Monday , 14 October 2019

Wheels

Angkas to Offer Free Rides to LRT-2 Commuters

Angkas to the rescue While LRT-2 commuters are set to face 9 months of agony as the LRTA will be repairing the damaged rectifier substation along Katipunan Avenue, various transport groups—Angkas included—are offering free rides for affected passengers. Here’s the schedule for Angkas’ free rides: Aside from Angkas, MMDA is also offering free bus rides from Santolan to Cubao, while …

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Ford Debuts 2019 Everest with New Engines, Added Features

More powerful and better than ever Ford updates its 4th-generation Everest Midsize SUV for 2019 with added features and new engines. The 4×4 variant gets a new 2.0L Bi-Turbo engine that comes with 213PS and 500nm of torque while the 4×2 variant gets a 2.0L Turbo engine that comes with 180PS and 420nm of torque. Both variants are mated to …

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2018 Ford Everest 2.2L Trend 4×2 AT Review: Big, Brutish and Beautiful

We take the Everest for a spin! Ford handed us the keys to their current generation 2.2 Trend 4×2 AT Everest a few weeks ago, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. With errands to do in the north and monsoon rains battering the metro, the arrival of Ford’s 7-seater SUV was a god send. While this particular …

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Nissan Introduces Navarra Black Edition in the Philippines

Nissan updates its Navarra pickup truck line with the Black Edition series. Available starting today, all Black Edition models come with unique body decals, orange accents, and Gloss Black exterior body trims. Other unique features of the Black Edition include a Gloss Black Rear Bumper, Gloss Black 18-inch alloy wheels, Smoked LED Projector Headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps, 8-Way …

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Caltex Wants to Prove how Good Fuel can Go a Long Way

And even break world records When it comes to a car’s performance, fuel quality plays a vital role. Beyond octane numbers and Euro standards, a fuel’s composition To prove this, Caltex invited radio DJ KC Montero and Jamaican-Chinese professional rally race car driver Natasha Chang to race 28-year old cars at Thailand’s Doi Chang Mountain road fueled by Caltex with …

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Toyota Philippines Announces Pricing for the 2020 Supra

Are your wallets ready? Heads up millennials: one of the iconic Japanese sportscar models of the 90s is back, and it is coming to the Philippines. TopGear Philippines got the details on the Supra’s pricing, and it is more affordable than Nissan’s GT-R. The pricing may be double of its SRP in the US, but you need to factor other things …

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DoTR Announces Free PNR, LRT 2, MRT 3 Rides for Students

Free rides can be availed at select times from Monday to Friday excluding holidays Great news for all students who commute: DoTR announced that it is offering free rides to them from Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, at select times. Those taking the LRT-2 can avail of the free rides from 4:30AM to 6:00AM and 3:00PM to 4:30PM. Those taking …

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Wunder Ceases PH Operations

They have no plans of coming back for now UPDATE: Wunder’s platform and support channels will be available until July 12. The start of the work week shocked commuters. Carpool app Wunder announced that it is ceasing its operations, and that their platform and support channels will be operational until June 28. Wunder is based in Germany, and has been …

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Tamiya Is Releasing A Dyipne Mini 4WD

Philippines represent! Tamiya is releasing a Mini 4WD version of the iconic Philippine Jeepney in commemoration of the Asia Challenge Manila Special. The “Dyipne”, as it is called, a great representation of the most recognized and popular means of transportation for Filipinos in the country. The kit’s details are pretty good, and the decals on the outside capture even small …

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Davao City to Implement Integrated Bus System, Phase Out Jeepneys

Feasibility studies are ongoing While there are discussions and debates about the jeepney modernization program in Metro Manila, Davao City is going for another route: they intend to phase out jeepneys and replace it with the Davao Integrated Bus System. In a report by The Philippine Star, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio rejected the jeepney modernization program, citing that it …

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DOTr Approves Pilot Operation of Motorcycle Taxis

Angkas is back for real The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it has approved the pilot implementation of motorcycle taxi operations. The pilot run will start in June and will cover Metro Manila and Metro Cebu for six months. DOTr partnered with motorcycle-hailing service Angkas for the pilot run. Under the implementing guidelines, both motorcycle passengers and drivers should …

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Grab to Charge Php 50 for Booking Cancellations and No-Shows

The policy should curb irresponsible behavior among drivers and passengers Are you frustrated at Grab drivers not showing up or cancelling your bookings? Grab might be able to resolve that: in its new policy, it will be charging Php 50 for cancellations and no-shows. The penalty applies to passengers who terminate a ride 5 minutes after getting a driver and …

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Honda Philippines Launches 2019 Brio

Baby Jazz? Honda Philippines has officially launched the 2019 iteration of their subcompact, the Brio. The new model follows the design language that the Japanese car manufacturer has set for their other models, namely the Jazz, Mobilio, BR-V and City, thanks to its aggressive swept-back headlights and grill and new metal tailgate. The interior is all grown-up, and if you’ve …

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The 2019 Suzuki Jimny is Finally Here!

Check Out the Beefier Suzuki Jimny! There’s always been something about Suzuki’s petite 4×4 that has always piqued my interest. It may be its off-beat styling that made it stand out in the crowded lanes of EDSA but a part of me always wanted one and its been a mainstay in my cars I want to own if had bucket …

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Buy Prestone Oils, Get Free Labor On An Oil Change At Rapide

The promo runs until the 15th Prestone is doing you a solid for your next scheduled oil change. The company has announced that they’re partnering with Rapide to offer free labor whenever you buy specially marked Prestone Motor Oils in select Rapide Outlets. Specifically, the free change applies when you buy Prestone’s G-Tech Full Synthetic oils for gasoline engines and …

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