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MPCALA modernizing fleet, installing e-vehicle charging stations in CALAX

Published by rudy Date posted on December 28, 2021

by Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star, 28 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — MPCALA Holdings Inc. (MHI), a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp., is set to install electric vehicle charging stations while also modernizing its fleet of traffic and security vehicles in the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) as part of the toll road’s goal of…

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How the rise of electric cars endangers the ‘last frontier’ of the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on December 7, 2021

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Is Phl ready for EVs?

Published by rudy Date posted on November 14, 2021

by Mary Ann LL. Reyes – The Philippine Star, 14 Nov 2021 With the pump prices of gasoline and diesel increasing anew, there has been a renewed interest in vehicles that run on alternative sources of power among Filipinos.

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Sodium batteries may power your new electric car

Published by rudy Date posted on November 8, 2021

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The coming electric car disruption that nobody’s talking about

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2021

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European sales of electric vehicles have nosed ahead of diesels

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2021

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DOE pushes for rollout of EV project

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2021

by Danessa Rivera – The Philippine Star, 24 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing for the rollout of a massive electric vehicle (EV) project and the establishment of a comprehensive EV road mapping project to transition toward a low-carbon energy, efficient transportation system.

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Quality, price still viewed as barriers to e-vehicle adoption

Published by rudy Date posted on September 9, 2021

by Arjay L. Balinbin, BusinessWorld, 9 Sep 2021 DEMAND for electric vehicles (EVs) in the Philippines remains low, the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines said, citing barriers best addressed by local government units (LGUs) and the National Government, such as vehicle quality and price.

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Clean energy technology in the Philippines: Case of the electric vehicle industry

Published by rudy Date posted on August 20, 2021

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30 Things that will disappear from the auto industry by 2030

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2021

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Philippine vehicle output, sales rise 2nd fastest in Southeast Asia

Published by rudy Date posted on August 9, 2021

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 9 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines posted the second fastest growth in motor vehicle production and sales in Southeast Asia in the first semester, registering double-digit increases from last year when demand for cars was affected by the strict lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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TC: No more safeguard duties on vehicle imports

Published by rudy Date posted on July 25, 2021

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 25 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Tariff Commission (TC) has thumbed down the imposition of safeguard duties on vehicle imports following its investigation into the case.

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Car, truck sales surged by 56% as of June as sector recovers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

By Roy Stephen C. Canivel, 14 Jul 2021 Car and truck manufacturers sold 22,550 units in June, a 44.8-percent growth from the same month a year ago, as the industry continues to grow despite previous fears that a tax on imported cars would hold back its recovery.

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DOE: E-vehicles to make up 10% of registrations by 2040

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2021

by Danessa Rivera (The Philippine Star), 10 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy sees electric vehicles (EVs) accounting for 10 percent of the total registered vehicles in the country by 2040.

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Opel to be 100% electric in Europe by 2028: CEO

Published by rudy Date posted on July 9, 2021

German carmaker Opel said Thursday that it would stop producing cars with internal combustion engines in Europe by 2028, one of the most ambitious greening targets in the accelerating shift to electric vehicles. German carmaker Opel said Thursday that it would stop producing cars with internal combustion engines in Europe by 2028, one of the…

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Canada to ban the sale of internal combustion vehicles by 2035, report says

Published by rudy Date posted on June 30, 2021

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Electric vehicles seen reaching sales supremacy by 2033, faster than expected

Published by rudy Date posted on June 23, 2021

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Motorcycle output, sales up 62% in 4 months

Published by rudy Date posted on June 10, 2021

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 10 Jun 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The production and sales of motorcycles and scooters in the Philippines posted double-digit growth in the four months to April from a year ago, when manufacturing facilities and dealerships temporarily suspended operations as lockdowns were enforced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Electric cars ‘will be cheaper to produce than fossil fuel vehicles by 2027’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 9, 2021

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Filipinos bought over 244,000 cars in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on January 18, 2021

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Coronavirus slams PHL vehicle sales in 2020

Published by rudy Date posted on January 15, 2021

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Car sales skid to 7-year low with tariffs dimming prospects

Published by rudy Date posted on January 14, 2021

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Car, motorcycle production down from January to September

Published by rudy Date posted on November 10, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 10 Nov 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Local vehicle and motorcycle production and sales were down from January to September, with demand still affected by the pandemic.

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Metal workers fear job losses from CARS revision

Published by rudy Date posted on October 21, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 21 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Labor group Philippine Metalworkers’ Alliance (PMA) is urging the government to consider employment implications in the grant of reprieve to beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS), as well as to use a portion of the budget for the program to support…

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Toyota’s target output under CARS in peril amid pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on August 21, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), 21 Aug 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMP), one of the participants in the government’s Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) program, said it may be difficult to meet its production target under the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tax ‘non-issue’ in Honda closure

Published by rudy Date posted on March 4, 2020

By Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT, Manila Times, 4 Mar 2020 The decision to close its car factory in Santa Rosa, Laguna, has nothing to do with excise tax, according to Louie Soriano, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) spokesman.

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Sales of imported vehicles nearly flat in 2019

Published by rudy Date posted on January 30, 2020

by Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star), 30 Jan 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Sales of imported vehicles fell by 0.5 percent in 2019, driven by lower demand in the passenger cars (PC) and light commercial vehicle (LCV) segments, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors Inc. (AVID) said.

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Imported vehicle sales tumble 17% in 2018, eyes 10% rise in 2019

Published by rudy Date posted on February 19, 2019

Vehicle importers in the country posted a 17-percent drop in sales in to 88,700 units in 2018 from 106,285 units during the previous year. The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) reported that sales of both passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments were down last year by 22 percent and 14 percent, respectively.

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Vehicle sales suffer worst slump since ’98

Published by rudy Date posted on January 15, 2019

Industry groups blame higher taxes, inflation; see recovery this year By: Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jan 15, 2019 Vehicle sales fell by 16 percent last year, the worst full-year decline since the financial crisis in 1998. Members of two large automotive groups in the country sold 357,410 units last year, much less…

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Electric vehicles should overtake traditional sales in just 20 years

Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2018

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