2015 Toyota Prius c: Light, tight, bright and the highest city fuel economy of any vehicle without a plug

53 MPG City / 50 MPG combined in Toyota’s most affordable hybrid TORRANCE, Calif., – Toyota’s most affordable hybrid vehicle is also its most fuel efficient.  The Prius c with EPA-estimated 53 MPG city / 46 MPG highway / 50 MPG combined, offers the highest MPG of any vehicle on...

Most Yolanda survivors live on less than P34 a day – survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Most survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas are living on less than P34 a day, a study by research group IBON revealed. The study said that in a survey of 1,094 respondents in six Eastern Visayas provinces, 8 out of 10 families earn less than P5,000 on...

CA Public Health establishes Ebola hotline

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has established an Ebola hotline call center to respond to public inquiries related to Ebola it was announced today by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer. “This hotline has been set up and staffed...

Toyota Prius Celebrates 14 years of fuel sipping with a Special Edition

EPA-estimated 50 MPG combined fuel economy rating; More than 1.5 million Prius vehicles sold in U.S. since 2000 They grow up fast. It’s hard to believe it has been 14 years since the first-generation Prius appeared in your early-adopter neighbor’s driveway. A decade and a half...

Inflation eased to 4.4 percent in September – PSA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines’ annual headline inflation slowed down in September due to slower increase in prices of food, electricity, petroleum and non-alcoholic beverages, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Wednesday. Consumer prices eased to 4.4 percent in...

Venturi America: an electric buggy with 407hp

(Relaxnews) – Venturi, the Monaco-based company specializing in all-electric vehicles, came to the Paris Motor Show with a new, more powerful version of its America sports buggy. Boasting over 400hp, the model will be produced in a limited edition of just 25 units starting in May...

DOJ supports House proposal to create new political unit of government in NCR

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) threw its support on the proposal in the House of Representatives to create a special metropolitan political subdivision in the National Capital Region. House Bill No. 712, authored by Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice, proposes the...

City of Angels tops list of best US destinations

(Relaxnews) – Los Angeles has been named the best destination in the US, mostly for launching a major tourism offensive for Chinese visitors that includes training hotels, local businesses and attractions on how to cater to their Asian guests. That’s the synopsis of a newly...

Dodge flexes some serious muscle with latest SRT

(Relaxnews) – The 2015 Challenger SRT is the first production car in history to get a supercharged HEMI engine and the result is 707hp and 650lb-ft of torque. That makes the car not only the most powerful Dodge Challenger ever, it also makes it the most powerf...

PHL May inflation rises 4.5% on higher prices of food, fuel, softdrinks, electricity

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Headline inflation in the Philippines rose to 4.5 percent in May, from 4.1 percent in April and 2.6 percent a year earlier, driven by higher prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, the National Statistics Office reported Thursday. “Faster annual increments...