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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has named Bong Nebrija as its newly-appointed EDSA traffic manager, effective December 10, Monday. In his new role, the former head of the agency’s Task Force for Special Operations vowed to instill some much-needed discipline among motorists using Manila’s major artery. He is asking the …

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On December 5, Wednesday, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) inaugurated its PHP100 million solar array project in its Santa Rosa City, Laguna plant. The new facility is part of TMP’s big-time initiatives to lower the company’s carbon footprint and help curb the negative effects of climate change in the region. Once …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved two new transportation network companies (TNCs) in Aztech Solution International Corporation with its Snappy Cab service, and RYD Global Inc. with its, well, RYD Global service. “With two new TNCs, there will be more choices for commuters,” the LTFRB said …

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Katipunan Avenue Extension

Traffic on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City will soon improve now that the Katipunan Avenue Extension project is back on track with the government after the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) via Secretary Mark A. Villar and the Metropolitan …

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Ford Everest

  In time for the holiday season, Ford Philippines is extending its employee pricing promo for the Ford Everest this month, allowing more customers to avail of savings up to PHP153,000 when purchasing one of the country’s favorite SUVs. Customers can still own a Ford Everest Titanium, Trend, and Ambiente …

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Luxury British marque Bentley–the brand behind famous ultra-high-end models such the Speed Six, Mark VI, and Continental GT–now has its first Manila showroom, located in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The inauguration of the new Bentley Manila showroom was led by PGA Cars Chairman Robert Coyiuto, Jr., Bentley Manila President Benedicto …

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AF Payments Inc., the company behind the Beep payment system used in the Metro Railway Transit (MRT) and Light Railway Transit (LRT) lines, is planning to expand its reach to provincial buses and car parks in 2019. During a recent press conference, Peter Maher, AF Payments Inc.’s president and CEO, …

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Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, is ending the year 2018 not with the bang but with a twang as it unleashed four new offers spearheaded by the all-new Hyundai Accent. During its ‘Runway to the Future’ celebration on December 6, 2018, …

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PITX

In response to the public’s clamor to put up more routes going out from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to the business districts of the cities of Makati and Manila, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched its ‘Alalay sa PITX’ program recently. As part of initial rollout of the …

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Isuzu Eco-Drive Training

Owning, driving, and maintaining an Isuzu commercial vehicle is already a sound business investment in itself, as the world’s foremost manufacturer of diesel-powered engine assures the power, reliability, durability, and fuel efficiency in every vehicle that rolls out of its assembly. However, to maximize the strengths of every Isuzu truck, …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued an order that effectively cancels all the 11 franchises of the Dimple Star Bus Company after it figured in multiple major road accidents that resulted in numerous injuries and deaths. According to LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III, the order to cancel …

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Nissan Terra ASEAN NCAP Crash Test

The Nissan Terra has passed the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) with flying colors as Nissan’s midsize SUV offering for the ASEAN market achieved an overall score of 83.17 points, making it eligible to receive the highly-coveted 5-Star rating. For the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) …

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It looks like we only have until this month to enjoy the happy days of the oil price rollback—now on its eight week this week–as President Rodrigo Duterte has reportedly approved the implementation of the PHP2-per-liter fuel excise tax hike scheduled to take effect by January 2019. According to Presidential …

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Petron Ford GT

The second series of the much-awaited Petron Limited Edition Toy Car Collectibles is now out! The Ford GT scale model comes to participating Petron stations nationwide until December 15, 2018. Collectors can redeem their qualified purchases for the Ford GT scale model of high-quality die cast metal for an affordable …

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Subaru XV

Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, makes this season merrier and more meaningful. The Subaru Christmas Special lets you enjoy up to PHP250,000 cash discount in order to finally drive home that Subaru in time for the holidays. MODEL SRP (PHP) DISCOUNT (PHP) …

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