Electric Jeepneys Challenge a Philippine Icon
"We consider this a historic event. This will revolutionize the transport sector in the country."
- Von Hernandez, Greenpeace SE Asia executive director
Makati City, Manila, Philippines - The Philippine passenger jeepney has started to shed its image as a smoke-belching, eardrum-busting public utility vehicle.
Originally fashioned out of WWII American military jeeps, these colorful and iconic "kings of the road" are going green.