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The future looks bright and electrifying as numerous manufacturers are bringing to our shores their various offeringss for sustainable and greener mobility. For one, the Public Utility Vehicle  Modernization Program (PUVMP) is targeting to upgrade some 200,000 public utility jeepneys over the next six years. In the said project, manufacturers …

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eSakay e-jeepney

Solidifying a new era in public transport, a partnership between the national government, local government units, and the private sector has been formed to launch “a new developmental route” for e-jeepneys under the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Together with the Land Transportation Franchising and …

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SBX 2nd PhilAPEX

At the recently-concluded 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX), of the handful of jeepneys and buses on display that are qualified for the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), one unit stood out for its cute look and diminutive size: the SBX. Manufactured by AssemblePoint, a Japanese company …

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Star 8 Green Amphibious Electric Vehicles

If you’ll be dropping by the 6th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit today–which is actually on its last day–you’ll want to check out these two vehicles from Star 8 Green, an international company with a local office in Las Piñas that offers both electric vehicle and lighting products with an emphasis …

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It seems the future of electric vehicles in the Philippines is starting to really take shape. Once just a concept, not only are electric vehicles plying the streets these days, but there are already portable chargers that are available as well. A case in point: the first e-jeepney of Sarao …

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EFI-MYEG PH Joint Venture

Elmer Francisco Industries (EFI) (formerly Francisco Motor Corporation) signed a joint-venture agreement with technology service provider I-Pay MYEG Philippines Inc. (MYEG Philippines) to provide its Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS) designed for the Francisco Passenger Jeepney (FPJ) electric jeepney. The integrated ticketing system will utilize multi-payment platforms that allow instant …

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Electric Jeepney

Busy commuters and shoppers got a surprise in Paris this week. A fully-electric jeepney has been cruising the streets of the French capital. It’s the outcome of the collaboration between the global financial services company Allianz and the electro-mobility innovator QEV. Jeepneys are the most popular means of public transportation …

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