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Skateboard-platform EV

EV maker to turn skateboard platform into light duty vehicles at reduced costs

Canoo Holdings Ltd, the manufacturer of Canoo, the world’s first subscription-only electric vehicle (EV), is also a company developing breakthrough EVs with a proprietary and highly versatile skateboard chassis for personal and business use. Recently, Canoo released a video showcasing the performance of its self-contained skateboard platform for the first time. Canoo transformed its skateboard …

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Honda steering wheel

You may need to bring your old Accord or CR-V to a Honda dealership right now

It’s a clear testament to your sound driving and car maintenance discipline that your 20-something-year-old Honda Accord or CR-V is still in great driving condition. Plus, of course, it speaks volumes, as well, about the world-class craftsmanship and engineering of the Japanese brand. A great part of being a responsible vehicle owner is making sure …

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Toyota Change Oil Promo

From today until Saturday is the best time to have an oil change at your Toyota dealership

Motoring updates in the ‘new normal’ TessDrive shares news and updates from vehicle and other motoring-related businesses in the Philippines, as the country picks itself up, dusts all the setbacks in 2020 off, and gets back on track to the future. From March 11 to 13, Toyota owners will automatically receive 40% discount on Toyota …

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Hyundai Grand Starex

Hyundai’s 3 bestsellers offered sans Safeguard Tax in summer promo

Motoring updates in the ‘new normal’ TessDrive shares news and updates from vehicle and other motoring-related businesses in the Philippines, as the country picks itself up, dusts all the setbacks in 2020 off, and gets back on track to the future. This summer, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the …

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A quick scan of the QR generates information such as the scientific local and family names voucher number place of origin collectors name and sampling date

This ‘library’ preserves priceless wood samples via digitization

Treasures come in many forms and sizes. For the DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI), this “treasure” may be an assortment of wood blocks that for many years have been contributing to archaeology, the wood-using industries, and the country’s anti-illegal logging campaign. The oldest of these blocks is 117 years old. DOST-FPRDI’s Herbarium and …

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Havyard Design & Solutions (HDS)

A Norwegian company has come up with a zero-emission design for its sightseeing vessels

Like cargo ships, sightseeing vessels, better known as cruise ships, also have their own sustainability drive share. Because emissions from shipping traffic is a big challenge both in bigger cities and in fjords, Norwegian shipping company Havyard introduced a remarkable design for a zero-emission sightseeing vessel, which may solve the growing challenge in the future. …

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Electric scooters thrived during lockdowns; here’s why they’ll be a bigger hit in the ‘new normal’

Among the sectors hardest hit in the Philippines during the height of the strict community quarantines brought about by the global Covid-19 pandemic was the transportation industry. Mass transport systems shut down, and entire fleets of public utility vehicles were prohibited from plying their routes in order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. …

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