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The Philippines has made great strides towards cleaning up its act when it comes to transportation. There's the Department of Transportation's (DOTR) PUV Modernization Program, which is still ongoing, as well as tax exemptions on electric car imports,
Do you agree?
Having a hard time because of higher fuel prices brought about by the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law? Don't worry, the Department of Energy (DOE) says, because it's a sacrifice for the benefit of the Philippines."We
It was inevitable
Well, we all knew it was coming. A report by CNN Philippines says that the Department of Finance (DOF) is warning consumers to expect higher fuel excise in the coming weeks. This comes off the heels of last year's drama,
Sweet relief
If you gassed up this morning, you may have noticed that the prices at the pumps are a little easier to swallow than they've been in the past few weeks. That's because today marks the first day that local oil
It's a 'global situation'
Fuel costs are skyrocketing, and naturally, Filipino motorists are looking for the easiest entity to blame. Obviously, that's the government: the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Finance's Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) Law.
We're not completely helpless. We hope
It doesn't look like local fuel prices are going to stabilize any time soon. It's a bummer, but the Philippine government has already said it's doing everything it can to come up with a solution."So
We certainly hope so
Has anyone else been feeling depressed lately after a trip to the gas station? These fuel prices are a major pain already, and they don't look like they'll stop going up any time soon.Thankfully, the government is
When will it stop?
Can gas prices get any higher? According to a report by GMA News Online, the answer is yes. In fact, the news agency reported that price hikes for gas, diesel and kerosene already took effect at 6am today-the eighth consecutive week
Courtesy of Japan
The future is electric, and it seems that our government is aware of the need for more sustainable transport in the future.Today, the Department of Energy and the Japanese Embassy of the Philippines will present four electric vehicles to the Office
Is this a bad move?
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has some pretty strong words for the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding its order to offer Euro 2 fuels again.In a statement released earlier today, the DOTr called DOE Department Order No. 002018-08-0012--
Report gas stations that have raised prices
In a statement released earlier today, Department of Energy (DOE) head Alfonso Cusi assured the public that the agency is watching over oil firms to prevent profiteering amidst the first few days of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law's (
It managed more than 30km/L
British United Automobiles, the country's exclusive distributor of Mini vehicles, has plenty of reasons to celebrate this holiday season. The company joined the Department of Energy's (DOE) most recent fuel economy run, and the Mini Countryman managed to get second
*Based on DOE's latest test
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently held its 13th Fuel Economy Run in Clark, Pampanga. Numerous carmakers volunteered their units, with over 50 participating vehicles across different segments taking part in the test. The run covered the following route: Petron Service Station
Unscrupulous suppliers must be caught
For a while now, we've been hearing alarming reports of the widespread illegal sale of meth in the country. No, not the shabu kind. Rather, methanol. There are reports of some unscrupulous gasoline distributors including large amounts of methanol in their
And to protect our engines, too
As a car owner, it's important that you use the right kind of fuel for your engine. Failure to do so could lead to all sorts of problems and damage later on. Furthermore, the chemicals used in your local gas station'
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to
Happening on May 27th
Unless you've somehow figured out how to grow money on trees, fuel economy is a pretty big deal when shopping for a new car. Taking into account our country's hellish traffic, these numbers could spell the difference between a best-
If it gets stamp of approval, that is
Late in 2012, the Department of Energy revealed its $500-million electric tricycle program with the Asian Development Bank, the aim of which is to help the country find a sustainable solution to mass transportation. Since that time, the ADB has been
For its environmental and economic benefits
Effective today, June 30, the Philippine Coconut Authority will conduct on-road tests on the viability of using 5% biodiesel blend of fuel for public transport vehicles.With the approval of the National Biofuels Board to increase the mandated biodisel blend from
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