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Priced from RM 286k, Perodua Aruz launched in Singapore

The Perodua Aruz has just been launched in Singapore, the first overseas market to receive the 7-seater SUV. The sole variant offered there is the entry-level 1.5 X; the 1.5 AV is not sold in Singapore. The Perodua Aruz is priced at SGD 92,999.Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad said, “The Aruz’s arrival in Singapore marks the first seven-seater offered by Perodua in the island nation.”“With nearly 58,000 units sold in Malaysia si

Eric

Eric

Apr 13, 2021

Perodua Aruz to be launched in Singapore soon, first export market

The Perodua Aruz is a Malaysian favourite but later this year, the 7-seater SUV will be arriving in Singapore. Our southern neighbours will be the first market where the Aruz is exported but which variant could be offered will only be unveiled as the launch becomes official.In Malaysia, there are two variants of the Aruz with the AV variant bringing absolute bang for your buck with features like A.S.A 2.0 AEB suite and auto LED headlights.Also read: Pros & Cons: Perodua Aruz – The valu

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 12, 2021

Hyundai to build Ioniq EV plant in Singapore

Following the launch of the EV-only Ioniq brand, we now have news on that Hyundai plans to build a plant dedicated to producing electric vehicles (EV) under the brand in Singapore. According to the Straits Time, Hyundai is expecting to start construction of the Ioniq plant in Singapore by October 2020.The plans for the plant were initially set for May of this year, but construction of the 301,389 square-feet plant was delayed until October due to the coronavirus outbreak.Hyundai t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 17, 2020

SEA countries dropping Honda Jazz for City Hatchback, except Singapore, why?

To date, Singapore remains the only country in the region to launch the all-new fourth generation (chassis code GR) Honda Jazz. All other countries in the South East Asia (SEA) region will be dropping the Jazz nameplate once the current GK5 generation Jazz is discontinued, to be replaced by the Honda City Hatchback.Thailand and Indonesia have already launched the City Hatchback. The Thailand market City Hatchback is powered by a low emission 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged 122 PS / 173 Nm engi

Hans

Hans

Mar 12, 2021

2021 Toyota Harrier to launch in Singapore soon – What delay?

The all-new 2021 Toyota Harrier is one of the most hotly-anticipated cars to be launched in Malaysia this year. However, due to the premium SUV’s overwhelming success in Japan, there could be some delay in its arrival here.Meanwhile, the Harrier is also expected to be launch in Singapore in 2021 but its debut there might be unaffected by the delay.According to CarBuyer Singapore, Toyota is expected to launch the Yaris Cross and the Harrier in Singapore in the first half of 2021. We’v

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 12, 2021

Singapore banks push for EVs, property developers to install EV charging points

Following Tesla’s return to Singapore, two banks have shown great initiative in the adoption of electric vehicles.The Business Times reports, that on Monday, OCBC had announced a strategic partnership with Charge+, a Singaporean EV solutions firm.Charge+ aims to install 10,000 EV charging points in Singapore by 2030, in line with the governments target of 60,000 EV charging points. CEO of Charge+, Goh Chee Kiong in an interviewThe partnership intends to encourage property developers (who a

Arif

Arif

Feb 16, 2021

Audi Singapore shows EV charging solution for condominiums, 18-month free charging

Following Teslas hint on its supercharger location in Singapore and Hyundais plans for a manufacturing plant for electric cars, Singapore is gearing up for further electrification.One of the biggest challenges for electric cars in Singapore is the dominance of high-rise residence that makes charging at home difficult. However, Audi Singapore has a solution for that. A partnership with SP Group provides Audi e-tron owners with a seamless charging experience. SP Group is a government-owned electri

Arif

Arif

Jan 14, 2021

Singapore to invest SGD 30 mil for EVs, road tax structure to be revised

In Singapore’s Budget 2021 today, Singapore Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Heng Swee Keat announced that Singapore will introduce more incentives to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles.Channel News Asia reports that Singapore will set aside 30 million SGD over the next five years for electric vehicle related initiatives.Some of the initiatives include lowering the Additional Registration Fee (ARF) tax to zero for electric cars from January 2022 to December 2023.The mov

