A new app-based transport service continued to defy the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) order for it to cease operations, pointing out that its model is not covered by the agency’s definition of a transport network company (TNC). Arcade City also noted that the LTFRB ordered it to cease operations even “before (the […]
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday said commuters inconvenienced by the closure of nine bus terminals on Edsa should not blame the agency but the erring bus companies. Speaking to reporters, Jojo Garcia, chief of staff of MMDA chair Danilo Lim, said bus companies should not rile up the public against the agency […]
A draft ordinance in Quezon City seeks to impose speed limits depending on the type of road, following findings that the city has been recording the highest number of vehicular accidents in Metro Manila over the past six years. Under the proposed measure authored by Councilor Oliviere Belmonte, chair of the city council’s transport committee, […]
Xavier School is opening its gates this weekend for the Art and Auto Show at Xavier School (AAXS). The show is on August 19 and 20, 2017 from 10am to 6pm on August 19, and from 10am to 5pm on August 20 at the Xavier School campus at 64 Xavier Street, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro […]
BMW unveiled the Concept Z4 Roadster during its annual Monterey Car Week Press Conference at the Lodge at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Reviewing Stand. The BMW Concept Z4 is a preview of the series production car set to be revealed over the course of next year. Here’s the news from BMW: The BMW Concept Z4 […]
The country’s first subway system will be up for President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval next month ahead of the planned signing of the loan agreement between the Philippine and Japanese governments in November, the country’s chief economist said Thursday. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia told a press conference that the P230-billion Mega Manila Subway Project […]
A projected amount of at least P100 million in fines is what the Uber management will have to pay to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and its affected drivers, Senator Grace Poe said on Friday. Poe, chairman of the Senate committee on public services, recently met with the heads of the LTFRB […]
For the duration of Uber’s one-month suspension, its drivers can be accommodated by its rivals Grab and u-Hop, according to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). LTFRB board member and spokesperson Aileen Lizada told reporters on Thursday that all of Uber’s accredited Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) units may temporarily enroll in Grab […]
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking into possible alignment issues between a private sector-proposed toll road and a separate road project it is planning in Metro Manila, its top official said. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the DPWH was reviewing the C3 Elevated Expressway project of SM Investments […]
Last week’s Inquirer Motoring provided a lot of details about Honda’s latest model, the recently unveiled CR-V. The big news? Honda now offers a 9-speed automatic and a diesel engine dubbed i-Dtec, displacing 1.6 liters and delivering 160 ps and 350 Newton meters of torque. You also get a 1.5 liter petrol-powered variant, same as what’s found under the current Civic RS. Obviously, financial constraints limit everyone to buying a CR-V.
You could argue that the GLC is the modern equivalent of the E Class, the Mercedes Benz that is basically just a good, solid performer and an excellent example of the marque’s holistic approach to carmaking.
When Kia Motors designed the fourth generation of the Rio, they made their best-selling global car 90 percent new.
A cement mixer crashed on a family car traversing Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon, killing one person and injuring four others. The lone fatality was identified as Ulysses Ramos, 34, the car’s driver. The injured were Ramos’ wife Marife, 35, and children Eulariza, 12, Eugene, 8, and Enrico, 4. The cement mixer […]
Mitsubishi Motors’ next generation compact MPV, the Xpander, has just made its world debut and will be on sale by September in Indonesia. While the Philippines may have to wait a few more months for a left-hand version of this 7-seater, here are six reasons why you should put that next car purchase on hold until the Xpander’s official launch here in the Philippines.
The fourth round of the Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific at Fuji Speedway in the foothills of Mt. Fuji with 35 drivers from 13 different nationalities seeing action.