A vehicle is only as tough as the metal it’s built in. Today, modern steel remains the most dominant material used by automobile manufacturers. And thanks to technology, new steel innovations are giving them an edge from competitors like aluminum and plastic composites. The newest steel innovations are now allowing …

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The glass you use in your vehicle may look attractive, but its brittle nature makes it easy to break during impact. And it’s for this reason why it’s still considered one of the most fragile materials found in your car. But what if you can make it stronger using the …

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It’s rainy season once again, so expect poorer visibility and slippier roads ahead. Of course, if you factor in driver error or carelessness in the mix, then you now have a recipe for a full-blown accident waiting to happen. These mishaps–ranging from swerving to pedestrian or car collisions–can be prevented …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Grace Poe have joined a consensus seeking to review the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) jurisdiction in managing traffic around the metro. “I propose that we review the powers of the MMDA insofar as traffic management is concerned, because I think you can …

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We have to admit–they’re creepy looking. But their importance should never be underestimated. Crash Test Dummies have been used by researchers to predict the injuries a person can sustain in the event of a crash. And thanks to technology, these dummies have improved automotive safety significantly. The first dummies that …

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We like car accessories–not only do they make your life easier, but they make things far safer for drivers. For instance, the keyless entry and start option allow you to get inside and start your vehicle without any key, while blind-spot monitors warn you when approaching vehicles are close to …

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Filipinos should follow Indonesia‘s footsteps when it comes to disposing of their plastic garbage the right way. How? By trading in their plastic trash for travel tickets at bus terminals. This move is one of Indonesia’s efforts to curb 70 percent of its plastic waste in its oceans by 2025. …

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We’re all familiar with speed bumps–they’re literally scattered everywhere here. Designed to slow down cars in high-pedestrian roads, it seems  technology has kept up with these pesky logs after all. Generally, a typical speed bump is made from concrete–asphalt, cement, and the like. But now, they’re made from non-Newtonian fluid–and …

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They can really be annoying. In fact, the worst ones can make you think your butt sideswiped your back and jumped to your skull. Or your car got shredded into pieces. Whatever the case, a speed bump and a speed hump are designed not to make you feel “too comfortable” …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently drafting a feasibility study in creating an inter-island bridge connecting three major islands in Western Visayas. The study is expected to be completed before 2020. Anna Mae Lamentillo, chairperson of the Build, Build, Build Inter-agency Committee, said in a press …

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We all know car emissions lead to air pollution. And a polluted air not only contributes to environment problems, but also to health problems like respiratory inflammation and infection, lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurological disorders like slow reflexes and complete immobility. Here’s the good news: it only takes a …

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We know–it’s beautiful. The Toyota 86 Hakone Edition‘s green exterior adds a lot of ‘oomph’ to the regular 86 it’s almost illegal. And when it’s named after the Hakone Turnpike–one of Japan’s iconic roads–then you know it’s quite special. So what’s the thing with the Hakone Turnpike? It’s dubbed as Japan’s …

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Car batteries seem to have a mind of their own, especially when it comes to dying out on you at the most inconvenient time. Did you ever notice that? You might be late at a meeting, or on the middle of the road and BAM! Your car’s dead. It won’t …

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We don’t know about you, but if your car is the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, then you should definitely make sure its sound system lives up to its name. And you definitely know something’s really good here if you tie it up with world-renowned professional, home, and automobile sound system company, …

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Are the LTO and LTFRB trying to make amends with President Rodrigo Duterte after he threatened to “kill” the former for its inefficient service? Or is it because the government caught a ‘fixer’ in their office during an entrapment operation by the Anti-Red Tape Authority, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, and …

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