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Manila Taxis May Soon Charge Higher Fares That Match Ride-Hailing Apps' Tariffs. Will Better Service Follow Suit?

LTFRB starts re-calibrating meters of taxis in Metro Manila to reflect fare hikes approved in 2017

After a delay lasting all of seven months, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) finally started re-calibrating meters of taxicabs operating in Metro Manila on July 31 to reflect higher fares approved way back in November 2017.  The process was ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 03, 2018 06:00:00
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Whatever Happened to the LTFRB’s Plan to Push Taxis to Modernize as Condition for Fare Hikes?

Order requiring cabs to install hailing apps, GPS, dashboard camera and even free Wi-Fi has yet to be implemented

When the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved petitions filed by various local taxi operators for a fare hike in October 2017, the agency also turned the occasion as an opportunity to push cab operators to modernize and upgrade their ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 19, 2018 09:00:00
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Japan’s Hino Motors Tries Hand at Building Modern Version of Pinoy Jeepney

PH’s No. 2 truck seller enjoys faster sales as demand shifts from second-hand to brand new vehicles

The demand for brand new trucks and buses instead of second-hand vehicles has helped spur growth in sales of commercial vehicles of Hino Motors Philippines Corp. (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Japan’s No. 1 brand of trucks and buses in the country.“We ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 14, 2017 10:00:00
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A 7-Year Vehicle Loan For Only 6% p.a.? DBP Launches Subsidized Lending Scheme for PUV Coops and Companies

Borrowers can avail of Php1.7-Php2.1 million loan per vehicle to buy new jeepney, minibus or UV express unit

Registered transport cooperatives and corporations can avail of a loan from Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to purchase brand new public utility vehicles (PUVs) to help them comply with tougher standards under the government’s PUV Modernization Program.Last September 11, the Department ...

by Cherrie Regalado  | September 13, 2017 11:00:00
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Prototype for Electric-Powered 'Green Jeepney' Unveiled

Endika Aboitiz-led QEV joint venture aims to support the government’s PUV modernization program

A prototype of the future of Philippine jeepneys was unveiled Thursday, July 20, at the Shangri-La at The Fort in Bonifacio Global City.QEV Philippines Electromobility Solutions and Consulting Group Inc., a joint venture between Philippine businessman Endika Aboitiz and Spanish investor Enrique ...

by Glen Concio and Pauline Macaraeg  | July 20, 2017 07:00:00
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Japanese Truck Maker to Build Modern Version of the Jeepney

The quintessential Pinoy ride gets an upgrade in time for the PUV modernization program

Eleven heavy, medium and light-duty trucks are on display at the Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC)'s Truck Fest at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. That’s expected in a truck show, which runs from April 20 to 23, 2017. But amid all ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 21, 2017 12:00:00
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