This Week In Cars #5: Tips To Save On Insurance and A Further Rise In COE Prices

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This week, COE prices climb even higher. And since ownership costs will likely rise, here are some tips to save on insurance!

In short, if you're looking for a condensed list for our weekly round-up, we have:

  1. Tips For Saving On Your Car Insurance
  2. Common Modern Automotive Gimmicks
  3. November 2021 COE Results 1st Bidding: Premiums Rise Even Further For Consecutive Exercises
  4. mReview: 2021 Honda Civic - Refreshingly Revolutionarily Retro
  5. Video: Are Road Cyclists A Problem?
  6. Happenings:  Motorist Car Group: Receive Funding To Grow Your Very Own Car Group

Continue scrolling to read a condensed version of the articles! Otherwise, you can click on the links above to bring you to the respective article or video!

Tips For Saving On Your Car Insurance

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Call us Sherlock, but car ownership is costly. This expense is even before you factor in running costs. Almost like moths to a light, cars attract a plethora of government taxes the instant they reach our shores. Skimping on petrol or parking isn't going to help, they are fixed charges after all. Maybe the only way to reduce ownership costs is to not drive your own car at all. Fear not though, Budget Direct Insurance will help!

Read more here!

Common Modern Automotive Gimmicks

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Let's face it - the automotive world has gone soft. Taxes, electrifications and tightening emissions regulations have contributed to the borefest that plagues some modern cars. Gimmicks are now offered to even the most basic commuter cars in a bid to push toward electrification and the continued vilification of internal combustion engines. 

More on this here

November 2021 COE Results 1st Bidding: Premiums Rise Even Further For Consecutive Exercises

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With the increasing demand for the already reduced quotas, premiums rose across the board. Cat A closed at $53,709, Cat B at $82,801, Cat C at $42,001, Cat D at $9,381, and Cat E at $88,000.

For a detailed breakdown of COE prices, and comparisons to prior biddings, click here!

mReview: Honda Civic: Refreshingly Revolutinarily Retro

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Although lacking the "fun" element, the 2022 Honda Civic still proves why the Civic is still popular with every iteration. Following the standard affordable and efficient equation, the Civic is one of the better commuter cars up for grabs.

For the full review, click here

Video: Are Road Cyclists A Problem?

Road cyclists hogging or cycling irresponsibly on the roads have been an upward trend. We don't know if these road cyclists are just ignorant or deliberately inconsiderate. Regardless, there is currently no real way to stop them. But Shane has an idea of what can (or should) be done to perhaps curb this issue for good.

If you want to hear what Shane has to say, click here!

Motorist Car Group: Receive Funding To Grow Your Very Own Car Group

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Want to create your own car club, but lack the funding to do so? With Motorist’s new Car Group Chat feature, you’ll have a platform to promote your new car club AND be incentivised to do so too!

Gather like-minded owners with the same make and model of your vehicle, and grow your own car club! Be the leader of your club (dubbed the Car Group King), and receive up to $5,000 in funding for club-related activities.

Download the Motorist App to find out more!

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Read More: This Week In Cars #4: Rising Petrol Prices and the Reopening of Borders?

Download the new Motorist App now. Designed by drivers for drivers, this all-in-one app lets you receive the latest traffic updates, gives you access to live traffic cameras, and helps you manage LTA and vehicle matters.

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