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Anti-Distracted Driving law now in effect

A woman replies to a text message while driving—a no-no under the new Anti-Distracted Driving (ADD) Law.

Fifteen days after the publication of its implementing rules and regulations (IRR), the law prohibiting forms of distracted driving for both public and private vehicles took effect on May 18, 2017, the Department of Transporation (DOTr) said. 

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MDPPA teaches the value of road safety to more kids

Students from Lourdes School of Mandaluyong pose for a photo with Motorcycle Development Program Participant Association Inc. (MDPPA) representatives and mascot Rody.

Motorcycle Development Program Participant Association Inc. (MDPPA) recently conducted the fourth leg of its road safety-seminar, this time for Lourdes School of Mandaluyong third-grade students, to help increase road safety among more Filipino civilians this year. 

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Hino to help propel infra growth in ‘golden age of construction’

(From left) Hino Motors Philippines Chairman (HMP) Vicente Mills, Jr., Presidential Adviser on Economic Affairs Ramon Jacinto, and Sen. Aguilino L. Pimentel III at the HMP booth at the Infrastructure Congress and Expo Philippines (Icep) 2017.

The next five years will see a surge in construction as the government focuses on implementing cross-country infrastructure projects, such as bridges, airports, and farm-to-market roads. More real-estate developers are also expected to ramp up construction projects as the Duterte administration pushes for a modified land-reform program that imposes higher tax on idle lands. 

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Auto sales posted double-digit growth in first quarter, March


Sales of local automobiles grew by double digits in the first quarter of this year, it was learned recently. 

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Hino boosts customization capability to meet truck, bus needs

One of Hino Motors Philippines Corp.’s (HMP) bus-customization projects include mobile courts for the Supreme Court and local government units (LGUs), like the one in the photo, which shows its exterior (Left) and interior.

Hino Motors Philippines Corp. (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, is broadening its customization services as part of its commitment to provide total support for its clients. The company builds trucks and buses tailored to various client needs, with projects ranging from mobile clinics and tourist buses to mobile courts. 

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Isuzu shows renewed confidence in market leadership with new trucks


Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) exuded confidence anew at the just-concluded exhibition of its newest line of trucks exemplifying its core values of dependability, durability, and reliability during the four-day 2017 Trans Sport Show at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. 

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Big savings, top performance promised with new Caltex oil


Chevron Philippines Inc., the marketer of Caltex products in the country, introduced late last month in Taguig City its newest premium diesel engine oil, the Caltex Delo 400 MGX SAE 15W-40, to address the needs of commercial businesses while meeting stringent Philippine emission regulations, as well as promising huge savings for its users. 

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2016 auto sales up 24.6%

People listen to and take photos of entertainer Ellen Adarna at the Mitsubishi Motors stage during the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc.’s (Campi) 6th Philippine International Auto Show at the World Trade Center in Pasay City in September 2016.

By Kris M. Crismundo / Philippines News Agency  Sales of automotive vehicles for the entire 2016 grew to 24.6 percent from the 22.9 percent registered the year before, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (Campi) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) revealed recently. 

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Suzuki Philippines ended 2016 with 37% sales growth


Leading compact car manufacturer Suzuki Philippines posted a record-breaking 37-percent year-on-year (YoY) growth for 2016 as it wrapped up a fruitful year marked by timely product launches and new dealership inaugurations, among others. 

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Honda Philippines launches all-new Honda BeAT

(From right) Honda Philippines Product Planning Manager Ely Salamangkit Jr.; PT Astra Honda Motor President Director Toshiyuki Inuma; Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Operating Officer Shinji Aoyama; Honda Philippines Inc. President Daiki Mihara; Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Asia and Oceania Chief Operating Officer of Regional Operations Noriaki Abe; and Honda Philippines MC Sales Department Manager Ronald Carreon pose for photos during the recent launch of the all-new Honda Beat at Blue Leaf Filipinas in Parañaque City. REYMUNDO G. NILLAMA

Honda Philippines Inc., the local subsidiary of the Japenese auto­mobile giant, introduced its AT scooter for millennials, the all-new Honda BeAT, to its dealers and the motorcycle media at Blue Leaf Filipinas in Parañaque City on November 26.

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