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Hyundai Motor Co invests $250 million in Grab

By Faiming_low on 07 Nov 2018 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Grab has managed to pull in automaker Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors to invest $250 million in it. Hyundai is a return investor which had previously invested an undisclosed amount in Grab in January this year.

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A brief history of the Toyota Crown in Singapore

By SGCM_editorial on 07 Nov 2018 in Singapore car news

Attached Image Considered the “King of the road” in Singapore from the 1980s even up till 2006! You could look anywhere on the road and spot a Toyota Crown Taxi (or more) with ease.
toyota, crown, taxi, singapore

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GOJEK expected to enter Singapore market late November

By SGCM_editorial on 30 Oct 2018 in Singapore car news

Attached Image GO-JEK's GO-CAR service will be competing for Grab’s private vehicle hailing market share in Singapore. Riders and drivers can finally expect to find cheaper fares and better incentives respectively in the months to come.
gojek, grab, ride sharing

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Tesla hires senior car designer from Volvo


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Ian Kettle is known for his design on the XC40 SUV which was praised by many car design experts as being a beautifully designed vehicle.
car designer, tesla, ian kettle

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HDT becomes Singapore's 7th taxi operator; to bump up fleet to 800 electric cabs


Attached Image The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Tuesday that it has granted a full-fledged taxi service operator licence to HDT Singapore Taxi.

This is after a two-year trial under the Transport Innovation and Development Scheme which involved 100 electric taxis.
taxi, lta, electric and 2 more...

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MCF Hangout with Volkswagen


Attached Image More than 70 MyCarForum (MCF) members, together with their partners and family, gathered at the Volkswagen showroom at Alexandra Road yesterday evening to attend the MCF Hangout with Volkswagen. The event, focused around the new VW Golf family, also gave guests a chance to get up close and personal with the full range of VW cars, as well as to test drive them.
volkswagen, vw golf, golf and 5 more...

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Lexus LFA loses control and crashes in Singapore

By Faiming_low on 11 Apr 2018 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image A rare Lexus LFA has crashed in Singapore last week and with less than 10 units on our shores, it is quite a painful sight to watch.

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Seven iconic cars in Singapore in the '90s

By Deeq on 12 Mar 2018 in Singapore car news

Attached Image The '90s was a time of innovation and evolution. We saw not-so-mobile phones evolve into devices that could actually fit into our pockets, witnessed the birth of the World Wide Web, and, of course, drove around in cars that didn't yet have airbags. But perhaps the most memorable part of the '90s, for us at least, had to be the birth of these seven iconic cars that will always hold a special place in our hearts.
iconic cars, singapore cars, 90s

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Cars & Coffee 2018 - pre-lunar new year edition

By Faiming_low on 19 Feb 2018 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Cars & Coffee, an informal event where car enthusiast gather, happened recently. Here's the highlights of what appeared on a sunny weekend morning...
cars and coffee, cars & coffee and 5 more...

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Surprise cash Ang Baos being delivered to nearly one million people in Singapore


Attached Image Singaporeans woke this morning to find lucky 'ang baos' on their car windscreens and motorcycles, courtesy of online insurer, Budget Direct Insurance.
budget direct, budget insurance and 2 more...

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Tens of thousands will have to give up car as zero-growth policy kicks in


Attached Image From next February, motorists will have to contend with zero-growth allowance in the vehicle quota system. The move to lower the allowable annual growth rate from 0.25 percent currently to zero reversed what former Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew had previously pronounced.
zero-growth, car growth, car coe and 1 more...

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Where to park at the Yistana

By Deeq on 15 Sep 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Our brothers in blue have several reserved lots as of now and we've heard some complains about paying season parking but not getting a lot. Here are some solutions for our Yistana driver friends:
Source: The Straits Times
Source: https://yishun.town/


“I, Halimah Yacob, having been elected as President of the Republic of Singapore, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge my duties.”

With those words, a Wikipedia entry was updated last night. Singapore now has her first female president. Describing this as a significant moment in Singapore's history, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said: "Today, we reaffirm the pledge that Mr Lee Kuan Yew made on August 9, 1965... Everybody would have his place, equal, regardless of language, culture, religion."
halimah yacob, president, yistana and 1 more...

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MCF Hangout with Volkswagen


Attached Image More than 80 MyCarForum (MCF) members, together with their partners and family, gathered at the Volkswagen showroom at Alexandra Road yesterday evening to attend the MCF Hangout with Volkswagen. The event was a chance to showcase the full range of Volkswagen models and their high-end features and technologies, as presented by their highly-trained service team.
volkswagen and 5 more...

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Etiqa Insurance launches reduced-premium usage-based car insurance


Attached Image Insurance arm of Maybank Group, Etiqa Insurance, has launched an affordable usage-based car insurance ePROTECT sMiles in Singapore, providing 50 percent premium savings upfront and potentially saving customers close to $500 annually
insurance, car insurance and 5 more...

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MCF Hangout with Hyundai


Attached Image More than 60 MyCarForum (MCF) members, together with their partners and family, gathered at the Hyundai showroom the past Friday evening to attend the MCF Hangout with Hyundai. The event featured the new Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid as the star of the show, along with the full range of Hyundai models.
hyundai, ioniq, ioniqhybrid and 6 more...

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Flat fares for peace of mind

By Faiming_low on 05 Apr 2017 in Singapore car news

Attached Image Those in the their 50s or older will remember a time when hailing a cab involved fixing a price with the cabby before getting on board.

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Clearing the air on tailpipe emissions


Attached Image The Government announced a number of measures last week to tighten vehicular emission regulations. The new Vehicular Emissions Scheme, for instance, spells out limits on tailpipe pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and particulate matter. Stricter vehicle inspection standards will also be rolled out. Why is Singapore adopting these measures, and what implications will there be for consumers and the industry? Senior Transport Correspondent Christopher Tan presents a Q&A to address these questions, and more.

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COEs extended for record number of vehicles

By Faiming_low on 08 Mar 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Certificates of entitlement (COE) for a record 44,303 vehicles were revalidated last year, with cars making up the bulk of the extensions.

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A fare way to fix taxi woes


Attached Image Taxi giant ComfortDelGro says it wants to simplify cab fares. That can only be good news. There are close to 10 different flag-down rates, three different metered-fare structures, over 10 kinds of surcharges and eight types of phone-booking fees in Singapore.
comfortdelgro, taxi, cab

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How are fuel consumption figures in car ads calculated?

By Faiming_low on 06 Feb 2017 in Singapore car news

Attached Image READER Mrs Frances Choo wrote in to askST how fuel consumption figures in car advertisements are arrived at, and if the method by which these figures are arrived at are consistent across makes and models.
Senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan answered.




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