Traffic congestion on Wednesday shifted from Edsa to other thoroughfares after a new traffic scheme forced “single” riders to take secondary routes. Not surprisingly, the dry run of the ban on driver-only vehicles and provincial buses on Edsa during rush hours left many stewing in pockets of traffic jams in other routes. A netizen, however, […]
What would have been a simple incident of being issued a parking ticket turned into a full-blown argument involving a handful of traffic enforcers, the police and two motorists, after the driver refused to hand her license for illegal parking. A video from Gadget Addict, a vlog which follows the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), […]
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday asked the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to suspend or revoke the license of the prosecutor caught in a viral video arguing with traffic enforcers after she was confronted for parking illegally. The video posted by Gadget Addict on Facebook now has 10 million views, 237,000 shares, and 191,000 comments. […]
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) clarified on Wednesday that its high occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme is not against ride-hailing companies. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the agency has already talked to Grab’s country head Brian Cu regarding the matter. “Nagkaroon kami ng meeting with Grab, nagpunta dito sa office si Brian Cu noong […]
The Senate unanimously adopted on Wednesday a resolution urging the immediate suspension and recall of the Edsa ban on solo drivers during rush hours. Senate Resolution No. 845 was initiated by Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. It was […]
Senate leaders on Wednesday filed a resolution urging the immediate suspension and recall of the ban on solo drivers traversing Edsa during rush hours. Senate Resolution No. 845 was filed by Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. The filing of […]
The plan of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ban driver-only private vehicles along Edsa violates due process requirements, the public policy think-tank Infrawatch PH said on Tuesday. The statement came on the eve of the MMDA’s weeklong dry run of the proposed high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme. “Sorry to burst the bubble of […]
If we think it’s a bit hard to explain the new Lexus ES 350, imagine how hard it is for Lexus to decide what changes to make for a car that pretty much sets the standards for a lot of things.
If you find yourself in the vicinity of the Quezon Memorial Circle, take a detour and visit the newly-built Presidential Car Museum. The airy, modern building houses a comprehensive gallery of the cars used by Philippine presidents. The collection includes the cars used by Presidents Emilio Aguinaldo, Jose P. Laurel, Elpidio Quirino, Ramon Magsaysay, Ferdinand […]
Motor Image, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles across eight countries in Asia, officially unveiled the All-New Forester in Taichung, Taiwan.
As a full-size SUV, the Ford Expedition is H-U-G-E. I can imagine being a high-flying tycoon or a corporate bigshot, sliding into the second row seat and taking an extended snooze while stuck in rush hour traffic. With all that space, I might as well be in a mobile home, cocooned in my not-so-little world, […]
It looks like a multipurpose vehicle, but Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) calls it an entry-level sport utility vehicle.
With the onset of more monsoon rains, flash floods have become a real threat to motorists.
Harley-Davidson Manila commemorates the 115th anniversary of the iconic American brand as it joins the return of History Channel’s highly anticipated History Con in the Philippines from August 10 to 12, 2018 at the World Trade Center. Harley-Davidson Manila will have a display that features its line-up of popular cruiser bikes, including the Harley-Davidson Softail Fatbob 107 and Softail Sport Glide. Fans and […]
When Robertson Sy, founder and CEO of Blade Auto Center, the country’s largest car accessories chain celebrated his 50th birthday, he decided that producing a movie will be one of things he will accomplish as part of his “big 50” bucket list. He established Blade Entertainment, the multimedia arm of Blade Asia Inc., the parent firm of […]