DOTr TESDA

Drivers and operators, who will be affected by the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), will be provided skills and livelihood training programs through a partnership between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA). In a statement on Wednesday, December 12, the DOTr …

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Fairy xmas lights on a Ford Pickup

Nothing says Christmas like Christmas decorations, and in addition to decorating their homes, many have opted to adorn their cars with the festivity of the holidays as well. This is a relatively new trend, and as a frequent road user, it’s easy to notice that a growing number of vehicles …

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Isuzu is a brand known for its diesel engines as well as tough pickups, versatile SUVs, and reliable trucks. The said products enabled this Japanese automaker to be one of the most popular car brands globally. It stood the test of time by believing in what it wants to achieve …

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Pamaskong Regalo ng TOTAL

TOTAL (Philippines) Corporation is celebrating the season of giving by treating 2,000 customers to fuel e-vouchers worth up to PHP1,000 weekly in its ‘Pamaskong Regalo ng TOTAL’ promo! From November 20, 2018 until January 5, 2019, all customers with PHP1,000 single-receipt fuel purchases will receive one e-raffle ticket code. These …

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Officials from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured Cebuanos that the PHP17-billion Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is on schedule for its 2020 completion. The BRT belongs to the first phase of the Metro Cebu Integrated and Intermodal Transportation System (MCIITS), which also includes the Cebu Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. …

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We don’t get it: How can a private jet collide with a Boeing 757–owned by no less than the U.S. President himself, President Trump? It’s mind-boggling, but yes, it did happen according to Forbes.com. Apparently, the private jet belonged to Jocelyn Wildenstein, known for her plastic surgery addiction, and wife …

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It seems the Wankel (or rotary engine) will never die–at least for Mazda it isn’t. Its last Wankel-powered car was built in 2012 under the hood of the RX-8. And despite remaining committed to this rotary engine, it remained elusive to the masses–until now. In October, Mazda confirmed that it …

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It’s good to know that loyalty still counts for something in this age of short attention spans and distractions. Kathleen Brooks, a septuagenarian from California, USA, has owned the same red 1967 Volkswagen Beetle for 51 years. When Volkswagen of America got hold of information that the Beetle–lovingly nicknamed ‘Annie‘–was …

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Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Motor Co. may have booted out disgraced chairman Carlos Ghosn from the company, but that didn’t save the Japanese car company from getting charged by Tokyo prosecutors for its involvement in the chairman’s financial misconduct. Nissan, along with Ghosn and close aide Greg Kelly, were indicted for alleged inaccurate …

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OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

The McLaren Group, the British conglomerate that’s behind supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive and Formula 1 outfit McLaren Racing, has teamed up with smartphone manufacturer OnePlus to create “the superfast, ultrapowerful” OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition handset. “The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is a combination of speed, technology, and beauty,” McLaren said …

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Let’s face it: When it comes to driving, most teen drivers (or new drivers) rank low when it comes to ‘driving experience.’ This can be a disadvantage on their part, but then again, most of us started driving when we were teens as well. And really, if we’ll be honest …

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Toyota Camry

Toyota Motor Philippines starts the holiday season with a much-anticipated Full Model Change of its flagship midsize sedan, the all-new Toyota Camry. Masterfully crafted under the tenets of Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA), the all-new Camry exudes extraordinary from all vantage points imaginable: an overhauled exterior geared towards ‘Sensual-Smart Confidence,’ …

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Ford Ranger

Ford Philippines recently announced that its November retail sales has increased 16 percent from the previous month to 1,891 vehicles. The segment-defining Ford Ranger led the monthly performance with sales jumping nearly 60 percent from October to 1,158 vehicles, driving its year-to-date sales up more than 12 percent to 10,374 …

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BAIC BJ20 Luxury Edition

Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation (Bayan Auto), the official distributor of BAIC vehicles locally, recently brought an SUV that delivers more than a handful of features, contrary to the common belief about China-made vehicles. The BAIC BJ20 Luxury Edition is packed with features that would break barriers and norms in the …

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Should the Philippines also do this if it’s as rich as Dubai? Inquirer.net has reported that Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved the smart traffic systems expansion project that would cost them around USD160 million. Matter Al Tayer, RTA’s director-general and chairman of the Board of Executive Directors …

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