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We take Jaguar's all-electric I-Pace out for a spin.
We were one of the first to try out the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace in the country, the brand’s first all-electric vehicle. When All British Cars, the exclusive distributor of Jaguar vehicles in the Philippines virtually unveiled the Jaguar I-PACE we asked for ...
 
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Is this a bad sign?
You know how everyone should be staying at home unless absolutely necessary because of COVID-19? Well, if we were to base whether or not this advice is being followed on the number of cars outside, it isn’t a good look for local ...
 
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The Metro Manila Subway is on its way.
Here's some hopeful news for the coming new year: According to the Department of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, the much-awaited subway will be partially operable by the last quarter of 2021, which is a little more than a year away."'Yung subway, tuloy ...
 
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Is this a good idea?
Last week, we questioned whether or not the concrete barriers lining EDSA—which have been involved in dozens of accidents since their implementation—are such a good idea. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) seems to think so, as the agency has decided to install thousands more along the country’s busiest ...
 
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The German brand’s first Gran Coupé in a 2 Series is a seriously fun drive.
The BMW 2 Series has the honor of being the first car that its distributor, SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., unveiled in the country virtually. The four-door Gran Coupe was one of two new units the company introduced in a Zoom call ...
 
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Stay in your lane.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is making it clear: unauthorized cars cannot use EDSA’s inner-bus lane. No exemptions, whether you’re a behind the wheel of a government vehicle or, in this case, a supercar.A silver Ferrari 488 GTB was apprehended on ...
 
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TPLEX opens today, July 15.
Motorists can now enjoy a smooth ride to cities north of Metro Manila.The highly anticipated final phase of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) is finally open, marking the completion of the 89.21 km expressway project in Northern Luzon.TPLEX opens today, July 15, ...
 
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According to the government.
It’s only been a few weeks since the Department of Transportation (DOTr) began interim operations of the new busway system along EDSA, and it’s almost inevitable that there will be motorists caught violating this system every now and then.However, according to Inquirer, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has recently ...
 
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And to La Union in two and a half.
The beach or the mountains? We can’t decide where we want to go first, as soon as we're allowed out of town.When the final segment of the 88.8-kilometer Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) opens on July 15, it’ll only be two and a half ...
 
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Will this work in the long run?
We finally have a good look at what the stations along EDSA’s inner bus lanes look like, and frankly, they appear rather nice.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) shared photos of completed bus stops along the EDSA Busway on social media, showing off ...
 
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Ready to make the shift?
Still reluctant to plaster an RFID onto your car? It looks like you might not have a choice in a few of months. San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has announced that all the tollways it operates will shift to cashless payments by January 2021.The shift will be ...
 
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Dispose of your garbage properly, please.
Last week, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) officially declared the start of the rainy season. In motoring speak, this translates to the following: “Brace yourselves—flood is coming.”Yes, it’s that time of year again, the season when rain is king—unless, of course, ...
 
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The motorcycle-taxi sector is looking for solutions.
With thousands of motorcycle-taxi riders wanting to provide transport and make a living amid the COVID-19 crisis, Angkas has showcased a new protective shield design that could help prevent virus transmission between rider and passenger.George Royeca, the company’s chief transport advocate, presented the design during the Samahang Plaridel media ...
 
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It's for a good cause, too.
Jeepney drivers, along with 7.3 million Filipinos, were found jobless amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to help displaced public utility jeepney drivers, the local government of Quezon City partnered with delivery service Lalamove to give them an alternative source of income during the quarantine. ...
 
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The NLEX Harbor Link opens on Monday, June 15.
After almost 90 days in quarantine at home, we’re all dreading the return of the notorious Manila traffic once the general community quarantine is lifted. Fortunately for those who travel from Quezon City to Manila, it looks like driving time will be ...
 
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It’s already 82 percent complete.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has some good news for residents of Cabanatuan: Phase 1 of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX), which is expected to cut travel time between the city and Tarlac to just 20 minutes, is scheduled to open in ...
 
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See what EDSA has looked like through the years.
EDSA, the country's busiest highway, is a major thoroughfare that almost every Filipino is familiar with. Named after historian, jurist, and scholar Epifanio de los Santos, the highway has been through just about everything since its construction. Here's a collection of both ...
 
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Let’s iron out the details
We’ve only been under general community quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila for a few days, so it’s only normal that a lot of people still want clarifications regarding the guidelines on travel during this period.To set the record straight, Joint Task Force Covid Shield ...
 
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This new rule confused many motorists.
On June 1, the first day of general community quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila, motorist plying the stretch of EDSA were surprised to find that the lanes on the roads have been flipped: The exclusive lane for buses is now on the ...
 
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Stay safe out there.
General community quarantine. Enhanced community quarantine. Modified enhanced community quarantine. Quarantine, quarantine, quarantine—if only we had a peso for every time this word, or some variation of it, was mentioned on our website over the past two months.Anyway, Metro Manila is switching ...
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