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How Ateneo's e-jeeps revolutionized in-campus commutes

Apr 16, 2019 - 1:32 PM

The e-jeeps are a quick and sustainable transport alternative inside the campus — and they’re cheaper, too. Here’s how you can implement the same for your own organization

Jeepney drivers in more parts of PH seeking fare hike

Oct 21, 2018 - 10:21 PM

This comes after the LTFRB approved the P10 minimum jeepney fare in Metro Manila, Calabarzon, and Southern Luzon

HIKE. There are current petitions for a fare hike around the Philippines. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

BDO to finance modern jeepneys

Apr 25, 2018 - 3:05 PM

The bank will provide funding for 5 units dubbed Bagong Jeep, which will seat 24 and come with a speed limiter, CCTV camera, GPS, dashboard camera, and automated fare collection system

Image from BDO Unibank

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin's parents settle lawsuit

Mar 23, 2018 - 1:01 PM

According to the attorney for Yelchin's parents, funds from the undisclosed settlement will benefit the Anton Yelchin Foundation for sick and disabled young people in the arts

In this file photo, actor Anton Yelchin poses during the photocall of the movie 'Cymbeline' presented in the Orizzonti selection at the 71st Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2014 at Venice Lido. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

'Walang jeep': Stranded commuters air disappointment amid crackdown on old jeepneys

Jan 24, 2018 - 2:41 PM

The campaign, run by i-ACT's Task Force Alamid, aims to rid the streets of smoke-belching, dilapidated, and other 'road-unworthy' vehicles, as ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte

IN PHOTOS: Justin Trudeau inspects PWD-friendly e-jeepney

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also meets National Council on Disability Affairs Executive Director Carmen Zubiaga and Philippine Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade during the inspection

GOING GREEN. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smiles as he rides the COMET 3. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Paralyzed

Oct 16, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Almost all jeepneys in Metro Manila did not ply their routes

DIE IN. Supporters of protesting jeepney drivers block a portion of España to call on other drivers to join the strike. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Boy Sablan remains light-hearted amid UST's decade-worst 0-5 start

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM

For Boy Sablan, it all boils down to the single, unifying trait that has made UST what is today, 406 years later: faith.

KEEPING THE FAITH. Despite the losing streak, UST coach Boy Sablan says he's seen significant player development among his young team. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fiat Chrysler to investigate car in death of 'Star Trek' star Anton Yelchin

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:55 AM

The carmakers are planning its own investigation into the role of a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

What's the ideal jeep design? UP study raises concerns on drivers' health

Jan 24, 2016 - 8:57 AM

A UP study says the dimensions and design of a typical passenger jeep is far from ideal – not suited to the build of an average Filipino

BETTER DESIGN NEEDED. Jeeps are ubiquitous in the Philippines, but a study says their design is detrimental to drivers' health. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Roxas distributes hundreds of patrol jeeps to 8 provinces

Aug 17, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Will he step down from the DILG after turning over this latest and biggest batch of patrol jeeps? Mar Roxas says only the President can answer that

NEW PATROL JEEPS. Mar Roxas is joined by municipal police chiefs, mayors, governors and legislators in Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles after Jeep hacked

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:12 PM

Working from laptop computers at home the two men are able to enter the Jeep s electronics via its online entertainment system changing its speed and braking capability and manipulating the radio and windshield wipers

RECALL. A file photo dated April 20, 2014 showing a Jeep Cherokee SUV readied for display as Auto China 2014 opens for media day at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China. File Photo by Adrian Bradshaw/EPA

Afraid to be seen with Roxas? Non-LP mayors leave Misamis event

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas tells mayors they will get new patrol jeeps – regardless of their political color

'NO POLITICS HERE.' Interior Secretary Mar Roxas gestures as he hammers a point that there is no politics in the distribution of the patrol jeeps to the 23 towns of Misamis Oriental on Friday, July 3, 2015. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘No controversy’ in purchase of PNP patrol jeeps – Roxas

May 22, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II disputes allegations that the vehicles are too expensive

NEW PNP JEEPS. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II turns over 7 new patrol jeeps to the PNP in Sarangani on May 22, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Roxas 'welcomes' probe into PNP patrol jeeps

Apr 29, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says the purchase of new vehicles and equipment for the PNP is a result of the government’s ‘Daang Matuwid’

NEW JEEPS. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and PNP OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina lead the blessing of 210 new PNP patrol jeeps. Photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

How tech trends impact the auto insurance industry

Feb 07, 2015 - 5:36 PM

Modern cars built for safety mobility and comfort are likely to lower auto insurance premiums

You may now board Quezon City e-jeepneys

Sep 23, 2014 - 9:49 PM

The electric shuttles meant to render conventional Philippine jeepneys obsolete have hit the road What do its first passengers think?

'One million electric vehicles in PH by 2020'

Feb 27, 2014 - 8:43 PM

The cost of charging the battery of a e trike for example is about 5 times less than what drivers spend on fuel for regular tricycles

THE NEW JEEP. E-jeepneys can be just as colorful and playful as conventional jeepneys. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

E-shuttle to improve lives of PH jeepney drivers

Oct 29, 2013 - 6:52 PM

The COMET e shuttle system gives drivers monthly pay and health benefits

DRIVING CHANGE. a COMET e-shuttle drives through the streets of Makati City. Photo courtesy of GET Philippines

Welcome E-shuttle, bye-bye PH jeepney

Oct 26, 2013 - 8:51 PM

In January 2014 30 COMET e shuttles will ply routes in Metro Manila hoping to one day render the conventional jeep obsolete

COMET VS JEEP. Is it time to retire conventional jeeps in favor of the electric-powered COMET?

Erap flash mob annoys, amuses

Apr 13, 2013 - 11:27 AM

About 300 students staged a flash mob dance in a busy intersection in Manila to support the candidacies of Former President Joseph Estrada and Vice Mayor Isko Moreno

ERAP FLASH MOB. 300 students from different schools and universities staged a “flash mob” dance near the Manila City Hall to support former President Joseph Estrada's bid for the mayoral post. Rappler/Jerald Uy

UP Monorail: 'Ikot' jeeps of the future arrive at UP Diliman

Nov 25, 2012 - 8:44 PM

The first images of what will soon be a fixture in the UP Diliman campus has been unveiled

Rethinking the jeepney

Oct 27, 2012 - 9:28 AM

An accidental advocate gives back the king of the road its throne

SEE THE COLORFUL, BEAUTIFUL results? The Grand Jeepney Parade that culminated the Jeepney Arts Festival.