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Modern Jeepneys

The government is pushing for the entry of affordable modern jeepneys in the market in a bid to fast-track the implementation of the flagship Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Atty. Martin Delgra III, chairperson of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), said the agency and the Department …

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Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has committed to help the Hinduja Group of Companies find a local partner for its plan to manufacture buses for the Philippines government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), should it decide on a partnership model for the business venture. In …

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Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Atty. Martin B. Delgra III led the inauguration ceremony for the first taxi services in Ilocos. Ilocos Transport Coop was granted the franchise to operate from Ilocos Sur to any point in Region 1 with 15 service-ready units. Meanwhile, Troy Darren Express …

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Quezon City E-Tricycles

A transport group has called for the modernization of tricycles plying the inner roads in the country to give commuters convenience while traveling and protect the environment. Orlando Marquez, president of the Liga ng Transportasyon at Operators sa Pilipinas (LTOP), said tricycles must not be left behind by the Public …

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The province of Bataan officially joined the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) with the turnover of an initial 15 modernized PUVs from Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) to MetroExpress Connect, Inc. (MCI). The turnover was held formally at the parking grounds of Vista Mall Bataan along the Provincial Highway …

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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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When super typhoon Yolanda made landfall in Tacloban in November 2013, not may outside of the city know that one of the sectors to begin operating soon after was the public transport, specifically the 45 solar-powered jeepneys supplied by the Star 8 Green Technology–the precursor of today’s Public Utility Vehicle …

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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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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading manufacturer specializing in trucks and light commercial vehicles, announces its PUV turnover to Alabang Transport Service Cooperative. IPC has turned over 24 units of Class 2 PUVs with bodies manufactured by Almazora and Centro, to Alabang Transport Service Cooperative (ATSC) last July 12, …

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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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Residents and tourists of Boracay Island will not only get to enjoy one of the world’s best beaches, they will now also get to travel around this tropical paradise in utmost comfort, convenience, and safety on board the Isuzu modern public utility vehicles (PUVs). Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s …

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From May 21 to 24, 2019 Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines, participated in the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) 2019 Motor Show held to celebrate the agency’s 107th anniversary. The event’s theme, e-DRIVE na @ 107, was chosen …

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The municipality of Lucban, the thriving ‘art capital town’ in Quezon province most famous for its colorful Pahiyas Festival, can now also boast of its own modernized fleet of public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will transport its visitors and residents in safety, comfort, and convenience. In a formal turnover ceremony …

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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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Modernized Public Utility Jeepneys

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently approved 58 new routes for the implementation of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). During the 10th LTFRB Board Meeting held last April 16, 2019, the Board approved a total of 58 routes covering Regions 2, 3, 8, 10, …

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