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Showing posts with label LTO. Show all posts

April 17, 2024

Isuzu, Hyundai Show Off Modern PUVs At LTO Motor Show

Truck brands Isuzu and Hyundai both showed off their modern PUVs at this year’s LTO Motor Show. The show, in celebration of the LTO’s 112th founding anniversary, takes place until April 19 at the Land Transportation Office Main Office in East Avenue, Quezon City.

July 18, 2023

Philippine Specs Of First-Ever Toyota Yaris Cross Revealed In Government Paperwork

Just a few days after the launch of the all-new Wigo and a few weeks after the launch of the all-new (Innova) Zenix, things aren’t slowing down over at Toyota Motor Philippines. Their next launch? The first-ever Yaris Cross.

June 20, 2023

Here's Proof That The LTO Recognizes The Suzuki Ertiga Hybrid As A Hybrid

When Suzuki Auto Philippines launched the Ertiga Hybrid, there was some confusion as to its classification as a Hybrid Vehicle as defined by the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act or EVIDA law. Some even thought that it pushed the law to its limit simply because its Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki (SHVS) system is the mildest form of the mild hybrid system.

June 13, 2023

LTO Issues New Guidelines On Temporary, Improvised Plates

While the LTO sorts out its mess regarding the backlog of plate numbers (and driver’s licenses), the agency has how implemented a new standard when it comes to the use of temporary or improvised motor vehicle plates.

February 6, 2022

Big Brother Is Watching: LTO Shows Off New Central Command Center

With road crashes and motor vehicle-related crimes remaining as perennial problems in the country, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) inaugurated their new Central Command Center (C3) with hopes to address these problems.

January 12, 2022

More Than 50 Percent Of LTO Offices In NCR Reopen Today

Processing and issuances of existing and new drivers’ licenses and vehicle registration documents continue in much of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) offices and branches nationwide, despite the temporary closure of the LTO Central Office and some other LTO branches in Metro Manila which has been most affected by the surge in new COVID cases.

January 3, 2022

Public Transport Remains At 70 Percent Capacity In Metro Manila Amid Alert Level 3

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will maintain a 70 percent cap on passengers for all forms of public utility vehicles. This as the National Capital Region (NCR) has been placed under Alert Level 3 status amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.

November 24, 2021

LTO Reiterates: No Additional Expense, Inconvenience For Those Getting 10-Year License

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured the public that the implementation of the new law requiring drivers who will renew their license to undergo a comprehensive driver’s education program (CDE) should not result in additional expense or inconvenience.

October 28, 2021

PMVIC Operators Tired Of Being Painted As The Villains

The Vehicle Inspection Centers Operators Association of the Philippines or VICOAP (yes, apparently they have an association now) is tired of being painted as the villain, especially during Senate hearings.

October 21, 2021

DOTr: Mandatory Inspection Of Motor Vehicles Still Suspended

The mandatory inspection of motor vehicles at Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVICs) remain suspended. This was clarified by LTO Chief, Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante.

August 30, 2021

PMVICs Do Not Conform To Lawful Intent And Purpose Of Clean Air Act

The Coalition of Clean Air Advocates of the Philippines (CCAAP), a multi-sectoral organization composed of environmental advocates and transport groups, shared what they think is behind the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s messy implementation of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service or PMVIS.

August 24, 2021

DOTr Puts PMVICs On Hold. Again.

The Department of Transportation or DOTr is backtracking once more on mandatory PMVIC testing.

August 14, 2021

DOTr, LTO Wants More Money To Outsource Number Plate Production Anew

The Department of Transportation and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) pretty much admitted that they failed at one of their primary functions: providing number plates. But in an unexpected twist, they decided to point the blame to someone else—primarily the DOTr’s previous administration and the national government.

July 29, 2021

Hidilyn Diaz Gets Free PMVIC Inspections For Life

With Olympic Gold Medalist Hidilyn Diaz now owning not one, but two brand-new cars, it’s only natural that she’ll need help when it comes to its upkeep. She’s gotten free fuel, so what’s left is the cost of renewing her registration.

July 23, 2021

DOTr Says PMVIC Is Legal, All Systems Go For Return On July 26

Despite some senators questioning the return of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center PMVIC Program back from the dead, it’s systems go for its return starting this Monday, July 26.

July 12, 2021

Guess Who's Back? It's PMVICs

Oh, did you think the Department of Transportation would forget the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection requirement? Nope. While you weren’t paying attention, it’s back.

March 1, 2021

Changing Your Car's Color? Soon You'll Have to Update Your Certificate of Registration

After having to scrap its Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service, the LTO is coming up with yet another behind-the-scenes change, this time concerning your vehicle’s Certificate of Registration.

February 16, 2021

Check Out The Philippines's Proposed Vintage Car Law

Classic and vintage car collectors rejoice: a vintage car law is in the works. Filled by Representatives Paul R. Daza, Weslie T. Gatchalian, Enrico A. Pineda, and Faustino Michael Carlos T. Dy III, House Bill 8244 or “An Act Regulating the Use and Registration of Vintage Automobiles and Other Historical, Classical, or Collector Motor Vehicles, Providing Exemptions and Restrictions on Their Importation and Use, Establishing a Vintage Car Registration and Assessment Office, and Appropriating Funds Therefor” will offer added protection to the importation and use of cars more than 30 years old.

February 14, 2021

Motorcycle Dealer Group Points to LTO Corruption as Reason Behind Plate Delays

Du Ek Sam, Inc., (DES) a motorcycle dealership group with 282 branches and headquartered in Bohol slammed both the LTO and the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chaired by Senator Richard Gordon on accusations hurled against the company at a recent hearing surrounding Republic Act 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.

February 11, 2021

How Much Money Do PMVICs Make According to the DOTr?

With President Duterte now saying that motor vehicle inspections or MVIS no longer mandatory, it’s a clear sign that the government is now trying to wash their hands off this mess.