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The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over six units of six-wheel hauling trucks to six agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) in Caraga Region (Region XIII). DAR Undersecretary for Support Services Emily Padilla said the trucks, which were provided to the farmers through the Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic …

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Mazda BT-50

No, it’s not a Korean pop group sensation. The dual-cab Mazda BT-50 is actually a compact/midsized pickup truck that has been here for 12 years now. Yes, you heard us right–it has been here more than a decade already. It seems the dominant pickup players in the country have been …

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Pilipinas Taj Autogroup, Inc., the exclusive local distributor of Tata passenger and commercial vehicles in the country, has unveiled its latest Euro-4 commercial vehicles offerings at the 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) in Pasay City. The Indian car brand, which was launch in the Philippines in 2013, has showcased three new …

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The Vera is one unique-looking electric tractor. At first glance, it looks like a ten-wheeler just smashed over an autonomous vehicle and got stuck there permanently. But look closely, and you’ll realize it’s really a very smart tractor head. According to Volvo, Vera combines the benefits of three big technological …

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Hino Motors Philippines

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, has recently broken ground for its new office building and technical training service center in Hino Plant, Canlubang, Laguna. Besides expanding business operations, Hino’s new facility will be used to strengthen the skill set of …

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Isuzu Truck Fest

Despite concerns from the global trucking sector that automation will replace most if not all truck drivers in the future, a recent study reasoned that this is not going to happen, and if it did, only a modest number of truck driver jobs will be affected. The study, which covers …

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Isuzu Truck Fest

Now on its 11th year, Isuzu Philippines Corporation‘s much-anticipated Truck Fest kicks off the provincial leg of its 2018 series in the “Queen City of the South” from July 6 to 8 at the Northwing Covered Parking of SM City Cebu. And just like in past Truck Fest editions, the …

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Volvo Trucks is set to launch a digital and connected portal that intends to help truck owners and transporters to improve productivity and efficiency. The Swedish automaker calls it Volvo Connect, which features a number of digital and connected services under one “user-friendly” portal. Volvo Connect Project Manager Carina Holm …

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Volvo Trucks is one of the companies that’s committed to constantly improve its vehicle’s safety technology. As such, the Swedish truck manufacturer announced that they’ve come up with two new accident prevention technology for its heavy-duty trucks—Dynamic Steering with Stability Assist and Dynamic Steering with Lane Keep Assist. The common …

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The N-Series is one of Isuzu‘s bestselling vehicles in the Philippines. Combining safety, environment responsibility, and economy, it boasts not only of power and durability, but also good fuel-efficiency as well. This medium-duty truck series has been in the market since 1959, and is used not only as trucks, but …

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Electric power is not exclusive to cars. Trucks are also making a shift from combustion powered engines to electric motor. Indeed, the future of mobility is leaning towards the electrification of the different modes of transport. As a testament to that shift, Volvo has introduced the FE Electric, a full …

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Hino Motors Philippines

Delivering on its commitment of providing reliable trucks and buses, Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, underscores safety manufacturing and processes and quality engine to match the trucking requirements of Philippine businesses. The company strongly believes that innovative yet safe manufacturing …

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Many say you’re not a “Bad-Ass Driver” until you know how to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. We beg to disagree. Five gears is normal even if the use of the manual transmission is on the decline. Even a hormonally-challenged teenager with abnormal facial hair growth can drive …

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DAF

The local trucking industry has a new player with the entry of Dutch brand DAF (Van Doorne’s Aanhangwagen Fabriek) through Pioneer Truck Parts and Equipment. Pioneer Truck Parts and Equipment has been involved in the trucking business for over 30 years and is known for bringing into the local market …

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Isuzu Blue Power Technology

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) marked its 20th anniversary in the local automotive industry by launching its new line of environment-friendly ‘Blue Power Technology’ engines. According to Isuzu, Blue Power Technology is “an eco-friendly diesel engine designed to promote green technology.” Now equipped across all of Isuzu’s vehicle lineup, the Blue …

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