AUTOKID: 10 Years of Driving Your Business

AUTOKID: 10 Years of Driving Your Business

OCTOBER 2021 IS a special date for Autokid as it is at this month that it will celebrate 10 years of driving your business with quality truck solutions. Founding October 2011—Autokid Subic Trading Corporation (shortened as ASTC) started as a dealer of second-hand cars...

Truckers, Heads Up: Oil Price Hike, Truck Ban Still Suspended

Truckers, Heads Up: Oil Price Hike, Truck Ban Still Suspended

WE ARE FINALLY free from another Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) as most of the regions in the country, including Metro Manila, reverts to General Community Quarantine (GCQ). Expect more relaxed crossings between provincial borders and, of course, a tighter...

Things to Check After Driving Your Truck Through Flood

Things to Check After Driving Your Truck Through Flood

THE PHILIPPINES IS a tropical country and, like many tropical countries, it is often visited by monsoon rains which bring flooding and destruction of property.  Picture this: You’re driving a truck in the middle of a raging storm. As usual, you have a schedule you...

What Is ISO Certification And Why Does It Matter?

What Is ISO Certification And Why Does It Matter?

Who gives ISO certifications? The International Organization for Standardization or ISO is an independent, non-governmental, and international standard-setting body for the quality, safety, and efficiency of products and services. What is the ISO 9000? The ISO 9000 is...

Torque versus Horsepower: What’s the difference?

Torque versus Horsepower: What’s the difference?

IMAGINE YOU'RE WITH your friends that are into cars.. Then they start talking about non-English words like “torque” and “horsepower” and that model X has lots of them. You’re like “Nice. That’s a lot of torque and horsepower for a car.” And they’re like “Oh yeah?...

3 Reasons Why You Should Get an Aluminum Van

3 Reasons Why You Should Get an Aluminum Van

LIGHT-DUTY TRUCKS are configured in four major ways to cater to specific types of businesses. For example, a truck with a dropside body application is usually meant to cater to businesses that sell construction materials; FB body trucks are meant to transport...

Are Electric Trucks the Future of Trucking in PH?

Are Electric Trucks the Future of Trucking in PH?

BY 2018, THERE were around 7,000 electric vehicles (EVs) registered in the Land Transportation Office. On the other hand, the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) predicts that the electric vehicle market will sell 200,000 units and produce revenue...

Truckers, Heads Up: What to expect in NCR under ECQ

Truckers, Heads Up: What to expect in NCR under ECQ

HERE WE GO AGAIN, boys and girls: Another Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) for Metro Manila is on its way, taking effect this Friday, August 6, and will end hopefully on August 20. It’s a necessary action after we just detected 97 cases of the Delta variant of the...

How the dry bulk trailer works

How the dry bulk trailer works

What are dry bulk trailers? Dry bulk trailers, also known as pneumatic trailers, are specialized tankers used to transport dry powder materials such as cement, ash, lime powder, ore powder, granular alkali, et cetera. These materials are so refined that they would...