Amid multiple cases of trip-cutting
The city government of Manila is filing a request for the suspension of the entire Baclaran-Divisoria jeepney line, due to multiple reported incidents of trip-cutting."The people of Manila and the city government of Manila will be the complainant before
End of an era?
The days of hazardous jeepney units might be numbered.According to a report by BusinessWorld, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) says that June 2020 is the agency's "deadliest deadline" to phase out old and dilapidated jeepney units."Ang
Get the chance to see the company’s modern jeepneys
As part of its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the government has officially launched the Modern PUV Caravan. Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) continues its support for the program through its participation in the festivities earlier today.The Japanese manufacturer will be
Have you been to the summer capital lately?
It looks like Baguio City may soon get help in its fight against gridlock traffic.According to a report by Inquirer.net, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking to lend the country's summer capital a helping hand to decongest
Our nation’s pride in 1/32 scale
A few days ago, we reported that Tamiya will be selling a special-edition mini 4WD model of our country's iconic jeepney. Now, the in-demand kit (we've already seen a possible case of hoarding) is already available in hobby
Pinoy pride
The Philippines and Tamiya, everyone's favorite scale model manufacturer, have a pretty tight relationship. Need proof? Not only does the brand continue to maintain a strong following among both hobbyists and car enthusiasts, there's also an actual Tamiya factory located
But please, don't try this yourself
In an age when the manual transmission seems to be going the way of the typerwiter, it's refreshing to see that many of our countrymen can still operate three pedals with skill and poise. But one driver has taken the whole
They can be distracting to all parties
Can public utility vehicles (PUV) roll around town plastered in political ads? It's an especially busy time for advertising now that it's campaign season. According to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), yes they can.The government agency
It’s a rite of passage at this point
Another visiting international celebrity, another requisite jeepney shot.Instagram posts featuring the most maligned-er, most iconic-set of wheels to ever grace Philippine roads have become a rite of passage for visiting stars at this point-obligatory, even. This time, it'
It’s time to break away from the past
Wini Camacho is no stranger to us. He is our kababayan who has made a name for himself as a designer at Mercedes-Benz. He also did something really cool for Top Gear PH when, in 2010, he sent us his sketches
As a result of lower fuel prices at the pump
Here's a little good news to start the week...at least if you're a commuter. If you're a jeepney driver, on the other hand, you're probably going to want to sit down for this.The Land Transportation Franchising
Despite the fuel price rollbacks
Recently, oil companies around the country instituted widespread fuel price rollbacks, much to the relief of household budgets across the nation. In turn, commuter groups are urging the Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to reverse the jeepney and bus fare hikes
In support of PUV modernization
Among the cars, vans, and SUVs on display at this year's Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), Daewoo is holding its own with its lineup of 'clean and green' buses, trucks, and even a jeepney. Columbian Manufacturing Corporation (CMANC), the country's
Get ready to be modernized
If you still haven't felt the rising cost of goods lately, maybe you will now. According to a report by GMA News, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a petition to raise the minimum jeepney fare from
We wouldn't mind seeing this on the road
Remember last week when several reports emerged that the government's PUV Modernization Program might be delayed? Well, if the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) recent actions are anything to go by, those reports might not ring true.A few
A jeepney makeover by a world-class Filipino car designer
Our kababayan car designer Winifredo Camacho was featured in our April issue this year because of a very special achievement: He had played a big role in the design of the current- model Mercedes-Benz E-Class. In the world of automobile
Be careful what you share online
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently called out a Facebook page on social media for spreading fake news about a new P12 jeepney fare.In a post shared on Facebook yesterday, the government agency labeled information shared by the page PhilippiNews
It's pretty much a rite of passage
When an international athlete or celebrity visits the Philippines, there are three questions local media outlets will always ask without fail: 1) Have you tried halo-halo? 2) What do you think of the Philippines? 3) Have you ridden a jeepney yet?
Still so many challenges ahead
We sat down and listened to the speech of Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark De Leon during the opening day of the Philippine Auto Parts Expo (PhilAPEX) at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City yesterday, and from what we had
To be implemented soon
Commuters, take note (and start stocking up on extra P1 coins). The This means that the minimum fare will go up to P9 from P8 for the first 4km. The charge will apply to jeepneys operating in the National Capital Region, as
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