Tessa R. Salazar Archives | Motioncars

Modern PUVs solution to traffic – DoTR

  At the Foton “Big AtTRUCKtion” opening ceremony on a rainy Sept. 12 morning, the government’s representative and guest speaker had a mouthful to say about the metropolis’ worsening traffic. The excruciating crawl he experienced along Eulogio…

The L300 as ‘part of PH history’

When we talk of Philippine history, topics usually revolve around people, places, and events. For the Mitsubishi L300 to be considered part of Philippine history, this vehicle must have had a role in shaping what we are…

‘An unbreakable beast that brought us to hell and back’

What are the synonyms of immortality? Indestructible. Sturdy, Resistant. Durable. Enduring. Perennial. Inextinguishable. You can scour the dictionary, or you can experience it for yourself in a vehicle. The members of the Mitsubishi L300 Club Philippines chose…

It’s ‘Mission Impossible’ time for the MMDA

It’s an action movie director’s worst nightmare. If Tom Cruise were to ever film a car chase on Edsa, he would have to raise his hands in frustration and change the scenario to a foot race. That’s…

Chan’s tips on how to prepare for worsening traffic

It’s one thing to enjoy memes popping up on our social media news feeds. It’s another thing entirely to live them out. And one of those classic Pinoy memes that I had the once-in-a-lifetime chance of experiencing…

Chan of a lifetime

The man had already created a legendary name for himself as far back as the late 1960s with his bevy of timeless hits that tugged at the heart. Mention “Afterglow,” “Beautiful Girl,” or “Please Be Careful With…

Road and vegan food trip honors the metro’s historic sites

The simple pleasures in life need not be fancy nor complicated. And even during a sober holiday when we’re supposed to honor our nation’s heroes, a simple tour around the cities of Metro Manila can be eye-opening,…

Homegrown trike-hailing mobile apps sprouting

As if taking on the traffic gridlock of local public roads everyday hasn’t been challenging enough, Filipino commuters have to put up with rude drivers, unpredictable weather, unreliable public utility vehicles, and fares that change depending on…

To thwart corruption, LTO goes for online payments

When a government office has had enough of its notorious “under the table” transactions, it takes away the table, and even the corrupt hands, out of the equation. And that is possible by going virtual. That’s what…

The ‘Detroit of the Philippines’ has just been infused with German flavor

SANTA Rosa, Laguna—“Aside from it being part of the so-called Detroit of the Philippines because all the factories of the car manufacturers are here, the Santa Rosa Autoplex where we are is literally the crossroads of Santa…