Motoring

Dino Mari Testa

UBE Express P2P Bus Guide: Travel From The Airport To Almost Anywhere In Manila With This Cheat Sheet

Airports and the cities they serve should be connected conveniently.In more progressive countries, arrival areas are linked to several parts of the city through airport rail link services, ferrying hundreds of people to different parts of the city swiftly.The ...

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Cloey Mangali

No More Towing, But Fines Await Owners Of Illegally Parked Cars

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) started the implementation of their “no-towing policy” last Friday, August 31, 2018.Under this policy, the agency will no longer tow illegally parked vehicles but will instead impose a P500 fine on the s...

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MVUC Fees
Dino Mari Testa

Car Registration Fees To Increase Next Year? Here's What We Know So Far

Finance Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua is seeking the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte to increase the motor vehicle user’s charge (MVUC) paid by car owners.In a report by the Manila Bulletin, the Department of Finance (DOF) announced that it is preparing...

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Dino Mari Testa

Affordable SUVs In The Philippines This 2018: Our Top 5 Picks

Sport utility vehicles are prized because of their size and value, but these aren’t the real reason why they are kings of the road. It’s the mileage.When it comes to mileage, SUVs trump sedans and even the budget-friendly hatchbacks.This is just one reaso...

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Cloey Mangali

HOV Scheme Banning 'Single Drivers' On Edsa To Push Through

Ready or not, the dry run of the proposed singles-only Edsa car ban, or the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme, will push through on August 15.For the second time around, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is attempting the implement...

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EDSA HOV Lane
Dino Mari Testa

A Few Questions (And Answers) Regarding The MMDA’s Proposed EDSA Carpool Lane

This week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that the agency finally got the green light from the Metro Manila Council on two potential traffic-solving schemes.The first one is a partial ban on provincial buses during rush hour. T...

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Car Loan Denied
Cloey Mangali

What To Do When Your Car Loan Gets Rejected: A Step-By-Step Guide

Car loan approval criteria differ from one lender to another. You may have heard from a friend about how easy it was for them, but things don’t always go as smooth as you expect.Your hopes of acquiring a dream car may have been shattered when your car loan g...

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Dino Mari Testa

The 4 Most Common Car Insurance Scams In The Philippines—And How To Avoid Them

Car insurance scams are a rising concern in the Philippines as some of the most common insurance fraud activities have already reached our shores.In 2016, the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA) said that the vehicle insurance industry lost a...

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In My Feelings Challenge
Cloey Mangali

DOTr Imposes Sanctions On People Who Are Caught Doing The 'In My Feelings' Challenge

“In My Feelings.” #DoTheShiggy. "Kiki, Do You Love Me?" However people call it,  the highly popular but insanely dangerous challenge based on Drake's song has caught the internet by storm. But the dance craze’s risky stunt has also caught the attention ...

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Cloey Mangali

Taxi Fare Hike Approved; Recalibrated Units To Be Installed With CCTVs, Mobile Apps

In the hope of improving the transport system in the country, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is allowing a taxi fare hike.According to a report in the Philippine Star, the LTFRB went ahead and started the calibration process f...

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