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The best credit cards for petrol discounts

19 Dec 2016

The best credit cards for petrol discounts

We suss out the four best credit cards that will get you the most discount on petrol at each of the four different petrol stations in Singapore.

Text by Desmond Chan, Table by Design Team | 46,631 views | Car Ownership Advice

Dummies' guide to new parking coupons

10 Dec 2016

Dummies' guide to new parking coupons

There's been some confusion about the new parking coupons and parking charges. We're here to share with you everything you need to know about this new system.

Text by Anthony Lim, Photos by Newslink & Design Team | 36,703 views | Car Ownership Advice

Milking your dying car for maximum cash

28 Nov 2016

Milking your dying car for maximum cash

For car owners that have the scrap yard looming in the near future, we offer up some ways in which you can maximise the value of your scrapped vehicle and return some cash into your pocket.

Text by Desmond Chan, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 38,704 views | Car Ownership Advice

Five most expensive places to park in central Singapore

05 Jul 2016

Five most expensive places to park in central Singapore

Aside from the usual morning and evening peak hour jams, Singapore's city centre is also notorious for its high parking costs. Here are five of the most expensive parking spots in central Singapore.

Text by Nigel Yong, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 48,742 views | Car Ownership Advice

Five sure-fire ways to improve your car's fuel economy

07 Jun 2016

Five sure-fire ways to improve your car's fuel economy

We look at five cost-effective and sure-fire ways to improve your car's fuel economy, and ease the ever-frustrating burden of high petrol prices.

Text by Desmond Chan, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 34,650 views | Car Ownership Advice

10 must-haves in your car

31 May 2016

10 must-haves in your car

Because we spend so much time in our cars, here are 10 items you must have in your car, which make life more convenient.

Text by Nigel Yong, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 66,671 views | Car Ownership Advice

Car de-registration 101 - What are your options?

05 Apr 2016

Car de-registration 101 - What are your options?

Unless its COE is renewed, a car in Singapore only lives for 10 years. Here's what you can do and how to go about doing it when your car ends its 10-year life.

Text by Nigel Yong, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 103,541 views | Car Ownership Advice

A look at some essential car tips for the rainy season

08 Jan 2016

A look at some essential car tips for the rainy season

During this rainy season where thunderstorms seem to be an everyday occurrence, we look at some important pointers that you should take note of.

Text by SPH Content Studio, Edited by Desmond Chan. Photos by SPH Content Studio & Audi | 33,767 views | Car Ownership Advice

Save your wallet and the environment, turn off your vehicle's engine

22 Jul 2015

Save your wallet and the environment, turn off your vehicle's engine

Save the environment, your engine and yourself from possible fines by not leaving your vehicle's engine running when you are parked.

Text by Nigel Yong, Photos by Low Fai Ming | 56,520 views | Car Ownership Advice

How do you claim against a Malaysian car in case of an accident?

09 Jun 2015

How do you claim against a Malaysian car in case of an accident?

Getting into an accident with a foreign vehicle is an utter nightmare but fret not, here is our step by step guide to help you in the event of one.

Text by Nigel Yong, Graphics by Calvin Huang | 53,703 views | Car Ownership Advice

What is the true cost to own a car in Singapore?

30 Mar 2015

What is the true cost to own a car in Singapore?

What is the true cost of car ownership on this little island of ours? We look at some important pointers that you should take note of.

Text by Jeff Cuellar, Edited by Regan Ong | 50,250 views | Car Ownership Advice

In-car cameras purchasing tips

27 Jan 2015

In-car cameras purchasing tips

With more motorists turning to in-car cameras for electronic surveillance on the road, we show you what to look out for when buying one.

Text by Jeremy Chua, Edited by Nicholas Low. Photos by Vernon Wong | 41,345 views | Car Ownership Advice

Singapore's Driver Improvement Points System - a better understanding

29 Dec 2014

Singapore's Driver Improvement Points System - a better understanding

The Driver Improvement Points System (DIPS) was introduced 30 years ago to make motorists adopt safer driving habits.

Text by Jeremy Chua, Edited by Nicholas Low. Photos by SPH Library | 16,601 views | Car Ownership Advice

The importance of wearing a seat belt

23 Dec 2014

The importance of wearing a seat belt

More than 20 years ago, the Road Traffic Act made it mandatory for rear-seat passengers who are at least 1.5 metres in height to belt up.

Text by Jeremy Chua, Photos by SPH Library and Low Fai Ming | 10,882 views | Car Ownership Advice

Road markings and parking restrictions in Singapore

01 Apr 2013

Road markings and parking restrictions in Singapore

Our roads are painted with straight and broken lines in either white or yellow to display parking restrictions. Do you still remember them?

Text and Photos by Akram Saheed | 44,680 views | Car Ownership Advice