The company has waived P156 million in toll fees so far
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is really making it a point to give back to our medical frontliners.The company previously said that the toll-free passage for frontliners along all SMC-operated expressways would be extended indefinitely. Now, it has announced that
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
Car sales took a big hit last year
Did you happen to buy a car last year? If yes, then a good pat on the back is in order, because you helped keep the local auto industry afloat during arguably the harshest downturn it's ever faced.According to data
It will be soft-launched next week
MRT-3 commuters can expect a safer and more convenient contact-tracing procedure come next Monday.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that it will be launching a new contact tracing app for the rail line on January 18 called MRT-
An event is still happening, though
COVID-19 has claimed another car show. This time, it's the 2021 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), also known as the Detroit Auto Show.This is the second time in the past two years that the event has been canceled
What if?
Depending on whether the glass in your head is half full or half empty, and whether or not one is referring to situations real or imagined, the mere mention of the words "what if" can generate any of a variety of responses-
It’s been quite a year
COVID-19 didn't just shake up local transportation when it landed in the Philippines back in March. The coronavirus burst through a wall a la Kool-Aid Man, grabbed it by the neck, violently tossed it around the room, and threw
At least it’s free
You might want to sit down for this if you already managed to buy tickets for the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon.Event management has announced the cancellation of this year's physical Tokyo Auto Salon to give "priority to the safety of
The right call?
Bicycle owners within Pasig City need not worry about having to ride with a face shield on after the local government announced wearing one will not be required while cycling within its jurisdiction.The move was announced on social media earlier today.
Doesn’t matter if it’s just a quick run or you’re actually biking to work
In case you missed it, the government announced a few days ago that the use of face shields in all public places-even outside of malls or other establishments-is now mandatory. What some of you may have missed, though, is that
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
This is big business
Well, here's another light bulb idea we wish we had thought of sooner. Apparently, renting out personal parking spaces to fellow motorists is very big business in some countries. How big? According to UK-based parking space booking service Your Parking
One country sold zero cars in a month
The Philippine auto industry wasn't the only one to take a major hit in Southeast Asia due to COVID-19. In fact, according to data collected by the ASEAN Automotive Federation from January to October 2020, car sales in the region
Something to think about
Bus drivers, tricycle riders, transportation network vehicle service personnel from Grab and Angkas-these people come into contact with dozens, in some cases hundreds, of passengers a day. Their work has been vital to keeping the economy afloat during the pandemic, and
The agency and toll operators have recently signed a new Memorandum of Agreement
The Department of Transportation (DOTr), SMC TPLEX Corporation, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation, and NLEX Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to test the interoperability of the Autosweep and Easytrip RFIDs. That should be some welcome news to start the week.
It's to centralize contact tracing efforts.
All establishments are ordered to adopt the Stay Safe app and its QR code to centralize contact-tracing efforts, Malacañang said on Friday, December 4.Government offices, private companies, hotels, and business establishments as well as public transportation units are required
Which one impacted you the most?
Has anyone seen Doc Brown and his time-traveling DeLorean? Because 2020 really needs a do-over. A volcanic eruption, a deadly respiratory virus, city-wide floods-seriously, if someone can think of a rougher 12-month period in recent history, we'
Get well soon
Breaking news in the world of Formula 1 today: Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix.This news comes right on the heels of Hamilton winning the Bahrain Grand Prix-a race marred by
The carmaker uses this thing called a ‘safety bubble’
Carmakers have had to make drastic changes in the way they do business amid this COVID-19 crisis, specifically with how things are done at dealerships.Showrooms and service centers have had to operate at limited capacities, and visitors were no longer
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