Philippines set to modernise public utility vehicles

The Philippines government plans to modernise the public utility vehicles to reduce pollution and give Filipinos a better public transport experience.
By Staff reporter 13 June 2017 0 26351

The Philippine government has initiated a policy to modernise the public utility vehicles operating in the country to reduce pollution and give Filipinos a better public transport experience, according to The Manila Times.

The new vehicles will have to use environmentally friendly Euro 4 engines or alternatives such as electric or hybrid engines.

The programme has an initial budget of PHP 1 billion ($20.1 million) and will provide finance for owners to purchase vehicles at small down-payments and offer the ability to pay for the vehicle in...

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