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Geely Okavango Car News in the Philippines

  • Fun facts about the 2024 Geely GX3 Pro

    Geely Philippines looks keen on launching the 2024 Geely GX3 Pro soon, as crossover units have already been spotted in a warehouse in Laguna and undergoing testing around Luzon. The Geely GX3 Pro initially debuted at the 2023 Manila International Motor Show but only as a preview as the automaker was still finalizing the specifications and pricing for the crossover. However, Geely wants to launch it soon to compete against the likes of the Toyota Raize and the Kia Stonic. While launch dates have

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jul 18, 2023

  • EXCLUSIVE: Is Geely Philippines planning to bring in the Geometry C EV?

    Geely Philippines recently posted a photo of their new Vice President for Vehicle Sales and Flagship Dealerships Reggie See. While it was a momentous occasion for the Chinese automaker to have a new executive that brings a wealth of experience to the brand, the vehicle that he posed with got us thinking. First, the shape of the car didn’t appear to match any vehicle locally. Next was the color option, which, yet again, was not available in the Philippine market. The closest color would be the Li

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jul 11, 2023

  • Raffle! 2023 Geely Okavango Urban Plus awarded to “Dream Ride Like No Other” winner

    Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the local distributor of Geely vehicles in the Philippines, has awarding of the grand prize winner of the “Dream Ride Like No Other” car promo in partnership with Araneta City with a brand new Geely Okavango Urban Plus. Mary Anne Dela Vega, from Project 4, Quezon City, emerged as the lucky recipient of the top-of-the-line variant of Geely’s 7-seater SUV. The Geely Okavango offers customers a spacious and versatile interior. It also offers buyers a premium interi

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 27, 2023

  • Why the hate? 4 reasons some Filipinos look down on Chinese cars

    A decade ago, if you told us that Chinese car brands would be among the top 10 sellers in the Philippines, we’d tell you to get lost. But the latest data from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. has proven just that – Geely and Foton were 9th and 10th, respectively, in terms of units sold locally in 2022. This is all the more notable given that Geely only started operations locally in September 2019, while Foton had been notorious for producing cheap but questionable-

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    May 26, 2023

  • 5-star safety rating: Geely Okavango / Proton X90 gets top marks with the ASEAN NCAP crash testing

    The Geely Okavango also called the Proton X90 in other markets, has just undergone crash testing with the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and has passed with flying colors. The vehicle was tested at the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) lab in China but under the testing rules and regulations of the ASEAN NCAP under its 2021 to 2025 assessment protocols. These new protocols emphasize the vehicle’s Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), including autonomous emergenc

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 8, 2023

  • AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup: An electrified week and our first award!

    And just like that, it’s the final Sunday of April! After all of us have been roasted this entire month, it seems more and more powerful rains are coming in. Although these will certainly help us cool off, there’s also a chance of contending with floods that go past our ears. Despite the looming showers, some of our stories this past week were certainly hot. Check out your five favorites from April 24 to 28, 2023 on this edition of AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup. ₱800K off! When the price

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Apr 30, 2023

  • Are they really hybrids? The pros and cons of mild-hybrid cars

    Hybrid vehicles have slowly begun to become popular in the Philippine market. Automakers are increasingly releasing these kinds of cars, hoping to capitalize on the growing demand. Recent additions to the Philippine market include the likes of the Toyota Corolla Hybrid, Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, Haval H6 and the Haval Jolion. Meanwhile, the likes of the Geely Okavango and the recently launched Suzuki Ertiga Hybrid are classified as "mild" hybrid vehicles. But just how do mild hybrids work? Wh

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Apr 25, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: 2023 Jetour X70 Plus vs. 2023 Geely Okavango Urban Plus

    Let’s say that you’re eyeing a seven-seater car, but don’t want to end up in a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). You also aren’t keen on spending boatloads of money on a large, pick-up-based sport-utility vehicle (SUV). Where shall you go? Well, the 2023 Geely Okavango presents itself as a viable alternative to regular SUVs like the Toyota Fortuner and the Mitsubishi Montero Sport. But there’s a new kid in town – and it’s out for the Okavango’s slice of the pie. The 2023 Jetour X70 Plus is the top-of

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Mar 30, 2023

  • Geely Philippines opens first dealer in La Union

    Sojitz G Auto Philippines Corporation, the official distributor of Geely in the Philippines, further expands its dealership network by opening its 36th facility. The automaker has opened a new dealership in Rosario, La Union, officially marking the brand's presence in the province. It is also the company's first new dealer in 2023. The new facility will also reinforce Geely’s presence in the Ilocos region in addition to Geely Dagupan. Geely La Union sits on a 1,327-square-meter outlet that can f

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 30, 2023

  • What else can you get for ₱1.8M? Top 5 Geely Okavango alternatives

    The Geely Okavango (Specs | News), when it first launched, took the market by storm thanks to its affordable pricing, space, style, and features. It was a good mix of SUV-like looks, MPV-like versatility, and crossover dynamics all rolled into one with its competitive feature set. After all, it was the follow-up model after the Geely Coolray (Specs | News), so the automaker had to come up with something big. The automaker even bumped up the power from the 1.5-liter motor of the Coolray and added

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 24, 2023

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