Motoring

Dino Mari Testa

Enraged By The MMDA's Plan To Regulate Car Window Tints? Read This First

It seems like the days of heavily tinted vehicles are about to become darker. Yesterday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced its plan to regulate the window tint of private cars.The agency, led by head honcho Tim Orbos, said that they aim t...

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Dino Mari Testa

Common Street Names In The Philippines And Who They're Named After

Let’s be honest: we tend to take our streets for granted. Every day, these countless arteries that connect municipalities take us to places where we need to be.While you may recognize them by way of signs, how many of us really know who they're named after? ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Debunking Common Fuel-Saving Myths That Filipinos Fall For

When it comes to car care and maintenance tips, we put a premium on what people around us have to say. Whether it’s your encyclopedic tito or your seasoned mechanic, every advice they give seems to make sense.But there are hard facts and there are myths. And...

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Dino Mari Testa

What Is CTPL And What Are The Most Common Misconceptions About It?

The government mandates laws that provide life insurance and retirement to the public in the form of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and the Social Security System (SSS) for government and private employees, respectively.For vehicle owners, the ...

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Dino Mari Testa

What You Need To Know About The Proposed Odd-Even Number Scheme On Edsa

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is proposing a new traffic scheme with a name that, curiously, sounds like an old operating system: Windows 2.0.The goal of Windows 2.0 is to reduce the number of private vehicles plying Edsa, the capital’s busie...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Driving Your Own Car Vs. Uber: What Is The Cheaper Option?

At a time where ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab exist to provide a safe, comfortable, and convenient means for moving around town, it is interesting to see a staggering rise in car purchases in recent years.Data from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacture...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Jeepney Modernization Program And How It Will Affect Your Daily Commute

Several transport groups recently staged a nationwide transport strike that caused minor inconvenience to the commuting public. The boycott—organized by jeepney coalitions such as PISTON, Stop and Go Coalition, and No to Jeepney Phase-out Coalition—was hel...

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Dino Mari Testa

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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Dino Mari Testa

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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Dino Mari Testa

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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