Arif

Arif

Feb 16, 2021

The Malaysian link behind Hyundai’s decision to build this sexy EV in Singapore

Earlier this month, Hyundai started construction of a RM 1.22 billion, 30,000 electric vehicles a year plant in Jurong, Singapore. When completed in 2022, the Hyundai Mobility Global Innovation Center (HMGICs) will be the Hyundai Motor Group’s (which also include Kia) regional hub for electric vehicle (EVs) production and development.Out of the 30,000 EVs to be build there, about 5,000 to 6,000 units will be sold in Singapore, while the rest will be exported.Centre two: Lee Hsien Loong, PM

Hans

Hans

Oct 18, 2020

Singapore to phase out combustion engines by 2040, starts building Hyundai EV plant

Hyundai Motor Co. has started construction works on their new electric vehicle (EV) hub in Singapore on Tuesday 13 October 2020. The S$ 400 million (RM 1.2b) hub will span 44,000 metre square, the research building will take up 28,000 metre square and construction is expected to be completed in 2022. Known as the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre in Singapore (HMGICS), the centre is more than just a high-tech plant that rolls out EVs under the Ioniq brand. It will function mainly a

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 14, 2020

Perodua Myvi Now Available In Mauritius

Perodua has introduced the third-generation Myvi in Mauritius, the third export market after Indonesia and Singapore for its popular B-segment hatchback.Set to be distributed by local distributor Raouf Dusmohamud & Co Ltd, the Perodua Myvi is priced at 699,000 Mauritian Rupees (~RM 81,300) for the 1.3G AT and 775,000 Mauritian Rupees (~RM 90,140) for the 1.5H AT. Both prices are on-the-road with insurance.Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad said, &ld

Jack

Jack

Aug 6, 2019

Singapore first in ASEAN to launch the all-new 2021 Honda Jazz

A couple of days ago, Kah Motor, the official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore, launched the all-new 2021 Honda Jazz, marking the first country in the ASEAN region to receive the new B-segment hatchback.As reported earlier, three variants are offered in Singapore, namely the Jazz 1.5 Base, Jazz 1.5 Home, and Jazz 1.5 Luxe e:HEV.Starting with the 1.5 Base and 1.5 Home variants, they are powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine that delivers 121 PS and 145 Nm, paired to a

Eric

Eric

Feb 2, 2021

All-new 2020 Honda City: Singapore debut soon, 2 variants, 1.5L DOHC

Kah Motor, the official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore will be introducing the all-new 2020 Honda City soon. Two variants will be offered: 1.5 SV and 1.5 RS.Visually, both variants mirror their Thai counterpart, including the red-hot City RS. Like the Thai-market City RS, the Singapore model also gets the gloss black front grille and sporty-looking 16-inch alloy wheels.While the exterior design mirrors the Thai-spec car, the same cannot be said for its powertrain, as the Singaporean

Eric

Eric

Jul 16, 2020

With Shell's DC fast chargers, you can drive a Porsche Taycan from Penang to Singapore

Porsche Asia Pacific and Shell have struck up a new partnership to implement the first cross-border high-performance charging (HPC) network between Malaysia and Singapore. The network will help eliminate range anxiety for electric vehicle (EV) owners who wish to travel between Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang.The partnership demonstrates the commitment between Porsche and Shell to drive the future of electric mobility in Southeast Asia by spearheading connectivity between the two countries.In

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 31, 2021

To be assembled in Singapore, RWD Hyundai Ioniq 5 makes world debut with solar roof

The Ioniq 5 has finally made its world debut! This is the first model under Hyundai’s newly formed dedicated electric vehicle (EV) brand, Ioniq, and is the first production model to be built on Hyundai’s new E-GMP architecture dedicated to underpin all Hyundai Motor Group’s (including Kia) future battery EV (BEV) models.Also read: The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel driveDesigners drew inspiration from the Hyundai Pony, the company’s first productio

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 25, 2021

2021 Toyota Yaris Cross to make ASEAN debut in Singapore later this week

Just like the all-new Honda Jazz (which Malaysia is missing out), Singapore is set to be the first market in ASEAN to get the all-new 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross this week.Borneo Motors, the official distributor of Toyota vehicles on the island, has set up an inquiry page on its website. The Yaris Cross will be unveiled virtually via Facebook on Thursday, 14-January 2021 at 8.30 pm.It is still unclear what are the variants on offer for the Singaporean-spec Yaris Cross. In Japan, the Yaris Cross is o

