover.

GWM Haval Jolion HEV DHT Supreme

The Haval Jolion HEV DHT Supreme has the most seamless transition from the engine to the electric motor power over any other hybrid I have driven to date. It drives like a crossover with a turbo engine minus the lag.