Presidential Communications Operations Office

  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Wednesday, 14 April 2021 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
PBB Guidelines 2016
Click to Open
PIA Snapshot

PIA Online
One Mindanao eNewsmagazine
One Visayas eNewsletter
One Luzon eNewsmagazine
ST@R eNewsmagazine
PIA Members Only:
PMIS | PANP Phone Directory
PIAEA Corner:
Application | View PIAEA Site
Special News Editions:
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
PIA News Archive:
Information to Empower Filipinos
English NewsFoto ArchivesRegional WatchOFW Watch
FrontpageHeadlines by RegionNews ArchivePIA SpecialsICT News

PIA Press Release
Monday, January 23, 2012


Nationwide E-Trike Design Contest on

by Elsa S. Subong

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) –- A nationwide contest on E-Trike Design to promote use of Electric Tricycles is on, with the Department of Energy (DoE) urging qualified Filipinos to join.

The DoE said that the contest is open to all Filipino citizens, 18 years old and above, whether individual or groups residing in the Philippines.

Bannered by the theme, “Bright Now! Do Right. Be Bright. Go E-Trike!” the contest aims to showcase modern tricycle innovations, for a more environmental friendly transport in the country.

Based on the Contest Primer, the basic design parameters, the design should show a three-wheeled electric vehicle, just like the example that can be viewed at the DoE website, some of which are deployed in some local government units.

The DoE, however, said that all designs submitted should be original, new and have not been used for commercial or demonstration purposes.

The design should also show a maximum of six passengers, excluding the driver.

As to mechanics, the eligible contestant must fill up the Official Registration Form, which can be downloaded at DoE website and that of the Philippine Information Agency (

A participant should produce 2D and 3D CAD drawings of the E-trike design using AutoCAD software with corresponding design description.

Entries should be submitted in both CD and hardcopy (A3 size) and enclosed in a sealed envelope, which can be submitted personally or sent by courier accompanied by completely filled-up Registration Form and duly notarized Oath of Ownership of the design, on or before 4pm of February 17, to: Nationwide E-Trike Design Contest, c/o Energy Utilization Management Bureau, Department of Energy, Merritt Road, /fort Bonifacio, Taguig City 1631.

The entries will be judged according to these criteria: Aesthetics/Creativity-50%; Originality/Innovation-20%; Safety and Functionality (LTO to provide simplified safety checklist)-20%; and, Ergonomics (Ease of passenger entry, space, etc.)-10%.

The final judging will be on February 24, where the top ten winners will be shortlisted and notified.

The top three winners will become the exclusive property of DoE and may be used, copied, reproduced and or printed into any size or medium for exhibition, advertising, promotion or any other purpose.

The top three will each receive P200,000 and the seven consolation prizes will receive P50,000 each. (JCM/ESS/PIA-Iloilo)

Latest Stories
  • DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' (R02)
  • Solar energy to light up 75 more houses in off-grid areas in NegOr (R07)
  • DA plans to use Mindanao program in Luzon (R11)
  • DSWD 1 marks its 61st anniversary celeb in February (R01)
  • 500 poor families get 'bags of blessing' (R06)
  • Close to 200 Negros Occidental police officers get promotion (R06)
  • NGO urges public to collect, propagate seeds to create native tree forests in CV (R07)
  • Police Information Officers receives commendation medals (R06)
  • DSWD brings Pantawid Pamilya program to Dumaguete City (R07)
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • NGO to hold free breast, cervical cancer screening (R07)
  • Aklan detainees trained on proper waste management (R06)
  • Hiligaynon news: DOLE 6 may bag-o nga direktor (R06)
  • Mangrove tree planting to highlight World Wetlands Day (R06)
  • Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable (R02)
  • Hiligaynon news: Impormasyon sa populasyon sa Iloilo nagapakita pagkinahanglan sa pagmanehar sing maayo (R06)
  • Various activities to mark World Wetlands Day in Iloilo (R06)
  • Tagalog News: Tapul Reef, ipinapadeklarang fish sanctuary (MIM)
  • Hiligaynon news: Alert Level sa Yemen napanubo sa level 2 – DFA (R06)
  • P118-M worth of Infra projects implemented by Dipolog in 2011 (R09)
    GOOD NEWS Series
    PIA Special Sites:

    ASEAN Philippines

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines