Motoring

Mark Alano

What Can We Expect From The Philippines' New Driver’s License Application ...

Last year, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) announced that they would be updating the process of the issuance and renewal of driver’s licenses in the Philippines.The new process promised to be stricter with regards to the level of driver’s education th...

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Kristel Serran

Safety Tips For You And Your Car During Ashfall

As of this writing, the Philippine Insitute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) placed Taal Volcano on Alert Level 4 following its January 12 eruption. This is the next to highest level, with Alert Level 5 meaning an eruption is already happening. The as...

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Motoring News Philippines
Dino Mari Testa

Edsa Decongestion, MRT-4 Construction, Bye-Bye Volkswagen Beetle, And Other ...

Villar says Edsa traffic to improve by 30 percent this yearIs there hope left for Edsa? Apparently, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar would like to think so.According to the official, the completion of vital infrastructur...

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Black Nazarene 2020
Cloey Mangali

Traslacion 2020: What To Expect From This Year’s Feast Of The Black Nazare...

The Quiapo Church, along with some government offices, specifically the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), are working hand in hand to prepare for this year’s Feast of the Black Nazarene.Church officials, the MMDA and the National Capital Regi...

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Upcoming Cars In The Philippines for 2020
Mark Alano

2020 Car Buyers Guide: Upcoming Cars In The Philippines

Last year, the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) showcased fresh models of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), sedans, crossovers and other soon-to-be-launched cars in the Philippines for 2020.All vehicles featured were favora...

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Fuel Excise Tax 2020
Kathryn Jalbuena

Higher Fuel Excise Tax Now In Effect, Whether We Like It Or Not

A new year, a new round of increase in fuel prices.No thanks to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, motorists have to deal with a fresh increase in fuel prices brought about by higher fuel excise duties.Unleaded gasoline will now carry e...

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Year End Review
Kathryn Jalbuena

eCompareMo Looks Back At 2019: 20 Things To Remember

As our national hero Jose Rizal said, “Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinangalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.” As 2019 draws to a close, we here at eCompareMo decided to take a look back at our archives for the year.As we both expected and were ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Mitsubishi Xpander Recall, MRT Extension To Bocaue, New SLEX Ramp Scheme, An...

MMPC announces recall of Xpander due to problemsIf you bought Mitsubishi’s MPV Xpander between May 2018 and October 2019, you should contact your dealership to schedule a free replacement.Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) announced a safety recall of the ...

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Motoring News Weekly
Dino Mari Testa

Alabang Skyway Ramp Now Open, New Batch Of License Plates To Be Released, 'C...

Skyway ramp reopened, finally eases traffic in the southJust in time for the holiday carmageddon, the newly constructed Alabang-Skyway ramp and the reopened third at-grade right after Alabang Viaduct of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) is finally open to moto...

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Dino Mari Testa

Grab To Refund P5 Million, Update On RFID Applications, And Other Motoring S...

Antitrust body orders Grab to refund P5 million in faresIf you usually get your rides via Grab, chances are you’re about to get refunds from the company—thanks to a mandate from the government.Antitrust body Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) ordered ...

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