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September 30, 2014

Electric Tricycles roll out in Mandaluyong City

Following the debut of the COMET (City Optimized Managed Electric Transport) e-jeepney in Quezon City, the e-tricycles, also known as the E-Trikebayan, are now plying the streets of Mandaluyong City.

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September 28, 2014

This is the symbolical jeepney’s successor, and it’s already in QC

A lot of people would consider the jeepney a symbol of Philippine culture, where it comes from the words “Jeep” & “Jitney”, materializing after World War II. Because of arising environmental concerns and because of technological advancements, we are now seeing the next big step in local transportation take place – something we’ve reported last January; it’s called the COMET e-jeepney, and it’s debuting in Quezon City. Continue Reading

September 24, 2014

Honda announces availability of all-new City VX MUGEN

Honda Cars Philippines Inc (HCPI) announces the availability of its new City VX MUGEN Special Edition that sports factory-installed body kits from MUGEN. It comes with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine partnered with 5-speed manual transmission. Continue Reading

September 22, 2014

YugaTech Presents: Galloping with the Ford Mustang

We got the chance to take the 5-liter Ford Mustang V8 GT Premium out for a spin and to be honest, we enjoyed every bit of it. Here’s our experience with one of the most popular and iconic muscle car in history. Continue Reading

September 14, 2014

Solon wants to suspend Helmet Law to fight crimes

Zamboanga Representative Celso Lobregat has authored House Bill No. 4438 which aims to suspend Republic Act 10054, or the Helmet Law, in an effort to fight crimes committed by motorcycle riders.

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September 10, 2014

LTFRB to require GPS installed in public buses

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will soon require all public utility buses (PUBs) to have GPS (Global Position System) installed so their location and speed can be monitored while on the road.

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September 07, 2014

Jeepney Co. showcases first double-decker jeepney

Jeepney Company, the company behind Jeepney Tours that offers tourists with Pinoy-style transport in some of the top destinations in the country since 2005, have recently showcased the double-decker Jeepney complete with airconditioning system, a refrigerator, a pair of TV, sound system and two microphones for those who fancy videoke while on the road.

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September 04, 2014

Mandaluyong starts Motorcycle Riding-in-Tandem Ban

The City of Mandaluyong has started implementing the new city ordinance about riding-in-tandem. This is in response to a lot of robbery and murder incidents involving motorists that are riding-in-tandem.

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August 26, 2014

Hoverbike prototype is world’s first flying motorcycle

Hoverbike is an ambitious project that aims to create a flying motorcycle. The initial prototype below looks like a podracer from one of those Starwars movies.

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August 15, 2014

Sotto files No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014

In response to the increasing crime involving back-riders on two-wheeled motorcycles or the so-called ‘riding in tandem’, Sotto has recently filed the No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014 which seeks to “stop this evil Batman and Robin tandem for good.” Continue Reading

August 01, 2014

Join the Toyota Seatbelt Art Contest!

We just joined a regional contest by Toyota to design a custom seat belt for cars. This is to promote safety in driving especially in high road accident countries like the Philippines.

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July 29, 2014

Toyota goes Psy with Waku Doki viral video

You have to give it to the Japanese to come up with crazy video commercials like the Waku Doki. Toyota is banking on the new campaign to signify that Waku Dokie feeling (which means an exciting adrenaline rush) when driving their cars.

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July 22, 2014

Philippine Lemon Law signed, to take effect on July 30

President Benigno S. Aquino officially signs the Philippine Lemon Law that basically gives people assurance that their newly-purchased vehicle meets the standards set by the manufacturer. It will take effect starting the end of this month. Continue Reading

July 10, 2014

Honda PH to recall 1760 cars for faulty airbag

On Wednesday, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., (HCPI) announced that it is voluntarily recalling 1,760 units of select Honda Accord, City, Civic and Fit sold in the Philippines due to faulty inflation device of the front passenger airbag.

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July 06, 2014

Honda CR-V Cruiser Edition starts at Php1.43M

After recently releasing the all new Jazz, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) refreshes its CR-V line-up by introducing the Cruiser Edition that comes in 2.0 S and 2.4 SX models – both in automatic transmissions. Continue Reading

June 28, 2014

Nissan turns Gran Turismo 6 car into real-life supercar

During the Goodwood Festival of Speed in UK, Nissan unveiled the real-life version of the Concept 2020 Vision GT that was originally set to be a supercar for the game Gran Turismo 6. It is a complete and detailed version of the in-game racing car right from its ventilated hood down to the four-wheel drive chassis. Continue Reading

June 25, 2014

PNP warns misbehaving cops caught on social media

The Philippine National Police (PNP) have recently issued a memo regarding its officers who are captured in social media violating PNP rules and regulations and traffic laws. Continue Reading

June 25, 2014

Honda unveils all new Jazz starting at Php768,000

Honda Philippines launches the third generation Jazz that is dubbed “The One”. It combines a fresh look with new technologies to achieve more dynamic performance, fuel economy, and overall functionality. Continue Reading

June 22, 2014

Harley-Davidson unveils LiveWire, the company’s first all-electric motorcycle

As the market shifts towards more eco-friendly vehicles, Harley-Davidson is taking the necessary steps to make sure that they are not that far off on the running. And as an initiative, they’ve launched the Project LiveWire Experience which allows American consumers to take their first electric-powered motorcycle, dubbed as LiveWire, out for a spin before it enters to mass-production.

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June 18, 2014

Mini Cooper 2014 lands locally, priced at Php2.1M

MINI Philippines, the local arm of the UK-based car manufacturer, British United Automobiles Inc., has recently announced the official debut of the new 2014 Mini Cooper and 2014 Mini Cooper S in the country.

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June 18, 2014

New House Bill wants road and traffic safety to be taught in schools

A new House Bill has been recently filed that aims to include road and traffic safety as part of the curriculum of elementary and secondary schools.

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June 10, 2014

Senate approves Philippine Lemon Law of 2014

The Senate has approved the SBN 2211 or the Philippine Lemon Law of 2014 which aims to strengthen consumer protection in the purchase of brand new motor vehicles.

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June 08, 2014

2014 Yamaha International Motor Show in Manila

Yamaha Motor Philippines recently launched the 2014 Yamaha International Motor Show with a bang last June 4, 2014.

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June 04, 2014

Pinoy Auto Trader founders launch AutoDeal.com.ph

Two months after Sulit.com.ph, which is now OLX Philippines, has pulled the plug on Pinoy Auto Trader, the talented team behind the site has regrouped to form their second automotive-centric website called AutoDeal.com.ph

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May 30, 2014

Honda unveils Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN & Civic 1.8 E Modulo

Honda today announces the availability of its refreshed models in the Civic lineup. This marks the company’s third model launch of this year, and introduces a slew of factory-installed accessories that come as standard. Meet the Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN and Civic 1.8 E Modulo. Continue Reading