Volkswagen Lamando

The local arm of German marquee Volkswagen announced three additional variants for its new, recently-launched lineup come November this year. Volkswagen Philippines revealed that following the introduction last May of the Santana 1.4 MPI Manual Transmission Trendline, the Lavida 230 TSI DSG Comfortline, and the Tiguan 280 TSI DSG Comfortline, …

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Since 12:01 AM of Monday, September 17, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) has started its latest move to address the worsening traffic situation by implementing its new one-way scheme in the area. The newest traffic solution covers 30th Street, Rizal Drive, 28th Street, and 11th Avenue for the East-West Route while …

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Angkas

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) expressed their disappointment over the ruling of the Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court that granted the preliminary injunction of motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas. However, both agencies said that they will continue to fight back in the legal …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has reversed its previous ruling after it allowed transport network companies (TNCs) to impose a PHP2-per-minute travel rate. In Memorandum Circular 2018-019, the Board said that there is a need to “rationalize and adjust the fare structure for Transport Network vehicles service …

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2018 Nissan X-Trail 4x4

‘X’ could denote the negative. It could mean that one is in trouble, gave out a wrong answer, or a false claim. In math, the the term has to be identified to get the proper equation. In people, ‘X’ usually refers to the person you once had a relationship with …

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Transport Network Company Grab Philippines on Tuesday welcomed the move of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) as it opened 10,000 slots for new Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) applicants. Leo Gonzales, Grab Philippines’ head of Public Affairs, was quoted in the statement that while the decision of …

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Valenzuela City

In a bid to curb the looming traffic situation in his area of responsibility, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian is set to adapt the Number Coding Scheme being implemented in Metro Manila. In his Facebook post last August 20, Gatchalian announced in Filipino the implementation of the traffic coding scheme …

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Honda HR-V

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, has brought in the new 2018 HR-V and it now comes with an RS Variant. On Thursday, August 23, the local arm of the Japanese brand refurbished the compact SUV with sporty looks and modern technology features. The updates …

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Motorcycle Lane

The community of motorcycle riders is currently pushing to amend the anti-modification clause stated in the Philippines’ current motoring laws. In a statement, the Riders of the Philippines said that the rules and regulations on motorcycles issued by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) have been prohibitive despite the lack of …

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The leadership of the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) expressed concern over the government’s move to get Euro 2-quality  diesel to curb the effects of oil price hikes in the country. In an interview, AAP President Gus Lagman said that getting a lower Euro 2 diesel can have an adverse effect …

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Mark Villar NLEX Harbor Link

The leadership of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Thursday announced that the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link is nearing its completion as they are currently fast tracking the remaining Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisition needed to complete the section between Karuhatan, Valenzuela segment to C3 Road in …

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Kia Grand Carnival

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Korean car brand Kia vehicles locally, has updated the Kia Grand Carnival by giving it more luxurious touches. The Kia Grand Carnival seven-seater–an ideal family vehicle and executive transport–can now be purchased with an optional leather upgrade to accentuate the Carnival’s luxurious …

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Adriatico Bridge

The Adriatico Bridge in Malate, Manila has now been reopened after it collapsed in September 2017. The Adriatico Building, which is more than 33 years old to date, has been replaced by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The new bridge is 14 meters long–and costs about PHP44 …

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The Department of Energy has one way to curb the looming oil price. In a statement, Department Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi tapped the Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) to import low-priced, Euro 2-compliant fuel. “PNOC-EC will source low-priced petroleum products particularly diesel, to mitigate the impact of volatile oil …

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Grab Philippines Brian Cu

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Friday, August 10, approved the legality of the Grab-Uber merger, but imposed requirements for the existing entity. This as Grab Philippines assured that it will abide by the voluntary commitments that it has told the anti-trust body. Brian Cu, Grab Philippines’ country head , …

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