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A Guide to Off Peak Car scheme

04 Jan 2013

A Guide to Off Peak Car scheme

Currently, there are two different types of Off Peak Car (OPC) schemes being offered, each with different tax concessions and restricted usage hours.

Text and Photos by Editorial Team | 44,652 views | Car Ownership Advice

Solar films - A better understanding of it

26 Jul 2012

Solar films - A better understanding of it

There's more to solar films than just protecting car occupants from the Sun's harmful UV rays. Learn more about them here.

Text by Nicholas Low, Photos by Infratint | 29,476 views | Car Ownership Advice

Speed cameras - What you should know

17 Jun 2011

Speed cameras - What you should know

The speed camera has been the bane of all motorists since its invention in the late 1960s. We take a look at the history of this unloved device and the types deployed on our local roads...

Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 48,889 views | Car Ownership Advice

Vehicle video recorder - Things you need to know before getting one

03 Jun 2011

Vehicle video recorder - Things you need to know before getting one

Not only is it user-friendly, the versatile vehicle video recorder provides superior clarity day and night.

Text by Julian Kho, photos by ViGi Services | 57,776 views | Car Ownership Advice

Car thefts - How to prevent them?

05 May 2011

Car thefts - How to prevent them?

Car thefts are almost nil in the context of Singapore. But it doesn't mean drivers should slack off the necessary precautions. We reckon it's always better to be safe than to be sorry.

Text by Richie Setiawan | 23,238 views | Car Ownership Advice

Solar films - Why are they important to your car?

06 Apr 2011

Solar films - Why are they important to your car?

Given our sizzling climate, who can we turn to for reliable solar films? There may be ample brands for drivers to choose but there's only one we can trust.

Text by Julian Kho & 3M, Photos by Julian Kho | 48,514 views | Car Ownership Advice

Car insurance terms - What is NCD, excess & named driver?

28 Jun 2010

Car insurance terms - What is NCD, excess & named driver?

We explain to you the common jargons used in car insurance and how it affects you.

Text by Richie Setiawan | 170,802 views | Car Ownership Advice

How to drive safely in flood

17 Jun 2010

How to drive safely in flood

Driving a car out during a heavy thunderstorm and flood may danger the lives of car drivers. So what are the advices?

Text by Richie Setiawan | 33,277 views | Car Ownership Advice

The finer points of CNG vehicles

21 May 2010

The finer points of CNG vehicles

Global warming is a growing concern for drivers and manufacturers everywhere. Unfortunately, the technologies that will eventually replace fossil fuels are still in their infancy. There is however a s...

Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 17,491 views | Car Ownership Advice

Proper driving techniques - Drive like a pro

19 Jan 2010

Proper driving techniques - Drive like a pro

Many of us have dreamt of driving a sports car, imagining the excitement of taking a bend at dangerous speeds, and having the blissful sense of control, yet only a fortunate few can afford to own one.

Text and photos by Simon Wijoyo | 48,286 views | Car Ownership Advice

Old cars still make great cars

23 Nov 2009

Old cars still make great cars

In this article we take a look at the Honda EG9, Mitsubishi Evolution and BMW E36 as a cool and affordable alternative.

Text and Photos by Benjamin G. Kline | 46,644 views | Car Ownership Advice

Off Peak Cars now more attractive than before

11 Sep 2009

Off Peak Cars now more attractive than before

Following LTA’s recent announcement on changes to the Off Peak Car (OPC) scheme, going over to the red side has never seemed more enticing.

Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 80,107 views | Car Ownership Advice

10 real ways to cut fuel consumption

30 Nov 2008

10 real ways to cut fuel consumption

Even though petrol prices have been heading south recently, times are getting tougher and we can never be too sure if, one day a barrel of oil might cost as much as Sarah Palin's wardrobe.

Text by Andy Hum, Photos by Marcus Dejakaisaya | 151,911 views | Car Ownership Advice

Off Peak Car - Know the rules, know the benefits.

19 Jan 2008

Off Peak Car - Know the rules, know the benefits.

Know the rules and benefits of driving an Off Peak Car (OPC), which may help you tackle rising fuel costs, high taxes and increased levies.

Text and photos by Philip Chan | 140,874 views | Car Ownership Advice

Alternative Fuel Vehicles - Green is In

30 Oct 2007

Alternative Fuel Vehicles - Green is In

These days, environmental concerns have become one of the hottest topics in the media.

Text and photos by Sylvia Tee | 25,762 views | Car Ownership Advice