MANILA, Philippines — The Traffic and Parking Management Office (TPMO) of San Juan has issued a traffic rerouting scheme for the celebration of Araw ng San Juan, its foundation day, on Wednesday, March 27, starting at 4:00 a.m. According to TPMO, N. Domingo Street will be closed to traffic from the corner F. Blumentritt Street […]
MANILA, Philippines — Bus terminals located along Edsa will be closed in June this year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Tuesday. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said they have already coordinated with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on the closure of terminals after […]
MANILA, Philippines — The business permits of bus terminals located along Edsa will be canceled soon, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Tuesday. In a meeting, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) approved the resolution which will prohibit the issuance of business permits to all public utility bus terminals and operators along Edsa. MMDA […]
Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is starting work on a massive expressway that will cut travel time from Metro Manila to Lucena, the capital of Quezon in Southern Luzon. SMC, through South Luzon Tollway Corp., will hold today a groundbreaking ceremony for its 66.74-kilometer South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) Toll Road 4, or TR4. The new […]
MANILA, Philippines–A transport organization is eyeing the filing of criminal charges against a foreign firm that tried to join the country’s transportation business despite its ownership is marred by various issues including possible violations of the Anti-Dummy Law and perjury. This development came after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered to hold […]
MANILA, Philippines – The Southern Police District (SPD) advised motorists and commuters to seek alternate routes as heavy traffic is expected in several roads in Taguig City and Makati City on Wednesday, March 27. In an advisory, the SPD said heavy traffic is expected along Lawton Avenue and Bayani Road in Taguig City and Pasong […]
MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Tuesday that the agency is planning to implement the reduced speed limit of 60 kilometers per hour (kph) on all roads in Metro Manila. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the reduced speed limit will lessen vehicular accidents during off-peak or during the early […]
Holy Week is one of the best times to go on a road trip, either to your hometown for the religious traditions and family reunions, or a new destination you have marked on your bucket list.
Nissan is one of the few companies to buck the current downtrend in the Philippine automotive market. Thanks to its robust lineup, the brand is generating more interest than ever.
The gap between what you may classify as regular cars and those from the premium luxury segment seems to be getting really narrow, as “premium crossovers” proliferate the market.
Peugeot will always have a very special place in my heart. In 2016, Peugeot flew us to the Paris Motor show in France for the launch of the 3008, 5008, and Traveller van, followed by a unique and intensive brand immersion that truly allowed us to see what makes the proud French brand tick, why they design and engineer their cars as such, and why, as an automaker, they seem so foreign to us Filipinos weaned on generations of Japanese, American and Korean cars.
In a world awash with cross-overs and SUVs, it’s highly refreshing to strap yourself back into a no-nonsense sports sedan. Who better to demonstrate a fine example of the species than BMW, arguably the originators of this segment. The BMW 320d, resplendent in blue, looks awesome for lack of a better, more mature sounding adjective. […]
Something dramatic happened in the automotive industry last month. The composition of the exclusive circle of top 3 sales performers changed, notwithstanding the 0.6 percent growth in vehicle sales compared to February 2018 as reported by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (Campi) and the Truck Manufacturers Association, plus the 12 percent year-on-year growth posted by the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (Avid).
Sales of imported vehicles grew 12 percent in February from the same month a year ago, a sign of hope after a difficult 2018. The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors, Inc. (AVID) said in a statement on Thursday that vehicle sales reached 7,876 units in February from 7,017 units in the same month last […]
BMW Philippines, aka SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., has launched the all-new X5 SUV. The X5 is powered by a robust six-cylinder diesel engine, with 265hp and 620Nm. The X5 is capable of the 0-100kph run in 6.5 seconds. Here’s the news from BMW: SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the official importer and […]