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The development of policy guidelines and standards for electric 2&3-wheelers in ASEAN member countries
Posted : August 13, 2019

Date: July 18, 2019 Southeast Asia has among the highest number of motorized 2-wheelers per capita in the world, and a vast fleet of 3-wheelers such as tuk-tuks and tricycles in Thailand and the Philippines. However, progress in improving transport-system integration and the sustainability of the region’s 2&3-wheelers has been elusive. Addressing the issues, the… . . Read More


Philippines’ national mail carrier to pilot electric 2&3-wheelers for freight and mail deliveries in the Pasig area
Posted : August 2, 2019

July 19, 2019 The Philippines is stepping up its sustainable transport efforts with the planned November launch of the “Piloting of Electric Mobility in the Philippines” project that will see the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) begin package deliveries using electric 2&3-wheelers in Pasig City, Metro Manila. At a roundtable discussion on July 19 for the… . . Read More


Energy, emission and cost savings possible with the addition of fuel consumption into DOF vehicle excise tax
Posted : July 10, 2019

img { float: left; border: 1px dotted black; margin: 0px 20px 20px 20px; } June 30, 2018 A new Clean Air Asia study on the Philippine Department of Finance’s vehicle and fuel excise tax reform covering the fuel economy of newly registered light duty vehicles has found that the price-based progressive excise tax will improve… . . Read More


Clean Air Asia is bringing air quality training to communities
Posted : February 6, 2019

Clean Air Asia is working to raise awareness about air pollution and improve understandings of air quality and climate among communities in Metro Manila. With a specific focus on representatives of the private and public transport sector, the “Hangarin Para sa Hangin (HPSH): Malinis at Ligtas, Para Sa’yo at sa Ating Lahat” (Aspiring to Clean,… . . Read More


DOE presents final guidelines for Philippines’ fuel economy labeling program
Posted : January 14, 2019

December 20, 2018 Representatives from the government, vehicle importers, manufacturers, distributors and dealers, and development partners came together in December to discuss the final draft of the Particular Product Requirements (PPR) for passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines. At the December 13 meeting and PPR presentation for the Vehicle Fuel and Economy Labeling… . . Read More