All roads lead to the MIAS 2013


All roads lead to the 9th Manila International Auto Show which opens tomorrow at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. This year’s MIAS promises to be its biggest showing yet, with a bigger floor area, and over 300 cars on display.

Schedule for opening day is as follows:

1000h- 1030h- MIAS Opening Ceremony
1100h-1130h – Ford Car Launch (Wildtrak)
1130h-1200h – Subaru Car Launch (Forester)
1200h-1230h – BPI Family Auto Loans
1300h-1330h – APE launch (Piaggio APE Xtra)
1330h-1400h – Mazda Car Launch (Mazda6)
1400h-1430h – Mini Cooper Car Launch (Paceman)
1430h-1500h – Dong Feng Car Launch
1500h-1530h – JMC Car Launch
1530h-1600h – MAN/NEOPLAN-Truck & Bus Launch
1600h-1630h – Peugeot presentation (RCZ)
1630h-1700h – BMW/TRS presentation
1700h-1730h – KIA Motors Car Launch (Carens)

CATS Motors is also set to introduce the new Jeep Wrangler Moab, and for the first time in MIAS, Harley Davidson will also be displaying their wares.

As tradition, UK precision driver and Guiness record holder Russ Swift returns to the MIAS for his precision driving exhibition behind the wheel of the new Subaru BRZ. Several shows are schedule every afternoon for the duration of the MIAS. Other event highlights include the Petron-MIAS Classic and Custom Car Competition, a photo contest and exhibit, as well as other celebrity driver appearances.

Also happening tomorrow evening is the much awaited Car of the Year – Philippines awarding ceremony of the Car Awards Group, Inc.(CAGI). Also to be awarded are the category and special award winners. The Automobile Association Philippines will hold their “Driver of the Year” awards on Friday, April 5.

The Manila International Auto Show is organized by Worldbex Services International, and will be held from April 4 (Thursday) to 7 (Sunday) at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center.

For more details, visit their website at Admission tickets are priced at Php 100.00