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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) certainly has its hands full with transport network vehicle services (TNVS) issues these days. This month, the government franchising agency plans to release a new set of rules and regulations to govern the app-based transport industry. According to LTFRB board member Aileen …

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What happens when the world’s largest automotive manufacturer meets the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia? They share driving data, of course. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFS), Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co.,Ltd. (Aioi) and Grab, Inc. (Grab) are joining forces to make their driver partners better …

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In light of the recent discussions about the Transport Network Companies (TNCs), Senator Grace Poe is currently pushing for the regulation of the ride-hailing mobile apps. On July 19, 2017, Poe, who is the chairperson on the Senate Committee of Public Services, filed Senate Bill (SB) 1501–to be known as the Transportation …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) made a firm stand that the Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) must comply to the rules just like any other type of public utility vehicles (PUVs). There is as an online petition to “lift the suspension” against TNCs such as Uber and Grab that is circulating …

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TNVS Signature Campaign

Transport network vehicle service (TNVS) drivers and operators on Friday appealed to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to issue an amnesty that would allow them to operate. During a press conference, Bobby Coronel, founder of TNVS group TopSpeed, noted that the LTFRB order that suspends the acceptance of new applicants …

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Chevron Grab Philippines

Chevron Philippines, Inc. (CPI), the marketer of the Caltex fuels and lubricants in the country, has partnered with online transportation solution provider Grab Philippines “to provide fuel discounts to its growing pool of drivers.” “Partnering with leading transportation solution, Grab Philippines, reinforces Chevron’s commitment in encouraging business growth for emerging MSMEs in the …

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Here’s a quick question: What’s the difference between a regular cab and an Uber/Grab taxi these days? None — if you’re talking about problems that many people have had with these companies recently. It seems that the app-based Transport Network Companies (TNC) that operate Grab and Uber taxis are experiencing …

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