Tessa R. Salazar Archives | Motioncars

Fuel price rollbacks no excuse to drive inefficiently

If there’s the saying, “money comes and goes,” then we could also say, “prices go up and down.” It’s another way of saying all things–good or bad–will pass. That’s why the latest round of fuel price rollbacks…

It’s now or Everest

The heavy monsoon rains and bumper-to-bumper traffic last August 9 would have literally been a downer on any happy event. But in Ford Philippines’ case, these adverse conditions might have served as the ideal scenario for the…

‘Down-to-earth’ SBMA chair ‘stomps’ approval of P220-M Isuzu dealership

In a business environment where one expects formalities both in behavior and attire, a young and feisty female career professional thought nothing of removing her ill-advised high-heeled shoes to walk barefoot among her barong-clad male counterparts during…

2nd leg of Toyota’s HEV campus tour goes ‘archer green’

A total of 102 students, mostly from the Mechanical Engineering Department of the De La Salle University (DLSU), along Taft Avenue in Manila, were immersed in a symposium of the benefits of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) during…

Taking the ‘school bus’ to a high-tech level

Take a luxury tourist bus, and re-purpose it for something that can take young minds on a potentially grander ride to their future. That’s what this NuLab mobile science laboratory classroom can do.…

For the record: Woman races 28-year-old car to Guinness fame

Chinese-Jamaican professional rally car driver Natasha Chang has officially broken into the Guinness Records, for achieving a feat that’s just right up her alley. She drove an old, converted race car up Doi Chang Mountain in Thailand,…

PUV modernization takes different paths

The deadline for public utility vehicle (PUV) franchise owners is nearing, as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has set the date at June 30, 2020 when all existing franchises using old jeepneys, buses, and…

11 Pinoy technologies that may help us get moving

If you think the country's progress in science and technology is as slow as Edsa traffic on a rainy payday Friday night, you have got another thing coming.…

‘Intelligent’ trikes, anyone?

How cool would it be if tricycles not only ran on pure electricity, but could also communicate their location, number of passengers, and advise their drivers of the nearest charging stations and other pertinent trip info? And…

Experiencing the best of both worlds with Isuzu’s RZ4E engine

If this article about Isuzu's "newest" engine the RZ4E (and I mention the word in quotes because the RZ4E was introduced in the Philippines for more than a year now) comes in a little late, it's just…