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Grab, Uber appeals delay crackdown

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is temporarily putting on hold the July 26 crackdown on Grab and Uber drivers without valid franchises, at least for the next 15 days. On Thursday, the two transport network companies (TNCs) filed separate motions asking the LTFRB to reconsider its July 11 order which banned drivers […]

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BGC-Ortigas Center link to ease traffic across the Pasig

Officials on Wednesday inaugurated the construction of a P1.6-billion road project linking Ortigas Business Center in Pasig City and Bonifacio Global City (BGC) commercial district in Taguig City. The BGC-Ortigas Center Link road project is designed to improve accessibility among the cities of Pasig, Taguig, Mandaluyong and Makati, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said. Once […]

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Crackdown still on, but LTFRB in a rush to OK 11K cars

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) held a technical working group meeting on Wednesday with transport network companies (TNCs) but stood firm on its decision to push through with its July 26 crackdown on thousands of app-based drivers who will remain “colorum.” “We are bound by our order which will become executory on […]

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BMW enters Formula E electric car racing series

BMW is bringing electromobility up to race speed: Initially revealed as a goal in 2016 as part of the realignment of the motorsport strategy within the BMW Group, BMW will join the FIA Formula E Championship as an official manufacturer in Season 5 (2018/19). The cars, equipped with a completely newly-developed BMW drivetrain, will be […]

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Nissan introduces one-pedal driving in the new Leaf electric car

Nissan announced today that the widely anticipated new Nissan LEAF will come with e-Pedal, a revolutionary technology that transforms the way we drive. With the flip of a switch, the technology turns your accelerator into an e-Pedal, allowing drivers to accelerate, decelerate and stop using just the e-Pedal. e-Pedal technology is the world’s first one-pedal […]

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Lexus Skyjet joins futuristic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

This week saw a milestone in the collaboration with Lexus and the film studio EuropaCorp with the futuristic Skyjet making its movie debut at the premiere of the hotly anticipated action adventure film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood. The single-seat space craft brought to life with the […]

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European chamber wants status quo on car taxes

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) is worried over the looming increase in excise tax on automobiles, raising concern that this will push European car makers “to be even more disadvantaged” in the local market, a top official said. ECCP president Guenter Taus said that European brands in the local car market […]

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LTFRB can’t apprehend ‘colorum’ Grab, Uber drivers yet

The operations of ride-hailing companies managing Grab and Uber will continue while the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is deliberating the appeal of the private firms to reconsider the service ban. This means the LTFRB cannot apprehend “colorum” Grab and Uber drivers yet even after July 26 while the LTFRB has no decision on the […]

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5 hurt as beam at Skyway project site collapses

Five construction workers were injured when the coping beam at the construction site of the Skyway Stage 3 project in Makati City collapsed on Tuesday morning. The incident on Osmeña Highway corner Gil Puyat Avenue also damaged two private vehicles and caused heavy traffic on both lanes. The Makati police identified the injured as Norman […]

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IC eyeing cheaper insurance for jeepney operators

The Insurance Commission is looking into the proposal to bring down insurance premiums collected from jeepney operators as part of the jeepney modernization program, Commissioner Dennis B. Funa said on Tuesday. In a statement, Funa said the transport group Kilusan sa Pagbabago ng Industriya ng Transportasyon (Kapit) was seeking a reduction in the upfront and […]

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Jul 19, 2017

The Filipino public utility riding vehicle community has been in an uproar of late due to the government’s decision

Jul 12, 2017

Stuttgart and June means the International Engine of the Year Awards, and this year marked some things that stayed

Jul 05, 2017

A few weeks ago, we went to the land of salmon and maple syrup, Canada. Specifically, British Colombia.