Car Awards Group, Inc. (CAGI), the Philippine’s automotive awards giving body composed of motoring journalists, recently launched 2017 Car-of-the-Year Philippines (COTY-P) and Truck-of-the-Year Philippines (TOTY-P) awards at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) in World Trade Center, Pasay City.

Aside from giving Filipino consumer informed of the best cars for sale in the market, the group also inaugurates the Motorcycle of the Year Philippines (MOTY-P).

In his welcome remarks, CAGI president Ronald de los Reyes, said,  “We welcome new blood into our fold, the organization is expanding its reach, and tapping into the expertise of the motorcycle media to adapt our successful model.”

“We believe that it’s about time that we also give due recognition to our fellow two-wheeled contemporaries on the road,” adds de los Reyes.

Special guests representing various sectors of government graced the launching ceremonies, such as Department of Tourism assistant secretary Inaki Jose and Department of Public Works and Highways undersecretary Atty. Karen Jimeno. Meanwhile, Carmudi Philippines Managing Director Abhi Mohan expressed his support to the group.

For the third straight year, presents this endeavor while internationally respected auditing firm KPMG is once again on-board as partner. The latter will be in-charge of all the data handling during the testing process, which consists of data gathering, tabulation, and up to the final audit and release of the official results.