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Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, shipped in more units of the much-coveted Subaru Forester i-S Eyesight to address the months-long waiting time of customers. Since its launch last January 2019, the top-of-the-line Forester model has not met the demands of the customers …

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According to the World Health Organization Global Status Report, road accident statistics in the Philippines has constantly increased since 2016. A number of accidents have resulted in injuries or deaths, some of which could have been avoided if motorists are taking extra safety measures. This is why various institutions, road …

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MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) aims to give better benefits and incentives to its employees, especially its job order (JO) personnel, many of whom have remained in their positions for more than a decade due to the low number of plantilla positions available. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said they …

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Volvo Philippines gave a toast to its Swedish roots as it joins the Swedish National Day celebration hosted by the Embassy of Sweden in Manila. Held at The Fifth at Rockwell, Volvo PH participates as part of #TeamSweden and continues its strong support for the core advocacies and programs of …

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Ford Philippines is extending its Truck Month and Big Deal offers until the end of this month, allowing more customers to own a Ford Ranger, Ford EcoSport, or Ford Explorer with bigger cash discounts and all-in low down payment deals. Truck Month deals for the Ranger All Ranger XLT variants …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to release 1,130 Certificates of Public Convenience (CPC) to transport network vehicle services (TNVS) applicants within the next two weeks, following an order from the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) for it to automatically approve all valid TNVS applications, specifically those …

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The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has commended the Land Transportation Office (LTO) “…for exemplary service and support in the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business law.” ARTA Director General (DG) Atty. Jeremiah Beljica presented the Certificate of Commendation to LTO Assistant Secretary Edgar C. Galvante during the LTO-NCR West …

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With the worsening road traffic in Metro Manila—the home of 2.8 million vehicles–hiring more traffic management personnel should be made a priority, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said. Recto said he is backing the appeal of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for “funds and authority” to employ additional …

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) continues its premier One-Make Race (OMR) tradition with this year’s Vios Racing Festival! As part of its mission to develop motorsports from the grassroots level, Toyota made a docuseries that encapsulates the Vios’ local racing legacy and follows the journey of both seasoned and up-and-coming racers …

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Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri pushed for the construction of elevated walkways and bike lanes along EDSA to help ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila’s busiest road during the Senate hearing on “Carmageddon” and other traffic nightmares held by the Committee on Public Services chaired by Senator Grace Poe. …

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DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking on various national roads in Metro Manila from 11 PM Friday, August 16, until 5 AM Monday, August 19. With clearance from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Ador G. Canlas said that …

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Local car manufacturers group welcomed the second half of 2019 with a slow but steady climb. Based on the report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), sales grew by 3.16 percent to 205,945 units for the first seven months …

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Representative Frederick W. Siao from the lone district of Iligan City has filed House Bill (HB) No. 1987 for the first regular session of the 18th Congress. The bill, which is known as the ‘Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act,’ seeks to “update the country’s road safety laws” and establish …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Grace Poe have joined a consensus seeking to review the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) jurisdiction in managing traffic around the metro. “I propose that we review the powers of the MMDA insofar as traffic management is concerned, because I think you can …

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The leadership of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to follow the order of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA). The said order from ARTA, as soon as the transport regulator will comply, shall automatically approve all applications for Transport Network Vehicle …

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