Metro Comet Transport Service Cooperative Celebrates Successful Turnover of 15 Isuzu Modern PUV Class 2 Units


Rommel T. Juan

Sta. Rosa, Philippines, June 10, 2024 – Metro Comet Transport Service Cooperative is proud to announce the successful turnover of 15 new Isuzu Modern PUV Class 2 units, marking a significant achievement in their ongoing efforts to modernize public transportation. The turnover ceremony was held at Ayala Mall Solenad in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, and featured the new PUV bodies manufactured by Centro Manufacturing Corporation.

The event was led by Chairman Ed Comia of Metro Comet Transport Service Cooperative and attended by distinguished guests including Dr. Divine Quemi, CEO of Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives, LTFRB Region 4A Director Radm. Loumer P. Bernabe, IPC Head of Sales Mario Ojales, and Assistant Sales Manager Lotis San Jose representing Centro Manufacturing Corporation.

Chairman Ed Comia expressed his enthusiasm and gratitude during the ceremony, stating, “This turnover of 15 Isuzu Modern PUV units is a pivotal moment for Metro Comet. It underscores our commitment to providing modern, safe, and reliable public transportation for our community. We are dedicated to improving the commuting experience and supporting sustainable transport initiatives.”

Dr. Divine Quemi, CEO of Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives, highlighted the importance of collaboration in achieving transportation modernization. “The partnership between Metro Comet, Isuzu, and Centro Manufacturing Corporation exemplifies the power of cooperative efforts in driving progress and innovation in the public transportation sector.”

LTFRB Region 4A Director Radm. Loumer P. Bernabe commended the initiative, noting, “Modernizing our public utility vehicles is a key component of our transportation strategy. Metro Comet’s proactive steps towards this goal are commendable, and we anticipate the positive impact these new units will have on our transportation system.”

Mario Ojales, IPC Head of Sales, emphasized Isuzu’s dedication to supporting the PUV modernization program. “Isuzu is committed to providing high-quality and reliable vehicles that meet the evolving needs of our transport sector. We are proud to partner with Metro Comet in advancing public transportation in the Philippines.”

Assistant Sales Manager Lotis San Jose, representing Centro Manufacturing Corporation, reaffirmed their support for Metro Comet’s mission. “Centro supports Metro Comet in their mission to introduce more modern PUVs in the country. They are one of the best examples of a successful modern PUV program, and we are honored to be part of this initiative.”

The newly delivered Isuzu Modern PUV Class 2 units are designed to offer enhanced comfort, safety, and efficiency, ensuring a superior commuting experience for passengers. These units are expected to serve the community effectively, contributing to the ongoing efforts to modernize the Philippines’ public transportation infrastructure.

Metro Comet Transport Service Cooperative’s commitment to modernization and sustainable transport solutions aligns with the broader goals of improving public transportation services across the country.

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