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Aston Martin PH Unveils the DB11 supercar


Last week, Aston Martin Manila, the exclusive representative for the iconic British luxury car brand officially unveiled the all-new DB11 in Manila. The DB11 is the first model to be introduced under Aston Martin’s “Second Century” plan, and is the successor to the DB9 introduced in 2003. A worthy successor as well as the future […]

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Why MMDA cut number of nightshift traffic aides by half

CAMERA-READY MMDA traffic constable Cesar Detera Jr. in action and ready to take a “shot” against hotheads on the road. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has cut by half the number of traffic constables assigned to the nightshift due to mounting extortion complaints, mostly from cargo truck drivers. From around 700 personnel at any given time, the number of enforcers deployed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. was reduced by 50 percent starting Feb. […]

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Crash victims’ kin to bus firm: ‘Is life worth P200,000?’

Nixon Siringan (right), who lost a younger sister in the Feb. 20 bus crash, goes through the painful paperwork at the LTFRB office on Thursday. —Jodee A. Agoncillo

“Is a life worth just P200,000? Panda Coach, this is not yet over. We will not stop until we get justice. We leave your fate to God.” This was Army  T/Sgt. Nixon Siringan’s reply to representatives of Panda Coach Tours and SCCI Management and Insurance Agency during a meeting on Thursday at the Land Transportation […]

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3rd Mactan bridge construction to begin

The artist’s perspective of Cebu-Cordova bridge. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

The third Mactan bridge that will link mainland Cebu directly to Cordova town will officially break ground on March 2. Cordova Mayor Tetche Sitoy-Cho announced that the attendance of President Rodrigo Duterte during the event was still uncertain at this point, but the groundbreaking ceremonies will push through even without the President. “Although miingon siya […]

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Number coding for PUVs lifted Monday due to strike

AN LTO ENFORCER flags down a pickup without a license plate on Edsa in Cubao, Quezon City, on the first day of the implementation of the agency’s “no plate, no travel” policy. Violators face up to P10,000 in fines on top of the impounding of their vehicles. LEO M. SABANGAN II

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended the number-coding scheme for public utility vehicles (PUVs) for Monday, Feb. 27, due to the planned nationwide transport strike of jeepney operators. “Due to the scheduled transport strike tomorrow, Feb. 27, the number coding scheme is lifted for PUVs ONLY,” the MMDA said in an advisory. Transport […]

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IT professional shot dead along Quezon Ave in road rage incident


A still unidentified gunman shot and killed a 27-year-old information technology professional after a road altercation in Quezon City on Saturday afternoon. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar, Quezon City Police district director, said Anthony Mendoza was driving a Yamaha Fino motorcycle when he was shot at the corner of Quezon Avenue and D. Tuazon, Barangay Doña […]

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Transport strike forces class suspensions Monday

Don't hold your breath for cleaner air, as the DENR has been a laggard in adopting cleaner fuel standards. A 10-fold cut in sulfur emissions has been pushed back to 2016. INQUIRER file photo

Some schools have announced the suspension of classes and office work on Monday, Feb. 27, due to the scheduled transport strike of jeepney operators: -Elementary and high school levels in National Capital Region (NCR) -Elementary and high school levels in Bacolod City -Elementary and high school levels in Legazpi City -Elementary and high school levels […]

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Walkalator bridge between  Naia 3, Newport seen to ease traffic congestion


A pedestrian bridge with walkalators linking the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s Terminal 3 to Newport City complex in Pasay City is set to be opened to the public in April. The Department of Public Works and Highways on Thursday said the P1.9-billion, 220-meter “RunWay Manila” was nearing completion after construction started last year. “The country’s […]

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Carlos Ghosn to step down as Nissan CEO

RENAULT-NISSAN chair and CEO Carlos Ghosn unveils the Nissan Intelligent Driving System (IDS) at  the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015.

At the recommendation of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of April 1, 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and he will seek a […]

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Road fumes so bad now, doc worries for traffic aides

DENR operatives use their smoke meter during a multisectoral, anti-smoke belching drive with members of the Anti-Smoke Belching Unit  of the DOTC and the  LTO. photo by Marianne Bermudez

Due to the deteriorating air quality in the metropolis, a pulmonologist suggested on Wednesday that traffic constables of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) be deployed to the streets for a maximum of only two hours to prevent lung disease. Dr. Paul Evangelista of the Lung Center of the Philippines said that based on studies, […]

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Feb 15, 2017

You can learn a lot about a car company by spending time where it grew. If you hang around

Feb 15, 2017

To those who follow this column, you would know that I am a firm believer of foiling or wrapping

Feb 08, 2017

MINI has finally taken the wraps off its second-generation MINI Countryman small crossover sport utility-vehicle in answer to the