Transport dep’t eyeing to increase subsidy for PUVs amid fuel price hikes 

THE TRANSPORTATION department on Monday said it is planning to increase the incentives it provides, through the service contracting program, to public utility vehicle (PUV) operators and drivers as a way to mitigate the impact of rising fuel prices.  In a statement, Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the department has formally proposed to the Land Transportation Franchising and […]

House panel approves bill regulating operation of motorcycle-for-hire 

THE HOUSE of Representatives’ transport committee approved Wednesday a measure that would allow and regulate the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles.     In a hearing, the panel approved an unnumbered substitute bill and committee report known as the proposed Motorcycles-for-Hire Regulation Act.   The bill, if signed into law, will amend Republic Act 4136 or the Land Transportation and […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Launches “optimaX” Digital Service Platform

TOKYO, Apr 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Ltd. (MHIENG), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is to begin offering “optimaX” (trademark and patent pending), a digital service platform to comprehensively support operations and maintenance of transportation systems, industrial plants, and other types of social infrastructure. This […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Establishes Asia Hub in Singapore for Operation, Maintenance and After-Sales Servicing of Local Transportation Systems in the Region

TOKYO, Apr 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, Japan, has newly established a Technical Service Center in Singapore within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (MHI-AP), MHI’s regional subsidiary, to strengthen operation, maintenance and […]