Transport & Motoring

Singapore’s journey with electric cars started as early as 1994

an EV charging point in Singapore

Do you know that the question of whether electric vehicles (EVs) can replace petrol and diesel vehicles in Singapore was examined since 1994? Ex-Nominated Member of Parliament Kanwaljit Soin suggested the possibility of Singapore being one of the world’s first cities to increase the use of EVs. To that, former Environment Minister Mah Bow Tan said that his ministry was monitoring EVs’ development in other countries. He added that Singapore would look into their use in our little red dot

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Transport & Motoring

Here are the latest fuel prices after the petrol duty hike; Shell V-Power highest at S$3.01/litre

Petrol pump prices have gone up after the Government has announced the hike of petrol duty rates on Tuesday (Feb 16). The hike, which took immediate effect, has cause pump price to rise to what they were before the circuit breaker. The duty for premium grade (98-octane and above) petrol will be raised by 15 cents a litre to 79 cents a litre and the duty for intermediate grade (92-octane and 95-octane) petrol will be raised by 10 cents a litre

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Transport & Motoring

You can now custom order a Tesla Model 3 online from S$112,845 (excluding COE)

Tesla Model 3 in red

Tesla is one of the most innovative companies out there, aiming to transition the world’s energy sources to renewable energy. One of its primary ways of doing so is through its iconic electric cars. By owning one of these powerful vehicles, you no longer have to pay for petrol. Instead, you can charge your Tesla cars at charging stations wherever you go, just as you would power up your phone or electronic devices. Last December, Tesla announced that they would

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Transport & Motoring

58-year-old man found guilty of trying to offer S$100 payoff to LTA enforcement officer to prevent the seizure of oBike

Man with an oBike

On Thursday (January 14), Wong Swee Liang, 58, was convicted of attempting to bribe a Land Transport Authority (LTA) enforcement officer with S$100 to prevent him from confiscating a shared bicycle. He claimed one charge of corruption, saying that he initially considered the officers as salvage contractors and only wanted to purchase the oBike from them. At the offence, the bike was his transportation medium for his daily commute. oBike had abruptly exited Singapore last year Only a few months

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Transport & Motoring, Travel & Entertainment

A look at the timeline of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project from 2013 to 2021

An artist's impression of a KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) station.

What a cold and wet start to 2021. You’ve probably heard or seen from the news that Singapore and Malaysia will not proceed with the HSR project after a lapse in agreement on Dec 31, 2020. The Prime Ministers of both countries revealed in a joint statement on the first day of the new year. “In light of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Malaysian economy, the government of Malaysia had proposed several changes to the HSR Project. Both

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