BYD Philippines in partnership with Blanco Race Engineering, joined the Philippine Endurance Challenge (PEC), which was held at the Batangas Racing Circuit. PEC, which is organized by Flat Out Race Series, is an eight-hour race open to amateur, professional drivers and teams. The objective of the race is for the cars to log as many laps around the track at the end of eight hours. Each car may have up to four drivers and they are allowed to take turns behind the wheel.
The BYD F3 Taxi and F0 were tried and tested for their excellent engineering, quality and technical expertise. A total of six drivers drove the F3 and the F0 including former Formula 3 driver Gabby de la Merced and motoring journalist Angel Rivero. The lady drivers drove the F3 while the F0 were driven by professional race drivers Boobie Camus, Ron Catindig, Paul Lawrence Tan and Renan Morales. De la Merced and Rivero won the Manufacturer’s Cup championship while the male drivers took the FM2 class championship for cars rated below 152 ps and the FM1 class for cars above 152 ps. BYD garnered four awards all in all including the 2015 PEC Manufacturer’s Cup Championship, the PEC FM2 Class Championship and the PEC FM1 Team first runner-up.
STAR CORP was also awarded for Best Marketing Promotion given by BYD Auto based in Shenzhen, China. This recognition is held annually for all distributors in the Asia Pacific Region and BYD Philippines was recognized in the category of Creating Brand Awareness.
The BYD F5 was given the distinction as Runner Up in the Compact Sedan Category at the Autofocus People's Choice Awards.
The 2nd Year Anniversary of BYD Philippines was celebrated with a special bash for its customers, employees, media partners and friends on September 26 at the Aruba Bar & Restaurant at the Metrowalk Commercial Complex along Meralco Avenue in Pasig City. A display of BYD’s e6 and F0 racecar, as well as test drives of BYD vehicles was held at the event. The BYD Auto Club was also launched with more than 100 members.
The Auto Club is a non-profit organization established by STAR Corp. to benefit BYD car owners and special stakeholders in the Philippines with the end in view of enhancing their motoring lifestyle, strengthening their brand experience with BYD and building camaraderie among its members. They will receive updates, BYD motoring news from around the world through its official Facebook page, regular newsletters, BYD’s participation in auto shows or motoring events and receive exclusive offers as well as learning modules and tips on road safety.
Some members of the motoring media were also recognized and received the BYD Makata Awards for the stories they wrote on BYD and its cars.
BYD Philippines received the Philip Morris Fortune Tabaco Corporation (PMFTC) After-Sales Service Accreditation.
STAR CORP marks another milestone in the local automotive industry with its introduction of the QIN (pronounced as CHIN), BYD’s second-generation Plug-in-Hybrid Sports Saloon during the Manila International Auto Show 2015 at the World Trade Center Manila in Pasay City. Targeting a more premium market, the Qin is the first and only dual-mode plug in hybrid sports saloon in the country and can outperform any of the 4-door sedans even in the premium segment. It is expected to boost the brand's image as a technologically capable automotive manufacturer.
STAR CORP welcomes broadcaster, writer, entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and achiever, MR. FRANCIS KONG, to its roster of BYD customers, now a proud owner of a BYD S6.
STAR CORP introduced BYD 5-Star Customer Service which includes 5 year service warranty, Service Technology Infrastructures & facilities manned by Top Caliber Service and Automotive Technicians, Genuine Parts and Accessories, A one-year emergency roadside assistance package in partnership with AAP and BYD Response Operations or BRO for short.
BRO is our 24/7 assistance which is available to our BYD owners anytime anywhere. BRO is STAR Corp’s unique approach to meet and exceed its customers' expectations and provide the services they need wherever they are. Like a real-life BRO, BYD provides that personal and reliable touch, offering expert information, recommendations and solutions to their customers on how to get the best motoring experience from their BYD vehicle.
BYD car owners are assured of worry-free motoring for many more years than regular warranty coverage. Under the 5-Year Warranty or 100,000-kilometer coverage, whichever comes first, the warranty covers the entire BYD vehicle from the engine, transmission and all parts.
STAR CORP, authorized Philippine distributor of BYD Auto China Ltd. Co., supports the 4th Electric Vehicle Summit 2015 at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Meralco Fitness Center, Pasig City. As one of the members of the Electric Vehicles Association of the Philippines (EVAP), the sponsorship of the EV Summit is STAR Corp’s way of expressing its solidarity and support of the goals and objectives of the organization. As part of its participa-tion in the event, STAR CORP exhibited the BYD e6, a long-range, pure-electric utility vehicle that is a cross between a sedan and an SUV.
STAR CORP welcomes the newest member of the BYD family, Peoples’ Champ and Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, with his purchase of a brand new BYD F5 Suri with its unique remote control technology.
STAR CORP showcases the BYD e6 long-range pure electric vehicle during the Auto Review Road Safety Olympics at the SM Mall of Asia.