Motoring

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What You Need To Know About LTO's 'No OR/CR, No Travel' Policy

Just as February gave us the Valentine’s blues, it seems like the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is here to make motorists go red hot—in rage.A number of car owners raised their pitchforks after the government agency announced the format for the standard...

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5 Things Car Salesmen Don’t Want You To Know

More and more Filipinos are buying cars, and data from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) back this up. The industry has posted a 24.6% growth in 2016 sales, and CAMPI attributes this increase to attractive financial progr...

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6 Very Pinoy Features We Wish Waze Had

When Filipinos first got hold of navigation app Waze, drivers were both perplexed and confused because it clearly wasn’t ready for the monster that is Philippine traffic.After more Wazers made the app more attuned to the country’s roads and kingdoms, Waze ...

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Save Money On Your Commute With Free UberHOP Rides This Week

Last year, ride-hailing app Uber launched uberHOP, a type of service that enables rush-hour commuters to share a ride for a very low price.This year, as UberHOP turns one-year-old, Uber is giving users a treat. From February 13 to 17, all uberHOP rides are fre...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Great Car Debates: Resolving The Most Controversial Driving-Related Issues

The Philippines isn’t exactly a paradise for motorists. And although we have the likes of Marlon Stockinger, who probably can turn any car into a beast of a machine, the average Juan can sometimes be rough behind the wheel. Call it a lack of driver’s educ...

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The Best Motoring Blogs In The Philippines For Car Tips, News, And Reviews

Before car blogs, people could only turn to automotive shows, magazines, newspapers, and their neighborhood car mechanic for all things car-related.Thanks to the internet, car blogs have taken the front seat of motoring journalism. These bloggers are just as ...

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With The MMDA's New Traffic Measures In Effect, Has Your Travel Time Improved Yet?

If you’re one of the millions of people extremely pissed off by the horrendous traffic in Metro Manila, remember that you’re not alone. Somewhere in the Metro Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) office in Makati City, the Tim Orbos-led agency is tearin...

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2017 Car Buyers Guide: 5 New Models To Check Out

The year 2016 ended on a high note, at least for car sales. According to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI), the industry logged a total of 34,101 units sold in December, which is 3.5 percent higher than November 2016’s sales ...

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6 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your Brand-New Car

Driving a car is equal parts privilege and responsibility. For first-time vehicle owners, that means making sure your priced purchase stays in tiptop shape and get the car running for as long as possible.Caring for your new ride starts the moment you drive it ...

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Car Insurance: Everything You Need To Know About Participation Fees

Getting into a car accident is such a pain in the neck. Aside from the possibility of rendering your car unusable for days (or even months, depending on the extent of the damage), the inconvenience of dealing with other parties involved and the authorities can...

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