Tuesday , 28 January 2020

Wheels

TWG Increases Motorcycle Taxi Cap to 21,000

At the condition that all motorcycle taxi firms have to drop charges In order to appease motorcycle taxi firms who have been complaining about DoTR-TWG’s guidelines, DoTR-TWG chair Antonio Gardiola Jr confirmed in an interview with ANC Early Edition that it will be increasing the biker cap from 13,000 to 21,000 per motorcycle firm. In the interview, Gardiola said that …

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TWG takes Initial Decision Back; Motorcycle Pilot Run Continues

All hope is not yet lost The Motorcycle Taxi TWG took back its initial decision of ending the pilot run abruptly after yersterday’s senate hearing about the said matter. In an interview with CNN Philippines, DoTR-TWG Chair Antonio Gardiola Jr. said that they “will have a meeting with providers this afternoon para ma-tresh out namin kung ano ang dapat gawin.” …

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Sony Just Made Their Own Electric Car

It’s made to show off many of their techs Not content on just making phones, cameras, audio gear and TVs, Sony is apparently making cars now. Well, a car to be specific. The company unveiled their Sony Vision-S electric concept sedan at the end of their CES keynote, much to the surprise of everyone attending. But don’t expect Sony to …

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It’s Going to be a Sad Christmas for Angkas and its Riders

The ride-sharing service is slated to cut more than half of its riders Christmas is just a few days away, but it is not going to be a happy one for most Angkas riders. In a Facebook post, Angkas said that around 17,000 of its riders will lose their jobs next year despite LTFRB extending the operation of Motorcycle Taxis …

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Go-Jek Partners with Zalora for Philippine Market Entry

Third time’s a charm? After it was denied to enter the Philippine market early this year, Indonesian ride-hailing platform Go-Jek reportedly resubmitted its application in its bid to break Grab’s virtual monopoly. Previously rejected due to the country’s strict foreign ownership rules, Nikkei reports that Go-Jek secured a partnership with Zalora, a local e-commerce giant headed by CEO Paulo Campos. …

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Philippine Competition Commission orders Grab to Refund Riders

Breaking: PCC orders Grab to return Php 5.05 million to riders after they breached their fare cap.How much have you been paying for your Grab lately?? Posted by Unbox on Sunday, November 17, 2019 The regulating body will continue to monitor Grab for next year Philippine Competition Commission announced today that it is ordering Grab Philippines to return Php 5.05 million …

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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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