A transportation group expressed support for the Duterte administration’s plan to revive the country’s cargo railway industry, which will help ease road congestion in Metro Manila and other urban centers. Michael Salalima, executive director at the Transport group National Alliance of Transport Organization (Nato), said in a statement the plan would also benefit the country’s […]
The police and the Army are looking for Vhon Tanto, allegedly the pistol-packing motorist who shot a man dead after engaging him in a fistfight Monday night in Quiapo, Manila. The Manila Police District (MPD) identified Tanto, a 39-year-old Army reservist, as the driver of the Hyundai Eon who killed Mark Vincent Garalde after they […]
Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday vowed to fast-track the passage of a measure that would grant President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to address the traffic problem in the country that she said has already “paralyzed our economy and our people.” Poe was elected Tuesday as chair of the Senate committee on public services. “A Senate […]
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC), as directed by its principal, Mitsubishi Motors Corp., will conduct a safety inspection campaign on the L200 and Strada pick up models. While there has been no reported failure in the Philippines so far, MMPC and MMC decided to pursue this proactive and preventive measure to ensure customer safety. The […]
Vehicle importers posted a 103-percent surge in sales in the first half of the year as brands introduced innovations and cheaper models in the passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments. The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid) sold a total of 45,420 units during the period “hinging on the entry of new, innovative, […]
Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp. finally bagged an elevated “connector road” expressway project that will link the northern and southern portions of Metro Manila following delays that spanned an entire administration, a government official said. The award paves the way for the construction of the 8-kilometer tollroad, which will cut congestion in traffic-strangled […]
A SUPERBODY under the direct supervision of President Duterte is one of the responses of his administration to the road and air traffic congestion in Metro Manila and Cebu province that it says has become a “national emergency.” The centralized traffic authority is being proposed by congressional leaders in House Bill No. 3, the proposed […]
ISUZU Philippines Corp. (IPC) president Hajime Koso is a picture of contentment as he observes visitor traffic at a recent Isuzu Truck Fest event held in Isuzu Tuguegarao.
During his first State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte raised the issue of traffic congestion in Metro Manila. Among the solutions he proposed is the revival of the Pasig River ferry system. “The revival of the Pasig River Ferry Service System is a viable option for the severe traffic congestion in Metro Manila. It serves […]
The Ford 1-liter EcoBoost engine has basically been on its own for quite a while.
Lie low, but set the bar high. That’s how Japanese automaker Suzuki projects itself. It has not wavered in this stance.
My motoring inclination has always been the low and fast: I love cars that are impossibly low, with fender gaps that barely allow you to squeeze your fingers in, and licorice-thin tires wrapped around impossibly huge alloy wheels, plus all the vents, louvers, ducts and scoops. Throw in a giant functional GT-wing and a snow-scraping splitter and you pretty much have my idea of a fantasy car.
How do you stamp your authority in Formula One? If you are one Lewis Hamilton, lead. Lead from the opening lap and never look back. The Hungarian GP saw Lewis take the lead from pole sitter Nico Rosberg, from the very start of the race. Lewis got the better launch and went on […]
During his first State of the Nation address, President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned two concrete measures to improve the lot of Philippine motorists. He proposed that the motor vehicle plates be issued by the dealers, and not by the Land Transportation Office. He said, ” The issuance and distribution of motor vehicle plates at the point […]
The solution for Metro Manila’s traffic nightmare is up in the air—literally. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said that he is considering the use of cable cars to ease the heavy traffic plaguing Metro Manila. In an interview on ANC’s Headstart, Tugade said that he is looking to adapt the Bolivia model of using cable cars […]