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Support for Uber, Grab mounts

Commuters relying on transport network vehicle services (TNVS) have taken to social media to air their support for ride-sharing’s most popular companies Uber and Grab, as well as rant against regular taxis and the service’s “tormentor,” the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), which has threatened to impound and fine around 80 percent of these TNVS that the Board claims would have no existing franchises come July 26.

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Two dashes of Germany, a pinch of Japan

The second half of 2017 is getting interesting, as beginning last week, and running up to the next, three car manufacturers based in three auto-progressive nations are serving up their performance specimens for the Philippine market.

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Big, bold step for local Electric Vehicle industry

The two-day 1st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Summit (June 29 and 30) at the World Trade Center has been hoped to be the “jolt” that would bring to life the country’s dormant electric vehicle (EV) industry.

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Green vehicles under one roof

EVs and hybrids are now exempted from excise tax.

For the first time in the Philippines, seriously committed “green” vehicle manufacturers—local and foreign—will gather their wares under one roof starting tomorrow for the Asean Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Summit.

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Plant 11M trees, cut emissions by 90%

A long line of Toyota vehicles blends in with the greens.

Santa Rosa, Laguna —A generation ago, motoring and environmentalism were considered oil and water (or if you prefer the more dramatic Pinoy translation: tubig at langis)—impossible to combine.

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New fuel claims to restore lost engine glory

As automotive technologies evolve towards smaller, albeit more powerful internal combustion engines, the fuel that powers them needs to level up.

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Nerve-wracking 2017 Vios Cup sees Obengers emerge on top

A more gung-ho second leg of the 2017 Vios Cup entertained spectators on June 9 and 10 at the Clark International Speedway.

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Traveling like a boss in the Nissan Urvan Premium

Color-coordinated Alpine White Urvan Premium and facade of Circa 1900, a colonial dining destination in Lahug

Ever since the sport utility vehicle became the “in thing” in the Philippine motoring landscape, the other big, burly vehicle—the van—was relegated into the backseat of our consciousness as far as hauling people and goods were concerned.

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Nissan Almera is top among Cebu’s TNVS providers

NPI senior marketing manager Dax Avenido, Ramesh Narasimhan, and Nissan Cebu Central president Brian Chua

Cebu City—Surprise, surprise! The top transport network vehicle service (TNVS) ride in this city that’s experiencing its own automotive boom is the Nissan Almera.

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ADDA rants set social media ablaze

It should have been an open-and-shut case. Everyone agrees that texting, calling, and using your cellphone for any use while driving is a dangerous proposition, and there must be laws to prohibit such practices.

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Sep 20, 2017

One of 2017’s biggest automotive surprises is the Mahinda Xylo E8. Bear with me and please don’t think this

Sep 13, 2017

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