These things are adorable
Basically, practical automobiles are units that are easy to operate and maintain. Small or light cars are generally considered as the ultimate practical cars or "practicars." They have small engines that run with precision and consume less fuel and oil. Available in
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
Learn about classic automobiles and Philippine history
If our cars are extensions of who we are, then our country's past presidential cars reflect not just their users' personalities and preferences-these people, after all, were once our heads of state. Each state car thus also represents the political,
What going to school looked like then
In 1869, the city of Quincy in Massachusetts passed an ordinance to hire carriages and wagons that would carry pupils of outlying areas to and from school. This was America's first public school-bus system, which most states adopted in the '
Something for everyone
History Con Manila 2018 is happening now, and it offers a little something for everyone. Yes, including you car guys and gals reading this. Alongside special guests like Giorgio A. Tsoukalos (The 'aliens' meme guy) and Katheryn Winnick of Vikings fame, the
We've been going fast for over a century
In December 1956, the Mobilgas Economy Run took place.Archeological finds of ancient tracks around the world indicate that terrain racing has existed for centuries. Racing existed before the advent of the automobile, with speed contests first carried out on foot, and
What were the cars they sold?
Manila Trading and Supply Company (Mantrade), Baguio City, 1940. Pictured above are two 1938 'barrel-nose' Ford vehicles: a truck (left) and a sedan (right). In December 1900, the US Army Signal Corps brought in a number of Woods Electric cars from
Let's go back 100 years
Cars, trucks and motorcycles were introduced and made available in the country by trading companies as early as 1901. Although the US dollar was equivalent to two Philippine silver pesos during that period, the price of a motorized vehicle was considered a
Trees, plants and grass everywhere
Even after Quezon City was created in 1939, the road that would become our beloved EDSA had already been planned as an alternative route from Balintawak to Pasay. Initially this was called Route 54, and its construction would intersect different routes and
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