ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tito F. Hermoso

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Tito's deep love for cars and extensive experience in banking, government, higher education, project finance, engineering, publishing and economics both here and abroad has equipped him with unique and penetrating insights into the global automotive industry, making his commentary a must read for the movers and shakers in automotive, marketing and management circles.

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LATEST ARTICLES

The the vehicle excise tax looming, The Inside Man voices his opposition, and his proposals, to HB 4774


posted June 19, 2017 13:12 by Tito F. Hermoso
The Senate: The last stand vs. high auto excise taxes image

Playing catch up to a 40 year back log in infrastructure with a projected 8.0 trillion budget, the current administration needs to surmount delays caused by legal hurdles.


posted May 08, 2017 18:35 by Tito F. Hermoso
The growing pains of infrastructure overhaul image

Make American car manufacturing great again? The Inside Man talks about the auto industry in Trump's America


posted April 10, 2017 06:20 by Tito F. Hermoso
Trump and the future of the US auto industry image

Following the previous installment, the Inside Man believes the LTO's driver exam function should be done by the private sector.


posted April 04, 2017 16:37 by Tito F. Hermoso
Should the LTO outsource the driver's exam? image

The Inside Man dissects two types of drivers that cause all sorts of trouble for all of us


posted March 20, 2017 11:47 by Tito F. Hermoso
The righteous drivers vs. stupid drivers image

POPULAR ARTICLES

Though 3-4 hours Manila-Baguio remains a pipe dream, traffic armageddon long weekends can be avoided by taking diversions to avoid the toll plazas.


posted January 13, 2015 00:40 by Tito F. Hermoso
Avoiding long toll plaza queues on NLEX, SCTEX, TPLEX image

The Department of Transport and Communications (DOTC) will end easy license renewal in thirty minutes if its proposal pushes through.


posted February 24, 2014 10:18 by Tito F. Hermoso
Goodbye easy driver's license renewal image

Today's Hi-Ace, like all Toyotas, is built not only to last but to dominate. Previously, Toyota supplied highly differentiated versions to different markets, with the Granvia-Regius Hi-ace versions heading for Europe while the Middle East,


posted July 29, 2011 17:22 by Tito F. Hermoso
2011 Toyota Hiace Super Grandia image

How the proposed excise tax on cars will dampen progress of our country's car manufacturing sector.


posted December 05, 2016 17:39 by Tito F. Hermoso
Death by taxes; The excise of the auto industry image

SUA or sudden unintended acceleration has been a motor vehicle problem ever since the time a homo sapien had to be in charge to operate the controls of a car.


posted March 30, 2015 15:00 by Tito F. Hermoso
The truth about Sudden Unintended Acceleration image