This is huge
Big news for residents of California: The sales of purely gasoline-powered vehicles in the entire state might end by 2035.According to a report by Reuters, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) had voted to adopt the regulations that would require
Telesforo Trinidad is the only Filipino in the US Navy to receive the Medal of Honor
US Navy secretary Carlos Del Toro has announced that a Filipino recipient of the Medal of Honor will be honored by naming an Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer after him.The Arleigh Burke-class Flight III guided-missile destroyer, DDG 139, will
Literal na buwaya ’to, ha?
Here in Metro Manila, buwaya sightings aren't unusual. There are plenty of them around the capital, most commonly found past erratic traffic lights along major thoroughfares or near busy intersections with confusing signage, always ready to pounce on their prey. If
But hey, at least it’s heated
Prime parking spots in urban centers don't come cheap. Remember: When it comes to real estate like this, you aren't just paying for a place to store your vehicle-you're shelling out dough for convenience and time, too.In
Reconnecting neighborhoods is now the new approach toward ‘fixing’ cities
Here in the Philippines, we're starting to see more and more roads pop up courtesy of the current administration's infra push. In other countries, however, it's a bit of the opposite.Several cities in the United States, for example,
Every jab counts
Is the COVID-19 pandemic nearing its end? No, but at least we can find some solace in the fact people are beginning to get vaccinated (albeit at a less than stellar rate here in the Philippines). The jab is the best
A more sustainable alternative that will also create more jobs for Americans
Newly sworn-in US President Joe Biden is planning to make considerable changes as he begins his tenure in office. One of these is the replacement of the US government's fleet of about 650,000 vehicles with American-made electric vehicles.
The Metropolitan Transport Authority
There's no doubt that public transportation systems the world over have been shaken up by this coronavirus outbreak. Some of the world's busiest cities, however, are facing bigger problems than others in terms of finding ways to properly operate transport
#UhOh
The USA's Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk, alleging a tweet in which he claimed he'd secured funding for a buyout of Tesla at $420 per share was "false and misleading."The Commission says Musk
A new hour-long show
Ladies and gentlemen, we are pleased to announce that an all-new, US-based series of Top Gear will air later this year on BBC America. It is called Top Gear America.The hosts? Hollywood star William Fichtner-who's appeared in
Big chunk goes to buying back cars
The details of Volkswagen's punishment and compensation for the diesel cheat scandal in America have been revealed. And it's massive. Total cost to VW will be $14.7 billion (P692.66 billion).The company will offer to buy back or
At least based on 2014 answers
With how prevalent road rage incidents are in the Philippines, we honestly believe that becoming desensitized to all the negative vibes flowing through our streets is a real risk. For example: We aren't too shocked to learn that eight out of
A tribute to American motoring history
Despite the fact that we live in the digital age, there are still those who prefer using good old-fashioned snail mail to get their messages across. Yes, electronic mail may be more efficient, but there's something about the novelty of
Who saw this coming, seriously?
Whether we admit it or not, many of us used to crack jokes about how cheap or odd-looking Kia vehicles were back then. The Pride, for one, was the butt of all harsh comments during its heyday in the early '90s.
The true meaning of car porn
If the Brits have the Gumball 3000, the Americans have the GoldRush Rally. Like its counterpart in the UK, the US event is an interstate motor rally that spans several days and features eye-popping automobiles. This rolling showcase of ridiculously expensive
Ridden by Cory and Noynoy, too
Once upon a time, this car ferried Ninoy Aquino and his family while they were living in exile in Boston. Only a few cars in history have humble origins yet also have historical significance. One such car is this USDM 1980 Volkswagen
Totaling about P72 billion
Volkswagen Group has revealed the first concrete effects of the emissions scandal on its finances.After delaying its annual results, it reported an annual loss for the year 2015 of €1.36 billion (or P71.8 billion). By comparison, in 2014 it
To supposedly cut car crashes by 20%
Automakers responsible for roughly 99% of light-vehicle sales in the US have agreed to install automatic emergency braking systems on their cars by 2022. If the deal goes as planned, nearly all motor vehicles in the US will be equipped with
This is how an effective gov't does things
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued Volkswagen AG a notice of violation, alleging that four-cylinder diesel VW and Audi cars from model years 2009 to 2015 have software that circumvents EPA emissions standards.It was discovered that when undergoing
Too bad they're sold in North America
Whether one admits it or not, the harsh reality in the consumer marketplace is that branding is everything. Slap the Apple logo onto a computer or a phone, for instance, and patrons will be flocking to the store in droves just to
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