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In the end, it all boiled down to cold, hard cash. Early afternoon yesterday, transport network company Uber attempted to cut short by 15 days a 30-day suspension by paying the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) P190 million.
Honda diehards must have been squirming in their seats prior to the historic launch of the premium Japanese marque’s first diesel-powered automobile in the Philippines. What’s taking Honda so long in introducing their own diesel-powered vehicles?
The Lexus marque has gone a long way since it first came out as a “performance project” from automotive giant Toyota via the LS 400 in 1989. That “F1” or “Flagship One” project, which resulted in the creation of the LS 400, though still viewed as “conservative” or “bland” in design by automotive experts, signaled the start of a succession of premium and performance car rollouts.
Take a closer look at the Mazda logo. Everything about it signifies the start of an exciting event, like a majestic bird poised for high-altitude flight.
Grabbing an Uber-safe and convenient ride using a smartphone app has never been easier (pun intended).
Mid-term of this year will go down in Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp.’s history as one of its busiest ever.
Remember when these light trucks used to be just that: tough, powerful metal beasts that push, pull, wade and load big cargos?
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.
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.
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.