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Automotive and Transportation

Automotive and Transportation

Uber fined with PhP 190 million to lift suspension

After much debacle, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), announced this Friday, August 25 2017, that the ride-sharing app would need to pay a fine of PhP 190 million to lift the suspension order against it. Uber has been banned for one month of operations back in August 14, however, the company defied the LTFRB’s orders and filed...

Suzuki Grand Vitara Special Edition Drive Review

When we think of purchasing a car, it’s admirable that we can achieve our 1st vehicle where it’s usually in a budget less than 800k. But for professionals who aims more than the usual small sized sedan or budget vehicle, an SUV is adequate to fulfill your cravings for a more adventurous driving experience. The SUV category is growing today...

Ford launches new Ford Ranger + Raptor lineup

It's definitely the year for Ford to be in front of the SUV and Pickup Truck segment. Enjoying a great year in sales comes a new lineup of Ranger and Raptop pickup trucks designed for a new generation of power enthusiasts and owners that are built-for-though. Ford Raptor Ford brings in the all-new Ford Raptor that is designed for a whole new...

No more flat rate parking during weekends and holidays – Various parking companies increased prices as of May 1

While everyone was busy with the 5 day holiday weekend in Metro Manila, several parking companies in BGC, Ortigas and Greenhills have implemented their new parking rates as of May 1, 2017.  Fetch, an online valet system in BGC just announced that their services will not be affected by the change of prices.  The new rates now completely removes the flat...

Uber is finally back after paying PhP 190 million penalty

After half a month of absence, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has finally lifted their suspension against Uber after paying a penalty of PhP 190 million and an additional PhP 299 million as recompense with its partner drivers. In a report, LTFRB was able to calculate its PhP 190 million penalty based on the 19 remaining days...

Mazda 3 2017 Review: Everything keeps getting better

Ever since Mazda implemented their SkyActiv technology, heads are turning even more to this Japanese brand. For years now, Mazda has shown its full potential with performance, design, fuel efficiency and even driver experience. The Mazda 3 is the forefront of this success being the best selling vehicle of the brand and the 2017 edition deserves no less but the best. We...

eSakay electric jeeps will make commuting from Makati to Mandaluyong easier

To solve the ever increasing problem of traffic in the Philippines, eSakay’s electric vehicle fleet will be serving one of the busiest commuting routes between Makati and Mandaluyong. eSakay, an end-to-end transport solutions provider, will help address the country’s snowballing transportation concerns and help the Department of Transportation’s gradual shift in its 2017 Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Starting this...

Our weekend with the new Chevrolet Sail

Chevrolet Philippines let us spent a weekend over the new Sail, a compact car that bring vibrancy in the lineup of Chevrolet. So, we thought of bringing it to Tagaytay for a spin and we did exactly that. This new car model is a balance of performance, size and functionality, in our experience this goes head to head with the...

The New Nissan X-Trail is now equipped with today’s standard of sensors

Nissan is on a role to revamp their whole lineup, 1st to get their Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) technology in the Philippines is the new X-Trail. Having advanced sensors in the front, sides, and back gives the new X-Trail smart technology for today's driving standard. Not to even mention a more aggressive look and variants of both 4x2 or...

[MIAS 2017] – Test drive a Ford vehicle with a challenge at the Ford Island Conquest

Ford recently toured the Metro with their Ford Island Conquest theme. The tour showcases the latest Ford vehicles ready to be seen and test drove into Ford's own obstacle course. The aim is to show the highlight key vehicle and capabilities of the Everest, Ranger and EcoSport. This upcoming MIAS 2017 March 30 - April 2 2017 at the World...