MANILA, Philippines–The driver of a sport utility vehicle who ran over a traffic constable of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Edsa-Cubao, Quezon City, on Friday morning has been charged with reckless imprudence resulting in serious physical injuries and driving with an expired license. In a statement issued on Sunday, the MMDA said that […]
Motorists can enjoy a respite from the restrictions on using their private vehicles starting tomorrow, as the MMDA has lifted the Number Coding Scheme from December 23, 2014 to January 4, 2015 in Metro Manila.
MANILA, Philippines—Following a holiday tradition, motorists using the 29.8-km Skyway System, the 36-km South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) and the 42-km Star Tollway will enjoy toll-free passage on these roads starting 10 p.m. on Dec. 24 until 6 a.m. the following day; and from 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 to 6 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2015, […]
MANILA, Philippines—A traffic constable of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) was in critical condition after being run over by a private vehicle he had flagged down for a road violation on Edsa in Quezon City on Friday morning. Police said Sonny Acosta, an MMDA enforcer assigned in the Cubao area, spotted a red Isuzu […]
MANILA, Philippines—There was another round of fuel price cuts on Sunday morning. Petron, Shell and Chevron announced they were cutting prices of gasoline by P1.10 per liter, diesel by P1.35 and kerosene by P1.40 at 12:01a.m. Sunday. Oil prices have gone down more than 25 times since early this year for gasoline and more than […]
Maxxis Tires Philippines and the National Association of Filipino Off-roaders (NASFOR) concluded the Maxxis 4×4 Cup Philippine Touch Truck Challenge last December 7, 2014 in scenic Porac, Pampanga. The Philippine Tough Truck Challenge is the finale of the Maxxis 4×4 Cup which is a grueling multi-leg extreme off-road racing series that pits extreme off-roaders […]
At the Toyota Technology tour in Tokyo, Japan, the week before Typhoon “Ruby” gave the Philippines (and the world) another reminder that climate change has, indeed, staked its claim on this vulnerable part of the Earth, select motoring journalists were given an up-close look at fuel cell vehicle (FCV) Mirai, which took one of the world’s most powerful automakers 20 years to conceptualize, develop and make.
Ford Philippines has revealed the all-new Mustang just weeks after the factory in Flat Rock, Michigan, began delivering units to dealers.
The Maserati-driving businessman accused of punching a traffic enforcer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will not be getting behind the wheel of any vehicle anytime soon. Acting on a complaint filed by the MMDA, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has revoked for an indefinite period of time the driver’s license of Joseph Russel […]
When I first saw the original Porsche 911 Targa in the late 1970s I immediately fell in love with the bended rear windshield, aluminum roll bar and the distinctive foldable fabric roof, which one can remove and tuck away for an open top driving experience. Fast forward to this year, last week to be exact, and […]
When Mitsubishi Motors Philippines introduced the ASX (which stands for active sport crossover), the spec sheet looked promising: platform based on the very capable Lancer EX chassis; a narrower track; raised ride height which gave it better all-road, all-weather ability, and the impressive Mivec-equipped 4B11 four-cylinder petrol engine. Initially I tried the five-speed front-wheel-drive manual—which was fun; it had a light but snappy clutch pedal, slightly loose but willing gearshift assembly, strong brakes, and firm, sporty suspension.
DO YOU find your husband or boyfriend sneaking out at 5:30 on Sunday mornings? Does it puzzle you that he preps his car but does not really dress up when he leaves? Does he skip the usual Sunday breakfast? Does he become unreachable around 6 to 9 on these mornings? Before you wage World War […]
This Christmas, motioncars-Inquirer Motoring offers some out-of-this-world gift suggestions for that special gentleman or lady in your life. Whether he’s your father, mother, friend or lover, give that special person something bespoke and unique that any car aficionado is sure to love. Here are some suggestions – Breitling’s New Bentley GMT Light Body B04 […]
PETRON Blaze 100 Euro 4 was the official fuel of the Quezon Drive Tour Caravan held on Nov. 29-30, 2014, and organized by AAP Travel, a fully owned subsidiary of Automobile Association Philippines (AAP).
SYDNEY, Australia — Australian retail giants Target and Kmart said Thursday they will stop selling blockbuster video game “Grand Theft Auto V” over concerns that it encourages violence against women. Target, a popular department store chain, acted after a petition authored by former sex workers, which has so far been signed by more than 40,000 […]