Asian Carmakers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian Carmakers


BMW tapped to transport ASEAN leaders during summit

Nov 06, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Visiting heads of state and dignitaries will be ferried in BMW 730Li, BMW 520d, and BMW X5 vehicles

Photo from ACC

San Miguel's latest venture: BMW vehicles

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:30 PM

San Miguel Corporation sets up a new unit called SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation marking its entry into the motoring business

MOTORING BUSINESS. The diversified conglomerate led by Ramon Ang says SMC Asia Car will be 65% owned by San Miguel, while the remaining will be owned by Jose Alvarez. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

San Miguel to buy stake in BMW supplier in PH

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Ramon Ang a known car enthusiast confirms the agreement is set to be finalized in July

NEW VENTURE. San Miguel confirms its officials were invited by Palawan Governor and businessman Jose Alvarez to acquire majority stake in Asian Carmakers. Rappler file photo

Initial fleet of BMWs turned over to PH for APEC 2015

May 06, 2015 - 3:32 PM

BMW will provide more than 200 units of the BMW 7 Series Long Wheelbase Sedan and BMW 5 Series Sedan and Gran Turismo to transport APEC leaders and other dignitaries in the country

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr. delivers his message during the symbolic BMW-APEC Turnover Ceremony at the Kalayaan Hall Grounds of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (May 06, 2015). The APEC 2015 National Organizing Committee (APEC-NOC) accepts a sponsored fleet of BMW vehicles from the Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC). This year, the Philippines will host the APEC 2015 Summit.Also in photo Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, ACC president Marcar Parco,and BMW Sr. regional Manager ,Asia Pacific Thierry Weidenbach Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

BMW is APEC 2015’s official ride

Dec 07, 2014 - 10:54 AM

The local distributor of the German car brand hopes that the APEC sponsorship will further raise BMW’s profile and boost sales in the Philippines

Luxury car sales decline amid natural disasters

Jan 15, 2014 - 3:01 PM

The luxury cars segment had declining sales in November and December amid the destruction caused by Typhoon Yolanda and the rehab efforts that followed

CAR SALES. Despite sales targets being met luxury cars were not selling as well in the last two months of 2013