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 11, 2021

Singapore set to debut all-new 2021 Honda Jazz – 1.5L DOHC, 1.5L e:HEV, 3 variants

Singapore is set to be the first market in the ASEAN region to launch the all-new, fourth-generation Honda Jazz.When it is launched in Singapore later this month, three variants will be offered, namely the Jazz 1.5 Base, Jazz 1.5 Home, and Jazz 1.5 Luxe e:HEV.The 1.5 Base and 1.5 Home variants are powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine that does 121 PS and 145 Nm, mated to a CVT-type automatic transmission – similar to the Malaysian-spec Honda City.As for the Jazz 1.5 Lux

Eric

Eric

Jan 11, 2021

All-new 2020 Honda City debuts in Singapore: New 1.5L DOHC engine, from SGD 93k

The official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore, Kah Motor, has just introduced the all-new 2020 Honda City. Prices start from SGD 92,999 for the 1.5 SV variant, while the 1.5 RS variant costs SGD 95,999.Codenamed GN2 (Thai-spec cars with the 1.0-litre turbo are GN1), the Singapore-spec Honda City is imported (CBU) from Thailand.Unlike its Thailand counterpart and its 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, Singapore units are fitted with a new 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated DOHC petro

Eric

Eric

Aug 28, 2020

New MD appointed at Michelin for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Effective since 1 September 2019, Tushar Gupta was appointed as the new managing director for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. His predecessor, Pascal Nouvellon, was promoted to a new global role at Michelin headquarters in France.Armed with an accounting degree and an MBA, Mr. Gupta joined Michelin Group in 2010 as a Corporate Development Manager.In the span of 6 years, he moved up to Zone Director of Michelin Aviation Tyres, Asia Pacific in 2016 until July this year after the success turni

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 19, 2019

Singapore is first in ASEAN to launch 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross - hybrid only, TSS, from SGD 102k

The 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross has just been launched in Singapore, making the island the first ASEAN country to get the all-new crossover. Two variants are offered, and prices range from SGD 102k (~MYR 311k) to SGD 107k (~RM 326k).Toyota Yaris Cross Variants and SpecsAs mentioned, the Yaris Cross comes in two variants there: the Active, and the pricier Excite. Active Variant pictured.Whats similar between them is the Toyota Corolla Cross/RAV-4-inspired look, especially with the gaping (albeit rela

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 14, 2021

2021 Nissan Note e-Power to launch in Singapore this year, first ASEAN debut

In a "Nissan Futures" webinar session, Nissan ASEAN Vice President, Mr. Isao Sekiguchi has announced that the all-new Nissan Note e-Power will debut in Singapore and Hong King in the following months.The launch of the all-new Nissan Note in JapanThe all-new Nissan Note -Power made its world debut in Japan in November 2020, and became Nissan’s best-selling model in Japan in January 2021. Its launch in Singapore will be its first debut in the ASEAN region.The Nissan Note is a hybri

Arif

Arif

Feb 5, 2021

All-new 2021 Toyota Harrier launched in Singapore - from SGD 161k, TSS, 2 variants

The all-new 2021 Toyota Harrier has just been launched in Singapore. Two variants are offered, and prices range from SGD 161k (~RM 488k) to SGD 174k (~RM 528k).Toyota Harrier VariantsAs mentioned - two variants of the premium SUV are offered there, the Elegance and the Hybrid Luxury. The latest Harrier cuts a beautiful figure, starting from the front fascia with its slim LED headlights flanking its aggressive grille.The aesthetic appeal continues on the side with a gently-tapering roofline and a

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 28, 2021

Perodua Aruz dilancarkan di Singapura - varian 1.5 X sahaja pada harga RM 286k!

