The program cites Model of the Year awardees in 5 Standard and 4 Premium/Luxury classifications and the Automobile of the Year in separate Standard and Premium/Luxury categories from over 180 models in the 2018 AFPCA Official Entry List.
The stand-out in the Premium/Luxury MOY batch this year is the Lexus IS350, which bagged the Sedan of the Year crown, its 5th consecutive MOY title, which also elevates it to the AFPCA MOY Hall of Fame.
Official sales volume data for the AFPCA was furnished by STRADCOM Corporation with the official sanction of the Land Transportation Office (LTO).
The AFPCA, which is now on its 10th year, is a nationwide public poll to determine the country's most popular automobile brands and models.
Official sales volume data for the AFPCA was furnished by Stradcom Corporation with the consent of, and upon the request of the Land Transportation Office (LTO).
In the AFPCA scoring system, unit sales carried a 60 percent weight factor, while votes from the three-month online poll on a popular social networking site were subject to a 40 percent weight.
The three-month AFPCA voting period started July 1 and ends midnight of September 30.
"Considering that practically each model on display and available for test drive during the PIMS is also a candidate for possible awards in the AFPCA, the motoring public will have a real first-hand and hands-on opportunity to appraise their preferred or favorite models, and vote for these right there at the venue."
Anyone can continue to vote on the Auto Focus website, www.autofocus.com.ph, and in a dedicated AFPCA page on Facebook.
The AFPCA will be marking its milestone 10th year with this year's undertaking.
On tap are "2014-2015 AFPCA Model of the Year" awards in several categories.
17, the movers and shakers of the Philippine automotive industry will gather for the culminating Awards Night during which the final winners of the 10th AFPCA and the 7th AFMCA editions will be officially known and proclaimed.