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The C3-R10 Section of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will be partially opened by next month.  The announcement was made after Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar inspected the said section of the elevated expressway that will provide direct access between R10 in Navotas City and NLEX. “The project …

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Japanese automotive titan Toyota is now facing its challenge for the year as they are now recalling certain units for the faulty airbags that were installed in more than 3 million vehicles around the world. The said recall involves 3.4 million vehicles Toyota, with the 2.9 million coming from United …

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Senator Kiko Pimentel filed Senate Resolution No. 287 to declare the Angkas CEO Angeline Xiwen Tham as ‘persona non grata.’ Pimentel filed the resolution on January 16, almost a week before Angkas said it will drop the restraining order that the motorcycle hailing app filed before the Quezon City Regional Trial …

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Working for more than a decade, sometimes, I tend to take things (without getting into much details) for granted. To some, they might be doing it a lot more often that they already learned a valuable lesson or have become used to the concept of being a man for others, …

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The local arm for the Blue Oval has brought to Philippine shores the updated version of the Ranger lineup. The updated line-up from Ford Philippines was spearheaded by the comebacking Ranger FX4, boosting pick-up truck’s available variants to 13. Ford Philippines managing director PK Umashankar, led the unveiling of the …

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After discussions with participating motorcycle transport network companies (TNCs) and stakeholders, the Motorcycle Taxi Service Inter-Agency Technical Working Group (TWG), has decided to push through with pilot study. This as they have also decided to increase the rider cap and widen the coverage area. The announcement was made at the …

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Skyway

Starting February 16–in time for the start of construction for the southbound section of the Skyway Extension Project–the Skyway O&M will be imposing a new traffic scheme to manage traffic volume. Below is the new traffic scheme, which has been agreed upon by Skyway O&M, the City Government of Muntinlupa …

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The local arm for Korean automotive brand Hyundai suffered a slight drop in their year-on-year sales figures, while maintaining its stature as one of the top-selling vehicle marques in the Philippines. Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) has rolled out 33,763 units for the full 12 months of 2019, which is …

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In their bid to provide assistance to those who were directly experienced the wrath of Taal Volcano, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has donated an Isuzu D-MAX 4×4 LS MT to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), Laguna Chapter, at the IPC Plant in Biñan Laguna. Aside from the vehicle that will …

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It was only in October 2018 when the The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) took the distributorship of Morris Garages (MG), which was alread being handled by other corporation for quite some time already. Now with the TCCCI at the helm, they have grown rapidly. As of last year, MG …

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Lalamove, the leading on-demand delivery app, has strengthened its partnership with Ropali, one of the leading motorcycle dealers in the country, by providing additional benefits to more than 55,000 partner drivers. Since September 2018, the Lalamove-Ropali partnership has equipped partner drivers with huge discounts plus free LTO registration when purchasing …

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Angkas

Following the recommendation to terminate the extended study on motorcycle taxis, the Inter-Agency Technical Working Group (TWG) in charge of it is eyeing to exclude mobile app Angkas should the alternative mode of transport be legalized. In a statement, the TWG cited violations of Angkas in the study’s implementing guidelines, …

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Nissan Philippines will be making it more of their wide array of offers easier to acquire for this year. From January 17 to March 31, 2020, Nissan customers can enjoy special discounts through the new Nissan Finance program, powered by EastWest Bank, when they purchase select Nissan models including the …

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A new access road project that will shorten the route between South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and Circumferential Road-6 (C6) is now being fast-tracked by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Set to complete on March 2020, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that the road dubbed Bambang ni Felix …

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This could be the end of motorcycle taxi service providers as we know it. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) member Antonio Gardiola Jr., who also heads the technical working group (TWG) studying the feasibility of motorcycle taxis, recommended its termination when he spoke to the press on Monday, January …

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