Perocom Auto Pte Ltd, pengedar kenderaan Perodua di Singapura telah melancarkan Perodua Aruz secara rasminya. Pelancaran ini juga menandakan bahawa ia adalah SUV 7 penumpang pertama oleh Perodua yang ditawarkan di Singapura.Harga yang ditawarkan adalah SGD92,999 (RM286,409) dan Singapura juga menjadi pasaran eksport pertama yang menerima Perodua Aruz.“Kami berbesar hati dapat berkongsi kelebihan Aruz – antaranya ruang yang luas, tahap keselamatan yang tinggi, serba boleh, praktikal d

Haris

Haris

Apr 13, 2021

2 rakyat Malaysia bangunkan teknologi self driving pada Perodua Axia!

Perodua AxiaKenderaan swapandu (terminologi tepat untuk self driving) sememangnya sebuah teknologi untuk masa hadapan. Kami pernah menjelaskan mengapa trend kenderaan akhirnya akan menuju ke arah kenderaan pandu sendiri.Kommu.ai, sebuah startup tempatan baru sahaja memaparkan demo kenderaan swapandu berasaskan Perodua Axia. 2 orang rakyat Malaysia di sebalik Kommu.ai iaitu Wong Kean Wei dan Kok Yuan Ting mensasarkan sistem pandu sendiri automatik ini supaya lebih mudah diakses oleh orang awam.Wa

Haris

Haris

Nov 3, 2020

This 87-year old man will drive a 64-year old Land Rover from Singapore to London

At an age when most people would just resign to their fate and wait for the end of their lives, former BBC presenter Tim Slessor will embark on a 16,000 km overland drive from Singapore to London, in a 64-year old Land Rover Series 1 – the same car he once drove on a similar journey but reverse direction back in 1955. Come 25-August, the 87-year old Tim will partner with 31-year old adventurer and documentary film maker Alex Bescoby to repeat the historic drive. Of course, they won’t

Robert

Robert

Aug 21, 2019

5 new facts about the BMW M4 crash in Singapore

Over the weekend, Malaysians and Singaporeans were shocked about the news of a BMW M4 Coupe crashing into a vacant shop lot, catching fire and killing all the passengers in the car. One more victim is reportedly fighting for her life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after trying to save the passengers in the car. Here are 5 new facts about the accident.New video of the BMW allegedly shows what happened before the crashHours after the accident was reported, a new video of the BMW M4 flying throug

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 15, 2021

Why did Malaysia get the Suzuki Swift Sport ahead of Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore?

While everyone is focused on the lack of a six-speed manual on the recently-introduced 2021 Suzuki Swift Sport, not many actually realized that Malaysia has launched the Swift Sport ahead of bigger / more influential (for Suzuki) neighbours.Indeed, Malaysia got the Swift Sport ahead of markets where Suzuki has a larger presence, like Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand. At the moment, the only other market to offer the Swift Sport officially in this region is Brunei, but their market is too small

Eric

Eric

Apr 12, 2021

The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel drive, and this is a sneak peak

The Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) revealed today its first dedicated E-GMP architecture for battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Short for Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the BEV-only platform will provide the basis for the next generation Hyundai and Kia BEV models.The 2019 Hyundai Concept 45 previews the Ioniq 5The first E-GMP-based model to be launched will be the Ioniq 5, due in Korea in 2021. The Ioniq has since been pulled out of the company’s namesake Hyundai brand, and will exis

Hans

Hans

Dec 2, 2020

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross could be launched in Indonesia, what about Malaysia?

The latest Motor Vehicle Sales Value (NJKB, Nilai Jual Kenderaan Bermotor) from Indonesia’s tax office has revealed numerous vehicles that are to be launched in the archipelago. Besides the specs of the Daihatsu Rocky and Toyota Raize, donor cars to the Perodua D55L compact SUV, another car listed is the 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross.NJKB is a car’s gazetted before tax value that is used by the Indonesian Customs. It is not the car’s selling price. The latest NJKB only shows one vari

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 17, 2021

Proton tried fighting Perodua with the Tiara and Savvy, and lost miserably

Between Proton and Perodua, it’s easy to see which one produces the rakyats car. Both local carmakers also have a sort of friendly rivalry.While Proton did a decent rival against the Perodua Myvi with the Iriz, its sales were pretty lacklustre compared to the mighty King. At least the Iriz actually sell decently, which is more being said for its predecessors, the Proton Tiara and the Proton Savvy.Exactly what went wrong with the two Proton hatchbacks that both models are dubbed as the wors

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 20, 2020