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Lists of Jeepney Makers, Builders, and Manufacturers

Lists of Jeepney Makers, Builders, and Manufacturers

Technology, Travel & Tourism
Since the jeepney modernization program is still a hot topic, we decided to compile at least a dozen active and well-known jeepney builders and manufacturers here in Luzon for everyone’s convenience. There are so many small builders out there and here in Batangas alone, I cannot name every shop who assemble jeepney body. Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal are the top provinces when it comes to building the jeepney’s body. Although the number of big shops has been in steady decline, the number of small repair and assembly shops are also increasing. See Also: How Much Does a New Jeepney Cost In the town of Rosario in Batangas, I once visited a place (2 years ago) where three jeepney assemblers are found just 500 meters away from each other. These shops built the finest modern jee...
Top Six Best Car Paint Brands in the Philippines

Top Six Best Car Paint Brands in the Philippines

Technology
They say the quality and beauty of the car’s paint is the result of an excellent painter’s skills and not the paint brand. This is partially true, but people who have a good budget and skillful painter always pick the best automotive paint brands. Here in the Philippines, there are dozens of paint brands sold in paint centers, but I am going to give you only the most common brands that local auto enthusiasts use, as some of the least known brands may not be difficult to procure. Running an auto repair shop for more than five years now, we only cater to ordinary vehicle owners. Luxury car owners mostly have their vehicles painted in Class A shops in Manila so we are only going to discuss paints used by most people. The following are six of the best automotive paint brands used in t...
Why Online Business is Growing in the Philippines and How to Start Your Own

Why Online Business is Growing in the Philippines and How to Start Your Own

Business & Finance, Technology
A year before the Coronavirus pandemic hit the world, especially the Philippines, online business is already growing. The growth is more expedited during the pandemic as people have no choice but to buy online. In this article, we are going to examine why e-commerce is growing in the Philippines and how you could start your own online business. 1. Mobile Apps The emergence of mobile apps prompted everyone to try doing online business by any means. FoodPanda, GrabFood, LalaFood, Mr. Speedy, Pick.A.Roo, Central Delivery, and many more prompted riders to deliver food from restaurants. Lazada, Shopee, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. prompted everyone to sell online. Without these apps and websites, online business and apps delivery-based businesses would not be possible. 2. Free Data and...
How to Start a Car Wash Business

How to Start a Car Wash Business

Business & Finance, Technology
Car wash is one of the easiest businesses to start because not only that the needed equipment and tools are readily available and easy to acquire, the skill required to do the job is not that complicated. Additionally, a car wash is a very profitable business and can be managed easily. Even in a third-world country like the Philippines, the number of vehicles is multiplying every year so many service and care centers like car wash are also needed. Although the vendo-type car wash is booming, having your vehicle washed professionally by skilled people is still a big difference-maker. In vendo-type, it’s a self-service so you have to spend a lot of time cleaning your own vehicle which is not really economical if you consider your time precious. In this article, we are going to give you...
How to Start a Motorcycle Rental Business:  Case Study

How to Start a Motorcycle Rental Business: Case Study

Business & Finance, Technology
Personal transport is something that most of us need but what if we can’t afford to buy our own wheels? Yes, we can see motorcycles everywhere but still, not everyone can afford especially during this time of the pandemic. When I returned home to Negros Occidental last 2017, I had two options, either to start a car repair business or a motorcycle rental business. I had plans for both but unfortunately, nothing was started because of the sudden change of plan that brought me back here in Batangas. A year later, I pursued the motorcycle business even though I am not managing it personally and so far it is going better and better, and for more than two years now, The business that started with 3 motorcycles is now a fleet of 15. I am going to give you the outlook below and how can you s...