Ron Cantiveros
My Ride

by Ron Cantiveros
ron@filipinojournal.com

2014 Mercedes Benz E250 Blue TEC 4MATIC Sedan

2014 Mercedes Benz E250 Blue TEC 4MATIC Sedan

Ron Cantiveros

The E250 arrived at the right time as Winnipeg was in the midst of another outbreak in potholes all across the city. Driving in the E250 over cobblestone streets in the Exchange or the

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2014 Lexus RX 450h Luxury Hybrid SUV

2014 Lexus RX 450h Luxury Hybrid SUV

Ron Cantiveros

Given the brutal, and ever lasting winter we’ve had this year in Manitoba, a heated steering wheel is an unbelievable feature. Yes, the Lexus RX 450h has that option and during the -40 bone

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2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Ron Cantiveros

Keeping warm during the deep freeze The deep freeze is finally over, or so we all hope. After learning that our last winter was the second coldest on record in the last 75 years

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2014 Toyota Corolla S CVT

2014 Toyota Corolla S CVT

Ron Cantiveros

The 2014 Toyota Corolla isn’t your father’s boring Corolla anymore! Toyota has completely redesigned the new Corolla and they actually made it look nice. It has some great styling features on the exterior and

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So many cars, so little time!

So many cars, so little time!

Ron Cantiveros

One thing I’ve come to learn from reviewing cars over the last couple years is that I’m always living in the future. I’ve been test driving and reviewing 2014 models all year and as

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Mud Hunting in the 2013 Toyota Tacoma 4×4

Mud Hunting in the 2013 Toyota Tacoma 4×4

Ron Cantiveros

“Help! I’m stuck in mud and I can’t get out!” was my cry on Twitter last weekend as I managed to get myself stuck on a wet, sloppy and muddy dirt road just off

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2013 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6

2013 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6

Ron Cantiveros

Woo hoo! OMG! We’ve got a 6-speed here folks! While I have in the past gotten really excited about vehicles that come with steering mounted paddle shifters, it’s always nice to see a media

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Built For Winter

Built For Winter

Ron Cantiveros

I’ve come to accept and embrace our beautiful Winnipeg winters. I don’t mind the blowing snow or the frostbite warning windchill temperatures. In fact, I don’t complain about the lovely weather we’ve been receiving

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Winter driving fun in the 2013 BMW X3

Winter driving fun in the 2013 BMW X3

Ron Cantiveros

There have been several first time experiences in the last couple months of reviewing vehicles. I was at the Detroit Auto Show and the Toronto Auto Show for the first time. Last fall, was

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