Week Of 4th July: July's 1st COE Bidding, Chinese Cars And Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Buyer's Guide!

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In this edition of mRecap, we take a look at the prices for the 1st COE bidding in July, Chinese cars and a buyer's guide for the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35!

If you're looking for a condensed list of our weekly round-up, we have:

  1. July 2022 COE Results 1st Bidding: Increases Across All Categories Yet Again
  2. A Serious Look At Chinese Cars
  3. Road Etiquette As A Cyclist
  4. Motorist Car Buyer's Guide: Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4MATIC
  5. Nissan Qashqai: Revamped and Reloaded! | mReview
  6. Are You Looking To Buy Or Sell A Car License Plate?

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!

July 2022 COE Results 1st Bidding: Increases Across All Categories Yet Again 
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In the 1st COE bidding exercise for July 2022, Cat A closed at $78,001, Cat B at $107,800, Cat C at $54,001, Cat D at $10,889 and Cat E at $110,524.

Cat A (Cars up to 1600CC & 97KW) received 900 bids and saw a $3,012 increase from the previous exercise. It closed at $78,001.

Cat B (Cars above 1600CC or 97KW) saw 695 bids and increased by $1,799. It closed at $107,800.

Cat C (Goods Vehicle & Bus) received 160 bids and increased by $990. It closed at $54,001.

Cat D (Motorcycles) had 768 bids in total and saw a $587 increase. It closed today at $10,889.

Lastly, Cat E (Open Category) received 340 bids and saw an increase of $6,124. It closed at $110,524.

Want to know more? Click here to read on!

A Serious Look At Chinese Cars

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It wasn't too long ago that Chinese cars were nothing more than shoddy replicas of what the Europeans, Japanese and Koreans could churn out.

It is this half-past-six approach to car building that allows these manufacturers to retail their vehicles at prices that the rest of the automotive world cannot match. Blatant aping of famous designs led to much chagrin from the established automakers, which had lawyers that were then left even more frustrated when they sued, and lost, to the various Chinese manufacturers in the courts of the People's Republic.

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, but only when intellectual copyright and brand identity isn't at stake.

Click here to find out!

Road Etiquette As A Cyclist

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Cycling on a public road can be a harrowing experience even if you are a seasoned cyclist. This is magnified when your commute happens on a busy road.

All we are really after, is an uneventful commute to and from our destination. In an ideal world, we'd all play nicely with one another, with drivers looking out for cyclists and giving them the appropriate space they need to ride safely, and cyclists having the courtesy to make sure they are not holding up traffic.

But alas, we do not live in this fantasy. Impatient drivers and irresponsible cyclists are aplenty, and it can sometimes be very vexing for both ends - just take a quick look at the various traffic vigilante pages on social media.

To find out more, click here!

Motorist Car Buyer's Guide: Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4MATIC
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The Mercedes GLB was originally introduced to the Singapore market in late 2020, and has proven to be quite popular amongst the car buying population locally.

Designed as the German automaker's entry-level seven-seater, it checks a lot of its buyers' boxes - think spaciousness, practicality and rather decent fuel economy, not to mention being a more “affordable” way into ownership of a Mercedes-Benz without having to pay the more premium prices that come with the higher end models.

Interested in the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35? Proceed here!

Nissan Qashqai: Revamped and Reloaded! | mReview

Revamped, reloaded, and ready to rock, the all-new Nissan Qashqai is a melting pot of comfort and power! With its new, more sleek and futuristic finish, the Qashqai is certainly an alluring option for all! 

Watch the video here!

Are You Looking To Buy Or Sell A Car License Plate?

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Let's say you are the proud owner of an auspicious bidded number plate. We're sure that there will not be a shortage of willing buyers vying for it too.

You've just been offered a good chunk of change to sell your registration plate. But where does one start? How do you go about transferring ownership of a license plate? As it turns out, there are several ways in which you can offload your number plate - we'll outline some of the more common methods in this article!

Want to know more about buying or selling a license plate? Click here to find out more!

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