Eco-Mobility and Empowered Sustenance

Our bodies. Our vehicles. One planet sustaining countless precious lives in one fragile planetary ecosystem

Cool as ICE

The automotive world is transitioning to electrification. The number of electric vehicles (EVs) being sold, as well as the number of EV owners worldwide, are growing steadily. Here in the Philippines, though the trend isn’t yet as pronounced, a growing number of car companies are introducing their full EVs—not just hybrids—into the market. The belief …

Cool as ICE Read More »

Rolls-Royce testing 100% sustainable aviation fuel; all-electric medium-range plane in development

Rolls-Royce is among the most recognizable and respected names in aircraft engine and aviation technology. Worldwide, Rolls-Royce engines power more than 35 types of commercial aircraft, with over 13,000 engines in service. As such, the British aerospace engine maker plays a key role in the industry’s management of its overall emissions in order to contribute to …

Rolls-Royce testing 100% sustainable aviation fuel; all-electric medium-range plane in development Read More »

Despite low oil prices, this company pushes through with a wind propulsion system to power its cargo vessels

Current restrictions and challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic will not stop the shipping industry in pushing for wind-assisted propulsion solutions to pave the way for decarbonization. Not even the low oil prices, for that matter, as companies continue to search for technology solutions that are market-ready and have the potential to deliver substantial …

Despite low oil prices, this company pushes through with a wind propulsion system to power its cargo vessels Read More »

EVs in PH won’t be charged new import taxes, says EV Owners Society president

The president of the newly formed EV Owners Society, Ferdi Raquelsantos, has confirmed that electric vehicles would be exempt from the new DTI safeguard measures on vehicle imports. Raquelsantos, who is also the president of the Philippine Parts Maker Association (PPMA) that has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s initiative to impose provisional safeguard …

EVs in PH won’t be charged new import taxes, says EV Owners Society president Read More »

The 1st zero-emission supertruck to silently rumble in by 2022

General Motors Corp (GMC) stirred up the automotive scene recently with the introduction of the 2022 Hummer EV Edition 1. It will be the first fully electric addition to GMC’s lineup, driven by next-generation electric vehicle propulsion technology that enables unprecedented off-road capability, extraordinary on-road performance, and an immersive driving experience designed to put occupants …

The 1st zero-emission supertruck to silently rumble in by 2022 Read More »

Next up for ZeroAvia after world’s 1st hydrogen-electric flight: Commercial short-haulers

ZeroAvia, the leading innovator in decarbonizing commercial aviation, recently completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft. The flight took place late in September at the company’s R&D facility in Cranfield, England, with the Piper M-class six-seat plane completing taxi, takeoff, a full pattern circuit, and landing. This achievement is the …

Next up for ZeroAvia after world’s 1st hydrogen-electric flight: Commercial short-haulers Read More »

tessdrive crew dancing

‘Meat No More’, the cruelty-free Christmas music video

The Christian world celebrates its most important season—the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who espoused that “the greatest is love.” We at TessDrive believe that the best way to practice what has been preached to us is to love not just fellow human beings, but all of God’s creatures. And that means …

‘Meat No More’, the cruelty-free Christmas music video Read More »

The revolutionary “HyShip” project_

‘HyShip’ project gets 8-million-euro boost

A couple of months back, the world witnessed the presentation of the “Oceanbird” concept—a car-carrying vessel designed to utilize wind as its primary source of power. This time, it’s Norwegian maritime industry group Wilhelmsen’s turn to present another groundbreaking maritime innovation. The substantial 8-million euro funding will strengthen the focus on development and commercialization of …

‘HyShip’ project gets 8-million-euro boost Read More »

Philippine animal rights day

The International Animal Rights Day 2020 in the Philippines: The Bridge to Kindness and Compassion

Veteran animal rights activists from the Philippines observed the International Animal Rights Day 2020 on December 10 by trooping to the Philcoa pedestrian overpass along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City and unfurling a banner honoring the lives of billions of animals lost due to violence inflicted by humans. Alex V. Orlino, animal rights activist, stressed: …

The International Animal Rights Day 2020 in the Philippines: The Bridge to Kindness and Compassion Read More »

Tessdrive road trip

Maxus Appetitus for Meatless Pata, Pasta and Pizza

TessDrive.com’s intrepid food gang go on a wacky trip to two restaurants south of Metro Manila – Satya Graha Health Grocer and Restaurant in Los Banos, Laguna and at Firehouse Pizza in Crimson Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa, on board the spacious 8-seater multi-purpose vehicle Maxus G50. Watch the video below for the full experience In …

Maxus Appetitus for Meatless Pata, Pasta and Pizza Read More »