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Based on the Land Transportation Office’s running tally, 13 million is the number, as of May 31 this year. Of that number, 7.3 million hold professional driver’s licenses, while the rest, or 5.7 million, hold a non-professional license.
Throughout the course of modern history, men and women who have made their own distinct marks have not only left a legacy to last throughout the ages, they have also left behind some iconic reminders of their lives. Some of the more fascinating ones have been the motor vehicles they rode during the peak of […]
From Britain to the Philippines in 123 years, and it had to take the Oriental route. That’s how British brand Leyland Motors found its way to the Philippines. Leyland Motors was a manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses when it was formed in the late 19th, and throughout the early 20th centuries. The company […]
Despite the almost “zero-visibility” of finding the right answers to the nagging air pollution problem hounding the Philippines’ capital city for decades, there might now be a clear solution in sight. And if you ask Clean Air Asia, that window of opportunity has opened up with the advent of hybrid and electric vehicles.
In 2012, Inquirer Motoring featured Robert Bautista and his Don Robert’s Bridal Cars. Bautista and his wedding car rental business shot to fame overnight, thanks to the “mock wedding” of actor-TV hosts Alden Richards and Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza at GMA 7’s noontime show “Eat Bulaga” for the phenomenal “Aldub Kalyeserye” episodes.
f there’s any hard evidence that this so-called “golden age of motorization” in the Philippines is well underway, it’s the sheer numbers that the government’s main office handling land transportation have to deal with.
Much like life itself, in driving, there are things that are simply beyond our control. The up-and-down cycle of oil prices is one of them. As a finite source, oil is a remarkable commodity, determining economies, and even the very history of human society. But as the human population increases and society expands and […]
In a few weeks, you will be letting your children off into the streets on their way to school, or entrust them to the school bus, van or trike driver.
Was I eating too much of a good thing that I was starting to suffer an allergic reaction from it? I was hoping against that while the motorcycle I was riding on sliced the fresh city air (yes, I was in the city, yet the air smelled of fresh grass and sea). I would have […]
The news stories the past week have been discussing extensively about the Department of Transportation’s plan to bring in Chinese expertise to develop the country’s antiquated railway system. This plan involves a P14.38-billion contract.