Gain points by fueling up
Unioil and on-demand logistics and delivery firm Lalamove have teamed up to provide the latter's drivers with the fuel company's loyalty card.Now, Lalamove motorcycle, MPV, and light truck drivers can gain exclusive benefits and points just by fueling
And should I worry?
There are many reasons your car's check-engine light turns on after you fuel up. It could be a loose gas cap, a gasket gone bad on said gas cap, or a damaged vacuum hose, among others.Modern cars (mostly those
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,
Conducted on Asian vehicles
Every fuel company naturally claims that its products are the (insert superlative) of all fuels in the land. Caltex, however, has actually gone out of its way to prove its fuels' cleanliness with a borescope test.In October, the fuel company inspected
Uh-oh
So it looks like next year's oil price hike might still be a go.According to a report by GMA News, the Duterte administration's economic advisers have done a 180 on its recommendation to suspend the increase of excise taxes
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
A senator files an inquiry
Will the suspension of the fuel excise tax next year (more on that here) help mitigate inflation? It's a burning question that lawmakers and taxpayers alike want answered.Senator Win Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, has filed
Is it worth it?
For high-performance nuts like myself, the high-octane fuels that are available in this country are a godsend. However, high-octane fuel carries a price premium. So, is it really better for your car? If it costs more, it should be
Thank you
Could the country's fuel price woes be coming to an end? If a new resolution filed in the Philippine Senate pushes through, they just might.Minority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon and Senators Francis Pangilinan, Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros, Antonio Trillanes,
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 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
Gasoline did more than pave the way for motoring
Standard Vacuum Oil Company of New York (Socony) was the pioneer petroleum firm in our country; in 1892, it started shipping in kerosene, which replaced whale oil to make lamp light. The product was sold under the name 'Petroleo Marca Gallo' (Cock
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--
And tackling a new revolution
During the recent Shell Technology Forum held in May, Pilipinas Shell customers and partners gathered to discuss business developments and how to strengthen relations within the industry. They were joined by representatives from the government, the academe, and other industries. The goal
There are steps to follow
Hello! I had this horrible experience just this evening. My car ran out of fuel because I forgot to refill this morning. I am aware that my fuel gauge is not functioning. I need your advice, sir. Will I take my car
It's all about competition
Have you ever found yourself in line to fuel up at a gas station only to see that its rates are slightly different-whether cheaper or more expensive-than at your suki?No, global fuel prices didn't suddenly fluctuate while you
It's not cheap
Ever since the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) package was passed into law, fuel prices across the country have skyrocketed. The race is ongoing to be the most frugal motorist (and manufacturer) in the land.For those of you out
Moderation is key
There really is no sorcery behind saving fuel, as it is all science and all it takes is a good dose of common sense. As car guys, we love to give our rides a good thrashing, but seeing the fuel gauge drop
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