Articles about Puv Modernization

Isuzu PH turns over modern PUVs in Tarlac
Good news! The PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP) is making headway nationwide.Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) turned over 20 units of its PUV units to one of Pasang Masda's umbrella organizations, the Paniqui Gerona Tarlac Transport Services Cooperative (PGT Transeco) on March
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
Is the government now taking the environment seriously?
Our lungs are feeling better just reading this. According to the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) semi-annual report for 2018, fines and penalty collection for violating Republic Act 9749-better known as the nation's Clean Air Act-is up by
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
As part of the New Boracay Integrated Transport System
Boracay, which has recently undergone an expansive rehabilitation project, is scheduled to reopen for business and tourism very soon. During a Malacañang press briefing on the island's reopening, Department of Transportation (DOTr) assistant secretary Mark de Leon outlined the government'
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
Good to know
There will be no delays to the Philippine government's PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP). This was the assurance delivered by Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary Arthur Tugade earlier today, following various reports saying the overhaul was set to be postponed."We
Do you agree?
Here's a thought: Maybe public transportation should be looked at from a business perspective, instead of just as a form of income for operators.This is what Department of Transportation (DOTr) assistant secretary for road transportation and infrastructure Mark De Leon
Excited to try them?
The Philippine government has revealed another "next-generation PUV," and this time it hails from Mother Russia.According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), mini buses from the Gazelle Motors Corporation--a Russian vehicle manufacturer--will soon be plying Metro Manila'
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
Is this the future of public transport?
The government's Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) has just gotten a big boost, thanks to Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC).At a formal ceremony held in front of the Senate building, the Japanese carmaker turned over 15 'modernized' jeepneys to be
Hectic work sked taking its toll on DOTr officials' health
As early as 8am, the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) forum hall was already jampacked with people anxiously waiting for the start of the event. Dubbed as the Public Transport Modernization Expo, key players of the transport sector-both from private and
Have you heard of the GAZ Group?
The Russian invasion continues. This time, it's the GAZ Group which has sent its official Philippine distributor, the Eastern Petroleum Group (EPG), a fresh batch of light commercial vehicles.EPG chairman Fernando Martinez says that units of the manufacturer's Gazelle
Over a hundred citations issued
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (i-ACT) are now implementing the government's PUV Modernization Program in Angeles, Pampanga.DOTr undersecretary Tim Orbos confirmed this during an interview with GMA News, saying the agency was already
It doesn't come cheap though
The Department of Transportation's (DOTr) long awaited PUV Modernization Program is finally underway, and a number of local manufacturers are already scrambling to be a part of it. We've seen plenty of prototypes leading up to the program's implementation,
A reasonable request?
A local transport group says it will hold off on imposing a fare hike if the Philippine government grants jeepney drivers a fuel discount.According to a report by CNN Philippines, Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) head George
Your days are numbered
Regardless of where you stand on the PUV modernization debate, you can't deny that toxic smoke from dilapidated jeepneys has festered in our airspace for far too long. It's a problem that affects everyone: The people who drive the jeepneys,
But they must pass a test first
As reported by CNN Philippines, Department of Transportation undersecretary Tim Orbos says that jeepneys over 15 years old can still operate until 2020 on the condition that they undergo and pass a roadworthiness test first."The 15-year-old aspect, hindi na
Owner still wants traditional jeepneys on PH roads
After almost two years, Engr. Youssef Z. Ahmad, chairman of Le' Guider International E-Trike Electronic Assembly Philippines, and Ed Sarao, of the famed passenger jeepney manufacturer Sarao Motors, recently met for the second time to talk about business possibilities.On this
A retrospective
The public-utility jeepney or PUJ, known as the auto-calesa or AC before the war, has been with us for a long period of time. Sooner or later, however, the plan to impose the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program by
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