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The government’s public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) is set to take off in Northern Mindanao as transport fleets that have complied with regulations are ready to ply the streets of Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental in the next few weeks. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Region 10 (LTFRB-10) …

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Local truck body builder Centro Manufacturing Corporation expressed its full support behind the nationwide Modern PUV Caravan initiated by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) . Centro President Raffy Juan said that Centro commends the efforts of the two agencies to bring …

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UD Trucks and Prime Quest Transport Solutions Inc. has recently launched their latest offering in the Croner in their bid for a “truck that the world needs today.” An all-new medium-duty truck, the Croner was said to be built for its growth markets across Asia, Africa, Middle-East, and South America. …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading assembler and distributor of trucks, turned over to Excelsior Custom Brokerage a brand-new Isuzu EXR QL Tractor Head at the latter’s main office at Imus City, Cavite. This has been Excelsior’s second acquisition of Isuzu trucks. The first was in 2018 when Excelsior …

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Autokid, the Philippine’s leading truck dealer, has inked a partnership with Dongfeng Automotive Co., Ltd., that makes the former the premier distributor of Dongfeng trucks in the country. As a result, Autokid now carries Dongfeng’s range of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks to serve the different needs of various local …

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Hino Motors Philippines

Truck maker giant Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), participated in the first Modern PUV Caravan held at the Clark Economic Zone in Pampanga, Thursday, July 5. Being one of the pioneer participants of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program, it joined the government initiative dubbed as ‘Arangkada ng Pagbabago …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading assembler and distributor of brand-new Isuzu trucks, joined the LTFRB Modern PUV Caravan 2019, a multisectoral program aimed to promote the nationwide adoption of modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) towards a cleaner, safer, more convenient, more efficient, and more organized mass transport system, …

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The Transparency Market Research, a global market research firm, forecasted the Philippines’ freight and logistics market to reach up to PHP3.26 trillion by 2023. True enough; the Filipino population is seeing this strong demand for storage facilities and warehouses especially for food, beverage, apparel, and other parcels. There was also …

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Militant labor groups Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) and the Pinag-isang Lakas ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) slammed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) move on banning provincial bus stations along EDSA. In a joint statement, both groups also called on the Supreme Court to move in …

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Bus Terminal

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring clean restrooms, lactation stations, and free internet in all transport terminals, stations and roll-on/roll-off terminals. Duterte signed Republic Act 11311 on April 17, 2019 but a copy of the document was released to reporters on Wednesday. Under the law, the state “recognizes …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading maker and distributor of trucks and commercial vehicles, became the first to turn over Class 3 modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) to Metro Comet Transport Cooperative. This milestone was achieved last May 18, 2019 in front of the Municipal Hall of Rodriguez, Rizal. …

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Hino Motors Philippines recently broke ground on the soon-to-rise dealership in San Pablo, Laguna. The latest dealership for Hino trucks and buses further expands its network south of Manila is set to uphold its legacy of ‘Total Support’. Strategically located along Maharlika Highway, the San Pablo dealership is easily accessible …

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A former lawmaker expressed belief that the proposal of San Miguel Corporation (SMC) to put up a central bus terminal along the NLEX-SLEX Connector Road should be considered. Former Kabataan Party-list Representative Terry Ridon, speaking as a convenor of Infrawatch PH, said that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should …

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After its establishment as the general distributor of Fuso trucks and buses in the Philippines, Sojitz Fuso Philippines is declaring this major change-of-hands in a big way with its full-blast launch of its two new model entries for the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP): the Class 2 Canter Commuter …

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Bus Terminal

A commuters’ welfare group is asking the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to convert the franchises of provincial buses going to Metro Manila into city bus operations to serve commuters that might be affected by the planned closure of provincial bus terminals along Epifanio …

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