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In support of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), a fleet of 33 modern jeepney units were rolled out by Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) to two transport groups in Taguig. Some 13 air-conditioned jeepneys were turned over to the Pateros-Fort Bonifacio Transport Service and Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TSMC) while …

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DOTr TESDA

Drivers and operators, who will be affected by the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), will be provided skills and livelihood training programs through a partnership between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA). In a statement on Wednesday, December 12, the DOTr …

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From LTFRB

The presence of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program of the government is slowly but surely making its mark in different key locations in the Philippines. Recently, it has added to its list two of the busiest cities in the country. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) last …

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Hino Modern Jeepneys

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) officially turned over Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP)-compliant jeepneys to two transport cooperatives yesterday, November 6, 2018. Twenty non-airconditioned units were awarded to the Taguig Transport Service Cooperative, while 13 airconditioned units were authorized to …

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Isuzu PIMS 2018

While Isuzu Philippines’s (IPC) mainstream models like the Isuzu mu-X and Isuzu D-Max are drawing the attention of the attendees to the ongoing 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), another model stands quietly at the side that the Japanese carmaker plans to enter in the ongoing Public Utility Vehicle Modernization …

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Daewoo PIMS 2018

Daewoo is back in business in the Philippines, only this time, it’s with a new distributor and it will be dealing in commercial vehicles. Now distributed by Columbian Manufacturing Corporation (CMANC), the company will showcase at the 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) its line of commercial vehicles, including its …

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Hyundai Modern Jeepney

If you haven’t been to the Hyundai Power Solutions Business Mobility Expo, which is on its last day today at the LausGroup Event Centre in San Fernando, Pampanga, now would be a good time to do so because on display at the venue is the prototype of the Hyundai Modern …

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Senator Grace Poe

Senator Grace Poe wants her colleagues to look into the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) when the Senate tackles the proposed budget of the agency. To this end, Poe has filed Senate Resolution 819, urging the Senate to conduct an inquiry into the program which …

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HPBS Bus Davao

A total of 45 buses will be arriving in Davao City this month as part of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) legacy project of Mayor Sara Duterte. The 45 buses, the first batch of the initial 90 buses that will kick off the HPBS, are part of the comprehensive …

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2nd PhilAPEX Modernized Jeepneys

The 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX) is open until today, August 10, at 5 PM at the SMX Convention Center in the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City, and like last year, locally-developed public utility vehicles are the centerpieces for the two-day event. Last year’s participants …

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Modern Jeepneys

The Philippine Part Makers Association (PPMA), with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry-Board of Investments (DTI-BOI), is set to open the doors tomorrow, August 9, for the 2nd Philippine Auto & Parts Expo (PhilAPEX). To be held at the SMX Convention Center in the SM Mall of …

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Isuzu Philippines Metro Express Connect

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has turned over the initial batch of 15 modernized jeepneys to Metro Express Connect Inc., a significant milestone for Iloilo, as this signals the start of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) in the province. The same modernized jeepneys that were turned over in Manila …

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In what may be considered long overdue, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has begun recalibrating and resealing taxi meters in compliance with the fare adjustment the agency approved in October 2017. The recalibration and resealing of the meters is being conducted in a facility of the Manila …

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SETSCO PUV Modernization Program

If you’re curious as to where you can find the modernized jeepneys that have been deployed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently as part of its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), as well as where you’ll find them soon, a list has been provided to the media by …

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Modernized Public Utility Jeepneys

It seems like there’s no stopping with the deployment of modernized public utility jeepneys as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) deployed around 150 more units yesterday, June 20, at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. The DOTr led the Pasada Tungo sa Maunlad na Bansa where the modern PUVs were made …

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