GAC GS4 Car News in the Philippines

  • FULL REVIEW: 2023 GAC GS4 -- A surprising, value-packed gem

    Disclosure: Astara Philippines, the official importer and distributor of GAC Motor Philippines, kindly lent me a 2023 GAC GS4 for eight days. It arrived with a full tank of fuel and loaded RFID cards. They always say, “Never judge a book by its cover.” But experience has taught me (and perhaps many of us) that carrying preconceived notions about people or things can actually be useful. In my work as a reporter, I generally talk to high-level officials when I want to discuss the intricacies and n

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Sep 17, 2023

  • Confirmed! 2023 GAC Emkoo will debut at MIAS 2023

    GAC Motors Philippines returns to the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) on April 13, 2023, where it will launch an all-new crossover to headline its display. The GAC Emkoo five-seater compact sport-utility vehicle (SUV) packs a future-forward design and cutting-edge technologies. While its Philippine specifications have yet to be revealed, we can tell you that it will be a game-changer based on international models. A 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with power figures similar to the G

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 29, 2023

  • Industry veteran Jun Cajayon takes helm of GAC Motor Philippines

    Ahead of the launch of the Empow and all-new GS8 on Jan. 18, 2023, GAC Motor Philippines announced the appointment of its new brand head. Astara Philippines, which is the new local distributor of the Chinese brand, said in a January 2023 press statement that Redentor “Jun” Cajayon will be taking the post. Cajayon has over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and network development in the automotive industry. He had served as general manager of another Chinese car marque, Maxus Philippines

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jan 10, 2023

  • GAC Motor inks deal with Peugeot PH distributor Astara

    The last time we reported on Spanish-based car distributor Astara, it was finalizing its plans to enter the grueling 2023 Dakar Rally. But the company announced more relevant news in a December 1, 2022 press statement following its formal contract signing with Chinese carmaker GAC Motor in the Philippines. Astara began operations locally on January 2022 and distributes the French car brand Peugeot. The firm also distributes GAC Motor in Peru and Chile. “We are truly honored to continue GAC Motor

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Dec 1, 2022

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