ERP Rates to be Reduced During December 2018 School Holidays

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This December’s school holidays, drivers will get to enjoy lower Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates. The decrease in ERP prices range from 50 cents to a dollar. Continue reading

Johor Looks to Start Construction of Third Link Next Year

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Johor Chief Minister Osman Sapian reportedly said that Malaysia plans to start construction on the Third Link, connecting Malaysia and Singapore, in 2019. Continue reading

LTA to Test New Guardrails in a Bid to Improve Road Safety

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New guardrails are being deployed as a trial by the Land Transport Authority (LTA). Called rolling barriers, it works by converting the shockwaves to rotational energy when a vehicle hits them. Continue reading

7 Reasons Not To Buy A Car In Singapore

Motorist Car Advice

In this article, we take a look at 7 reasons why you should reconsider buying a car in Singapore. Reasons include high down payments, high depreciation, and the fact that cars aren’t a necessity. Continue reading

10 Unlucky Number Plates that Will Make You Go ‘Suay Lah’

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Last week, we featured 10 auspicious number plates. This week, we feature 10 unlucky number plates you might want to avoid in 2019 if you are superstitious. Continue reading

LTA to Cease Hardcopy Letters for Motoring-Related Transactions

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From as early as June 2019, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will cease hardcopy letters for motoring-related transactions. This is part of Singapore’s push to become a “Smart Nation”. Continue reading

November 2018 COE Results: Increased Quota Premium for Cat A and B

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The first COE bidding exercise for November 2018 has concluded. Quota premiums for Cat A and B rose by $2,643 and $1,000 respectively. Cat E dropped by $900. Continue reading

​New Punggol Link Road Opens Early, Connects to KPE and TPE

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A new link road connecting Punggol Central to the KPE and TPE (PIE) will open a year ahead of schedule, on 25 November 2018. Continue reading

8 Car Care Tips Every Responsible Car Owner Should Know

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Our cars are one of our most treasured possessions. And like any treasured possession, we need to take good care of it. In this article, we highlight 8 car care tips every responsible car owners should know. Continue reading

Subaru Recalls 400,000 Cars Worldwide over Two Faulty Parts, Singapore Included

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Subaru announced a global recall of approximately 400,000 cars over two faulty parts. About 100 cars in Singapore are affected by this recall. Continue reading

10 Auspicious Number Plates that Will Make You Go ‘Huat Ah’

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Getting a new car for the new year? Here are 10 auspicious number plates that will bring you good luck in 2019. These numbers were chosen for how they sound like in Mandarin and its various dialects. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 15

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In this week’s episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature several impatient drivers who can’t seem to follow basic traffic rules. A young man was also caught flipping the bird on camera. Continue reading

Singapore Petrol Price Comparison: November 2018

John Car News

These are the latest petrol prices in Singapore for November 2018. The prices provided here reflect the latest prices across the different petrol companies in Singapore. Continue reading

Used-Car Dealers Now Favouring Consignment Cars to Escape Lemon Law

Donovan Car News

With consumers under the protection of the lemon law, used-car dealers are starting to favour selling consignment cars for a lower-than-usual profit. Continue reading

Grab Gets a New Investor, Receives Blowback from Its Driver Reward System

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Booking Holdings, A US-based travel firm is investing US$200 million (S$277 million) into Grab. The company's new driver reward system also attracts criticism for its high minimum threshold. Continue reading

7 Tips That Will Save You Money When Driving from Singapore to Johor

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If you are travelling to Johor (JB) for the first time, or haven't done so in a while, here are 7 money-saving tips for you to consider. Find out what they are in the following article. Continue reading

A Singaporean’s Guide to the Malaysia Touch ‘N Go Card and System

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Driving to Malaysia soon? One essential item you will need for the drive up north, apart from your passport, is the Touch ‘N Go card. In this Singaporean’s guide, we take a look at why this card is so important. Continue reading

Lion City Rentals Looks to Become Singapore’s ‘Preferred’ Car Rental Company

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Denying earlier reports that the company was closing down, Lion City Rentals said it wants to grow and reach out to a new and fresh customer base. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 14

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In episode 14 of our Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week compilation, we feature several road bullies and a cab driver not checking for traffic before opening his door. Continue reading

5 Compact Cars that are Easy to Park

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Parking is an essential skill that every driver on the road needs to possess. But have you wondered which cars are the easiest to park? On this list, we will look at five easy-to-park compact cars. Continue reading