Week Of 1st Aug: BYD Atto 3 Review, Price Movements In COE Premiums, And Free EV Charging On National Day!

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BYD's latest crossover is put through its paces, COE bidding results and how you can get your EV charged for free on National Day - here are some of the topics we've covered this week!

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


  1. mReview: 2022 BYD Atto 3 - Bold Dreams, New Beginnings
  2. Charge Your EV For Free With TotalEnergies On National Day!
  3. August 2022 COE Results 1st Bidding: Premiums See A Mix Of Increases and Decreases Across All Categories
  4. The 2002 Honda Accord looks good, sounds good, and drives like a dream. Euro R | In the Headlight
  5. Illegal and Legal Car Modifications | Talk Cars Sing Song Podcast

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!


mReview: 2022 BYD Atto 3 - Bold Dreams, New BeginningsEditors%2 Fimages%2 F1659678647077 1659678647077

Let’s set the record straight - you cannot judge the BYD Atto 3 with any preconceived notions formulated as a result of prior experiences with past BYD products. They are no longer a budget EV alternative with vehicles that were really honestly better suited for fleet use - the Atto 3 combines quality and equipment that rivals (or perhaps even supersedes) anything the West can put out.

And they did all this in a short span of about half a decade. But just how did we get here? Read on to find out!


Charge Your EV For Free With TotalEnergies On National Day!Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1659678596752 1659678596752

TotalEnergies, operator of Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network Bluecharge, is celebrating the country’s 57th National Day with free annual subscription for new sign-ups in the month of August!

Users are also entitled to one day’s worth of free charging, with TotalEnergies extending this offer to both new and existing subscribers of Bluecharge. From between 00:00 and 23:59 on August 9, 2022, EV drivers will be able to plug their vehicles in for free at 455 public charge points.


August 2022 COE Results 1st Bidding: Premiums See A Mix Of Increases and Decreases Across All Categories Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1659678420759 1659678420759

In the 1st COE bidding exercise for August 2022, Cat A closed at $80,000, Cat B at $107,001, Cat C at $56,089, Cat D at $11,000 and Cat E at $113,000.

Cat A (Cars up to 1600CC & 97KW) received 689 bids and saw a $1,101 increase from the previous exercise. It closed at $80,000.

Cat B (Cars above 1600CC or 97KW) saw 612 bids and decreased by $3,002. It closed at $107,001.

Cat C (Goods Vehicle & Bus) received 168 bids and increased by $1,200. It closed at $56,089.

Cat D (Motorcycles) had 696 bids in total and saw a $90 increase. It closed today at $11,000.

Lastly, Cat E (Open Category) received 293 bids and saw an decrease of $1,001. It closed at $113,000.


The 2002 Honda Accord looks good, sounds good, and drives like a dream. Euro R | In the Headlight

The Honda Accord was built to be a statelier, more executive sedan but it has a dark side - the Euro R. Equipped with a HKS exhaust and Choon's Air Intake, flooring the Euro R brings smiles to all car enthusiasts!


Illegal and Legal Car Modifications | Talk Cars Sing Song Podcast

In the second installment of the Talk Car Sing Song Podcast, Jackie will be discussing with the guests Aiden (@nediadien) and Thern Yang (@TheBigSoup) about illegal and legal car modifications in Singapore. What are the repercussions of certain restrictions and what are some legal mods that just don't make sense?

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