Mazda Magic

LESS IS MORE and empty space is prized above all else. While that may sound like the mantra of a chi chi interior decorator, it is actually the essence of Japanese culture and it is being applied to the upcoming range of Mazda cars.

Electric dream come true

Fortune, it is said, favours the bold and it seems no manufacturer is as bold as BMW when it comes to electrification.

Car COE premiums seen falling by up to S$10,000 in 2018

PASSENGER car certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums could slump by S$10,000 to S$15,000 next year, but buyers are unlikely to benefit from lower car prices.

Diesels driving on in 2018 despite new tax

DIESEL isn't disappearing just yet and there are even some bargains to be picked up now. ...

Goods vehicle COE price up as dealers fight to clear stocks

PASSENGER car certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums slipped even as the goods vehicle premium continued its steady ascent.

Goods vehicle COE premium continues rising

PASSENGER car certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums slipped even as the goods vehicle premium continued its steady ascent.

SIA, Grab tie up for reward points, airport trips

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) customers can now book Grab rides when travelling to the airport in six South-east Asian countries using the SingaporeAir mobile app, with GrabRewards points that can be converted into KrisFlyer miles.

LTA drops need to park private-hire cars under a business

FROM this month, a private-hire car (PHC) can be owned by an individual, without the need to first register a business entity with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (Acra).

Switch to Euro 6 scales down, strips some car showrooms

THE adoption of the new and more stringent Euro 6 emission standard has not only scaled down model lineups at some dealerships but also practically decimated a couple of others, with at least one showroom likely to stay empty until March next year.

Uber may be under CPIB probe over car buys: industry talk

RIDE-hailing heavyweight Uber may be involved in a probe related to car purchases made by its car rental company Lion City Rental (LCR).

A stellar tradition

ANYONE CAN POP INTO the Audi Museum to view the premium carmaker's historic exhibits but only a mere handful will be allowed inside the Audi Tradition building where the essence of its automotive heritage is stored away on three utilitarian levels...

Singapore's electric car-sharing programme kicks off in December

BlueSG, the nationwide electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme, kicks off in December with 80 cars and 30 charging stations with a total of 120 charging points.

Singapore's electric car sharing programme to start in December

BLUESG, the nation-wide electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme, kicks off in December with 80 cars and 30 charging stations with a total of 120 charging points.

SMRT signs MOU for JB-S'pore Rapid Transit System Link

SMRT Corp has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Prasarana Malaysia Bhd to form a joint venture company for the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link).
ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Condo management stays ahead with EV charging

AS AT July 2017, there are about 606,000 cars on Singapore roads and the overwhelming majority are petrol-engined, with only 132 plug-in petrol-electric hybrids and 12 pure electric vehicles.
ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Demand rising for stations that give electric vehicles the juice to run

INTEREST in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is growing, especially from condominium residents, but the road to installation may not be smooth.

LTA unit formed for High Speed Rail

THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) has formed a subsidiary to implement the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project.

Pent-up demand greets new Rolls-Royce Phantom

A DOZEN deposits have been placed here for the new Rolls-Royce Phantom ultra-luxury limousine - even before its estimated price is announced ahead of next week's preview in Singapore. ...

Used-car dealer taps fintech for one-stop ease

A USED-CAR dealership has tapped fintech to offer a paperless and hassle-free one-stop service to buyers, who can make an electronic deposit for a preferred model and submit an online car loan application, complete with insurance cover.

Small car COE rebounds on strong demand

THE small car certificate of entitlement (COE) premium bounced back up after most distributors reported robust bookings following the almost S$7,000 plunge two weeks ago.

Singapore's small car COE rebounds on strong demand

THE small car certificate of entitlement (COE) premium bounced back up after most distributors reported robust bookings following the almost S$7,000 plunge two weeks ago.

Strong rebound expected for small car COE premium

THE unexpectedly large slide in the small car certificate of entitlement (COE) premium has attracted huge crowds to auto showrooms, but some distributors don't expect Category A to shoot back up tomorrow beyond last fortnight's level. ...
SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2017

Hamilton triumphs as things get wet and wild

TWO Ferraris made a Red Bull sandwich, causing a melee at the first corner and allowing Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton an easy win at the 10th Singapore Grand Prix. ...

SMRT bags Thomson-East Coast Line tender

SMRT Trains has beaten SBS Transit to the tender for operating the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL), which opens in stages from 2019.

Not wet but wow

LEWIS HAMILTON is finally at the head of the pack