Hyundai Kona Electric

Soon, all you need is your phone to tune your electric vehicles. This as Korean-based automotive brand Hyundai announced that it has developed a “smartphone-electric vehicle (EV) pairing based performance adjustment technology.” This simply means that one can tune his or her EV–adjust maximum torque output of the motor, ignition, …

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DAF

The leadership of the truck rebuilders group reiterated their call to the government to create a new category for their products. Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines (UTRIP) President Jaime Vicente said that the group has been complying with roadworthiness and emission regulations. A 25-company strong organization …

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) definitely made the Waku Doki experience in a much grander scale as it is set to hold the Vios Racing Festival this weekend. Slated April 28, Sunday, from 9:00 AM at Block 16, Mall of Asia open grounds, the festival will be opened by the Vios …

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Following the earthquake that literally shattered areas in Pampanga, Grab Philippines will extend its helping hand in the area. In a statement, Grab Philippines said that it will offer its assistance to fellow Filipinos in the municipalities of San Fernando, Guagua, Porac, and Floridablanca in Pampanga by providing free transportation …

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Piaggio now comes in fours as Autoitalia Philippines literally added another wheel to its line of cargo solutions with the Piaggio Porter 1000. Powered by a Euro 4-compliant engine, the Porter that can traverse at a top speed of 70 kph and a low fuel consumption rating of 20km/L. The …

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Yamaha Philippines and Motortrade conducted the first leg of its fuel economy run for this year, the 2019 Yamaha Yamaha Sight Safe Run. Now on its second year, the first leg recently took place in Cainta, Rizal. The Yamaha Sight Safe Run’s route in Rizal gave the riders a chance …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon open the augmented Taguibo Bridge in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. In a statement, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar was quoted that the Taguibo Bridge will have two additional lanes and announced that it will soon be opened. The statement added …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

The scorching blaze of the summer can have its toll on us. If those enjoying the comforts of their home are advised to drink plenty of liquids, what more to those outside? Fortunately, the traffic enforcers and street sweepers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have been given an …

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Volvo Cars has released the upgraded and newly-developed electrified powertrain options, to be made available across its entire model range going forward. In its statement, the Swedish carmaker has upgraded the current T8 and T6 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrains. This as it confirmed that it will introduce plug-in options …

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Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) has continued its winning streak after ending its fiscal year (March 2018) in solidifying a strong third place in terms of vehicle sales locally. Based on the latest figures released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI), NPI closed its fiscal year …

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Oil giant Caltex–marketed by Chevron Philippines, Inc. (CPI)–has inked a new partnership, this time with MVP Rewards and Loyalty Solutions, Inc., to solidify its latest rewards program that will give even more value to customers. A PHP1 cash back for every five liters of Platinum with Techron, Silver with Techron, …

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Bus Terminal

After Holy Week, provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the metropolis will be apprehended. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start the apprehension by April 22. Those who will violate will face a P500 fine for illegal loading/unloading. MMDA General Manager …

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Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive local distributor of Hino trucks and buses, made its groundbreaking rights for its latest dealership in Mindanao, this time in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. The said addition to Hino’s dealership network in Mindanao highlights the company’s commitment to deliver total support to Filipinos …

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The Nissan Philippines presidency has been formally handed over from outgoing chief Ramesh Narasimhan to incoming Managing Director Atsushi Najima. Effective since April 1, Najima will report to Vincent Wijnen, senior vice president for sales and for marketing at Nissan Asia and Oceania. In his new role, Najima will be …

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The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) is expecting a 10-percent surge in traffic for the Holy Week exodus. For one, North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) President and General Manager Luigi Bautista said that they are expecting around 300,000 vehicles daily to ply their tollways for the Lenten season. During normal days, …

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